UGA Alumni Association reveals 10th annual Bulldog 100 list; six law school alumni recognized

Friday, November 16, 2018

Athens, Ga. - The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 2019 Bulldog 100 list of fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. More than 564 nominations were submitted for the 2019 list. Six School of Law alumni businesses were selected - Caplan Cobb LLP, Atlanta, Georgia (Michael Caplan (J.D.'06)); Crate Services Inc., Fairburn, Georgia (Darren Gaynor (J.D.'02)); Kalka & Baer LLC, Atlanta, Georgia (Bryan Baer (J.D.'02)); Murray Osorio PLLC, Fairfax, Virginia (Benjamin Osorio (J.D.'11)); Stanton Law LLC, Atlanta, Georgia (Todd Stanton (J.D.'02)); and Two Maids & A Mop Franchising, Birmingham, Alabama (Praiss Barron (J.D.'01)). 

The 2019 Bulldog 100 includes businesses of all sizes and from industries such as real estate, dining, technology and retail. Companies are based as far north as New York and as far west as California. Of the 100 businesses, 80 are located within Georgia.

“The Bulldog 100 program provides us with an opportunity to applaud the outstanding achievements of our graduates, broaden networks and inspire each other in our shared commitment,” said Meredith Johnson, executive director of the UGA Alumni Association. “These alumni are leading the way in business and building better communities.”

This year’s list of fastest-growing businesses, in alphabetical order, is as follows:

A Signature Welcome, Charleston, South Carolina

Activekidz and Adult Therapy Services, Watkinsville, Georgia

AHT Cooling Systems USA Inc., Ladson, South Carolina

American Tank Maintenance LLC, Warthen, Georgia

AmeriServ Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina

Ansley Atlanta Real Estate, Atlanta, Georgia

Applied Resource Group LLC, Alpharetta, Georgia

Ascent CPA Group LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

Athens Building Company, Watkinsville, Georgia

Avid Bookshop, Athens, Georgia

BOS Security Inc., Athens, Georgia

Baseline Surveying & Engineering, Watkinsville, Georgia

Biren Patel Engineering LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

Bitstream Consulting LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

Blackjack Paving, Fairburn, Georgia

Bone Dry Roofing Company, Bogart, Georgia

C2 Medical Solutions LLC, Athens, Georgia

Calhoun Sands Valuation & Advisory Inc., Atlanta, Georgia

Caplan Cobb LLP, Atlanta, Georgia

Castlegate Property Group LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

Centurion Investments LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

Certified Finishes, Atlanta, Georgia

Charlotte Lucas Interior Design, Charlotte, North Carolina

Chicken Salad Chick, Auburn, Alabama

Christopher's Bridge Home Care, Watkinsville, Georgia

Condor Chocolates, Athens, Georgia

Crate Services Inc., Fairburn, Georgia

Crescent Equipment Co. Inc., Crescent, Georgia

Currie Design + Build, Roswell, Georgia

DTproductions, Athens, Georgia

Dunkin Donuts (Seven Franchise Locations), Watkinsville, Georgia

Eleven Eleven PR, Arlington, Virginia

EnviroSpark Energy Solutions Inc., Atlanta, Georgia

Express Employment Professionals, Athens, Georgia

Forum Communications Inc., Gainesville, Georgia

FTM Travel, Brentwood, Tennessee

Georgia Grinders, Chamblee, Georgia

Hardy’s Peanuts Inc., Hawkinsville, Georgia

Haven Insurance Group, Atlanta, Georgia

Inspect-All Services, Conyers, Georgia

Inspirion Biosciences, Frederick, Maryland

Irvin Retail Group of Marcus & Millichap, Atlanta, Georgia

J&M Pool Services, Senoia, Georgia

Jacobs Land Management LLC, Augusta, Georgia

JETT Business Technology, Roswell, Georgia

Kabbage, Atlanta, Georgia

Kalka & Baer LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

Langford Allergy LLC, Macon, Georgia

Launch, Atlanta, Georgia

Li-Lac Chocolates, Brooklyn, NY

Lightmark Media, Athens, Georgia

Lucky Savannah Vacation Rentals, Savannah, Georgia

M&W Commercial Flooring LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

MAB Corporate Advisors, Marietta, Georgia

Macallan Real Estate LLC, Marietta, Georgia

Margaret Long Designs Inc., Atlanta, Georgia

Markert Motor Works, Lawrenceville, Georgia

Microf, Roswell, Georgia

Millstone Homes Inc., Watkinsville, Georgia

Moore Civil Consulting Inc., Hawkinsville, Georgia

Murray Osorio PLLC, Fairfax, Virginia

Myrick Marine Contracting Corp., Savannah, Georgia

Onward Reserve, Atlanta, Georgia

Parisleaf, Gainesville, Florida

PeachCap, Atlanta, Georgia

PharmD on Demand, Watkinsville, Georgia

PHI Enterprises, Charlotte, North Carolina

Powell Dentistry Group, Saint Simons Island, Georgia 

Precise Systems Inc., Lexington Park, Maryland

Precision Frameworks, Tucker, Georgia

Puppy Haven, Brookhaven, Georgia

Quickpath, San Antonio, Texas

RAC Properties of Athens Inc., Bogart, Georgia

Roam Innovative Workplace, Atlanta, Georgia

Robinson Key LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

Rover Mobility LLC, Evans, Georgia

Saucehouse BBQ, Athens, Georgia

Smith Planning Group LLC, Watkinsville, Georgia

Sock Fancy, Atlanta, Georgia

Southland Organics, Bogart, Georgia

Southland Therapy Services, Savannah, Georgia

Stanton Law LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

Starnes Media, Homewood, Alabama

Steamboat Transportation Group LLC, Nashville, Tennessee

Strand Clinical Technologies LLC, Evans, Georgia

SunnyBoy Entertainment LLC, Pasadena, California

Terminus Software Inc., Atlanta, Georgia

The Service Fort LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

The Southern Coterie, Sea Island, Georgia

The Therapy Spot, Statesboro, Georgia

Thompson Appalachian Hardwoods Inc., Huntland, Tennessee

Toolbox No. 9, Atlanta, Georgia

TSAV, Athens, Georgia

TurnKey IT Solutions LLC, Marietta, Georgia

Two Maids & A Mop Franchising, Birmingham, Alabama

Wier / Stewart LLC, Augusta, Georgia

Woodall Realty Group, Athens, Georgia

XY Planning Network, Bozeman, Georgia

Your Pie Franchising LLC, Athens, Georgia

Zeus' Closet, Atlanta, Georgia

Business applicants were measured by their compounded annual growth rate during a three-year period. The Atlanta office of Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors verified the information submitted by each company. On Jan. 26, the UGA Alumni Association will host an event to celebrate the Bulldog 100 and count down the ranked list to the No. 1 business.

The 2018 Bulldog 100 No. 1 business was Saucehouse BBQ, co-founded by Christopher Belk. “To be named the No. 1 fastest-growing Bulldog business was a tremendous honor and even helped Saucehouse catering with its expansion into the Atlanta area from Athens,” said Belk. “We’re proud to be part of this incredible alumni network and to serve Bulldogs every day.”

To view the alphabetical list of honorees and to learn more about the Bulldog 100, see www.alumni.uga.edu/b100.

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Writer: Danielle Bezila, 706-542-3226, danielle.bezila@uga.edu
Contact: Frances Beusse, 404-814-8820, fbeusse@uga.edu

Note to editors: Images from previous Bulldog 100 celebrations are available at https://ugadar.smugmug.com/AlumniAssociation/Bulldog-100

This release is online at https://news.uga.edu/bulldog-100-list-2019/

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