INC. 5000 recognizes EPR as one of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for 2019

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

For the 3rd Consecutive Year, Ecosystem Planning and Restoration (EPR) Appears on the Inc. 5000,
Ranking No. 2641

NEW YORK, August 14, 2019 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Ecosystem Planning and Restoration (EPR) is No. 2641 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Of the tens of thousands of companies that have applied to the Inc. 5000 over the years, only a fraction have made the list more than once. A mere one in eight companies have made the list 3 times. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

“This honor is recognition of the hard work that the EPR Team has performed over the last three years. EPR strives to provide innovative and high-quality environmental services to our clients. The EPR Team continues to build client relationships, foster new opportunities, and provide solutions to our clients’ needs. Since EPRs inception in 2012, we have developed a diverse client base with an extremely diverse resume of projects. We look forward to continuing to serve our clients, providing quality ecosystem planning and restoration services!”                                                                                                                                                                   – Sonny Kaiser

Not only have the companies on the 2019 Inc. 5000 (which are listed online at, with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc., available on newsstands August 20) been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2019 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 454 percent, and a median rate of 157 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $237.7 billion in 2018, accounting for 1,216,308 jobs over the past three years.

Ecosystem Planning and Restoration, LLC Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at . “The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have followed so many different paths to success,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “There’s no single course you can follow or investment you can take that will guarantee this kind of spectacular growth. But what they have in common is persistence and seizing opportunities.”

Ecosystem Planning and Restoration (EPR) was created in 2012 to be a premier environmental planning and ecosystem restoration company. As a small business focusing on ecosystem restoration and environmental services, their desire is to provide the highest quality products, and to improve the science and application of stream, wetland and terrestrial restoration through innovative projects and applied research. EPR staff have assessed, planned and designed ecosystem restoration projects throughout the United States, representing a wide range of conditions and challenges. Their experience is unmatched and includes the design of hundreds of stream and wetland restoration projects as well as SWM facilities, construction management, watershed planning, monitoring and the applied research to continually advance restoration science.

EPR staff has capabilities for conducting resources assessments (e.g., wetland delineation, forest stand delineation, threatened and endangered species assessment), design development, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, construction-ready design plan set preparation, project report documentation, permit application preparation, construction bid document preparation, construction oversight and/or management, and pre- and post-construction monitoring. Additionally, EPR staff has conducted a full range of environmental planning and compliance support including report preparation, technical investigations, analysis and field work. They have worked with cities, states, and federal agencies to help all interested parties participate in the planning process. They have widespread experience with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and have prepared Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, and Categorical Exclusions.

CONTACT: Sonny Kaiser – Principal
Phone: 832-399-3400
Ecosystem Planning and Restoration, LLC

  INC 5000 More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Methodology The 2019 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2015 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2015. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2018. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2015 is $100,000; the minimum for 2018 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at About Inc. Media Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Inc. took home the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. The total monthly audience reach for the brand has been growing significantly, from 2,000,000 in 2010 to more than 20,000,000 today. For more information, visit The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of these companies. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions. The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held October 10 to 12, 2019, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. As always, speakers include some of the greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation. For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit