Presenting the 100 fastest growing Longhorn businesses in 2024

 

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WisePies Pizza – WiseChoice Foods, LLC
WisePies Pizza – WiseChoice Foods, LLC

Season Chavez
President  
BS 2001, Life Member, Moody College of Communication  

As a frozen foods and pasta sauce manufacturer, WiseChoice Foods has made a promise to encourage healthier lifestyle choices and to clean up America’s favorite foods. They showcase unique, new flavors for pizza, calzones, mega pizza bites, and shelf stable pasta sauces.  

Albuquerque, NM | Food & Beverage Products
wisepiespizza.com

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CloudServus Longhorn Business Network Member
CloudServus

Steve Painter
CFO
BBA 1990, Life Member, MBA 1991, McCombs School of Business

CloudServus is a Top 1% Microsoft partner focused on cloud consulting and licensing. They strive to provide top-tier professional services to help clients get the most from their Microsoft solutions in the form of migrations, upgrades, new deployments, or implementing new solutions.

Austin, TX | Information Technology
cloudservus.com

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Poncho Outdoors
Poncho Outdoors

Clayton Spencer
Founder & CEO  
BBA 2003, McCombs School of Business; BA 2006, College of Liberal Arts  

Poncho is an e-commerce brand that specializes in men’s performance shirts.  
2023 Returning Winner Top 10  

Austin, TX | Retail & Shopping
ponchooutdoors.com

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ZenBusiness
ZenBusiness

Ross Buhrdorf
Co-Founder & CEO  
BA 1989, College of Natural Sciences  

Shanaz Hemmati
COO  
BS 1985, Cockrell School of Engineering  

ZenBusiness offers a platform of interconnected products that makes it easy to start, run, and grow your business. Their expert team guides you along a proven path to success at every stage. Over half a million people have trusted ZenBusiness for their entrepreneurial journey.   
 

Austin, TX | Business & Professional Services
zenbusiness.com

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REV GUM
REV GUM

Blake Settle
CEO  
BS 2019, College of Natural Sciences  

Reed Burch
COO
BBA 2019, McCombs School of Business

Rev Energy Gum is the No. 1 caffeine gum in the U.S. bringing you the best source of on-the-go energy!  

Austin, TX | Food & Beverage Products
chewrevgum.com

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Direct Digital Holdings Longhorn Business Network Member
Direct Digital Holdings

Mark Walker
Co-Founder & Chairman & CEO
BA 1998, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts

Keith Smith
Co-Founder & President
BA 1991, College of Liberal Arts

Diana Diaz
CAO & Executive Vice President
BBA 1985, McCombs School of Business

Direct Digital Holdings, owner of operating companies Colossus SSP, Huddled Masses, and Orange 142, brings state-of-the-art sell- and buy-side advertising platforms together under one umbrella company. Direct Digital Holdings’ sell-side platform, Colossus SSP, offers advertisers of all sizes extensive reach within general market and multicultural media properties.  
2023 Returning Winner

Houston, TX | Science & Technology
directdigitalholdings.com

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TrueSpot Longhorn Business Network Member
TrueSpot

Mike Hanna
Founder & CEO  
BA 1997, College of Liberal Arts  

TrueSpot is a pioneer of Real-Time Location Systems and location intelligence with AQFind. Their modern architecture and APIs offer “Location as a Service” to various industries. TrueSpot excels beyond location, transforming operations directly for hospitals and auto dealers.  

Irving, TX | Information Technology
truespot.com

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TicketCity
TicketCity

Randy Cohen
Founder & CEO  
BBA 1987, McCombs School of Business  

Zach Anderson
President  
BS 1997, Life Member, Moody College of Communication  

Clark Kothlow
CFO & Executive Vice President  
BBA 1993, McCombs School of Business  

Caroline Gibbs
CPO  
Attended, College of Liberal Arts  

TicketCity helps fans get tickets to their favorite sporting events, concerts, and shows. Their customers benefit from their large inventory, favorable prices, and amazing team of ticket experts.  

Austin, TX | Retail & Shopping
ticketcity.com

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WOOF Pet Services, LLC Longhorn Business Network Member
WOOF Pet Services, LLC

Robert Hamilton
Managing Partner  
MPAff 2002, LBJ School of Public Affairs; JD 2002, School of Law  

WOOF Pet Services is a concierge pet services company. They offer phenomenal pet care by trained professionals driven and clear communication with pets’ owners is at the heart of WOOF’s daily operations. 

Austin, TX | Pet Services
woofatx.com

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BeatBox Beverages
BeatBox Beverages

Justin Fenchel
Co-Founder & CEO
MBA 2013, McCombs School of Business

Aimy Steadman
Co-Founder & COO
BS 2008, Moody College of Communication; MBA 2013, McCombs School of Business

BeatBox is the “Original Party Punch,” offering fun and nostalgic flavors in a sustainable and resealable package. With a deep passion for live music, our community of super fans, and creating fun, BeatBox has become the brand that’s bringing the party to the alcohol industry.
2023 Returning Winner

Austin, TX | Food & Beverage Products
beatboxbeverages.com

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Galaxy Technology Hires, LLC
Galaxy Technology Hires, LLC

Brandon Garrett
Founder & President
BS 2007, Life Member, Moody College of Communication

Galaxy Technology Hires is an engineering and technology recruitment firm with a small team of highly specialized niche recruiters and sourcers. Primarily supporting the aerospace and defense industry, the firm provides engineering and technical professionals to government and commercial clients across the U.S.

Houston, TX | Aviation & Aerospace
galaxytekhires.com

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recruitAbility
recruitAbility

Nad Elias, CEO  
BA 1998, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts  

recruitAbility offers innovative recruitment solutions that are tailor-made for your organization. They bring together a unique blend of people, process, and technology that drive impactful ROIs. 
 

Austin, TX | Information Technology
therecruitability.com

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Nitehawk Cinema
Nitehawk Cinema

Matthew Viragh
Founder & Executive Director 
BS 2000, Moody College of Communication 

Rebecca Viragh
Founder 
BS 1999, Moody College of Communication 

Nitehawk Cinema is New York’s premier dine-in theater, pairing exemplary first-run and repertory film programming along with tableside food and beverage service. They strive to enhance the cinematic experience. 

Brooklyn, NY | Arts, Culture & Entertainment
nitehawkcinema.com

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BURLEBO
BURLEBO

Trey Wier
Founder & CEO
BA 2012, College of Liberal Arts

BURLEBO is an outdoor apparel brand located here in Austin, Texas. They design extremely comfortable outdoor wear that will keep you looking and feeling great! From the duck blind to a night out on the town, their brand has you covered!
2023 Returning Winner

Dripping Springs, TX | Retail & Shopping
burlebo.com

13
Grocery TV
Grocery TV

Marlow Nickell
CEO
BS 2015, College of Natural Sciences

Grocery TV is an in-store retail media network with over 19,000 displays. Brands use GTV to reach shoppers with digital advertising campaigns throughout the grocery store, where the majority of purchases occur. Retailers partner with GTV to connect their in-store retail media strategy, engage with shoppers, and generate incremental revenue.

Austin, TX | Marketing & Advertising
grocerytv.com

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Caden Lane
Caden Lane

Katy Mimari
Founder & CEO
BS 2001, Moody College of Communication

Caden Lane is a DTC premium brand of lifestyle baby products for newborns, new moms, and gift-givers. Founded in 2005 by Katy Mimari while pregnant with her firstborn, her mission has always been to place the needs of the mom at the core of all that they do and create.

Boerne, TX | Retail & Shopping
cadenlane.com

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Still Austin Whiskey Co. Longhorn Business Network Member
Still Austin Whiskey Co.

Christopher Seals
Co-Founder & CEO  
BA 1996, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts  

Still Austin’s award-winning whiskey can be purchased in more than 30 states or sipped at their tasting room and live entertainment venue, which attracts artists, creatives, and musicians who bestow the culture of Texas on a community of whiskey lovers. All spirits are hand-crafted using grains grown by Texas farmers.  

Austin, TX | Food & Beverage Products
stillaustin.com

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Tapin2
Tapin2

Phong Vu
CEO  
MBA 2003, McCombs School of Business  

Tapin2 is a software provider that provides mobile, portable, and self-service ordering solutions to stadiums, arenas, and other venues. They are currently deployed at iconic venues such as Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, SoFi Stadium, and the Moody Center, and are the leader in advanced ordering solutions.  

Pasadena, CA | Information Technology
tapin2.co

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Agile Velocity
Agile Velocity

David Hawks
Founder & CEO BBA 1995, McCombs School of Business

Agile Velocity is a leading provider of business transformation for enterprises wanting faster delivery of innovative solutions. Services include organizational structuring, operational models, strategic roadmaps, and pragmatic implementation of Agile frameworks. Their goal is to transform how you do business for best-in-class results. 

Austin, TX | Business & Professional Services
agilevelocity.com

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Tower Rock Oil & Gas Longhorn Business Network Member
Tower Rock Oil & Gas

Oscar Torres
CEO & President  
BS 1999, Cockrell School of Engineering  

Timothy Holland
COO  
BS 2000, Life Member, Cockrell School of Engineering  

Tower Rock Oil & Gas is a mineral and royalty acquisition firm that provides mineral owners across the lower 48 with a means to liquidate an asset in an otherwise illiquid market.  
2023 Returning Winner 

Austin, TX | Oil, Gas & Mining Services
towerrock.com

✪ Longhorn Business Network Member

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Secure Bearing
Secure Bearing

Mary Beth Kelly
Co-Founder & CFO  
BA 2007, College of Liberal Arts  

Secure Bearing provides custom IT solutions for medium to large businesses, focusing on network and security architecture and services, automation, audits, project management, and consulting. 

Austin, TX | Information Technology
securebearing.com

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Freedom Solar Power Longhorn Business Network Member
Freedom Solar Power

Bret Biggart
CEO 
BA 1999, College of Liberal Arts 

Freedom Solar Power offers full-service, end-to-end solar and backup power solutions for more than 20,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers. They are on a mission to empower everyone to get clean, affordable, reliable energy from the sun and have built a reputation for outstanding craftsmanship and customer service.  
2023 Returning Winner

Austin, TX | Construction, Home Improvement & Structure
freedomsolarpower.com

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Latigo Petroleum, LLC
Latigo Petroleum, LLC

Kirk Edwards
CEO & President
BS 1981, Life Member, Cockrell School of Engineering

Latigo Petroleum is an oil and gas production company with primary operations in the Texas Panhandle and Western Oklahoma. They are an active driller and developer of a diverse asset base of minerals and surface lands.
2023 Returning Winner

Odessa, TX | Oil, Gas & Mining Services
linkedin.com/company/latigo-petroleum

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Shiftsmart
Shiftsmart

Aakash Kumar
Founder & CEO  
BBA 2012, McCombs School of Business  

Shiftsmart is a labor platform connecting the modern hourly worker with large-scale enterprises facing increasingly complex staffing requirements. The company pairs core workforce management software with a network of more than 3 million workers to create a labor marketplace.  

New York, NY | Science & Technology
shiftsmart.com

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HF Sinclair
HF Sinclair

Timothy Go
CEO & President
BS 1989, Life Member, Cockrell School of Engineering

HF Sinclair is an evolving energy company with an enduring family of brands, providing products that are essential to modern and future life. They refine and market traditional and renewable fuels and other essential specialty products that are components in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and more. Additionally, HF Sinclair markets TOP TIER™ gasoline at more than 1,500 independent retail stations.

Dallas, TX | Oil, Gas & Mining Services
hfsinclair.com

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PERFORM AMERICA - TX, LLC
PERFORM AMERICA - TX, LLC

Edward Lopez
Owner & President  
BM 2008, Life Member, College of Fine Arts  

PERFORM AMERICA is a tour operator specializing in performance-based tours. They assist groups of any kind, and their experienced staff will work closely with you to create an unmatched travel adventure.   

Spring, TX | Lodging & Travel
perform-america-tx.com

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RiverCity Cabinets
RiverCity Cabinets

Jeremy Johnson
President  
MBA 2012, Life Member, McCombs School of Business  

RiverCity Cabinets is the leading destination in Austin for top-tier cabinetry solutions. 
2023 Returning Winner   

Buda, TX | Construction, Home Improvement & Structure
rivercitycabinets.com

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K Tooley Enterprises, LLC
K Tooley Enterprises, LLC

Kent Tooley
Owner & Manager
BBA 1978, Life Member, McCombs School of Business

K Tooley Enterprises is a general construction services company serving the commercial and residential community to complete their construction needs.

Pflugerville, TX | Construction, Home Improvement & Structure
ktooley.com

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Texas Standard
Texas Standard

Drew Bagot
CEO  
BBA 2008, Life Member, McCombs School of Business  

Christine Bagot
President  
BS 2008, Moody College of Communication  

Byron Bradshaw
Vice President  
BA 2009, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts  

Texas Standard is a clothing brand created in the spirit of the state’s ethos of independence, tradition, and pride. Their product lineup includes wardrobe essentials like button-downs, guayaberas, polos, bottoms, and a lot of burnt-orange gear!  
2023 Returning Winner 

Austin, TX | Retail & Shopping
texas-standard.com

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Susan Shaw
Susan Shaw

Susan Shaw
Founder & Designer  
BS 1970, College of Education  

Susan Shaw creates high-quality, American-made products and timeless jewelry designs inspired by her Texas roots and world travels. Her jewelry can be found in all 50 states and in 14 countries.  

San Antonio, TX | Wholesale & Distribution
susanshaw.com

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Lyons & Simmons, LLP
Lyons & Simmons, LLP

Michael Lyons
Partner
BA 1995, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts

Lyons & Simmons is a record-setting plaintiff’s personal injury trial law firm, representing clients in matters involving life-altering wrongful death, personal injury, and products liability litigation.

Dallas, TX | Legal Services
lyons-simmons.com

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Stems Floral Design
Stems Floral Design

Abby Daigle
Owner
BJ 2006, Moody College of Communication  

Stems is a floral shop in Austin specializing in floral design and event styling. They do weddings and events from à la carte to large-scale, with full- service design. They also offer flowers and gifts for pick up or delivery.  
2023 Returning Winner   

Austin, TX | Arts, Culture & Entertainment
stemfloral.com

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Dream Aesthetics Medspa
Dream Aesthetics Medspa

Mary Moosavi
President & Aesthetic Injector
BSN 2004, Life Member, School of Nursing

Dream Aesthetics Medspa is an anti-aging and wellness center. Their mission is to help patients achieve their health and appearance goals as efficiently and comfortably as possible using the latest, non-surgical methods.

Houston, TX | Beauty Services
dreamhoustonmedspa.com

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Peachtree Group Longhorn Business Network Member
Peachtree Group

Greg Friedman
CEO  
BA 1999, College of Natural Sciences  

Peachtree Group is an investment firm driving growth with a diverse portfolio of commercial real estate assets and other ventures. They focus on real estate acquisition, development, and lending and manage billions in equity, augmented by services designed to protect, support, and grow their investments.  
2023 Returning Winner  

Atlanta, GA | Banking & Finance
peachtreegroup.com

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Liongard
Liongard

Vincent Tran
Founder & CMO
BS 1998, College of Natural Sciences

Matt Miller
Senior Vice President of Product
BA 2010, Life Member, College of Natural Sciences

Liongard, the global leader in Configuration Change Detection and Response (CCDR), empowers managed service providers, managed security service providers, and IT organizations to better deliver enhanced security, maintain compliance, and prevent operational disruptions through its advanced monitoring and intelligent alerts.
2023 Returning Winner Top Ten

Houston, TX | Information Technology
liongard.com

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Viva Day Spa + Med Spa Longhorn Business Network Member
Viva Day Spa + Med Spa

Laurie Aroch
Co-Founder  
BS 1997, College of Pharmacy  

Viva Day Spa + Med Spa offers award-winning spa and med spa treatments in Austin. They provide the finest quality services and products in an environment that is inviting, relaxing, and above all unpretentious.  

Austin, TX | Wellness & Fitness
vivadayspa.com

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CarbonBetter
CarbonBetter

Tri Vo
Founder
BBA 2007, McCombs School of Business

CarbonBetter assists companies in meeting their energy and decarbonization needs.
2023 Returning Winner

Austin, TX | Energy & Environment
carbonbetter.com

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Arcanum Infrastructure / Raven Butene-1, LLC Longhorn Business Network Member
Arcanum Infrastructure/Raven Butene-1, LLC

Ted Pettijohn
Founder & President
PhD 1985, Life Member, College of Natural Sciences

Arcanum Infrastructure develops, owns, and operates production and infrastructure assets to provide a reliable supply of essential ingredients under long-term, fee-based offtake contracts. Raven Butene-1 is Arcanum’s flagship asset.
2023 Returning Winner

Houston, TX | Chemical Engineering, Chemicals & Plastics
arcanuminfra.com

✪ Longhorn Business Network Member

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Wildcat Fuels, LTD
Wildcat Fuels, LTD

John Kopfer
CEO  
BBA 1989, Life Member, McCombs School of Business  

Wildcat Fuels is a branded wholesaler of refined fuel products (Exxon, Valero, Citgo, and Phillips 66). They are delivered to Wildcat Fuels’ owned or dealer operated branded gas stations predominantly located in Texas and Florida. 

