LSU’s Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute Announces the 2014 LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses

08/06/2014 03:50 PM

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute has announced the list of the 2014 LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses.

The companies named to the 2014 LSU 100 list, in alphabetical order, are:

A Dogs Day Out LLC
Abita Brewing Company LLC
Alloy Metals and Tubes International Inc.
Asakura Robinson Company
Audubon Engineering Company
B&G Food Enterprises LLC
Baldone Reina Dermatology
Banner Ford
BarZ Adventures
BERIC Valves
BMI Audit Services LLC
Cane River Pecan Company
CEG Assessments
Champion Technology Services Inc.
CK Associates
Composite Effects
Cypress Advisory Services Ltd. LLP
Delta Fuel Company Inc.
DiStefano & Associates
Doerle Food Services LLC
Excalibur Exhibits
Fremin General Contractors LLC
Gregory Switzer Architecture PC
Gastar Exploration Inc.
General Informatics
Geocent LLC
Gladden Sales Inc.
Global Commerce and Services LLC
Global Data Vault
Gremillion & Pou Marketing
Gulf Coast LTC Partners Inc.
Gulfgate Construction LLC
Health Data Specialists LLC
Heirloom Cuisine LLC
Henry Insurance Service Inc.
Hickory Small Animal Hospital
Hollingsworth Richards Automotive Group
Homeland HealthCare Inc.
Horizon Wealth Management
Ideavate Solutions Private Limited
Immense Networks
InfiniEDGE Software
Innovative Advertising
IWD Agency
JB Knowledge Technologies Inc.
JP Oil Company
Keys Graphics LLC
Landon Homes
Launch Media
LeBlanc's Food Stores
Lofton Staffing & Security Services
Lyons Specialty Company LLC
Manasseh, Gill, Knipe & Belanger PLC
Mele Printing
Montgomery Roth Architecture & Interior Design
Perry, Atkinson, Balhoff, Mengis, Burns & Ellis LLC
Petro Log International Inc.
plus one design & construction
PreSonus Audio Electronics Inc.
Puryear IT
Quality Testing Inc.
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers
Red River Bank
Research in Action Inc.
Roofing Solutions LLC
Ruffino's Restaurants
Ryan Gootee General Contractors LLC
Safety Management Systems LLC
SEMPCheck Services Inc.
SGS Petroleum Service Corporation
Shoreline Energy LLC
Sigma Engineers and Constructors
SIGMA Marble Tile Terrazzo
Smith & Baker Landscape Architects and Contractors
Sparkhound Inc.
Staines & Eppling APLC
Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Company
Stuart & Company General Contractors
Team People LLC
The Anderson Group Real Estate
The Pangburn Group
ThirtyNorth Investments LLC
Towne South Animal Hospital
Traina & Associates
Turner Industries
USA Technologies Inc.
Verma Systems Inc.
Woods Family Investment Co. LLC
Zehnder Communications


The ranking of company growth is kept confidential until the honoree luncheon, scheduled for Friday, Oct. 24, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Baton Rouge.

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.

Companies honored must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have been in business for five years or more
  • Must have verifiable revenues of $100,000 in 2010
  • Must have a former LSU student as owner of at least 50 percent of the company, as an active founder, or as chief executive officer, president or managing partner
  • Must operate in a manner consistent with the mission of LSU and SEI


“The LSU 100 grows more diverse and competitive each year,” said Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute Interim Director Robin Kistler. “We are looking forward to celebrating the hard work, innovation, and impact of these entrepreneurs.”

For more information and partnership opportunities, visit, or call 225-578-0313.  

The Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, an integral part of LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business, utilizes the Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, LSU Executive Education, the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, the LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses, and the Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series to address the challenges of entrepreneurship and to positively impact students, the regional economy, the state of Louisiana and the nation. For more information, visit or call 225-578-0313.

Wendy  Marx 
E. J. Ourso College of Business

Posted on Wednesday, August 6, 2014