For the third consecutive year, Sequoia Financial Group, LLC (Sequoia) has been named to the Weatherhead 100 list which showcases the fastest growing companies* in northeast Ohio.

“Since the beginning, we have fostered a workplace that rewards innovation and empowers our employees,” said Thomas Haught, president of Sequoia Financial Group. “We believe this is the staple of our growth and ability to attract new talent to continue to provide first-rate client service.”

Qualifying companies must show consistent growth over the last five years. The Weatherhead 100 was crafted in 1987 and has been compiled and managed by the Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE) since 2004.

* Weatherhead 100 recognizes 100 of the fastest growing companies in northeast Ohio based on revenues from 2007 to 2011. Award criteria: Net sales and figures for 2007 and all subsequent years must represent a full 12-month period of sales operation; partial years are not accepted. 2007 net sales must be at least $100,000. The company must be headquartered in Cuyahoga, Lorain, Summit, Medina, Lake, Geauga, Ashtabula, Portage, Richland, Erie, Huron, Ashland, Wayne, Stark, Trumbull or Mahoning Counties. The company must not have been a subsidiary of another company any time during the period 2007 to 2011. Franchise headquarters located in northeast Ohio are eligible for consideration. Individual franchise operations are not eligible. The company must be for-profit.