16th Annual ‘Aggie 100’ Fastest-Growing Aggie Businesses Announced
Twelve Brazos County businesses are among the 100 worldwide recognized this year with an Aggie 100 award from Texas A&M University’s McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship.
The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship at the Mays Business School sponsors the award, now in its 16th year, to honor the fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses. To be considered, companies 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 criteria for growth, longevity and revenues.
On this year’s list, 98 companies are located in Texas. Since 2005, 1,046 unique companies have been inducted into Aggie 100.
Ranking highest among the local awardees, at number 12, was Aggieland Roofing/CR Systems of Bryan. President Rayne Knight is a 1990 graduate of Texas A&M.
The following Brazos County businesses also received awards:
- Drake Environmental, LLC
- Aggieland Construction
- Escondido Resources II, LLC
- EcoZapp Air Purification
- WireStar Networks
- Horizon Firearms
- Brazos WiFi
- PACT Design Studios
- TEC Sales
The top 10 ranking companies overall are:
- SwiftWall of Midland, Michigan
- BuzzShift, Inc. of Dallas
- Embree Asset Group, Inc., of Georgetown
- Slate Construction, LLC, of Houston
- POOL-ology of Salado
- SourceDay, Inc., of Austin
- CWA Construction, Inc., of Waco
- Allata of Dallas
- Republic Custom Builders of Bellville
- Morris Homes of Bulverde
“The Aggie 100 program aims to remind us all that excellence remains a worthwhile objective, and that Aggies stand ready to overcome the challenges threatening to impede our progress,” said Blake Petty, executive director of the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship. “At a time like this, we are proud to pause and celebrate the entrepreneurial success of our 2020 Aggie 100 honorees.”
In addition, the Summit Award honors the Aggie-owned or -led company with the highest revenue over the same three-year period, regardless of whether their growth percentage qualifies them as a top 100 company. This year’s recipient was SRS Distribution of McKinney.
The McFerrin Center serves as the hub for entrepreneurship at Texas A&M. The center enhances entrepreneurial education by providing training, networking and assistance to enterprising students, faculty and former students.
Media contact: Stephanie Burns, Mays Business School, 979-458-9809, firstname.lastname@example.org