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Inaugural Seminole 100 List Announced

Aug 22, 2017

Tallahassee, Fla. — The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Florida State University’s College of Business has released its inaugural Seminole 100 list. This annual list recognizes the fastest-growing U.S. businesses owned by Florida State alumni, who are responsible for some of the most innovative and profitable companies in America.

The inaugural Seminole 100 includes businesses of all sizes and industries located throughout the United States. More than 60 businesses are located in Florida.

Inc. magazine verified the information submitted by each company and ranked the businesses based on a compounded annual growth rate during a three-year period. Several of the Seminole 100 honorees were also named to the Inc. 5000, a comprehensive list of the 5,000 fastest-growing businesses in the U.S.

The 2018 Seminole 100 list of fastest-growing businesses, in alphabetical order, includes:

4 Rivers Smokehouse, Winter Park, Fla.*
Accountable Healthcare Staffing, Boca Raton, Fla.*
Accurate Temperature Control, Orlando, Fla.
Advanced Systems Design, Tallahassee, Fla.*
Aerospace Quality Research & Development, Addison, Texas*
AgileThought, Tampa, Fla.*
A-LIGN, Tampa, Fla.*
Allied Instructional Services, Ashland, Va.*
AlliedPRA New Orleans, New Orleans, La.*
Altrua Global Solutions, Tallahassee, Fla.*
Asker Distributors, Tallahassee, Fla.*
Auto Data Direct Inc., Tallahassee, Fla.*
Avion Insurance Agency Inc., Lake Mary, Fla.
Axis Management Group Holdings Inc., Franklin Lakes, N.J.*
BD Guidance Inc., San Francisco, Calif.
Black & Denim Apparel Company, Tampa, Fla.
Blue Air Training, Las Vegas, Nev.*
Bolay Enterprises, West Palm Beach, Fla.*
Boos Development Group, Clearwater, Fla.*
Bourbon & Boweties, Brandon, Fla.*
Bowstern Marketing Communications, Tallahassee, Fla.*
BSM Media, Pompano Beach, Fla.
CFO Alliance, Tampa, Fla.*
CIO Partners, Marietta, Ga.*
Convergence Consulting Group, Tampa, Fla.*
Convert IT Marketing, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.*
Creative Sign Designs, Tampa, Fla.*
Deep Blue Yacht Supply, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Diverse Computing, Tallahassee, Fla.*
Dorsia, Boca Raton, Fla.
Fan Fest, Spring Hill, Tenn.*
Fiore Communications, Tallahassee, Fla.
First GREEN Bank, Orlando, Fla.*
Florida Environmental & Land Services, Tallahassee, Fla.
Florida Event Décor, Orlando, Fla.*
Global Sales, Gibsonton, Fla.*
GMF Steel Group, Lakeland, Fla.*
Gulf Beach Weddings, St. Petersburg Beach, Fla.*
Hamic Previte Jones & Sturwold PA, Lakeland, Fla.
Iansiti Performance Group, Atlanta, Ga.*
iMobile3, Jacksonville, Fla.*
Information & Computing Services, Jacksonville, Fla.*
Insurance Specialty Group, Atlanta, Ga.*
Justin Lewis DPM, Eldersburg, Md.
Kerigan Marketing Associates, Mexico Beach, Fla.
Kupanda Capital, Washington D.C.*
Landsouth Construction, Jacksonville, Fla.*
Lynch Oil Company, Kissimmee, Fla.*
Mad Dog Design & Construction Company, Tallahassee, Fla.*
MCCi, Tallahassee, Fla.*
Men’s Divorce Law Firm, Orlando, Fla.
Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo, Orlando, Fla.*
Momentum Medical, St. Cloud, Fla.
North American On-Site, Duluth, Ga.*
Oasys, McLean, Va.*
Owenby Law, Jacksonville, Fla.*
Partners In Association Management, Tallahassee, Fla.
Pathways Psychology Services, Winfield, Ill.
Paul Consulting Group, Tallahassee, Fla.
Peterson Foods, Marietta, Ga.
ReEmployAbility, Tampa, Fla.*
ROI Healthcare Solutions, Atlanta, Ga.*
San Francis Veterinary Hospital, Spring Hill, Fla.*
Simpluris, Costa Mesa, Calif.
Southern Proper Hospitality, Atlanta, Ga.*
Southwest Georgia Oil Company, Bainbridge, Ga.*
Synergy Settlement Services, Orlando, Fla.
Tal Search Group, Tallahassee, Fla.*
The Aleksander Group, Tallahassee, Fla.
The Connect Agency, Jacksonville, Fla.
The Mortgage Firm, Altamonte Springs, Fla.*
The White Magnolia Bridal Collection, Jacksonville, Fla.*
Tribridge, Tampa, Fla.*
Trident Technical Solutions, Tampa, Fla.*
Trinity Analysis & Development, Shalimar, Fla.*
Venture Medical, Tampa, Fla.*
Veteran Energy, Gainesville, Fla.
Visiture, Charleston, S.C.*
Warchant.com, Tallahassee, Fla.
Wherry Truck Lines, Fort Myers, Fla.

Companies additionally named to Inc. 5000*

FSU alumni, friends and members of the general public are invited to celebrate the Seminole 100 honorees at the University Center Club on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The evening will begin with a reception, followed by dinner and the awards ceremony.   

The awards ceremony will feature the release of the final rankings and countdown of the inaugural Seminole 100.

“Each year, the Seminole 100 will showcase the fastest growing businesses owned by FSU alumni,” said Randy Blass, the executive director of the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship. “This is just a small representation of the vast number of FSU alumni owned businesses that play important roles as economic growth agents in communities across the country. Both on and off campus, important work is being done every day to prepare students and small business owners to become leading entrepreneurs. During the annual Seminole 100 Celebration, we will get to recognize the achievements of these select few and acknowledge the important role that universities have in creating and sustaining vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystems.”

To learn more about the Seminole 100, including sponsorship opportunities, see www.seminole100.fsu.edu.

About the Jim Moran Institute
The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship is part of Florida State University’s College of Business and its mission is to cultivate, train and inspire entrepreneurial leaders through world-class executive education, applied training, public recognition and leading-edge research.

A 1995 contribution from Jim and Jan Moran and JM Family Enterprises established the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at the Florida State University College of Business with additional support through the years. Since 2011, further enhancements to the Jim Moran Institute and its outreach have been made possible by Jan Moran and The Jim Moran Foundation.






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