Houston, TX | Wholesale & Distribution
wildcatfuelsltd.com

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Cayetano Development Longhorn Business Network Member
Cayetano Development

Kyndel Bennett
CEO
BA 1996, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts

Matthew Long
President
BBA 1997, Life Member, McCombs School of Business

Cayetano empowers hard working Texans to own their own home. They develop and offer financing on affordable single-family communities in the major employment areas of Texas.

Austin, TX | Real Estate
cayetanodevelopment.com

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Lovevery®
Lovevery®

Roderick Morris
Co-Founder & President
BA 1995, College of Liberal Arts; BBA 1995, McCombs School of Business

Lovevery’s comprehensive support system provides stage-based learning and play for children, and research-backed guidance that empowers parents. The company is best known for its award-winning subscription Play Kits program.

Boise, ID | Retail & Shopping
lovevery.com

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Sparrow Partners, LLC
Sparrow Partners, LLC

Jeffrey Patterson
Co-Founder & CEO  
BBA 2001, McCombs School of Business  

Sparrow Partners exists to create thriving communities by having a passionate commitment to our community members and a common pursuit of excellence in the design, construction, and management of their Active Adult apartment home communities.  

Austin, TX | Real Estate
sparrow-partners.com

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Skelly Build
Skelly Build

Diana Skellenger
Owner  
BS 2012, Moody College of Communication  

Skelly Build is an award-winning, woman-owned construction company in Austin. Whether it’s a home, office, or commercial space, they create your happy place through a simple construction process. They are your builder team, committed to your satisfaction, timeline, and budget.  

Austin, TX | Construction, Home Improvement & Structure
skellybuild.com

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Vonlane Longhorn Business Network Member
Vonlane

Alex Danza
Founder & CEO  
BBA, MPA 1996, Life Member, McCombs School of Business  

Vonlane elevates your travel experience with premium route-based regional bus service. They treat you like a VIP with dependable schedules, dedicated attendants, thoughtful amenities, and extra-comfortable leather seating.  

Dallas, TX | Transportation, Delivery Services
vonlane.com

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LeMel Longhorn Business Network Member
LeMel

Melanie Fitzpatrick
Co-Founder
BBA 2008, Life Member, McCombs School of Business

Jennifer Roane
Co-Founder
BA 2005, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts

LeMel is a jewelry company that creates and curates stylish, collectable jewelry for everyday wear. Their jewelry allows the wearer to express herself in moments big and small with special pieces layered for sentiment and style. It has evolved into an online, luxury brand dedicated to fine, timeless, quality jewelry pieces.

Houston, TX | Retail & Shopping
shoplemel.com

✪ Longhorn Business Network Member

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Moss Utilities
Moss Utilities

Garrett Moss
President 
BA 2012, College of Liberal Arts

Moss Utilities specializes in underground utility installations. Their project capabilities and experience include commercial, single-family residential, multi-family residential, and public works infrastructure projects all over the DFW Metroplex.

Dallas, TX | Construction, Home Improvement & Structure
mossutilities.com

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Abilitie Longhorn Business Network Member
Abilitie

Bjorn Billhardt
Founder & CEO
BA 1997, College of Liberal Arts; BBA 1997, McCombs School of Business

Abilitie develops award-winning leadership development programs for rising leaders and executives in more than 50 countries. With over 100,000 participants, including clients Coca-Cola, GE, and Marriott, Abilitie is a rapidly growing leader in its market.

Austin, TX | Education, Training, Consulting
abilitie.com

✪ Longhorn Business Network Member

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Elixirr Consulting Longhorn Business Network Member
Elixirr Consulting

Brandon Bichler
Partner
BA 1996, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts

Eric Rich
Partner
BBA 1992, McCombs School of Business

Elixirr is an award-winning global consulting firm working with clients across a diverse range of industries, markets, and geographies. Working openly and collaboratively with clients from start to finish, they deliver outcomes based on innovative thinking, not methodology, and treating each client’s business like their own.

Frisco, TX | Business & Professional Services
elixirr.com/en-us

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BB Imaging
BB Imaging

Blanca Lesmes
Co-Founder & CEO
MBA 2011, McCombs School of Business

Diana Ferguson
Chief People Officer
BA 2004, College of Liberal Arts

BB Imaging offers full-service onsite support as well as telesonography® support through their proprietary FDA-cleared technology, TeleScan®. BB Imaging serves patients in a variety of settings and circumstances, including urban and rural locations across the U.S. BB Imaging’s mission is to improve health outcomes by making high-quality ultrasound services accessible. 

Austin, TX | Health Care
bbimaging.net

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A Taste of Koko
A Taste of Koko

Jane Ko
Owner 
BS 2013, College of Natural Sciences 

A Taste of Koko is Austin’s top food and travel blog featuring the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways. A Taste of Koko has been voted best local Austin blogger by the Austin Chronicle in 2018 and 2019, and Disruptor of 2020 by Austin Woman Magazine. 
2023 Returning Winner  

Austin, TX | News & Media
atasteofkoko.com

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Maestro Integrations
Maestro Integrations

John Cerda
CEO 
MSTC 2003, Life Member, McCombs School of Engineering

Maestro Integrations is a design-build firm focusing on emerging integrative technologies for multi-family and commercial projects. They offer leadership and expertise in surveillance, security, audio/video, intrusion alarm systems, fire alarm systems, and more.
2023 Returning Winner

Austin, TX | Communications & Telecomms
maestrointegrations.com

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Korman Longhorn Business Network Member
Korman

Kat Kennedy Stokes
Owner
BA 2005, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts

Locally, family and Longhorn owned since 1973, Korman is Austin’s premier jewelry destination. They offer the finest diamonds, timepieces, and a hand-curated selection of fine jewelry. With master jewelers and watchmakers, they heirloom-quality pieces to mark your special occasion or celebrate every day.
2023 Returning Winner

Austin, TX | Retail & Shopping
kormanfinejewelry.com

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MaxPar Group Holdings, LLC
MaxPar Group Holdings, LLC

Greg Busch
Owner 
BBA 1992, McCombs School of Business

MaxPar Group Holdings is a franchisee operator of six clinics of The Joint Chiropractic.

