DiversityBusiness.com has recognized Idea Grove as one of the Top 500 Emerging Businesses in the United States. Idea Grove was ranked 273 and was the 18th highest Texas business on the annual survey.
DiversityBusiness.com has been ranking emerging businesses since 1999 and also ranks the top 500 privately held U.S. businesses, the top 500 women-owned U.S. businesses and the top 500 diversity-owned U.S. businesses, according to its website.
Over the past two years, Idea Grove has emerged as one of the fastest-growing public relations and marketing firms in the Southwest United States. The firm was recently recognized by the American Marketing Association with its Marketer of the Year award.
Trust expert Scott Baradell is CEO and founder of Idea Grove. Idea Grove helps its clients secure trust at scale through its unique Grow With TRUST approach. Scott is an established authority on trust and editor of the online publication Trust Signals, as well as author of the upcoming book Trust Signals: Brand Building in a Post-Truth World. Idea Grove celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2020, earning honors including the 2020 Pegasus Award for Small Agency of the Year, being named a Top 200 B2B service provider by Clutch, and ranking in the top 25 tech agencies in the U.S. by O'Dwyer's. Scott has an Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) from the Public Relations Society of America and speaks on PR and marketing topics at industry events nationwide.