TAMPA, Fla. – A-LIGN was recognized during Florida State University’s 2nd Annual Seminole 100 Celebration on March 2 at Florida State University’s (FSU) University Center Club in Doak Campbell Stadium.
The 2019 Seminole 100, hosted by the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at the FSU College of Business in partnership with the FSU Alumni Association and Ernst and Young, recognized the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned by Florida State University alumni.
A-LIGN, a leading provider of cybersecurity, privacy and compliance solutions ranked 18th with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 66.27%. Earning the 18th spot on the Seminole 100 list is another significant honor in a year of growth and recognition for A-LIGN. In 2018, A-LIGN raised $54.5 million in capital from FTV Capital. Other notable achievements include being listed 30th on Florida’s Fast 100 and earning a spot on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies for its second consecutive year in 2018. A-LIGN’s Chief Executive Officer, Scott Price (B.S. ’97, MAcc ’97) and President, Gene Geiger (B.S. ’97, MAcc ’98) met and completed their degrees at FSU prior to starting A-LIGN.
“I am honored that A-LIGN has been named the 18th fastest-growing company on the Seminole 100 list and be recognized for the second year in a row,” said Scott Price, Chief Executive Officer at A-LIGN. “As we celebrate an incredible year of growth and embark on our 10th anniversary at A-LIGN, it’s the foundation Gene and I learned from Florida State University that has guided us through our careers and instilled values that we continue to implement and embrace at A-LIGN today. We hope that our success story can serve as an inspiration for future alumni.”
“The remarkable success of these business owners reflects well on the university, and we are incredibly proud that they are Florida State alumni,” said Melissa Roberts, managing director of the Jim Moran Institute. “Seminole 100 is our way of recognizing entrepreneurial excellence among our alumni, and it helps fulfill Florida State’s goal of becoming a preeminent university that embraces entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation across the campus.”
To qualify for the Seminole 100, a company must have been in business for at least three years and generated revenue by January 1, 2015. Additionally, the business must be owned or majority managed by an FSU alumnus for three consecutive years prior to nomination.
View the full list of Seminole 100 honorees at seminole100.fsu.edu.
A-LIGN is one of a limited number of solution providers that can offer a consolidated approach to information technology and information security audits. A-LIGN is a HITRUST CSF Assessor firm, Qualified Security Assessor Company, Accredited ISO 27001 Certification Body, Accredited FedRAMP 3PAO and licensed CPA firm. With the ability to work with small businesses to the largest of global enterprises, A-LIGN leverages its industry expertise to guide organizations towards security, compliance and privacy services that will enhance their information security to prevent cyber threats and reduce risk, turning their security into a competitive edge. For more information, visit www.A-LIGN.com.