Chesterfield, MO | Health Care
thejoint.com/st-louis

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Third Rail Creative Longhorn Business Network Member
Third Rail Creative

Mark Scholes
Founding Partner  
BS 1995, Life Member, Moody College of Communication  

Third Rail Creative is an interactive and creative ad agency focused on big branding and interactive projects for all industries with a specialization in financial services.  
2023 Returning Winner 

Austin, TX | Marketing & Advertising
thirdrailcreative.com

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Plumbing Outfitters
Plumbing Outfitters

Ashley Stroud
Co-Founder  
BSN 2010, School of Nursing  

Plumbing Outfitters is a residential plumbing service that serves Austin and its surrounding areas with unmatched professionalism. Their team of expert technicians are masters in their trade and embody dedication and craftsmanship.  

Taylor, TX | Construction, Home Improvement & Structure
plumbingoutfitters.com

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The Arterie
The Arterie

Noelle Cooke
Founder & CEO  
BA 1996, College of Liberal Arts  

The Arterie is a dynamic creative advertising agency with a unique perspective, proudly owned and led by women. Their team specializes in crafting eye-catching visuals, compelling brand narratives, and memorable advertising experiences that resonate with audiences globally.  

Los Angeles, CA | Marketing & Advertising
thearterie.com

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IBA Longhorn Business Network Member
IBA

Gregory Kovsky
CEO & President
BBA 1989, Life Member, Mccombs School of Business

IBA is a regional business and commercial real estate brokerage that specializes in the sell side representation of entrepreneurs in the sale of privately held companies and family businesses, including real estate. Industries served include manufacturing, technology, industrial, construction, education, hospitality, and cannabis.

Bellevue, WA | Real Estate
ibainc.com

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Paradigm Sample, LLC
Paradigm Sample, LLC

Cyrus Deyhimi
CEO  
BS 1992, Cockrell School of Engineering  

Paradigm was helps you access hard-to-reach audiences to support consumer and B2B market research. They provide real-time market research, giving leading companies a strong foundation to support all types of business and marketing decisions.  
2023 Returning Winner  

Port Washington, NY | Business & Professional Services
paradigmsample.com

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Day 1 Bags
Day 1 Bags

Hunter Beaton
Founder & CEO
BSCL 2022, Moody College of Communication

Day 1 Bags provides brand new, high-quality bags to youth in foster care instead of trash bags as luggage when they are moving from home to home. They have given over 145,000 bags to youth in need across 45 states.
2023 Returning Winner

Boerne, TX | Community Organizations
day1bags.org

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Recruiting Edge, LLC
Recruiting Edge, LLC

Tatiana Markov
Managing Director  
BBA, MPA 2002, Life Member  
McCombs School of Business  

Recruiting Edge specializes in superior financial recruiting for permanent and interim talent. They offer a personalized recruiting service to employers acting as an extension of their team and job seekers enjoy a one-on-one relationship focused on their career goals.  

Fort Worth, TX | Business & Professional Services
recruitingedgetx.com

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D3Clarity, Inc.
D3Clarity, Inc.

Preston Gregg
CEO
BJ 1992, Life Member, Moody College of Communication

Earin Persson
Vice President, Data Intelligence Solutions
BBA 1994, McCombs School of Business

D3Clarity is a professional services firm focused on Data Intelligence and Business Modernization Solutions. They enable large and medium enterprises to elevate, streamline and analyze their enterprise data and cloud infrastructure for profitable insights and data-driven decision making.

Austin, TX | Information Technology
d3clarity.com

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KUNGFU.AI
KUNGFU.AI

Ron Green
CTO
BA 1992, Life Member, College of Natural Sciences

KUNGFU.AI is a management consulting and engineering firm focused exclusively on artificial intelligence. They empower CEOs and senior executives to leverage the full potential of AI so they remain competitive in a rapidly evolving world.

Austin, TX | Information Technology
kungfu.ai

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WeInfuse
WeInfuse

Reece Norris
COO  
JD 2006, Life Member, School of Law  

Josh Newman
CFO  
BA 2003, College of Liberal Arts  

WeInfuse is the premier software provider for infusion therapy and medication delivery in the U.S.  
2023 Returning Winner  

Dallas, TX | Information Technology
weinfuse.com

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VanTran Transformers
VanTran Transformers

Donald Bolin
Owner & CEO  
BBA 1985, Life Member, McCombs School of Business  

VanTran is a manufacturer of liquid filled transformers for electric power distribution. The company serves the industrial, commercial, utility, and custom and specialty markets. VanTran is known as the go-to company for high quality, custom transformers for difficult applications.  
2023 Returning Winner 

Waco, TX | Manufacturing
vantran.com

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Strategar, LLC
Strategar, LLC

Yareli Esteban
CEO & President  
BBA 1999, McCombs School of Business  

Strategar is an award-winning, minority and woman-owned advertising agency helping brands connect with communities. Their sweet spot lies in creating solutions that span sustainable food systems, agriculture, education and multicultural marketing.  

