By MARIE NESMITH
Womack Custom Residences rated in the Best 10 of the 2021 Bulldog 100 list of the quickest-escalating enterprises helmed by University of Ga alumni.
“I was blown away,” said Matt Womack, who owns the Cartersville-centered enterprise with his youthful brother, Stephen. “In my mind, I wished to be in the Top rated 50.
“So when we crossed that threshold, I was seriously excited. But then it just held getting decrease and reduce and they even now hadn’t named us,” he explained, referring to the on-line celebration. “When they did at last get in touch with our name and it was No. 9, we all went mad! It was genuinely entertaining.”
The brothers’ construction organization was named to the College of Georgia Alumni Association’s 2021 Bulldog 100 dependent on its growth from 2017 to 2019. Both Cartersville natives, Matt graduated from UGA in 2001 with a diploma in finance and Stephen received his housing and customer economics degree four many years afterwards.
“I commend the university and the alumni affiliation for possessing this party,” Womack claimed. “It’s a acquire-acquire for the university and all of these personal companies that designed the record. It truly is been 20 years due to the fact I was in university and this has rekindled my appreciate for the university and reminded me of how very pleased I am to be a Ga Bulldog.”
The companies’ rankings were being uncovered in the course of the digital Bulldog 100 Celebration Feb. 11.
In accordance to https://alumni.uga.edu, “LeaseQuery, an Atlanta-centered accounting software package firm, was named the quickest-developing alumni organization for the second year in a row. The business, led by two previous college roommates, is the to start with enterprise to repeat as No. 1 in consecutive decades. CEO George Azih acquired a bachelor’s degree in business administration from UGA in 2003 and Chief Earnings Officer Chris Ramsey acquired a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2005.”
Initially released in 2009, the Bulldog 100 record showcased 100 enterprises this yr that are centered in two countries and nine U.S. states, like 81 in Ga. In addition to the Womacks, some of the selected honorees are alumni with firms in the fields of technological innovation, well being treatment and agriculture.
In general, the 2021 Bulldog 100 garnered 429 nominations.
Developing their small business in January 2016, the Womack brothers are fourth-technology household builders. Their corporation now is made up of Matt as CFO presiding around company growth and administrative functions Stephen as COO overseeing construction Stephen’s wife, Bess, business office supervisor and Victor Barron, superintendent/job supervisor.
In 2020, their perform ranged in size and price tag, with some jobs topping more than $1 million. The Womacks done two customized builds, a historic renovation, 3 remodels and two energetic-grownup residences.