The LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing LSU-owned or LSU-led businesses in the world. The LSU100 not only celebrates their success, it also provides a forum to pass lessons to the next generation of LSU entrepreneurs.

2012 Honorees

The LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute would like to congratulate the 2012 LSU 100 Honorees! We hope to see you back here next year.

The ranked list that was handed out at the end of the Honoree Luncheon is available here.

Company Name Industry Location Tiger Leader
A Dog’s Day Out Pet (dog) Care

Fairfax, VA

Charles W. Richardson ’59

Abita Brewing Company
Malt Beverage and Soft Drink Manufacturer

Abita Springs, LA

David Blossman ’90,
Roy E. Blossman ’85,
Troy Ashley ’96

AIM Technologies Business Technology Solutions

Madisonville, LA

Charles LeMaire ’83,
Milton “Buck” Brignac ’84

Alloy Metals and Tubes International Distribution of Special Metals

Houston, TX

Curt Kates ’76

Answering Bureau, Inc. dba Dexcomm Communications and Answering Services

Carencro, LA

Jamey Hopper ’79

Arkel Constructors Construction

Baton Rouge, LA

Johnny Fife ’76,
Derek Fife ’00

Associated Grocers
Wholesale Grocery Distribution

Baton Rouge, LA

J.H. Campbell Jr. ’73

B & G Food Enterprises Fast Food Restaurants

Morgan City, LA

Gregory J. Hamer ’68,
Gregory Hamer Jr. ’99,
Tracie Hamer Hover ’93,
Valerie Hamer LeBlanc ’91

Baldone Reina Dermatology Medical Practice

Covington, LA

Rhonda Baldone ’89,
Rachel S. Reina ’95

Baton Rouge Physical Therapy – Lake Rehabilitation Centers

Baton Rouge, LA

Richard E. Lane, PT, OCS ’74,
Gus L. Gutierrez, PT, DPT, OCS, FAA ’86,
Tyler J. Lafuci, PT ’76,

Beau Box Commercial Real Estate Real Estate

Baton Rouge, LA

Beau Box ’90

Software Technology

Lafayette, LA

John Munsell ’82

Cane River Pecan Company

New Iberia, LA

Jady Regard ’92

Central Louisiana Capital Corporation
Financial Holding Company

Vidalia, LA

Brian D. Campbell ’74

C-K Associates Environmental Consulting

Baton Rouge, LA

Daniel Strecker ’81,
Patrick Long ’74
Coldwell Banker J. Wesley Dowling & Associates
Real Estate

Shreveport, LA

James D. “Jimmy” Gosslee ’71

Compucast Web Design

Metairie, LA

Judy Weitz ’74

Cypress Advisory Services Financial Services

Houston, TX

Paul Palmer Jr. ’80

D. Honore’ Construction

Baton Rouge, LA

Dwayne Honoré ’87

Dana Brown &
Associates, Inc.
Landscape Architecture Baton Rouge, LA

Dana Brown ’79


Oil and Gas

Larose, LA

Hank Danos ’71,
Eric Danos ’97,
Paul Danos ’99

Design Workshop

Denver, CO

Kurt Culbertson ’76

Doerle Food Services
Food Service Distributor

Broussard, LA

Carolyn Doerle ’80

Dynamic Offshore Resources Oil and Gas

Houston, TX

Matt McCarroll ’81

Excalibur Exhibits


Houston, TX

Peggy Swords ’71


Professional Consulting

Lafayette, LA

Christina Harper ’92

F. H. Myers Construction Corp.

Harahan, LA

Fred H. Myers ’70,
Rachelle M. Albright ’95,
Ryan P. Myers ’97

Functionally Integrated Training & Therapy

Health and Fitness

Baton Rouge, LA

Gerald Drefahl ’95


Advertising and Interactive

Baton Rouge, LA

Brian Rodriguez ’06,
Charlie Davis ’03

General Informatics

Baton Rouge, LA

Mohit Vij ’97

Aerospace and Defense

Metairie, LA

Robert A. Savoie ’80,
Lori Kent Savoie ’81,
Dr. Felix H. Savoie III ’78,
William H. Langenstein III ’74,
Roland Vaughn Cimini ’84,
Thomas J. Savoie ’85,
Jeffery P. Tomney ’89,
Maurice de la Houssaye ’85,
Cynthia Cliebert ’80

Energy Efficient Materials

Baton Rouge, LA

Burns Mulhearn ’03,
Beau Dingler ’05

Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation manufacturing of private label dry grocery products

