GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — United Energy Services (UES), an energy sales company, receives yet another honor for its growth and success. The University of Florida has named UES as a 2019 Gator100 company—earning the number six spot on the list. UF’s Gator100 recognizes the 100 fastest growing Gator-owned or Gator-led businesses in the world.
UES received the honor during the 2019 Gator100 Awards Lunch on Feb. 22, 2019 at UF’s J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. The Gator100 is sponsored by the UF Alumni Association, in partnership with the UF Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center. Ernst & Young calculated each company’s compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the past three years to generate the ranking. UES was ranked six out of 100, with a CAGR of 93.21%.
“At UES, our growth and success are a direct result of our customers’ growth and success. We are honored to be recognized by University of Florida,” said Justin Bishop, co-founder and COO of UES. “Some of the best memories I have were while I was in school at UF, and I have always bled orange and blue, so it’s very special to me. I am very appreciative to my business partner and our team, who allowed us to earn the number six spot on the Gator 100 list.”
UES previously earned the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® honor and its position on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list by working closely with its clients to provide them with quality sales acquisition strategies via direct sales, retail and telemarketing. UES continues to add to its existing energy footprint and diversify into new business segments, expanding opportunities for its clients and sales teams.
“The Gator100 honors UF alumni from across the university who are founding and growing amazing companies around the country,” said Kent Fuchs, president of the University of Florida. “It’s an incredible affirmation of the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of the Gator Nation.”
To qualify for the 2019 Gator100, companies must have been in business for five years or longer as of Sept. 28, 2018, and have verifiable annual revenues of $250,000 or more every year since 2015. Additionally, a UF alumnus or alumna must have met one of the following three leadership criteria:
- Owned 50 percent or more of the company from Jan. 1, 2015 through Sept. 28, 2018; or
- Served as company’s chief executive from Jan. 1, 2015 through Sept. 28, 2018; or
- Founded the company and been active as a member of the most senior management team from Jan. 1, 2015 through Sept. 28, 2018.
View the full list of Gator100 honorees at gator100.ufl.edu.
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About United Energy Services
Founded in 2003, with corporate headquarters in Chicago and Gainesville, Florida, United Energy Services (UES) provides consulting, direct marketing, telesales and wholesale services to retail energy providers (REPs), investor-owned utilities, municipalities, cooperatives and other large-use consumers. UES provides access to pricing and market research for more than 50 electricity and natural gas suppliers throughout the world and helps procure the lowest rates possible for businesses of all sizes, both domestically and internationally. For more information about UES, please visit unitedenergyservices.com.
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