Toronto – The Marquee Group Ranks No. 287 on the 2016 PROFIT 500

– PROFIT and Canadian Business unveils 28th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Toronto, Ontario (September 15, 2016) Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked The Marquee Group No. 287 on the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

The Marquee Group made the 2016 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 188%.

“Companies become a part of the PROFIT 500 through innovative thinking, smart strategy and sheer grit,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “These firms demonstrate what Canadian entrepreneurs can achieve, both at home and across the globe.”

“The Marquee Group is honoured to be on the PROFIT 500 ranking,” says Principal and Founder, Ian Schnoor. “This achievement reflects the strength of our team, our passion for financial modeling and the loyalty of our clients.”

The Marquee Group is the leading Canadian provider of financial modeling training, consulting and accreditation. Its training programs and modeling expertise are widely recognized throughout the financial community.

“We believe that spreadsheet-based financial models are the most important decision-making tools in modern finance,” says Schnoor. “Our growing roster of clients has recognized that building powerful models is about consistency, communication and disciplined model design.”

“We are leaders in this space,” Schnoor states, “because we have built very deep relationships with our clients. And those relationships have helped us grow in new areas such as consulting and accreditation where we are looked to by our clients to help implement best-in-class solutions.” Marquee has grown to 12 employees and Schnoor sees no end in sight. “The flexibility, power and cost effectiveness of Excel makes it such a ubiquitous tool. We are seeing tremendous demand for our solutions.”

Since 2002, The Marquee Group has conducted the annual training programs at numerous banks, pension funds and business schools, training thousands of professionals and students in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Australia and China.

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Media contact
Lisa Cernivivo, The Marquee Group,, (416) 583-1802