Dallas, TX | Marketing & Advertising
strategar.com

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McFarland, PLLC
McFarland, PLLC

Charles McFarland
Managing Member 
BA 1991, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts; JD 1995, School of Law

A law firm focusing exclusively on helping the owners of retail, commercial, industrial, institutional, and special-use properties maximize their compensation when the government takes private property for public use.

Houston, TX | Legal Services
mcfarlandpllc.com

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Potts Blacklock Senterfitt, PLLC Longhorn Business Network Member
Potts Blacklock Senterfitt, PLLC

Lee Potts
Member  
BBA, MPA 1993 Life Member, McCombs School of Business; JD 1999, School of Law  

Jessica Blacklock
Member  
BBA 2002, McCombs School of Business; JD 2005 School of Law  

Diane Senterfitt
Member  
BBA 1983, McCombs School of Business  

Julie Briggs
Member  
BA 1994, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts; BBA, MPA 1994, McCombs School of Business; JD 1999, School of Law  

Lynn Harrell
Member  
BBA 1985, McCombs School of Business; JD 1990, School of Law  

Potts Blacklock Senterfitt is a boutique law firm based in Austin that specializes in business, technology, and real estate law.  
2023 Returning Winner  

Austin, TX | Legal Services
pbsattorneys.com

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Gardner Smith & Vaughan, PLLC
Gardner Smith & Vaughan, PLLC

Dwayne Smith
Managing Partner
BA 2005, College of Liberal Arts; JD 2008, School of Law

Gardner Smith & Vaughan specializes in the practice of family law in North Texas. They help clients maintain and protect their children, assets, and relationships during and after the divorce process and other family law cases.
2023 Returning Winner

Fort Worth, TX | Legal Services
gsvlawyers.com

66
Superior QC Longhorn Business Network Member
Superior QC

Chad Hanak
Founder & President  
BS 2003, MS 2005, PHD 2009, Life Member, Cockrell School of Engineering  

Superior QC applies aerospace guidance, navigation, and control algorithms to the process of automatically and precisely placing 3-to-5-mile wellbores within oil, gas, and geothermal reservoirs. Their accuracy and precision reduces energy costs and enabling a higher standard of living for consumers.  

Houston, TX | Oil, Gas & Mining Services
superiorqc.com

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Newberry Solutions, LLC
Newberry Solutions, LLC

Neena Newberry
Founder & CEO 
MBA 1992, McCombs School of Business 

Newberry Solutions specializes in developing high-performing women leaders. With award-winning executive coaching, leadership development programs, and the New Lens® app, the company empowers Fortune 500 companies to turn potential into performance through equitable access to leadership development at scale.  

Dallas, TX | Education, Training, Consulting
newberrysolutions.com

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Wichita Falls Brewing Company
Wichita Falls Brewing Company

Russ Reynolds
Managing Partner  
BA 2007, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts  

WFBC is a brewpub that is manufacturing, serving, and distributing American craft beer and is co-located with Progress Pizza, a Detroit style pizzeria. 

Wichita Falls, TX | Food & Beverage Products
wichitafallsbrewing.com

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Forward Interiors Longhorn Business Network Member
Forward Interiors

Lizzie Bailey
Owner & Designer
BS 2001, Life Member, College of Education

Forward Interiors is a residential interior design firm. Their Lotus Flower logo was inspired by the owner’s determination to move forward with a new beginning of strength, resilience, and rebirth creating beautiful spaces for her clients.

Dallas, TX | Architecture, Interior Design & Planning
forwardinteriors.com

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Flagship Capital Partners
Flagship Capital Partners

David Mincberg
CEO & Managing Principal
BA 1971, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts; JD 1975, School of Law

JC Clemens
CPO & Managing Director
BBA 2011, Life Member, McCombs School of Business

Mark Berins
CAO & Managing Director
BA 1999, College of Fine Arts

Flagship Capital Partners is an investment fund sponsor providing custom tailored debt and equity capital solutions to commercial real estate’s middle market. Flagship has sponsored a series of private equity investment funds for institutional investors, family offices, and high net worth individuals and deployed over $450 million in first lien, mezzanine debt, and equity investments.

Houston, TX | Real Estate, Private Equity
flagshipco.com

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Jimmy Cakes, LLC Longhorn Business Network Member
Jimmy Cakes, LLC

Jim Sheahan
Owner
BS 1990, Life Member, Moody College of Communication

Jim Sheahan, owner of Jimmy Cakes LLC, currently owns and operates ten Nothing Bundt Cakes franchised bakeries in Texas and Oklahoma. His operation continues to grow rapidly, opening five new bakeries in the last 20 months alone.
2023 Returning Winner

Dallas, TX | Food & Beverage Products
nothingbundtcakes.com

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Reveal Suits
Reveal Suits

Carlton Dixon
Founder & CEO  
BS 1998, Life Member, Moody College of Communication  

Reveal Suits specializes in high-end custom suits and blazers, personalized with officially licensed lining for both men and women. They host private fittings for groups and a host of clientele who desire to stand out among their peers.  
2023 Returning Winner   

Dallas, TX | Retail & Shopping
revealsuits.com

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Page
Page

Robert Burke
Senior Principal  
BS 1984, Cockrell School of Engineering  

Thomas McCarthy
CEO  
BBA 1988, Life Member, McCombs School of Business  

Page is one of the most prolific and enduring architecture and engineering practices, delivering large and complex projects that benefit from their integrated disciplines and that make a significant impact on the communities they serve.  

