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
3 Tin Roof Brewing Company
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
25 Gremillion & Pou Marketing
26 CEG Assessments
27 Roofing Solutions
28 Fremin General Contractors LLC
29 Joubert Law Firm APLC
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.
41 Performance Contractors Inc.
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.
71 Audubon Engineering Company
72 Sigma Consulting Group, Inc.
73 Immense Networks LLC
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