Top Black Entrepreneurs of the 2012 Inc. 5000

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Jason Hinton, Founder and CEO

Concepts and Strategies
Washington, D.C.

No. 613
2011 Revenue: $20 million
Three-Year Growth: 598%

Jason Hinton always saw himself as an attorney, and even worked in litigation for a few years. Eventually Hinton became frustrated by the limitations of the industry and opted for starting his own business working with the U.S. government. Launched in 2005, Concepts and Strategies specializes in research and providing communications strategies and services to government agencies and non-government organizations—both domestically and internationally.