New Orleans, Louisiana 2021-10-16 05:00:00 –
Jackson-based Dark Horse Industries outperformed the list of the fastest growing companies in LSU 100 this year, and Christus Health-Louisiana & Southeast Texas led the Roaring 10 list of the most profitable companies.
The LSU100 and Roaring10 lists identify companies owned or led by LSU graduates based on the submission of confidential financial results.
Dark Horse, a concrete cutting and demolition company, is headed by co-owner, founder and CEO Dustin Butler and co-owner and CFO Jonathan Walker. Butler holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from LSU. Walker holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and a master’s degree in public administration from the university.
Chris Karam, Alexandria-based Senior Vice President of Group Operations at Christus Health, is a graduate of LSU. He oversees healthcare facilities in Louisiana and southeast Texas. This includes Christos St. Francis Cabrini in Alexandria, Christus Shreveport-Boger Health System, and Christus Oxner Health Southwest Louisiana in Lake Charles.
Company rankings on the LSU100 and Roaring 10 lists were revealed in a Friday night gala.
The complete LSU100 list, ranked by 3-year combined annual growth rate, is as follows:
Dark Horse; Franklin Associates, Baton Rouge, Communication Consulting. CompuFlow Solution; Mesa, Arizona, Engineering, Military, Aerospace; Warranty Restoration Services, Baton Rouge, Restoration, Construction, Mitigation; Bear General Contractor, Pensacola, Florida, Commercial Construction; Hargrove Roof, Shreveport, Construction, Roof Honey Island Enterprises dba Radterra and Maritime Veterinary Imaging, Emyvale, Canada, veterinary radiology; Kismet Cosmetics, Covington, Cosmetics and Beauty; Abadi, Mandeville, Oil and Gas, Engineering, Petrochemical, Import, Export, Offshore, Midstream: Trifecta Sports Therapy, Baton Rouge, sports massage. Hopkins Media, Baton Rouge, Music / Education; Patients Plus Emergency Medicine, Baton Rouge, Healthcare; Oasis Space, Baton Rouge, Construction; Goss Advisors, New Orleans, Finance: Paperless Environments, Baton Rouge, Software Publishing. Gatorworks, Baton Rouge, advertising, digital marketing, website design. Future Genius Solutions dba ThreeSixtyEight, Baton Rouge, Advertising; Royal Automotive Group, Baton Rouge, Car Sales and Services. Garcia Roof and Sheet Metal, Prairieville, Home Renovation, Construction, Roofing; Gulf South Research Corporation, Baton Rouge, Environmental Consulting.
Pentecom, Palestine, Texas, technical data services. Legacy title, Baton Rouge, real estate title company. Safety management system, Lafayette, safety, medical and testing services. Urban South Brewery, New Orleans, Beverage Manufacturing; Pontchartrain Partners, New Orleans, Construction; Vectura Consulting Services, Baton Rouge, Engineering; Accessgates, Baton Rouge, Construction; ECOPRO, New Orleans, Clean Energy Distribution; Manchac Homes, Baton Rouge, Construction / Housing Construction; Provident Resource Group, Baton Rouge, Nonprofit. Mela & Roam, Houston, Texas, retail store. Launch media, Baton Rouge, video, motion media, hands-on content production. Cajun Ladymix Concrete, Baton Rouge, Construction; Moran Construction Consultant, Baton Rouge, Construction Consulting. Babcock Partners, Baton Rouge, Law Firm. Crescent Payroll Solutions, Metairie, payroll and HR business services. Always Flooring, Baton Rouge, Flooring; Kilcor Construction, Alpharetta, Georgia, Construction; Lipseys, Baton Rouge, Wholesale Sales; CORE Health Networks, Baton Rouge, Occupational Medicine;
