We love the work we get to do every day for our clients, our teams, and our community, and take pride in the opportunity to celebrate our achievements.

Every recognition is a testament to our employees, our values, and our culture.

2024 C-Suite Awards

Sacramento Business Journal

Christine Mahon, Clutch’s Chief External Relations Officer, has been recognized as an honoree of the Sacramento Business Journal’s 2024 C-Suite Awards.

Once recognized as the CFO of the Year, this award has expanded to include C-Suite executives spanning several disciplines and industries, recognizing those who have been key in the success of their organization.

2023 Ragan Workplace Wellness Awards


Clutch has been recognized as a Winner and Honorable Mention for the 2024 Ragan Workplace Wellness Awards. Prioritizing employees’ mental, physical, social, and financial health as a whole is no longer a nice to have; It’s a business imperative. Ragan’s Workplace Wellness Awards are the benchmark of excellence for high-performing organizations that take employee well-being seriously.

WINNER: Digital Culture
HONORABLE MENTIONS: Employee Experience, Learning & Development, Social Wellbeing, and Work-Life Balance

2024 Regional Fastest Growing Companies

Inc. Magazine 

Clutch was named #5 Fastest-Growing Company, amongst 170 in the Pacific region, by Inc. Magazine. With an impressive 3,205% growth in 2 years, this award honors the fastest-growing privately held companies by region and ranks according to percentage revenue growth from 2020 to 2022.

2024 Women Who Mean Business

Sacramento Business Journal

Clutch co-founder Anne Descalzo has been named a recipient honoree of the Sacramento Business Journal’s 2024 Women Who Mean Business. Selected by a panel of previous honorees, this award recognizes the most notable women in the Sacramento region’s business and nonprofit worlds, highlighting some of the most accomplished in their fields.

2023 Entreprenista 100 Award


Clutch co-founders Anne & Rachel were recognized as part of the 2023 Entreprenista 100’s list. This award celebrates trailblazing women in business who are changing the world, challenging norms, and bringing a distinctly female perspective to help other businesses grow and thrive.

2023 Fastest Growing Companies

Sacramento Business Journal

Clutch was named the #1 Fastest-Growing Company, among the top 50 in the Sacramento region, by the Sacramento Business Journal. With an impressive 4,405.63% revenue growth over the past three years, this award recognizes 50 companies in the region that must have operated for at least nine months in 2020 and had revenue of at least $200,00 that year

2023 Large Business Award

International Association of better business bureaus

Clutch was recognized as the recipient of the large business award as part of the Better Business Bureau Torch Awards for Ethics.

The Torch Awards is designed to honor organizations whose leaders demonstrate a high level of personal character; ensure that the organization’s practices meet the highest standards of ethics; and consequently generate trust with its customers and the community.

2023 Golden Gear Award

growth factory

Co-Founder and CEO, Rachel Zillner was named the recipient of the 2023 Golden Gear award, at the GFX Conference put on by Growth Factory. The Golden Gear award (also known as the Backyard Love Award) celebrates the most inspiring and impactful startups and civic and community leaders, who are dedicated to driving transformative work, related to the startup and venture ecosystem with LOVE.

With a firm belief that world class companies can be cultivated in our own backyard, the Growth Factory is both an accelerator for business start-ups, and a movement designed to serve the Greater Sacramento region, dedicated to rallying and coordinating resources in support of local founders.

2023 Silver Award Winner Business and Professional Services

American Business Awards

Clutch was named a National Silver Award Winner as Company of the Year for Business and Professional Services at the 2023 American Business Awards. Thousands of companies submit to be included in this high-level event each year, and only the elite are recognized on a national stage. Clutch was celebrated as a “people first” organization, with a “clear focus on what makes the company successful and different from others in their field.”

The Stevie® Awards are considered the world’s premier business awards. They were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. In short order the Stevie has become one of the world’s most coveted prizes.

2023 Rachel Zillner Entrepreneur of The Year® Bay Area Award

EY Entrepreneur of The Year™

Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) has named Rachel Zillner, CEO and Co-Founder of Clutch, as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 Bay Area Award winner.

The Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. Rachel was selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous award winners, leading CEOs, investors and other regional business leaders.

The candidates were evaluated based on their demonstration of building long-term value through entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.

2023 Enterprising Woman of the Year

Anne Descalzo (Clutch Co-Founder), Enterprising Woman

Co-Founder, Anne Descalzo of Clutch, has been named a winner of the 2023 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards, an annual tribute to the world’s top women entrepreneurs.

Anne was recognized at the 21st Annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration and Conference, for her leadership in the category of $ 3-$5 million in annual revenue.

2023 Entrepreneurs of the Year

Folsom Chamber of Commerce, Choose Folsom

Choose Folsom named Clutch the Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2023 Community Business Awards.

A group of celebrated business owners was on the nomination committee and was compelled to share in the undeniable success of Co-Founders, Rachel Zillner and Anne Descalzo.

2021 Start-Up / Entrepreneur of the Year

California Capital Women’s Business Center

The California Capital Women’s Business Center’s second annual Small Business Success Series honors Start-Up Small Business/Entrepreneur Of The Year as individual(s) who founded, owns, and operates a business with 5 or fewer employees (including the owners). The honoree small business received assistance through Women’s Business Center programs or as a client of one of our California Capital Financial Development Corporation technical service providers and have at least a 1-year in business.