ACG Atlanta Announces the 40 Fastest-Growing Companies
Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
ACG Atlanta, the Atlanta Chapter of The Association for Corporate Growth, a global professional organization with the mission of Driving Middle-Market Growth® with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and private investment, today announced the 2015 Georgia Fast 40, representing the top 40 fastest-growing middle-market companies in Georgia.
“We are very impressed with the caliber of companies that are being honored this year,” stated Dan Bauer, ACG Atlanta Chapter President. “These companies exemplify ACG’s focus on Middle-Market growth and demonstrate the strength and significance of this sector in Georgia,” Ann Cox, Chairman of the 2015 Georgia Fast 40 Awards and Vice President for J.P. Morgan Private Bank, agreed. “These forty companies represent 12,000 added employees and $1.6 billion revenue growth. The lower Middle-Market honorees had over a 245% weighted growth rate, and the upper Middle-Market honorees had over a 96% weighted growth rate,” stated Cox.
Criteria and selection for the award includes the following: 1) eligible companies must be for profit and headquartered in Georgia, 2) most recent year-end revenues ranging from $15 million to $500 million, and 3) three years of verifiable revenue and employment growth. The applicants’ financials were validated by national accounting firm and founding Diamond sponsor, Cherry Bekaert LLP, and an ACG Selection Committee evaluated each application and conducted in-person interviews with all qualified applicants.
The honored companies include:
LOWER MIDDLE-MARKET HONOREES INCLUDE (Revenues of $15M to $60M):
A-1 Express Delivery Service Inc.
Access Point Financial, Inc.
Angel Oak Companies
Edward Andrews Homes
Endeavor Telecom, Inc.
Quest Group Search
Sure Power Consulting, LLC
The Impact Partnership, LLC
Thrive Farmers International, Inc.
UPPER MIDDLE-MARKET HONOREES INCLUDE (Revenues of $60M to $500M):
American Global Logistics
Big Time Products
CareSouth Health System, Inc.
Castle Medical, LLC
East West Manufacturing
Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
Software Paradigms International Group, LLC
The Awards will be presented to honorees at the Georgia Fast 40 Awards Dinner and Gala on June 11, 2015, where guests will enjoy an evening of celebration with Honorees and 600+ of the leaders of the Georgia business community. While still available, tables and single tickets can be purchased online, www.acgatlanta.org.