Inc. 5000 Regionals: D.C. Metro List

We are proud to announce that Direct Mortgage Loans has made the 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals list as one of DC Metro’s fastest-growing private companies! This is the second annual Regionals list, which is the most prestigious ranking of the fastest growing private companies in the Washington, D.C. area. These rankings represent a unique look at the most successful companies within the geographic region.

We are humbled and take pride in achieving recognitions like this ranking. Being a part of the economy’s most dynamic independent small businesses is truly an honor. Our mission, vision, and values are what drive us as a company to be the most successful that we can possibly be every single day.

Here is what CEO Mike Naylor, and Partner Ashley Mills have to say about receiving this recognition:

“It’s an exciting time at Direct Mortgage Loans. Opportunity is all around us and it has been fun to watch our DML teammates seize the day. Our growth is a product of their perseverance and hard work during a time with so much turbulence. Thank you to Inc. 5000 for recognizing DML and thank you to our DML teammates for all the big and little things you do each day to make this a special company. We are still on our journey and have a lot more to accomplish, but we could not be more excited about the team that we have in place and the direction we are heading.”

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals: D.C. Metro, including company profiles and an interactive database.

According to Inc., the companies on this list show exceptional rates of growth across all industries between 2017 and 2019. Of the 250 private companies, they had an average growth rate of 211%. In 2019 alone, these companies employed more than 120,000 people and added nearly $15 billion to the D.C. area economy. Companies based in Baltimore, Maryland, the Washington, D.C. area, and Richmond, Virginia brought in the highest revenue overall. DML is proud to be a part of such great economic growth!