Washington, DC | Architecture, Interior Design & Planning
pagethink.com

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Giant Noise Partners Longhorn Business Network Member
Giant Noise Partners

Elaine Garza
CEO & Principal
BJ 1994, Life Member, Moody College of Communication

Giant Noise is a public relations and digital media agency based in Texas. Their editorial approach combined with their social media expertise, key influencer and brand partnerships, and creative events keep your brand top of mind.
2023 Returning Winner

Austin, TX | Marketing & Advertising
giantnoise.com

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Ignite Brands, LLC
Ignite Brands, LLC

Worth Herrell
Founder & Managing Partner
BS 2001, Moody College of Communication

Ignite Brands is the parent company to baby and kids consumer brand, Oilogic, which manufactures, markets, and distributes solution-based products formulated using essential oils and plant-based ingredients. The products are pediatrician and dermatologist tested, cruelty free, vegan, and free of harsh ingredients.

Addison, TX | Manufacturing
oilogiccare.com

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College Inroads
College Inroads

Annmarie Hatfield
Partner
BS 1991, Life Member, Moody College of Communication

Michael Davila
Partner
MA 2012, Life Member, College of Education

College Inroads helps high school students get into college. Through their proven process, students figure out what to major in, where to apply, how to apply, and how to pay less for college. If you have a high school student, let them help you save time, stress, and money on that crazy road to college!
2023 Returning Winner

Austin, TX | Education, Training, Consulting
collegeinroads.com

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Game 7 Staffing, LLC
Game 7 Staffing, LLC

Meredith Edmonds
CEO
BS 2006, Cockrell School of Engineering

Game 7 Staffing provides contingent staffing and design solutions for software, electrical, hardware, and mechanical engineering.

Austin, TX | Business & Professional Services
game7staffing.com

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Forcura
Forcura

Craig Mandeville
Founder & CEO
BS 1997, Life Member, Moody College of Communication

Forcura, a health care workflow management company, enables providers to streamline incoming patient information and coordinate ongoing patient care resulting in improved business performance.
2023 Returning Winner

Jacksonville, FL | Science & Technology
forcura.com

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MyBucketListEvents, LLC
MyBucketListEvents, LLC

Brian Peters
Co-Founder 
BBA 2021, McCombs School of Business

BucketListEvents makes once-in-a-lifetime experiences possible. They provide packages around many of the world’s premiere sporting and cultural events, including the Masters, Kentucky Derby, Running of the Bulls, Wimbledon, Oktoberfest, Olympic Games, World Cup, and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Austin, TX | Travel & Lodging
mybucketlistevents.com

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North Coast Container
North Coast Container

Cody Stavig
Vice President Operations 
BA 2005, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts; BBA 2005, McCombs School of Business 

The leading American manufacturer of 55-gallon steel drums. 

Cleveland, OH | Manufacturing
northcoastcontainer.com

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Dawson Construction, LLC
Dawson Construction, LLC

Brent Dawson
Managing Member & President
BS 2006, Life Member, Cockrell School of Engineering

General Contractor primarily in the K-12, office and medical markets.

Bulverde, TX | Construction, Home Improvement & Structure
dawsontx.com

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Civilitude Longhorn Business Network Member
Civilitude

Fayez Kazi
Founder & CEO
BS 1998, MS 2001, Cockrell School of Engineering

Nhat Ho
President
BS 2010, Cockrell School of Engineering

Mike Reyes
Director of Civil Engineering
BS 2006, Cockrell School of Engineering

Civilitude is a civil engineering firm centered around land development. They are big enough to get the job done on any development project, but nimble enough to be creative problem solvers while providing exceptional customer service.

Austin, TX | Civil Engineering
civilitude.com

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Hiatus Spa + Retreat Longhorn Business Network Member
Hiatus Spa + Retreat

William Garrison
CEO
BA 1992, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts

Hiatus Spa + Retreat is a day spa and med spa business with eight premier locations throughout Texas.
2023 Returning Winner

Dallas, TX | Beauty Services
hiatusspa.com

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Austin Deck Company
Austin Deck Company

Abe Oeltjen
President
BS 2001, Moody College of Communication

Jennifer Oeltjen
CFO
BA 1996, College of Liberal Arts

Austin Deck Company designs and builds custom decks, pergolas, and arbors for residential and commercial projects.
2023 Returning Winner

Austin, TX | Construction, Home Improvement & Structure
austindeck.com

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Ocean’s Halo Longhorn Business Network Member
Ocean’s Halo

Robert Mock
CEO  
BA 1994, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts  

Ocean’s Halo is an organic brand built to drive consumption of Asian-inspired snacks, noodles, nori, sauces, and broths in the U.S. and Europe. Their ingredients and recipes deliver lower sodium and delicious umami flavor using seaweeds, known by many as the planet’s most nutrient dense and sustainable crop.  
2023 Returning Winner  

Burlingame, CA | Food & Beverage Products
oceanshalo.com

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Austin Wealth Management
Austin Wealth Management

Kevin Smith
Managing Partner 
BBA 2004, McCombs School of Business

Cash flow planning, tax strategy, asset protection, and asset management for professionals, retirees, and business owners. Platform services for independent RIAs. 

Austin, TX | Banking & Finance
austinwealthmgmt.com

87
Elite Dental Wellness
Elite Dental Wellness

Dr. Ashandra Batiste-Cumby
Owner & Dentist
BS 2002, College of Natural Sciences

Elite Dental Wellness offers the finest possible oral care and focus on the overall health, wellbeing, and comfort of their patients. They expect to earn the loyalty and trust of our patients by acknowledging and fulfilling their specific needs, while seeking to establish and develop long lasting relationships.
2023 Returning Winner

Houston, TX | Health Care
elitedentalwellness.com

88
Young Voices Of Colorado
Young Voices Of Colorado

Jena Soward Dickey
Founder & Artistic Director  
BM 1972, Life Member, College of Fine Arts  

Young Voices of Colorado is a community choir program that provides music education to children ages 5-18. Curriculum includes music theory, ear-training, and vocal technique.  
 

