News Releases

Texas A&M Mays Business School Reveals 15th Annual Aggie 100

The newest members were announced earlier this evening at an event at the Ford Hall of Champions.
By Stephanie Burns, Mays Business School at Texas A&M University October 25, 2019

Aggie 100 trophies
The Aggie 100 celebrates the success of Aggie entrepreneurs.

Mays Business School’s McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship tonight revealed the businesses from across Texas and around the world who are part of the 15th Annual Aggie 100. The members were announced at a ceremony held earlier this evening which honored the fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses. Members of the exclusive club were honored by hundreds of attendees at a private event held at the Ford Hall of Champions at Texas A&M University’s Kyle Field.

The top 10 ranking companies were:

10.) 91.38 percent growth rate — LASAL, LLC of Water Valley, Texas

9.) 96.32 percent growth rate — Steel Frame Solutions & Drywall, LLC of Kerrville, Texas

8.) 103.19 percent growth rate — Diamondback Energy, Inc. of Midland, Texas

7.) 104.90 percent growth rate — Escondido Resources of Katy, Texas

6.) 109.59 percent growth rate — Premier Coil Solutions, Inc. of Waller, Texas

5.) 115.19 percent growth rate — Ark Financial of Austin, Texas

4.) 117.46 percent growth rate — Odin Heavy Industries, LLC of Bryan, Texas

3.) 143.56 percent growth rate — LJA Infrastructure of Houston, Texas

2.) 190.07 percent growth rate — Raider Pumping Services, LP of College Station, Texas

1.) 284.88 percent growth rate — SIA Solutions, LLC of Houston, Texas

Summit Award Winner: Walker Engineering of Irving, Texas with an average revenue of $342,698,749.

A full listing of the 2019 Aggie 100 honorees with detailed ranking information was publicly released Friday night and can be found at

The Aggie 100 program identifies, recognizes, and celebrates the 100 fastest growing Aggie owned or operated businesses throughout the world. To be considered for the Aggie 100, companies (corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships) must operate in a manner consistent with the Aggie Code of Honor and in keeping with the values and image of Texas A&M University, and must meet specific criteria.

“As we mark the 15th Crystal Anniversary of the Aggie 100 program, we celebrate our success by raising up the newest class of Aggie 100 honorees,” said Blake Petty, director of the McFerrin Center. “Knowing how each member company of the Class of 2019 has overcome their own adversities to reach astounding levels of growth and prosperity, we dedicate this significant milestone to the excellence exhibited by our newest additions to the Aggie 100 family.”

About The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship

The Texas A&M McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship provides encouragement, education, networking and assistance to entrepreneurially-minded students, faculty and Texas businesses. Founded in 1999, The McFerrin Center is part of Mays Business School’s Department of Management. The McFerrin Center enhances student education through campus speakers, competitions, work experiences and financial support. Texas A&M faculty and students benefit from the center’s educational programs, extensive business community network and entrepreneurial support services.

The McFerrin Center also reaches out to the state’s business community offering educational programs, business assistance and access to University resources. The McFerrin Center is supported by corporate and individual members and sponsors who believe in the value of entrepreneurial education and the value of Texas businesses working with Texas A&M University.



Media contact: Stephanie Burns, Communications Coordinator, McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship, (210) 237-9603,

Related Stories

Recent Stories