CMRG Wins Silver Stevie Award for Fastest Growing Company in USA (Up to 100 Employees)

Stevie Silver

NEW YORKMay 2, 2022CMRG was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Fastest Growing Company of the Year-100 Employees or Less in The 20th Annual American Business Awards® today.

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and nonprofit, large and small.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 13. Tickets are now on sale.

More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.

The award was specifically based upon company growth from 2019 to 2021. CMRG quickly pivoted during the COVID-19 Pandemic, allowing them to continue to expand while dealing with the workforce challenges the pandemic brought on. As judges stated, “CMRG’s Marketing Recruitment Team has performed really well during the difficult Covid times with a vision of transforming the recruiting industry through a combination of marketing methodologies and technology.” The company has doubled or tripled its growth each year since inception.

Founder and CEO Crystal McKinsey shared, “Our team works diligently each day to provide the best possible recruiting industry experience for our candidates and clients. It is an honor to be recognized by the American Business Awards for doing the work we love to do, for companies we admire.”

More than 230 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2022 Stevie winners are available at

About CMRG

CMRG (Creative Marketing + Recruitment Group), is an all-inclusive marketing and talent acquisition firm with the vision of bringing C-level marketing recruitment and talent strategy consulting to businesses of all sizes.Recognized as a top employer branding and recruitment company, CMRG serves small business, mid-market, and enterprise clients in the private equity, education, senior living, finance, technology, CPG, retail, and healthcare sectors (among others).

CMRG positions companies as employers of choice by sharing their brand stories and highlighting points of differentiation that matter in a competitive hiring market leading to: Remarkable Talent, Delivered.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

Sponsors of The 2022 American Business Awards include HCL America, John Hancock Financial Services, Melissa Sones Consulting, and SoftPro.



For more information, check out the press release and contact CMRG today!

Caitie Cunningham

Caitie Cunningham is CMRG's VP of Marketing + Business Development. She has over 13 years of integrated marketing, sales and recruitment experience.