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American Lending Center and Sunstone Management Among Fastest Growing Companies

August 19, 2021 GMT

LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 19, 2021--

Inc. Magazine has announced that American Lending Center (under Regional Centers Holding Group (RCH)) and Sunstone Management have made the 2021 annual Inc. 5000 list, which serves as the most prestigious ranking of America’s fastest growing private companies. This marks the second consecutive year that the two companies have received this recognition after they were both named to the Inc. 5000 list in 2020.

Leading non-bank lending institution American Lending Center (ALC) ranked 3,590 th on this year’s Inc. 5000 list with a three-year revenue growth of 95%, while Sunstone Management, a diversified private capital management and investment firm and sister company to ALC, ranked 1,702 nd with a three-year revenue growth of 269%. Both companies ranked within the top 50 of businesses in California Financial Services.

We’re thrilled to have made this distinguished list two years in a row,” said John Shen, accomplished financial services entrepreneur and founder of the two companies. “Both ALC and Sunstone are dedicated to supporting U.S.-based small businesses in Long Beach, the LA area and beyond, and will be able to do so on an even larger scale as we continue to grow.”


The annual Inc. 5000 list provides a glimpse into some of the most promising companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment - independent small businesses. Companies such as Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

The 2021 Inc. 5000 list represents a particularly resilient group of companies given the unprecedented challenges of the last year. Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc., commented that “the 2021 Inc. 5000 list feels like one of the most important rosters of companies ever compiled. Building one of the fastest growing companies in America in any year is a remarkable achievement. Building one in the crisis we’ve lived through is just plain amazing.”

For complete results of the Inc. 5000 and more information about the rankings, visit

About Regional Centers Holding Group and Sunstone Management


Regional Centers Holding Group (RCH) is parent company to the American Lending Center (ALC), a licensed non-bank lender that has provided over $1.1 billion to American ventures and created or retained over 135,000 full-time jobs in all 50 states. ALC was one of only a handful of nonbank financial institutions to be approved as a Treasury and SBA-approved PPP lender, and is committed to supporting small-to-medium size businesses in rural and underserved areas.

Sunstone Management is a diversified private capital management and investment firm offering comprehensive wealth management solutions to its high net worth clients with a focus on investments in U.S. startups, small businesses, and lower middle markets. Sunstone’s investment offerings range from short term senior debt products and longer term equity/growth capital to strategic early stage/venture capital funds and qualified Opportunity Zone funds.

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SOURCE: American Lending Center

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