Jon Zacharias and Digital Advertising Company GR0 Named “Quickest Rising Firm of the 12 months” in 2021 American Enterprise Awards®

THE ANGEL–(BUSINESS WIRE) – The digital marketing agency GR0 was named “Fastest Growing Company of the Year” with the Silver Stevie® at the 19th annual 2021 American Business Awards®. The company, co-founded by Jon Zacharias, has grown rapidly since it was founded in early 2020, despite the Covid-19 pandemic and other challenges.

The American Business Awards is the leading business award program in the United States. All organizations operating in the United States are eligible to submit nominations, and more than 250 professionals worldwide have participated in the evaluation process to select this year’s Stevie Prize winners.

Los Angeles-based GR0 helps brands reach Google # 1 through a bespoke approach to SEO and organic search. Jon Zacharias and GR0’s strategy focuses on content writing, page optimization, and performance marketing, allowing brands to make direct connections with their audiences rather than relying on paid advertising. Nik Sharma, CEO of Sharma Brands, praised the startup agency: “The GR0 team surprised and amazed me at how proactive and resourceful they were with their approach to organic growth. You are definitely executing the most advanced strategies I’ve seen in years. Your written content and press programs are of extremely high quality. So I refer them to the majority of the startups I work with at Sharma Brands who can benefit from an authentic and scalable SEO strategy. ”

Maggie Gallagher, President of the Stevie Awards, said, “The American economy continues to show resilience and as we are near the beginning of a phenomenal period of growth, we celebrate the remarkable achievements of a variety of organizations and people over the past 18 months.” She stated, “This year’s Stevie nominations for the American Business Awards are testament to the ingenuity, dedication, passion, adaptability and creativity of the American people.”

For more information on GR0 and to read reviews, please visit Comparably, Glassdoor, Clutch, or Crunchbase.

The founders of GR0, Jonathan Zacharias and Kevin Miller, also received the Silver Stevie® Award for “Fastest Growing Company of the Year”. For more information on the American Business Awards and the list of Stevie winners for 2021, please visit

About GR0:

GR0 is a digital marketing agency focused solely on driving organic growth for startups directly with consumers and helping brands rank # 1 on Google. GR0 enables customers to build powerful online brands that deliver incredible value and joy to consumers.

GR0 was co-founded by SEO & Marketing experts and longtime best friends Jonathan Zacharias and Kevin Miller, who both have extensive online marketing and advertising experience with top D2C and B2B brands.

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About the Stevie Awards

The Stevie Awards are presented in eight programs: the Stevie Awards in Asia-Pacific, the Stevie Awards in Germany, the Stevie Awards in the Middle East and North Africa, the American Business Awards®, the International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for women in the business Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service. The Stevies also produce the annual Women | Future Conference. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. The Stevies honor organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them and recognize outstanding achievements in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

Sponsors of the 2021 American Business Awards include John Hancock Financial Services, Melissa Sones Consulting, and SoftPro.