A-LIGN was recognized by Florida State University’s (FSU) inaugural Seminole 100, celebrating the achievements of A-LIGN and its CEO, Scott Price and President, Gene Geiger as elite FSU alumni entrepreneurs. With a 210% three-year growth rate, A-LIGN is one of the fastest growing Seminole-owned businesses in the United States.
The exclusive ranking is presented by Florida State University, the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, the FSU Alumni Association and Inc. Magazine. The Seminole 100 list recognizes the fastest-growing U.S. businesses owned by Florida State alumni, who are responsible for some of the most innovative and profitable companies in America. The inaugural Seminole 100 includes businesses of all sizes and industries located throughout the United States. More than 60 businesses are located in Florida.
“A-LIGN is honored to be named to the Seminole 100 list. Our values, which transcends the Seminole 100, strives to promote and nurture the entrepreneurial attitude of our employees, attributing to the extraordinary growth and success of A-LIGN. Our team’s effort and innovative approach allows us to expand in a highly competitive and dynamic market. We are excited to be recognized and hope to foster inspiration for future FSU Alumni,” stated Scott Price, CEO of A-LIGN.
A-LIGN will be formally recognized at an awards ceremony on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at FSU’s Center Club where their official ranking will be announced.
As a global information security and cyber risk advisory, and compliance solutions provider, A-LIGN continuously dedicates itself to providing exceptional client service, helping businesses across a variety of industries navigate the complexities of their specific audit and security assessment needs.
With over 1,200 clients globally, A-LIGN currently serves a variety of industries including Information Technology, Payment Card Processing, Financial, Government, Healthcare, Payroll and more. A-LIGN continues to expand its service offerings, currently offering 20 different services such as SOC 1, SOC 2, PCI DSS, Penetration Testing, ISO 27001, HITRUST, and FISMA. A-LIGN is one of the only companies in the world that is a licensed CPA firm, Qualified Security Assessor Company (QSAC), accredited ISO 27001 certification body, and accredited FedRAMP 3PAO.
“Scott and I both attended Florida State University, each earning Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Science in Accounting. It was at FSU where our friendship started and eventually developed into a partnership when we founded A-LIGN. This recognition is extremely gratifying and we are proud to be a part of the Seminole 100,” said Gene Geiger, President of A-LIGN.
In February 2017, Scott was appointed by The Florida State University College of Business as the Board Chair to the Department of Accounting’s Professional Advisory Board (PAB).
Scott and Gene are not the only FSU Alumni at A-LIGN; about 21% of the workforce is comprised of FSU graduates with the percentage projected to grow as A-LIGN continues to attend campus career events and actively recruit throughout the year.
“Each year, the Seminole 100 will showcase the fastest growing businesses owned by FSU Alumni. This is just a small representation of the vast number of FSU alumni owned businesses that play important roles as economic growth agents in communities across the country,” said Randy Blass, Executive Director of the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship. “During the annual Seminole 100 Celebration, we will get to recognize the achievements of these select few and acknowledge the important role that universities have in creating and sustaining vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystems.”
About Seminole 100
To qualify for the Seminole 100, companies must have generated revenue by March 3, 2013, have generated at least $100,000 in revenue in 2013 and generated at least $2 million in revenue in 2016. Additionally, the business must be privately held, for profit, based in the U.S. and be owned or majority managed by a Florida State University alumni. For more information about Seminole 100, visit www.seminole100.fsu.edu.
A-LIGN is a global information security and cyber risk advisory, and compliance solutions provider. With experienced professionals, A-LIGN assists global organizations across a variety of industries to navigate the complexities of their audit and security assessment needs. A-LIGN is a licensed CPA firm, QSAC, accredited ISO 27001 certification body, and accredited FedRAMP 3PAO. For more information, visit www.A-LIGN.com.