In an event to remember, final rankings of The Zweig Letter 2012 Hot Firm List were announced at The Zweig Letter Hot Firm black tie dinner and awards ceremony, which featured a gourmet dinner, exciting award presentation, music and dancing. Sullivan International Group, Inc. moved up the list from #7 in 2011, to #5 in 2012. “I firmly believe our ability to continually excel within our industry is directly associated with the quality of our exceptional employees, their tireless commitment to our valued client’s, and their resounding commitment to our corporate vision, mission and cores values. Said Steven E. Sullivan, CEO, Sullivan International Group, Inc.
The awards ceremony closed the two-day The Zweig Letter Hot Firm Conference – the most anticipated event in the A/E industry, held yearly. The event has been held every October since 2000 at exciting locations throughout the U.S. The 2012 conference was held at the elegant St. Regis Hotel and Resort in Aspen, Col. CEOs, owners, presidents, principals and other leaders from the top design and environmental firms, along with entrepreneurs, authors and business experts, came to the event to share industry news, compare strategies for success, learn from their peers, and leave with renewed inspiration for another successful year.
The Zweig Letter 2012 Hot Firm List recognizes the 100 fastest-growing architecture, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firms in the United States and Canada. These firms have outperformed the economy and competitors to become leaders in their chosen fields.
Rankings are based on a survey of firms conducted by ZweigWhite. For 2012, firms were ranked according to their three-year growth rate in gross revenue for fiscal years 2008 and 2011, with 50 percent of the ranking based on percentage growth and 50 percent based on dollar growth. Only firms that had revenue of $1,000,000 or more in 2008, were in business for the entirety of the three-year period and that were still in business as of Jan. 1, 2011 were eligible. After the initial ranking, the leading contenders are contacted for financial statements or income tax returns to validate the results of the ranking. Verification of revenue figures is required to qualify for the final ranking.