UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 10 Big Leap

Three-Year Growth 461% 2016 Revenue $5.1 million City Lehi Founded 2008 Employees 48 Industry Online marketing Website BigLeap.com Founder Bryan Phelps, 33 The Company A digital marketing agency that provides expertise in SEO, PPC, content marketing and social media campaigns. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT With a 97 percent client retention rate and top-notch leadership, […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 23 Platinum Payment Systems

Three-Year Growth 103% 2016 Revenue $5.2 million City Spanish Fork Founded 2003 Employees 14 Industry Financial/technology Website PlatPay.com Founder Nate Hughes, 40 The Company A provider of payment processing solutions. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT It pays to be innovative. With a top-notch team, strong partners and its leading proprietary software —Zift — Platinum Payment […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 24 Rock Canyon Bank

Three-Year Growth 102% 2016 Revenue $22.7 million City Provo Founded 1991 Employees 119 Industry Banking/finance Website RockCanyonBank.com Founder R. Tod Monsen, 59; Park Roney The Company A local community bank. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT Take this growth to the bank! In an unreliable market, Rock Canyon has been impressively reliable. It’s gone from 38 employees […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 20 EDGEhomes

Three-Year Growth 121% 2016 Revenue $252.1 million City Orem Founded 2011 Employees 120 Industry Real estate Website EdgeHomes.com Founders Steve Maddox, 49; Gordy Jones, 48 The Company A residential construction company. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT EDGEhomes has been at home on our UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies list for seven years thanks to a relentless drive […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 16 Sentinel Sales and Management

Three-Year Growth 233% 2016 Revenue $10.4 million City American Fork Founded 2007 Employees 8 Industry Real Estate Website UtahSentinelGroup.com Founder Kathleen P. Lopez, 52 The Company A full service real estate brokerage with sales and property management. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT Real (estate) talk: With more than 30 years of industry experience, Sentinel Sales […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 18 eLearning Brothers

Three-Year Growth 156% 2016 Revenue $7.2 million City American Fork Founded 2009 Employees 59 Industry eLearning Website eLearningBrothers.com Executives Andrew Scivally, 42; Curtis Morley, 43 The Company A provider of eLearning templates, custom eLearning design, soft skills training courses, and training for eLearning professionals. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT A former No. 1 Fastest-Growing Company […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 15 Complete Merchant Solutions

Three-Year Growth 236% 2016 Revenue $113.4 million City Orem Founded 2008 Employees 64 Industry Financial/technology Website CMSonline.com Founders David Decker, 43; Trever Hansen, 40; Kyle Hall, 34 The Company An integrated payments platform. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT CMS deserves all the credit in the world. Named one of the top 50 payment platforms in […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 19 Edge — The Service Company

Three-Year Growth 148% 2016 Revenue $20.2 million City Provo Founded 2008 Employees 300 Industry Home services Website EdgeServicing.com Founder Andrew Richardson, 37 The Company A provider of pest control servicing for both residential and commercial customers. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT Edge Servicing keeps giving themselves the edge. With its top-notch software (developed in-house), a […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 21 All Pro Security

Three-Year Growth 109% 2016 Revenue $1.8 million City Pleasant Grove Founded 2006 Employees 184 Industry Service Website APSguards.com Founder Bob Conner, 59 The Company A provider of security services for businesses, individuals and government entities. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT APS is a safe bet. With more than 33 years of law enforcement experience and […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 17 Domega

Three-Year Growth 161% 2016 Revenue $6.4 million City Orem Founded 2005 Employees 47 Industry Technology/data Website Domega.com Founder Jake Fackrell, 44 The Company A provider of high tech-data aggregation tools. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT High-tech niche products, diverse markets, talented leadership and a world-class advisory board? That’s data done right. JUST YOU WAIT — […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 28 SimTek Fence

  Three-Year Growth 67% 2016 Revenue $15.9 million City Orem Founded 2007 Employees 85 Industry Manufacturing Website SimTekFence.com Founder Brad Wilson, 42 The Company A manufacturer and seller of simulated stone fence systems molded from steel-reinforced polyethylene. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT It’s been wall-to-wall growth for SimTek Fence. For the past six years, they’ve […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 27 Wiggy Wash

Three-Year Growth 86% 2016 Revenue $4.2 million City 2010 Founded Spanish Fork Employees 98 Industry Automotive/service Website WiggyWash.com Founders Brent Wignall, 37; Chris Hailstone, 50 The Company A full-service car wash and express detail center. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT Wiggy Wash cleans up nice. A former Startup to Watch, it has won awards (best […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 25 Goodwin Media

Three-Year Growth 101% 2016 Revenue $1.7 million City Highland Founded 2006 Employees 8 Industry Marketing Website Goodwin.media Founder Stewart Goodwin, 36 The Company A digital creative marketing agency. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT Goodwin Media has done a world of good. The company has been on the UV50 six times, and it’s because they’ve helped […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 26 Relic

Three-Year Growth 96% 2016 Revenue $6.4 million City Provo Founded 2009 Employees 23 Industry Marketing Website RelicAgency.com Founder Adam Stoker, 34 The Company A full-service advertising agency specializing in technology, telecommunications and tourism. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT What’s old is new again. Relic has expertly blended the worlds of traditional and modern advertising and […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 29 Amara Day Spa

Three-Year Growth 57% 2016 Revenue $4.9 million City Orem Founded 2004 Employees 108 Industry Beauty/service Website AmaraDaySpa.com Founder Leigh Bennett, 37 The Company A full-service spa, salon, MedSpa and boutique. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT Amara has had beautiful growth. With set systems in place, a career path for employees, and two booming locations (in […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 30 Simplicity Laser

Three-Year Growth 56% 2016 Revenue $7.7 million City Lindon Founded 2009 Employees 161 Industry Beauty/service Website SimplicityLaser.com Founders Erik Adams, 44; Kyle Adams, 41; Leeon Jeffs, 40 The Company A provider of aesthetic services, including laser hair removal, facials, and skin treatments with cutting-edge technology. NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT Now this is a laser-sharp […]

UV50: 10 Economic Engines 2017

History has its eyes on you. Meet 10 companies blowing us all away with their time, talents, teams and ten-dolla bills. THE FINE PRINT: The Economic Engines list is selected by BusinessQ’s editorial board and is ranked based on factors including annual revenue, number of employees, contributions to Utah County’s economy and community, as well […]

UV50 Economic Engines: No. 1 Qualtrics

City Provo Founded 2002 Employees 1,500 Industry Technology Website Qualtrics.com Founders Ryan Smith, 39; Scott Smith; Jared Smith; Stuart Orgill The Company An enterprise survey platform provider. BLOWING US ALL AWAY: LET US COUNT THE WAYS 1. Survey says Qualtrics is dominating, starting with its most recent valuation of $2.5 billion in April 2017. 2. It has 8,500 customers, including Coca-Cola, Target, FedEx, […]

UV50 Economic Engines: No. 2 Nu Skin

City Provo Founded 1984 Employees 1,550 Industry Beauty and wellness/direct sales Website NuSkinUSA.com CEO Ritch Wood, 51 The Company A developer of skin care and nutritional products primarily in the anti-aging market. BLOWING US ALL AWAY: LET US COUNT THE WAYS 1. Nu Skin did $2.21 billion in revenue in 2016. 2. 550 million meals have been donated through its Nourish the […]

UV50 Economic Engines: No. 3 Vivint

City Provo Founded 1999 Employees 11,000 employees (4,000 in Utah) Industry Technology Website Vivint.com Founder Todd Pedersen, 48 The Company A provider of smart home automation and security. BLOWING US ALL AWAY: LET US COUNT THE WAYS 1. Vivint did $757 million in revenue in 2016. 2. In 2017, Fast Company named Vivint one of the 50 most innovative companies in America. 3. […]

UV50 Economic Engines: No. 4 doTERRA

City Pleasant Grove Founded 2008 Employees 2,500 (2,000 in Utah) Industry Health and wellness/direct sales Website doTERRA.com Founder David Stirling, 54 The Company A producer and distributor of essential oils, including personal care products, nutritional supplements, and healthy living products. BLOWING US ALL AWAY: LET US COUNT THE WAYS 1. doTERRA is a billion-dollar company with robust growth. 2. It has a global […]

UV50 Economic Engines: No. 5 Clyde Companies

City Orem Founded 1997 Employees 3,100 (2,500 in Utah) Industry Construction Website Clydeinc.com Founder Wilford Clyde, 64 The Company An administrative agency that supports the needs of subsidiary organizations that span the construction, building materials and insurance agencies. BLOWING US ALL AWAY: LET US COUNT THE WAYS 1. Since 1926, Clyde has been building Utah. Literally. 2. Its subsidiaries: W.W. Clyde & […]

UV50 Economic Engines: No. 6 Adobe

City Lehi Founded 1982 (purchased locally-grown Omniture in 2009) Employees 17,000 (1,200 in Utah) Industry Technology Website Adobe.com The Company A provider of digital marketing and digital media solutions. BLOWING US ALL AWAY: LET US COUNT THE WAYS 1. It’s been almost eight years since Adobe purchased Orem-based Omniture for $1.8 billion, ultimately leading the $7-billion global giant […]

UV50 Economic Engines: No. 7 Ancestry

City Lehi Founded 1983 Employees 1,400 (1,000 in Utah) Industry Technology/family history Website Ancestry.com CEO Tim Sullivan, 54 The Company The world’s largest online resource for family history and consumer genetics. BLOWING US ALL AWAY: LET US COUNT THE WAYS 1. Ancestry is in more than 30 international markets. 2. It hosts the world’s largest online collection of family history records — […]

UV50 Economic Engines: No. 8 Utah Valley University

City Orem Founded 1941Employees 3,436 Industry Education Website UVU.edu President Matthew S. Holland, 50 The Company An open-admission regional teaching institution. BLOWING US ALL AWAY: LET US COUNT THE WAYS 1. UVU is the largest public university in the state. 2. It has more than 36,000 students. 3. It offers certificate programs, 63 associate’s degrees, 75 bachelor’s degrees, 8 master’s […]

UV50 Economic Engines: No. 10 Thanksgiving Point

City Lehi Founded 1996 Employees 400 Industry Recreation/non-profit Website ThanksgivingPoint.org CEO Mike Washburn, 61 The Company A nonprofit farm, garden and museum complex that draws upon the natural world to cultivate transformative family learning. BLOWING US ALL AWAY: LET US COUNT THE WAYS 1. Thanksgiving Point is perhaps the most iconic landmark in Utah Valley. 2. It was founded […]

UV50: 10 Startups to Watch 2017

Young, scrappy and hungry. Meet 10 startups who “stay alive” by “bein’ a lot smarter, by bein’ a self-starter.” THE FINE PRINT: The Startups to Watch list was selected from a pool of applicants with less than four years of operating history. The winners were determined by BusinessQ’s editorial board.

UV50 Startups to Watch: No. 1 Podium

Founded 2014 City Lehi Employees 215 Industry Technology Website Podium.com Co-Founders Eric Rea; Dennis Steele The Company A software platform powering the modern relationship between businesses and their customers. YOUNG + HUNGRY Podium is changing the conversation. Its stellar, seamless software helps businesses engage with consumers, leading to more than 100,000 users, 600% YOY growth, and more than $36 million […]

UV50 Startups to Watch: No. 2 Purple

Founded 2015 City Alpine Employees 700 Industry Manufacturing/Retail Website OnPurple.com CEO Sam Bernards, 40 The Company A creator and manufacturer of hyper-elastic polymer mattresses, pillows, sheets and seat cushions. YOUNG + HUNGRY  Color us impressed. With nearly $200 million in sales, 700 employees, 11,000-plus 5-star customer reviews, 57 granted and pending patents, and 500 million video views that just […]

UV50 Startups to Watch: No. 3 Skipio

City American Fork Founded 2016 Employees 40 Industry Customer engagement Website Skipio.com Founders Nick Greer, 40; Randy Garn, 42. The Company A sales communication platform that connects companies and customers through next-gen business texting technology. YOUNG + HUNGRY Skipio is skipping along nicely. The texting technology company is led by Nick Greer, founder of another former UV50 company, One on […]