Englewood, CO | Arts, Culture & Entertainment
youngvoices.org

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Austin Screen Printing Longhorn Business Network Member
Austin Screen Printing

Brian Feldman
President
BBA 1997, Life Member, McCombs School of Business

Since 1975, Austin Screen Printing & Embroidery has been creating custom T-shirts, hats, polos, bags, jackets, koozies, tumblers, and merch for brands, colleges, schools, state agencies, nonprofits, churches and more. From Austin City Limits to Zilker Botanical Garden, they can make your brand stand out on any number of products.

Austin, TX | Printing & Publishing
austinscreenprinting.com

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Compass Datacenters
Compass Datacenters

Chris Crosby
CEO
BS 1993, Life Member, College of Natural Sciences

Compass Datacenters designs and constructs data centers for some of the world’s largest hyperscalers and cloud providers on campuses across the globe. Their corporate culture is predicated on continual improvement and innovation and has enabled them to consistently deliver customer’s projects faster, and with no sacrifices in quality.
2023 Returning Winner

Dallas, TX | Information Technology
compassdatacenters.com

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Roots Behavioral Health Longhorn Business Network Member
Roots Behavioral Health

Andrea Turnipseed
Co-Founder  
MS 2009, Steve Hicks School of Social Work  

Brent Turnipseed
Co-Founder & Medical Director  
BA 2000, Life Member, College of Liberal Arts  

A mental health clinic offering affordable and innovative holistic psychiatric care in Central Texas. Services include medication management, therapy, ketamine services, lifestyle optimization, and brain health assessment.  
2023 Returning Winner  

Austin, TX | Health Care
rootsbehavioralhealth.com

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RENFROE®
RENFROE®

Austin Renfroe
CEO  
BS 2004, Life Member, Cockrell School of Engineering; BA 2004 College of Natural Sciences 

RENFROE® is a full-service claims management and workforce solutions company providing turnkey staffing and technology solutions to the insurance industry. They have responded to major hurricanes, severe weather events, wildfires, oil spills, explosions, several product recalls, and more.  
2023 Returning Winner  

Birmingham, AL | Insurance
earenfroe.com

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The Gage Hotel
The Gage Hotel

J. Bryan
Owner  
LLB 1965, Life Member, School of Law; BA 1980, College of Liberal Arts  

Surrounded by the pristine beauty of Texas and Big Bend country, the Gage Hotel offers unique accommodations with laid-back luxury, gracious hospitality, a luxurious spa, superior dining, and one of the most iconic bars in Texas. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. 

Marathon, TX | Lodging & Travel
gagehotel.com

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Oliver Insurance Brokerage
Oliver Insurance Brokerage

John Oliver, IV
CEO  
BA 2003, College of Liberal Arts  

Oliver Insurance Brokerage is a full-service insurance and advisory firm based in Austin, Texas. They consult on insurance coverage with a diverse clientele that includes families, small businesses, and large global corporations. Their best-in-class corporate services include estate planning for high-net-worth individuals, business continuity planning, and employee benefits. With a more than two-decade-long presence in Texas, they are currently one of the leading insurance firms in the state.  

Austin, TX | Insurance
oliverinsurancebrokerage.com

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Dentistry Of The Oaks
Dentistry Of The Oaks

Dr. Katie Stuchlik
Co-Owner & Dentist
BS 2008, Life Member, Moody College of Communication; BS 2010, College of Natural Sciences

Dentistry of the Oaks provides general dentistry services to the Houston community. They offer cosmetic, surgical, endodontic, orthodontic, and general cleanings all under one roof. Their start-up business just celebrated five years serving the community.

Houston, TX | Health Care
dentistryoftheoaks.com

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Palisades Group Longhorn Business Network Member
Palisades Group

Jack Macdowell
Co-Founder & CIO  
BBA 1996, Life Member, McCombs School of Business  

Craig Fisher
CCO & General Counsel  
BA 1992, College of Liberal Arts  

Chris Dunn
CAO  
BBA, MPA 2010, McCombs School of Business  

This is an alternative asset manager in the global residential credit markets managing over $31.3 billion of loans and real estate. They invest in, and actively manage, real estate-backed loans to consumers, property developers, and builders throughout the business cycle. 
2023 Returning Winner  

Austin, TX | Real Estate
palisades.us.com

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Zarate Medical Group, P.A.
Zarate Medical Group, P.A.

Dr. Rudolfo Zarate
President  
BA 1991, Life Member, College of Natural Science  

Zarate Medical Group is an internal medicine medical practice providing the full spectrum of adolescent and adult health care.  
 

San Antonio, TX | Health Care
zaratemedicalgroup.com

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Accord Business Funding
 Accord Business Funding

Adam Beebe
President
MBA 2011, Life Member, McCombs School of Business

Accord Business Funding provides revenue-based financing for small businesses nationwide. 

Houston, TX | Banking & Finance
accordbf.com

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TelcoMotion
TelcoMotion

Ted Liang, CEO  
BA 2005, College of Liberal Arts  

TelcoMotion designs and manufactures custom motors, gearmotors, blowers, and components for commercial, industrial, energy, and medical industries. These are ideal for OEM power transmission, air movement, and gas-burning applications.  

Houston, TX | Manufacturing
telcointercon.com

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Pasco Foods
Pasco Foods

Susse Budde 
CEO  
BBA 1995, Life Member, McCombs School of Business  

Pasco Foods provides branded and private label solutions for U.S. retailers, wholesale and food clubs, and food service and industrial customers. From seed to shelf, Pasco and their partner farmers create sustainability, quality, and long-term value for all.  

Spicewood, TX | Food & Beverage Products
pasco-foods.com

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