9th Annual

GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Honorees

Accelirate, Inc.

Zia Bhutta, CEO
Broward County


Gwen Griggs, Co-CEO
Whitney Harper, Co-CEO
St. Johns County

Align Business Advisory Services

Dena Jalbert, Founder/CEO
Orange County

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AeroStar Training Services, LLC

Deidra Toye, President/CEO
Osceola County

Beryl Project Engineering

Leo Cannyn, Principal Project Manager
Hillsborough County

BioDerm, Inc.

Gaet Tyranski, President/CEO
Pinellas County

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Tracy Smith, CEO & Managing Partner
St. Johns County

Cottrell Title & Escrow

James Schlimmer, Managing Partner
Collier County

Crevalle Boats

Hugh Dailey, Co-Founder
Sumter County

Davis Industrial

Stephenie Davis, President/CEO
Hillsborough County

Dedicated IT, LLC

Adam Steinhoff, CEO
Palm Beach County


Sarah Laroque, President & CEO
Sarasota County


Jerry Comellas, Jr., President
Hillsborough County

Express Freight, Inc.

Trey Bowmar, CEO
Orange County


Ryan English, CEO
Hillsborough County


Kevin Dole, President
Seminole County

Global Jetcare, Inc

Bart Gray, President
Hernando County

Kira Labs, Inc.

David Rosen, CEO
Broward County


Garyn Angel, Founder & CEO
Pasco County

MAS Environmental, LLC

Marc Eichenholtz, President
Hillsborough County

McCormick Stevenson Corporation

Noel McCormick, President
Pinellas County

Mettauer Environmental

Chrissy Gleason, President
Lee County

Mother Kombucha

Tonya Donati, Co-Founder and Managing Director
Pinellas County

National Drug Screening, Inc.

Joe Reilly, President
Brevard County

Neobroadband, Inc

Gloria Martinez, CEO/Owner
Edmerson Vasquez, COO
Miami-Dade County

OCULUS Surgical, Inc.

Bob Zatarain, CEO
St. Lucie County


Raymond Orsini, CEO
Miami-Dade County

OnMed, LLC

Austin White, CEO & President
Pinellas County

OnPay Solutions, Inc.

Neal Anderson, President/CEO
Juliet Negrete-Anderson, Founder/COO
Duval County


Manish Hirapara, Chief Executive Officer
Palm Beach County

Pepine Realty

Betsy Pepine, Broker Owner
Alachua County

Powerful Foods, LLC

Carlos Ramirez, CEO & Founder
Miami-Dade County

Probability & Statistics, Inc.

Donald Beavers, President/CEO
Brevard County

Raider Outboards, Inc.

George Woodruff, President
Brevard County

Rudram Engineering Inc.

Alkesh Patel President
Brevard County


Ryan Clarke, Managing Principal
Dylan McCrory, Senior Vice President of Solutions, Principal
Hillsborough County

Smart Baking Company

Harvey Heuvel, CEO
Seminole County

Solar Stik, Inc.

Stephanie Hollis, COO
Founder Brian Bosley, CEO/CTO, Founder
St. Johns County

Steamroller Studios

Jalil Sadool, Co-Founder/Owner, CEO and Animation Director
Lake County

StrataPT, LLC

Kimberly Peacock, Founder Adam Peacock, Director of Operations
Sarasota County


R. Grant Baxley, CEO & Founder
Hillsborough County

TheraPeeds Family Center

Dr. Julia Harper, PhD, MS, OTR/L CEO & Clinical Director
Broward County

Tomahawk Robotics

Brad Truesdell, CEO/Co-Founder
Brevard County

Total Nutrition Technology

Lourdes McAgy, Owner & CEO
Lake County

The Lunz Group

Bradley Lunz, President
Polk County

Vistra Communications

Brian Butler, CEO/President
Hillsborough County


Michael Peterman, CEO
Lee County

Waypoint Contracting, Inc.

Katrina Gonzalez, President
Miami-Dade County


Randy Ware, CEO
Pinellas County


Sam Haught, Co-Owner
Osceola County

Honoree Video

Economic Impact

as of 11/10/2020

From 2016 through 2019, these companies generated $813 million in revenue and added 668 employees, reflecting a 103% increase in revenue and 113% increase in jobs for the four-year period. That translates into a 27% average annual revenue growth and 20% average annual growth in employees.

Even through the pandemic, these companies projected continued growth in 2020, with a 15% revenue increase and 17% growth in employees compared to 2019. If their projections hold, these companies will have generated $1.14 billion in revenue and added 887 employees over the last five years — a 133% increase in revenue and 150% increase in jobs since 2016.

Summary of Honoree Demographics

7 Regions, 18 Counties and 30 Cities Represented
46% Women, Veteran and/or Minority-Owned
48% LLC/LLP / 30% S Corp. / 20% C. Corp.
Oldest Company Formed: 1979 (41 years) / Newest: 2019 (1 year)

20 Different Industries Represented
Largest industry representation:
Manufacturing 24%
Information Technology 12%

2019 Revenue
2019: $282 million (27% annual increase)
2019: Avg. revenue/company $14 million

2019 Employment
2019: 1993 (20% annual increase)
2019: Avg. jobs/company: 40

Economic Impact Between 2016 and 2019
Revenue $813 million
Employment 668 jobs added

Project Growth 2019 vs 2020 (projected)
Revenue: $41 million (15% increase)
Employment: 219 New Jobs (17% increase)