Walk West is based in Raleigh, North Carolina, a region that remains atop Forbes’ list of Best States for Business, while the Triangle is home to one of the country’s best job markets. Factor that in with the state’s booming marketing and advertising industry and it’s easy to see it’s not a thin crowd. Transforming the definition of a “traditional agency” by innovating with new technologies and concepts, Walk West has been generating compelling stories and content for clients in the Triangle and beyond for more than 10 years. It consistently pushes through the noise to execute impactful campaigns that set the agency apart from its competitors.
“Each day we come to work and focus on the why of our efforts…the charter to deliver results for our clients,” said Donald Thompson, CEO of Walk West. “To be recognized for the second time as the fastest growing marketing agency in North Carolina is a testament to the partnerships we’re building with our customers. We’re thrilled with this distinction and we can’t wait to see what’s next.”
In addition to having experts in marketing, graphic design and media training, the Walk West differentiator encompasses viral-video stars Kim and Penn of The Holderness family on the video team, along with a robust government affairs practice led by Laurie Onorio. Distinction as an Inc. 5000 company continues to define Walk West as a go-to digital marketing firm and one of the best agencies North Carolina has to offer. With an expanding list of clients including Lenovo, N.C. State University, Astra-Zeneca, and local creative firm Creative Allies, Walk West continues to capitalize on the ever-changing digital-marketing needs of its diverse customers.
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 last three years. 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 here. The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held October 10 to 12, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona.