Two Atlanta companies among fastest-growing women-owned/led in the world
ATLANTA — Two Atlanta companies landed on the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) and American Express’ annual ranking of the 50 fastest-growing women-owned/led companies in the world, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reported.
Atlanta-based IT company Xtreme Solutions Inc. and its founder Phyllis Newhouse ranked No. 16 on the list while Atlanta-based accounting and finance company J Curve LLC and partner Amy Dresser came in at No. 44.
WPO reported the 50 fastest-growing women-owned/led companies in 2015 generated a combined $4.96 billion in revenue and employed collectively 44,744.
“According to our recent State of Women-Owned Businesses report, the number of women-owned firms grew at a rate of five times faster than the national average since the recession,” said American Express’ President of Global Commercial Payments Susan Sobbott said in a statement.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle