Each year, Inc. ranks the fastest-growing private companies in America. This year One Stop Environmental was honored to make the list coming in at number 476.
Industry: Environmental Services
2003 Revenue: $673,582
2006 Revenue: $4.9 million
Ranked No. 5 in the Top Companies in Environmental Services
Ranked No. 76 in the Southeast Inc. 500 Companies
What it does: Provides hazardous waste remediation and cleanup services for government, military, and private sector clients.
Why it’s growing: Doing the dirty work has been lucrative for One Stop, a woman-owned, HUBZone, 8(a) certified, small disadvantaged business ready to tackle anything–from the transporting of industrial waste to cleanups of train wrecks, military firing ranges, and busted meth labs. Revenue from federal contracts has soared, from $100,000 in 2005 to almost $2 million in 2006.
What’s noteworthy: CEO Shannon Riley has four young children. But she’s not too worried about her safety. “We deal with more danger than the average person,” she says. “But we know what we’re getting into, and we’re safe because we’re always prepared.”