Advocate business staff reports

September 15, 2021

The 11th annual LSU 100, which recognizes the fastest-growing businesses either owned or led by LSU graduates is out.

The annual program recognizes the 100 fastest growing and the top 10 highest revenue generating LSU graduate owned or led businesses. Companies must apply each year to be considered for either list and meet the four following criteria:

• The company must have been in business for five years.
• The company must have had $100,000 or more in revenue..
• The company must be led or owned by an LSU graduate for the program time frame.
• The company and its LSU leaders and/or founders must act with high integrity.

In ranked order, the companies on the 2021 LSU 100 list are:

LSU100 Rank

Company Name Year Founded HQ Location



DarkHorse Industries, LLC 2014 Jackson, LA Construction


Franklin Associates, LLC 2005 Baton Rouge, LA Communications Consulting


CompuFlow Solutions 1988 Mesa, AZ Engineering, Military, Aerospace


Guarantee Restoration Services 1974 Baton Rouge, LA Restoration, Construction, Mitigation


Bear General Contractors, LLC 2014 Pensacola, FL Commercial Construction


Premier Health 2006 Baton Rouge, LA Healthcare


Lyons Specialty Company, LLC 1923 Port Allen, LA Wholesale Grocery