Catapult Creative Media Incorporated, Baton Rouge, Digital Marketing and Advertising. Facility maintenance, Denham Springs, maintenance and construction. Evergreen Tractor & Equipment, Covington, Distribution; Perrier Esquerre Contractors, St. Rose, Commercial Construction; Losey Insurance and Financial Services, Baton Rouge, Finance; Baton Rouge Tadpole Academy, Prairie Building, Education; Anderson Group Real Estate Services, Nashville, Tennessee ,real estate. Global Data Vault, Dallas, Texas, Technology. Scott + Colmia, Orlando, Florida, Architecture, Interior Design, Real Estate Development. Four Corners Wealth Management, Peachtree Corners, Georgia, Financial Planning. Vacherie Fuel, Thibodaux, Propane; Elite Fulfillment Solutions, Dallas, Texas, Warehousing and Distribution. University Veterinary Hospital, Shreveport, Veterinary Medicine; Mimosa Handmade, Baton Rouge, Jewelry; Kidder & Schultz CPA, Baton Rouge, Accounting; VGraham, Baton Rouge, Healthcare, IT, Manufacturing, Distribution, Professional Services. IWD Agency, Baton Rouge, E-Commerce Agency. Royal treatments, baton rouge, pet grooming and boarding. MAPP, Baton Rouge, Construction; Carter & Hatcher Consulting, Houston, Texas, Bookkeeping / Accounting;
Investor Bank, Baton Rouge, Bank; Grace Hebert Curtis Architects, Baton Rouge, Architecture; Guardian Computer, Metairie, Information Technology; Premier Health Consultant, Baton Rouge, Healthcare; Frantz-Gibson Painting Company, Baton Rouge, Construction; Rittermer Her Architects, Baton Rouge, Architecture; Baton Rouge Window World, Baton Rouge, Construction; Louisiana Orthopedic Specialist, Lafayette, Healthcare; Horizon Financial Group, Baton Rouge, Financial Services; Walther Animal Clinic, Houma, Veterinary Medicine; Walk -On’s Enterprises, Baton Rouge, food and drink, hospitality, franchise. Geocent, Metairie, Information Technology, Aerospace and Defense Engineering. Howard E. Conday Jr. Law Firm, Nakitosh, Legal Services. Hickory Small Animal Hospital, Poncha Tula, Veterinary Medicine, SEJ Services, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, Facility Services. SITECH Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Construction; Red River Bank, Alexandria, Banks; BrownRice Marketing, New Orleans, Advertising and Marketing. Argent Financial Group, Ruston, Wealth Management. SEMPCheck Services, Houston, Texas, Energy Production, Storage and Transportation.
Pinnacle Group Insurance, Lafayette, Financial Services; Netchex, Covington, Payroll, HR and Benefits Software. Cottonport Bank, Cottonport, Banking; Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry, Baton Rouge, Retail Store. SRI Telecom, Baton Rouge, Telecom / Broadband / Integrated Services. Daigrepont & Brian, Baton Rouge, Certified Accountant. Pangburn Group, New Roads, Financial Services. Landscape Architecture, Cadence, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. HNTB Corporation, Kansas City, Missouri, Engineering, Architecture, Planning. Quality Engineering & Surveying, Port Vincent, Engineering, Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Planning, and Program Management. New Orleans roast, man devil, food and drink. ROSA Enterprises Corporation dba UPS Store 2305, Baton Rouge, shipping and small business solutions. Emergent Method, Baton Rouge, Management Consulting. Vivid Ink Graphics, Baton Rouge, Signs, Printing, Graphics; B & G Food Enterprises, Morgan City, Taco Bell Franchise; 2 Maids and 1 Mop, Baton Rouge, Home Cleaning. Pinots Palette Franchise, Houston, Texas, Art and Entertainment. Romph & Pou Agency, Shreveport, Advertising; Answering Offices, Carencro, Telephone Answering Services and Call Centers. Lions Specialty Company, Port Allen, Wholesale Grocery.
A list of Roaring 10 ranked by revenue is CHRISTUS Health-Louisiana & Southeast Texas. Performance Contractor, Baton Rouge, Industrial Construction; HNTB Corporation, Kansas City, Missouri, Engineering, Architecture, Planning. Lipseys, Baton Rouge, Wholesale Sales; Neutron Group, Baton Rouge, Industrial Construction; ISC Constructor, Baton Rouge, Industrial Engineering and Construction; Danos, Gray, Oil and Gas; Audubon Engineering Company, Houston, Texas, Engineering, Energy, Construction; B & G Food Enterprises, Morgan City, Taco Bell Franchise; and Provident Resource Group, Baton Rouge, Non-Profit Organization.
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