Orlando, Fla. – Orlando’s REDCON Solutions Group has been named to an elite group of second-stage companies through out Florida, the GrowFL’s prestigious Companies to Watch.
Each year, GrowFL reviews hundreds of nominations for companies throughout Florida to determine the top 50 companies to watch. They are judged on a wide variety of factors, such as the company’s management team, competitive market position and strong community involvement.
REDCON Solutions Group is a nationally-recognized leader for providing operational, strategic and technical support throughout the Federal Government. For instance, the company recently provided security for all disaster relief centers for both the federal government and the state of Florida.
“We are extremely honored to be named among the top tier of second-stage small businesses within the State of Florida,” says Kyle Evans, president & founder of REDCON. “This is a testament to all the hard work of our team has exemplified. It’s truly an honor.”
GrowFL defines a second-stage company as one with six to 150 full-time employees and between $750,000 and $100 million in annual revenue. The 50 finalists collectively represent $598 million in annual revenue and employ 3,200 full-time equivalent employees.
GrowFL highlighted REDCON Solutions Group’s involvement in veterans’ issues on their spotlight of the company. REDCON Solutions Group is a service-disabled veteran owned small business with a significant number of employees who are in fact veterans.
REDCON Solutions Group and the other Companies to Watch will be recognized at an event on February 10 in Tampa. Details can be found here.
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For more information media should contact –
REDCON Solutions Group: Kyle Evans, president, 407-810-1916, Kyle.Evans@REDCONSolutionsGroup.com
UCF Business Incubation Program: Carol Ann Dykes Logue, Site Manager, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-207-7426, Carolann.email@example.com or Alan Byrd, Alan Byrd & Associates, 407-415-8470, Alan@ByrdConnections.com
About REDCON Solutions Group
REDCON Solutions Group headquartered in Orlando, Fla., provides superior services to both U.S. Government agencies and commercial entities in the areas of Engineering & Logistics Solutions, Training & Education Support, Program Management, Disaster Relief Operations, Information Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection.
As a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, REDCON continues to grow and excel by following the philosophy inspired by its founders to always provide the highest quality services to our federal, state and commercial clients; and doing so with an effective management team to adapt to the dynamic federal marketplace. We strive to continuously improve our services and support to keep pace with our clients’ ever-changing requirements. Service excellence is the heart and soul of our business and the critical element in our customer relationships. Visit REDCONSolutionsGroup.com.
About the UCF Business Incubation Program
The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a community resource that provides early-stage companies with the tools, training and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth/impact enterprises. Since 1999, this award-winning program has helped more than 390 local startup companies reach their potential faster by providing vital business development resources.
With seven facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties, and the cities of Apopka, Kissimmee, Orlando and Winter Springs. For the 2014/15 and 2015/16 fiscal years, the activities of these participating firms have helped sustain more than 4,710 local jobs and have had a cumulative impact of more than $725 million on regional GDP and more than $1.3 billion on regional sales. During the same period, the program has returned $7.41 for every $1 invested in the program. For more information, visit www.incubator.ucf.edu.
GrowFL was created in 2009 as an economic development program focused on assisting second-stage growth companies prosper in the state of Florida. By providing strategies, resources and support to second-stage companies for next level growth through Strategic Research, Peer Learning and Leadership Development, GrowFL helps companies overcome obstacles to growth and leads them towards prosperity. Based on the philosophy of Economic Gardening® — to grow existing businesses in a community, region or state — GrowFL, the Florida Economic Gardening Institute, is a critical component to the state’s economic development strategy and Florida’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. GrowFL is a statewide economic development organization certified by the National Center for Economic Gardening through the Edward Lowe Foundation. GrowFL has assisted more than 1000 companies through the Strategic Research and CEO Roundtable programs and recognized 300 successful entrepreneurs through the annual awards program, Florida Companies to Watch. Learn more at www.GrowFL.com.