The ZweigWhite 2011 Hot Firm List Ranks Schultz Surveying and Engineering 43rd Among the Most Successful Architecture, Engineering,
and Environmental Consulting Firms in the USA
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. —Every year since 2000, ZweigWhite has recognized the most successful architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms with The Zweig Letter Hot Firm List. Over the years, the "Hot Firm" designation has become synonymous with success in the industry. 2012 marks the second time Schultz Surveying and Engineering has been named to The Zweig Letter Hot Firm List. In 2011, SSE ranked 54th among these top firms and they moved up 11 places to 43rd in 2012. “We are extremely proud to have made this prestigious list during these economically challenging times. I am very thankful to our customers who rely on our services and the SSE employees who work so hard to meet their needs,” said SSE owner Stan Schultz.
architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting industry, recently released the names of firms making The Zweig Letter 2012 Hot Firm List. Mark C. Zweig, ZweigWhite founder & CEO said, “Getting on The Zweig Letter Hot Firm List for 2012 is an amazing accomplishment, particularly when you consider the depressed state of the A/E/P industry. I am so proud of these firms I cannot tell you! They are making it happen in spite of many obstacles to their success.”
The 2012 Hot Firm List, compiled by ZweigWhite, recognizes firms that exhibit the fastest growth in the last three fiscal years. SSE was ranked on their average percentage revenue growth and absolute dollar revenue growth from 2008 to 2011. Entrants were limited to firms based in the United States or Canada that derive the majority of their revenues from the practice of architecture, engineering, planning, environmental consulting, or allied disciplines. Design/build firms that provide both design and construction services were also eligible.
While being ranked #43 on the ZweigWhite list is quite impressive, SSE was also the second faststMissouri based company on the list. “This recognition makes all of the hard work and effort we have been doing seem worth it, added SSE Branson Operations Manager Brad Allbritton. “Coming in at #43 in America and #2 in Missouri just confirms the trust our clients have in our services.”
Cardno USA, the American arm of the Brisbane, Australia-based Cardno Limited, a global infrastructure services firm, took the top spot again this year. All of the companies that earned a spot on The Zweig Letter 2012 Hot Firm List – which range from firms as small as six people to as large as 10,000 employees – were celebrated at the 2012 Hot Firm Awards Banquet during the Zweig Letter 2012 Hot Firm Conference at the St. Regis in Aspen, CO.
The top 10 on the 2012 Hot Firm List:
1. Cardno USA, Portland, OR
2. Exp Global Inc., Brampton, ON
3. Surveying and Mapping, Inc., Austin, TX
4. Gkkworks, Irvine, CA
5. Sullivan International Group, Inc., San Diego, CA
6. Vanir Construction Management, Inc., Sacramento, CA
7. Allen & Shariff Corporation, Columbia, MD
8. HAKS Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors, P.C., New York, NY
9. Nobis Engineering, Inc., Concord ,NH
10. Dade Moeller, Richland, WA
Schultz and his wife Kathy, along with SSE CFO Ted Maziejka and his wife Leslie, attended this year’s Hot Firm Conference, which featured presentations by 12 Hot Firm CEOs. The event also offered an excellent opportunity to network with some of the most successful companies in the engineering industry. “Talking with other leaders was very refreshing and I left the conference with a wealth of good ideas for SSE. I also made some great contacts that could lead to very good partnering opportunities,” concluded Schultz.
|Stan and Kathy Schultz with Leslie and Ted Maziejka at the banquet.|
ZweigWhite founder and CEO Mark Zweig said the following about the Hot Firm List and what it means to the A/E industry, “No one can tell me that the companies on the TZL Hot Firm for 2012 aren't special. They achieved success despite all odds!”
For more information about the Hot Firm list, go to www.zweigwhite.com.