Company recognized as a national leading job creator in America
ROSEMONT, Ill., January 2, 2013 – Rosemont, Ill.-based First Hospitality Group, Inc. (FHG) announced today that it has been named one of Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Companies, a prestigious list that recognizes private businesses across the nation that have created the most jobs during the past three years. First Hospitality Group, Inc. President and COO Robert Habeeb made the announcement.
The Hire Power Awards list, entitled The Real Heroes of the American Economy, recognizes 100 companies across the country that are adding jobs and helping to rebuild the economy. First Hospitality Group, Inc. ranks 50 overall with 424 jobs created between 2008 and 2011. The company also ranked sixth among companies headquartered in the state of Illinois and third in the Travel & Hospitality category.
“Earning this prestigious recognition as one of Inc. Magazine’s inaugural Hire Power Companies demonstrates our strong commitment to growing our outstanding team and providing careers in a variety of roles at our hotels nationally,” said Habeeb. “As the economic landscape continues to improve, we remain committed to creating quality jobs and recruiting and retaining the best hospitality professionals in the business.”
This marks the first year that Inc. Magazine has presented the Hire Power Awards, which was compiled to salute the efforts of private, U.S.-based companies who are restoring lives and rebuilding the economy by putting Americans back to work. In order to qualify, companies must have been founded in 2007 or earlier and have employed at least 50 full-time employees based in the U.S. as of December 31, 2011.
Winners of the Hire Power Awards were featured in the December issue of Inc. Magazine. The complete list of honorees is also posted on the magazine’s website at http://www.inc.com/hire-power/list.
First Hospitality Group, Inc.
First Hospitality Group, Inc. is a national, experienced, and established hospitality management, and development company serving the investment and real estate industries. Since 1985, FHG has been an award-winning pioneer in the hospitality industry. FHG has successfully developed, marketed and managed over 16 brands and 50 properties throughout the Midwest. Visit www.fhginc.com.