2015 LSU 100 Ranked List Announced at Luncheon


LSU 100For the second year in a row, Global Commerce and Services LLC was announced as the number one company for the LSU 100. 

BATON ROUGE – The ranked listing of the 2015 LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses was announced on Friday, Oct. 23, at the Honoree Luncheon, held in Baton Rouge.

For the second year in a row, Global Commerce and Services LLC, or GCS, was announced as the number one company for the LSU 100. GCS is headquartered in Harvey, La., and is run by entrepreneur Joaneane Smith.

The full list, determined by compound annual growth over a three-year period, is:


1          Global Commerce and Services LLC

2          Skyhawk

3          Tin Roof Brewing Company

4          Cimation

5          Red Six Media

6          Pinot's Palette

7          Solid Ground Innovations LLC

8          Shoreline Energy LLC

9          Asakura Robinson Company LLC

10        Lipsey's LLC

11        ABIP PC

12        RCS Tank Cleaning Solutions

13        Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Company

14        IWD Agency

15        Gastar Exploration Inc.

16        Landon Companies

17        Cypress Advisory Services Ltd. LLP

18        Argent Financial Group

19        Zehnder Communications Inc.

20        Ideavate Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

21        Health Data Specialists LLC

22        Catapult Creative Media Inc.

23        The Anderson Group Real Estate

24        STI/RumbleRoller

25        Gremillion & Pou Marketing

26        CEG Assessments

27        Roofing Solutions

28        Fremin General Contractors LLC

29        Joubert Law Firm APLC

30        PetroLog

31        JB Knowledge Technologies Inc.

32        Horizon Wealth Management

33        Visual Risk IQ

34        Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers

35        B&G Foods

36        Paper Rock Scissors LLC

37        Hickory Small Animal Hospital

38        USA Technologies Inc.

39        Dewmar International BMC Inc.

40        Netchex

41        Performance Contractors Inc.

42        Gatorworks

43        Indigo Minerals

44        SGS Petroleum Service Corporation

45        Heirloom Cuisine LLC

46        Excalibur Events

47        Homeland Healthcare

48        SEMPCheck Services Inc.

49        Plus One Design & Construction

50        General Informatics

51        Team People LLC

52        Vivid Ink Graphics

53        Faulk & Meek General Contractors

54        Henry Insurance Service Inc.

55        Champion Technology Services Inc.

56        Verma Systems Inc.

57        Quality Testing Inc.

58        Gladden Sales LLC

59        Global Data Vault LLC

60        CK Associates

61        Mele Printing

62        Smith and Baker Landscapes

63        J.P. Oil Company

64        Geocent LLC

65        Sherman and Balhoff, Specialists in Orthodontics

66        Champion Wealth Strategies

67        Sigma Engineers & Constructors

68        Safety Management Systems LLC

69        Alloy Metals and Tubes International Inc.

70        EXCELERANT

71        Audubon Engineering Company

72        Sigma Consulting Group, Inc.

73        Immense Networks LLC

74        Teknarus

75        Sparkhound Inc.

76        Cane River Pecan Company

77        Towne South Animal Hospital

78        The Bulsard Group LLC

79        ISC Constructors LLC

80        BarZ Adventures Inc.

81        Coating Services Inc.

82        Ruffino's Restaurants

83        Traina & Associates

84        Perry, Atkinson, Balhoff, Mengis, Burns & Ellis LLC

85        Red River Bank

86        VOA Associates Incorporated

87        Bizzuka Inc.

88        Gulf Coast LTC Partners Inc.

89        Lyons Specialty Company LLC

90        Brammer Engineering Inc.

91        Keys Graphics

92        Window World of Baton Rouge

93        Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions

94        Baldone Reina Dermatology

95        Xdesign Inc.

96        A Dog's Day Out

97        Brown Claims Management Group

98        Staines & Eppling APLC

99        Gregory Switzer Architecture PC

100      Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation


The LSU 100, hosted by the Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, 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.

“All of the companies honored at this year’s event embody the entrepreneurial spirit of the LSU community. We are honored to have had the chance to share in their success and wish them all continued growth and prosperity,” said Interim Director of the Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute Robin Kistler.

Postlethwaite & Netterville serves as the official accounting firm of the LSU 100. All financial information collected during the process remains confidential.

LSU 100 partners include Postlethwaite & Netterville, the LSU Foundation, the LSU Alumni Association, the Tiger Athletic Foundation, Gatorworks, Otey White & Associates and Paper Rock Scissors LLC.

The nomination period for the 2016 LSU 100 will open early next year. More details will be announced on the LSU 100 website at www.lsu100.com.

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



Contact Joshua Duplechain
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business