Texas A&M University recognized Patriot Pool & Spa of Austin, TX as a member of the 2016 Aggie 100, which honors the fastest-growing companies in the world, owned or operated by Texas A&M University Former Students. Patriot Pool & Spa was ranked 21st with a compound annual growth rate of 71.565% from 2013 through 2015. The Aggie 100, a program created by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School, honors graduates from across disciplines for their entrepreneurial endeavors and success as business leaders.
Patriot Pool & Spa has provided swimming pool service, repair, education, and renovation to the greater Austin area since 2006. This is Patriot Pool & Spa’s third time to be named to the Aggie 100, ranking 91st in 2011 and 25th in 2015.
The 100 Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses with the highest annual revenue growth were recognized on Friday, November 11, 2016 an an evening gala in the Hall of Champions at Texas A&M University’s football stadium, Kyle Field. The honorees were joined by employees, faculty, administrators, current students and fellow entrepreneurs to celebrate their success.
“The 12th Annual Aggie 100 is a very impressive representation of Aggie excellence. The companies reflect 1,352 years of experience bringing the best to their respective industries and keeping the Aggie entrepreneurial standard alive and well,” said Richard H. Lester, executive director of the Mays Business School’s Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship. “We’re so proud of these top 100 performing Aggie entrepreneurs, and we celebrate the success of all Aggie companies that live by the Aggie Code of Honor: Aggies do not lie, cheat or steal or tolerate those who do. We need more of that in today’s business world.”
The Aggie 100 list in its entirety may be viewed at www.aggie100.com