Machado ranks on the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Oct 26, 2023 | In the News

Worcester, MA, October 26, 2023 – Machado, the area’s leading proactive managed IT services and cybersecurity provider, is honored to secure a position on the acclaimed 2023 Inc. 5000 list, a testament to their unparalleled growth and dedication in the IT services sector. This award is a testament to the company’s steadfast growth from 2019 to 2022, driven by its proactive approach to IT and cybersecurity that stands out in an often reactive industry landscape.

Companies on the 2023 Inc. 5000 list are distinguished for their outstanding revenue growth, commitment to independence, and demonstrable successes in their industry. Qualifying for this list is an honor, and it recognizes businesses that have showcased commendable growth and resilience.

The success of Machado cannot be accredited to numbers alone. CEO Helder Machado emphasized, “This achievement is a collective effort. Our dedicated team and our loyal clients have been paramount in earning this award. Their trust and partnership drive us to provide top-notch services consistently.”

Specializing in proactive IT management and cybersecurity, Machado offers services spanning compliance, vulnerability and risk assessment, backup, disaster recovery, and cloud services. Given the rising importance of cybersecurity, Machado’s specializes in servicing highly regulated professional services like banking, healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, and more.

From growing up in Portugal to serving under Secretary Colin Powell in Iraq, Helder Machado’s diverse experiences have infused Machado with a distinctive spirit. His personal and professional experiences have shaped the company’s core values, emphasizing the Golden Rule in all interactions. “My family, my employees, and my clients… I treat them all the same.. like family,” shares Helder. This personal touch and dedication to relationship-building have undoubtedly contributed to the company’s success.

Machado goes beyond business, with a commitment to the Greater Worcester community. Each team member dedicates 4-8 hours monthly to volunteer at local organizations, a reflection of the firm’s ingrained dedication of giving back. 

About Machado

Established in 2001 in Worcester, MA, Machado is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) founded on the idea that high-quality IT solutions and support should be more than a proactive tool that protects your business. IT should be an agile team that is an extension of your business and helps you anticipate events. As a Top 10 Managed Service Provider (MSP) in Massachusetts, Machado helps you unlock the full potential of your business with proactive, managed IT and cybersecurity solutions from a team that cares and prepares you to be ready for the next cyberattack…opportunity…audit…compliance event… or transformation.

Inc. 5000 Methodology

Companies on the 2023 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2019 to 2022. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2019. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent–not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies–as of December 31, 2022. (Since then, some on the list may have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2019 is $100,000; the minimum for 2022 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine rankings were calculated to four decimal places.

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