Trailblazing Women Business Owners & Leaders Recognized For Rapid Company Growth
The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), in partnership with American Express Global Corporate Payments, the division of American Express serving the payment solution needs of middle market and large companies, today released the eighth ranking of the 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies. For just the second time, nominations were open to global entries. The 50 Fastest generated a combined $4.4 billion in 2014 revenues (mean of $88.3 million) and collectively employed 31,121 in 2014 (mean of 692).
Morning Star Financial Services, a Minnesota-based financial management firm, was the second place winner, rising from the number eight spot last year to second in 2015. Over the past two years, the firm’s revenue and employment have skyrocketed. Dr. Rebecca Thomley, President and Chief Executive Officer, views company success as a combination of creativity, willingness to take risks and being surrounded with talented people.