Chester, IL

Don Welge ’57,
Rob Welge ’85,
Tom Welge

Gladden Sales

Baton Rouge, LA

Sterling W. “Buck” Gladden III ’79

Global Data Vault

Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

Dallas, TX

Will Baccich ’80

Gulf Coast LTC Partners Healthcare

Magnolia, TX

B.J. Bergeron ’93

Gulf South Research Corporation
Environmental Consulting

Baton Rouge, LA

Suna Adam Knaus ’88

Gulfgate Construction
Utility Construction

Scott, LA

J. Andre Soileau ’96

Health Care Options, Inc.
Home Health and Hospice Services

Greenwell Springs, LA

Annette Austin ’96

Hess Corporation Energy

New York, NY

William Drennen ’76

Hollingsworth Richards Automotive Group
Automobile Sales and Service

Baton Rouge, LA

Mike Hollingsworth ’83,
Polly Lemoine ’82,
Gaye Hollingsworth ’82

Homeland HealthCare
Health Insurance

Allen, TX

Robert J. Byrnes ’89

Horizon Wealth Management
Financial Planning

Baton Rouge, LA

Pete Bush ’90,
Jeff Reboulet ’88,
Brooke Gautreau ’03

Immense Networks, LLC

Computer Consulting

Baton Rouge, LA

Bret Esquivel ’07,
Darren Kattan ’08

Imperial Fire & Casualty Insurance Company Property and Casualty Insurance

Opelousas, LA

H. Marcus “Marc” Carter Jr. ’78

Indigo Minerals Oil and Gas

Houston, TX

Keith E. Jordan ’79

Internet Retail Connection

Internet retail/ Ecommerce

Praireville, LA

Steven Musumeche ’03

Industrial Electrical and Instrumentation Contractor

Baton Rouge, LA

Edward J. Rispone ’72,
Jerry Rispone ’85

J. P. Oil Company
Oil Production

Lafayette, LA

Chris Van Way ’84

JEB Design/Build Construction/Small Business

Shreveport, LA

Joseph E. Breithaupt Jr. ’80

Kean Miller


Baton Rouge, LA

Gary A. Bezet ’76,
Ben R. Miller ’61,
Charles M. McCowan ’64,
Carey J. Messina ’78,
Leonard L. Kilgore ’73

Key Energy Services
Oil and Gas

Houston, TX

Dick Alario ’76

Kimbrell and Associates Petroleum Engineering and Geology

Baton Rouge, LA

William Clay Kimbrell ’81,
Tracey V. Kimbrell ’94

LaBorde Therapy Center

Lafayette, LA

Claudia LaBorde ’80,
Mark LaBorde ’78

Wholesale Sporting Goods

Baton Rouge, LA

Richard A. Lipsey ’61

Lisa D. Traina, CPA, L.L.C.
IT Security Auditing

Baton Rouge, LA

Lisa Delaville Traina ’82

Lyons Specialty Company
Wholesale Grocery/Food Distribution and Full Service Vending

Port Allen, LA

Hugh W. Raetzch Jr. ’93,
Jane Davis Dunlap ’67,
Charles Schimmel ’93,
Jodi Williams Buckner ’91,
Ali Momenzadeh ’93

Manasseh, Gill, Knipe and Belanger Legal

Baton Rouge, LA

James P. Manasseh ’85

McInnis Brothers Construction
Commercial & Industrial Construction

Minden, LA

Harry McInnis Jr. ’66,
George E. McInnis ’68,
Philip McInnis ’71

Medistar Home Health


Baton Rouge, LA

Beth R. Denton ’77

Mesh Design Advertising and Marketing

Baton Rouge, LA

Brian Hanlon ’84

Pay-Less Supermarket Inc. dba Leblanc’s Food Stores
Retail Grocery Stores

Gonzales, LA

Randal R. LeBlanc ’79

Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Baton Rouge, LA

Robert J. Burns Jr. ’88,
John W. Perry Jr. ’78,
Robert S. Dampf ’79,
Glen Scott Love ’80,
Myron A. Walker Jr. ’76

Perry, Atkinson, Balhoff, Mengis & Burns

Baton Rouge, LA

John W. Perry Jr. ’78,
Daniel R. Atkinson Jr. ’87,
Daniel J. Balhoff ’88,
Joseph W. Mengis ’92,
Robert J. Burns Jr. ’88,
Randi S. Ellis ’97

Petro TV

New Orleans, LA

Ethan J. Cheramie ’95

Petrotechnologies Oil & Gas Well Products & Services

Broussard, LA

David Levy ’86

Plains Exploration & Production Company
Oil & Gas Exploration

Houston, TX

James C. Flores ’82

Preis & Roy Legal

Lafayette, LA

Edwin G. Preis Jr. ’72

PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc. Digital Audio Electronics and Digital Audio Software

Baton Rouge, LA

Jim Odom ’92,
Brian Smith ’91,
Alan Smith ’88,
Mark Turner ’82
Provident Resources Group, Inc. Non-profit

Baton Rouge, LA

Steve E. Hicks ’70

Red River Motor Company Automobile Dealership

Bossier City, LA

George P. Fritze ’78,
George Patton Fritze Jr. ’06,
Minou Fritze Olsan ’01,
James N. Fritze ’91

Research in Action, Inc. Education

Praireville, LA

J.P. Beaudoin ’00,
Sharon Beaudoin ’92

Rickey Heroman’s Florist and Gifts/Landscape
Florist/Gifts/Home accessories

Baton Rouge, LA

Richard B. Heroman ’76,
Deborah S. Heroman ’77

Roedel, Parsons, Koch, Blanche, Balhoff & McCollister

Baton Rouge, LA

Larry M. Roedel ’73,
J. Kent Parsons ’81,
John D. Koch ’76,
Tom E. Balhoff ’70,
Stephen G. McCollister ’83

S &W Payroll Services dba
Payroll Services

Mandeville, LA

Will Boudreaux ’91,
Stuart Ethridge ’92

Schumacher Group

Lafayette, LA

William Cliff Schumacher ’80

SEMPCheck Services, Inc. Upstream Oil and Natural Gas Production & Transportation

Houston, TX

Archie R. Thompson Jr. ’71,
Katelyn Lee Thompson ’06


Baton Rouge, LA

R. Gray Sexton ’66,
Suzanne Fournet Sexton ’65,
Eric-Todd Hebert ’92

SGS Petroleum Service Corporation

Baton Rouge, LA

Brian Haymon ’85

Sigma Consulting Group Consulting Engineering & Surveying

Baton Rouge, LA

Miles B. Williams ’83,
Mike N. Dooley ’74,
Stephen J. Brasuell ’75

Sigma Engineers and Constructors Engineering

Baton Rouge, LA

Daniel Kais ’90,
Robert Olivier ’01,
Donald Todd Drummond ’94,
Chris Kafkallides ’86,
Calvin “Trey” Landry ’05


Technology Services

Baton Rouge, LA

Shawn Usher ’98,
Mike Phillips ’00

Stirling Properties

Real Estate

Covington, LA

James E. Maurin ’70,
Gerald “Chip” Songy ’71,
Lewis W. Stirling ’77,
Grady K. Brame ’79

Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Company Insurance

Baton Rouge, LA

Timothy W. Dietrich ’80

STUN Design & Interactive

Web and Graphic Design

Baton Rouge, LA

Chuck Sanchez ’96

T. Baker Smith Landscape Architecture, Land Planning and Urban Design

Houma, LA

Clifford Smith ’58

Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips


Baton Rouge, LA

Harry J. “Skip” Phillips Jr. ’72,
W. Arthur Abercrombie Jr. ’66
Eugene R. Groves, ’67

TBG Partners Landscape Architecture/ Land Planning

Austin, TX

Earl Broussard ’72

Technically Advanced, Inc. Telecommunications

Addison, TX

Kurt Whitcher ’05

The H Agency

Marketing and Advertising

New Orleans, LA

Lori Brignac Lee ’89,
Winnie Brignac Hart ’89

The Lemoine Company
Construction (General Contractor/Construction Manager)

Lafayette, LA

Leonard Lemoine ’79

The Lofton Corporation dba Lofton Staffing Services

Baton Rouge, LA

Bart Lofton ’89,
Bret Lofton ’87,
Thomas Lofton ’60

The Marketing Center
Marketing Consulting Firm & Advertising

New Orleans, LA

Nathan Chapman ’82

The Olinger Group

Market Research

New Orleans, LA

Jude A. Olinger ’90

The Pangburn Group
Financial Services

New Roads, LA

Brian E. Pangburn ’99


Baton Rouge, LA

Peter Stewart ’92

USA Technologies

Technology and Services

Malvern, PA

Stephen P. Herbert ’86

Visual Risk IQ
Management Consulting

Charlotte, NC

Joe Oringel ’87

Window World of Baton Rouge

Construction – Remodels

Baton Rouge, LA

James Roland ’71

Worley Catastrophe Response

Risk Management

Hammond, LA

Michael Worley ’84

= Tigers making the list in 2011 and 2012

Students from the Entrepreneurship Fellows Program provided the announcing of the Honorees. This video about the program premiered at the 2011 LSU One Hundred Ceremony)

LSU 100 Important Dates

  • Early 2017: Nominations & Applications Open 
  • August 2017: Alphabetical List Announced 
  • October 5, 2017: LSU 100 Honoree Reception & Awards Dinner 

LSU 100 Important Dates

  • Early 2017: Nominations & Applications Open 
  • August 2017: Alphabetical List Announced 
  • October 5, 2017: LSU 100 Honoree Reception & Awards Dinner 
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