10th Annual GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Honorees

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Meet the Honorees

Alex Schulze, CEO and Founder

4ocean PBC
Palm Beach County
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John Hemken, CEO

A&M Manufacturing, Inc.
Levy County
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Dan Rua, CEO

Admiral
Alachua County
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Mark Allen, CEO

All Florida Safety Institute, LLC
St. Johns County
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Mark Bamforth, CEO

Arranta Bio
Alachua County
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Travis Proctor, CEO

Artemis IT
Brevard County
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Anand Pallegar, Founder

Atlas Networks
Sarasota County
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Kaustubh Kale, Founder and CEO

Aventusoft, LLC
Palm Beach County
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Joe Quinn, CEO and Founder

Aventusoft, LLC
Palm Beach County
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Doug Crawford, CEO

BMP Logic
Gilchrist County
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Misael Rosario, CEO

Century Metals & Supplies, Inc.
Miami-Dade County
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Alvaro Mendoza, President

CES
Palm Beach County
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Sang Cho, President and CFO, Partner

Concealment Express, LLC
Duval County
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Leonardo Farias, CEO

Concepta Technologies
Orange County
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Rolando Epstein, CEO

Doctor Aromas
Miami-Dade County
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Mark Kilcawley, CEO

EBI Management Group, Inc.
Escambia County
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John Marhoefer, Owner

Entech Innovative Engineering
Brevard County
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Mark Hess, President and CEO

ER Precision Optical Corp.
Orange County
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Edwin Sosa, President

Embark Safety, LLC
Orange County
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Mike Zurbrigen, Principal/ CEO

Euro-Wall Systems, LLC
Sarasota County
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Aidan Augustin, President and Co-Founder

Feathr
Alachua County
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Shannon Gonzalez, President

Flatwoods Consulting Group Inc.
Hillsborough County
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Steven Dawson, CEO

Harmar Mobility, LLC
Sarasota County
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Marcus Fontaine, President

Impresiv Health
Seminole County
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Remington Begg, CEO

Impulse Creative, Inc.
Charlotte County
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Craig Cohen, Owner and Director

Integrated Physical Therapy
Miami-Dade County
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Erik Papenfuss, CEO/President

Lenkbar, LLC
Collier County
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Misha Mladenovic, President

M2E Consulting Engineers
Miami-Dade County
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Dennis Dammann, President

Met-Con, Inc.
Brevard County
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Sherman Miller, President and CEO

Multicom, Inc.
Seminole County
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Jay Mays, CEO

MPLT Healthcare
Palm Beach County
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Sigrid Volko, CEO and President

Nilogen Oncosystems, LLC
Hillsborough County
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Brian Fleming, President

Omega Medical Imaging
Seminole County
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Jim Byrne, President

Packaging Alternatives Corporation
Marion County
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Maximiliano Trujillo, CoFounder

Palletized, LLC
Miami-Dade County
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Teri Hansen, President and Creative Director

Priority Marketing
Lee County
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John Evans, CEO

ProcureAbility
Duval County
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Matt Kent, CEO

Q-PAC
St. Johns County
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Leandro Neves, CEO

Rapid Genomics
Alachua County
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Richard Marques. CEO

Revcontent
Sarasota County
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Joshua Adams, CEO

Rock Paper Simple
Brevard County
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Chris Brisson, CEO

Salesmsg, LLC
Palm Beach County
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Tim Vogel, Founder and CEO

Scenthound
Palm Beach County
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Brian Jaskiewicz, President and CEO

Space Coast Intelligent Solutions, Inc.
Brevard County
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David Hartmann, CEO and Owner

The SilverLogic
Palm Beach County
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Dellinda Rabinowitz, President

Urban E Recycling
Hillsborough County
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Viv Helwig, President

Vested Metals International, LLC
St. Johns County
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Philip Visali, CEO

We Insure
Duval County
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Lillian Roberts, CEO and Founder

Xendoo
Broward County
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Jeffrey Rudd, President and CEO

ZipKord Solutions
Sarasota County
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Economic Impact of 50 Winning Companies

10th Annual GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Honorees
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)