CLEARWATER, Fla. — Autoloop LLC, a provider of customer-engagement solutions, was named one of the 10 largest software developers in the Tampa Bay area by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

According to the annual list, AutoLoop advanced four spots from last year’s rankings to No. 9.

“It’s an honor for AutoLoop to be recognized for its contribution to the local economy and job growth,” said Jason Bennick, the firm’s COO. “We have cultivated an incredible team of passionate, intelligent, and talented people who have helped AutoLoop progress to its current state while also positioning the company well for strategic future growth.”

Formed in 2005, AutoLoop has grown its staff by roughly 50% over the past year and continues to expand its client base as well. “We’ve worked extremely hard to create a great corporate environment for our employees, one that consistently encourages innovation and fosters success,” Bennick said, adding that the company is still actively recruiting to fill a variety of open and anticipated positions.

The company is based in downtown Clearwater’s Tech Corridor. “We’re seeing resurgence in the economy and culture of the downtown area,” Bennick said. “We’re excited to be a part of that.”