Performance Contractors Receives LSU 100 Summit Award

BATON ROUGE – The ranked listing of the 2017 LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses was announced on Thursday, Oct. 5 at the LSU 100 Awards Gala held at the L’Auberge Casino Hotel in Baton Rouge.

During the ceremony, the LSU 100 Summit Award was presented to the company that generated the highest revenue amount for the award period. The 2017 recipient was Performance Contractors Inc., whose president, Art Favre, is an LSU Construction Management alumnus.

Franklin Associates was announced as the fastest-growing company for 2017.

Seventeen companies led by College of Engineering alumni made the list.

The full ranked LSU 100 list, determined by compound annual growth over a three-year period, is (companies led by College of Engineering alumni in bold):

  1. Franklin Associates
  2. Anedot Inc.
  3. ES Squared LLC
  4. Facilities Maintenance Management
  5. Elite Fulfillment Solutions
  6. ThreeSixtyEight (Previously Big Fish Presentations)
  7. Faulk & Meek General Contractors
  8. Pinot's Palette
  9. Legacy Title LLC
  10. CompuFlow Solutions LLC
  11. M2 Studio
  12. H. Davis Cole & Associates LLC
  13. Western Institute for Biomedical Research
  14. Patriot Industries LLC
  15. BlinkJar Media
  16. USA Technologies Inc.
  17. LLC
  18. Distinctive Art Source
  19. DonahueFavret Contractors Inc.
  20. Gauthier Amedee
  21. Lipsey’s LLC
  22. Automated Solutions
  23. Raising Cane's
  24. Honey Island Enterprises Ltd. (operating as Maritime Veterinary Imaging and Radterra)
  25. Joubert Law Firm, APLC
  26. VGraham LLC
  27. Pearl Events Austin
  28. Mela & Roam
  29. Marucci Sports
  30. Quality Testing Inc.
  31. Plus One Design and Construction
  32. The Bridal Boutique by MaeMe
  33. Carter & Hatcher Consulting LLC
  34. Pontchartrain Partners LLC
  35. Argent Financial Group Inc.
  36. Aydell Investments LLC DBA Sport Clips
  37. Alexander Contractor Services LLC
  38. Quality Engineering & Surveying LLC
  39. Information Management Solutions LLC d/b/a Secure Shredding and Recycling
  40. Core Health Networks
  41. Southeastern Janitorial
  42. Smith+Baker Landscapes
  43. Hickory Small Animal Hospital
  44. Image-Industry Photo & Design Studio LLC
  45. Horizon Wealth Management
  46. Staines & Eppling APLC
  47. IWD Agency
  48. Red Six Media
  49. Carmouche Insurance Inc.
  50. Walk-On's Enterprises
  51. Window World of Baton Rouge
  52. A Dog's Day Out LLC (ADDO)
  53. Remson | Haley | Herpin Architects APAC
  54. AOS Interior Environments
  55. The Political Firm
  56. PJ’s Coffee
  58. Arkel Constructors LLC
  59. Ritter Maher Architects
  60. Stuart & Company General Contractors LLC
  61. Investar Bank
  62. Skyhawk
  63. The Royal Treatment LLC: The Canine Salon & Spa
  64. Republic Finance LLC
  65. Reputation Capital Media Services
  66. Geocent LLC
  67. Southern Marsh Collection
  68. Fontenelle & Goodreau Insurance LLC
  69. Performance Contractors Inc.
  70. Answering Bureau, Inc. d/b/a Dexcomm
  71. Landon Companies
  72. Pod Pack International LTD
  73. Tin Roof Brewing Company
  74. Cornerstone Data Systems INC
  75. Vivid Ink Graphics
  76. BMI Audit Services LLC
  77. Perry, Balhoff, Mengis & Burns LLC
  78. The Anderson Group Real Estate Services
  79. Global Data Vault
  80. McInnis Brothers Construction, Inc.
  81. Henry Insurance Services Inc.
  82. B&G Food Enterprises LLC
  83. eQHealth Solutions
  84. Red River Bank
  85. Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions
  86. Lyons Specialty Company
  87. Mestizo Restaurant
  88. Vintage Realty Co.
  89. ROSA Enterprises Corporation d/b/a The UPS Store 2305
  90. ISC Constructors LLC
  91. LaBorde Therapy Center LLC
  92. Studio Outside LLC
  93. Coastal Bridge LLC
  94. Manasseh, Gill, Knipe & Belanger PLC
  95. Sigma Marble and Granite Inc.
  96. SGS Petroleum Service Corporation
  97. Ryan Gootee General Contractors LLC
  98. Guaranty Media
  99. Xdesign Inc.
  100. Losey Insurance and Financial Services

Since the inaugural LSU 100 event in 2011, five companies have made the list all seven years. These exemplary organizations include Global Data Vault, Horizon Wealth Management, Lipsey’s LLC, SGS Petroleum Service Corporation, and USA Technologies Inc.

The LSU 100 is a highly competitive program that identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest-growing Tiger-owned or Tiger-led businesses in the world. In addition to celebrating the success of the honorees, the LSU 100 provides a forum to pass lessons on to the next generation of LSU entrepreneurs.

On behalf of the university, LSU Executive Education hosts the event and serves as the primary point of contact for all operations and development. The 2017 LSU 100 partner is Postlethwaite & Netterville. The event was sponsored by Tiger Athletic Foundation, LSU Foundation and LSU’s Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute. In-kind donations provided by Gatorworks. 

The nomination period for the 2018 LSU 100 will open early next year. Details will be announced via

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By Angela McBride, Communications Manager, E.J. Ourso College of Business