After 21 years in business, SocialSEO, the Colorado Springs-based digital marketing firm, has recently seen a significant increase in its clients and revenue. What is the digital marketing company’s secret to success? Being in the right place at the right time and generating new leads, said Greg and Darcie Walthour, CEO and president, respectively, of […]

Cousins Ian and Nick Lee opened the gin distillery, Lee Spirits Co., in Colorado Springs in 2013 — and the party hasn’t stopped since. Along with its speakeasy-style tasting room, Brooklyn’s on Boulder St., Lee Spirits pulls in nearly 20 times the revenue it did in 2015, making it one of the Fastest Growing Companies […]

With 48 branches in the U.S., Mortgage Solutions Financial, the Colorado Springs-based loan company, is looking to add five more branches by the end of 2017.  The company, which was created by Roy Clennan, and is currently operated with his son and company President Rob Clennan, specializes in home loans and mortgages as well as […]

Paul Sutton attributes the phenomenal growth of his company, Peak Structural Inc., to the decision to move to Palmer Lake in 2015. “No question, the bigger building we have now spurred the growth,” he said. “If we’d moved in 2011 or ’12, we probably would’ve had a surge in growth then.” The company — which […]

A.J. Peak, CEO of Peak Dental Services, had a vision for his company before it began — but he needed help. That’s when his father entered the picture. “I wanted to do something entrepreneurial and I developed a business plan,” Peak said. “I talked my dad into being the guinea pig.” His father, Dr. Douglas […]

PeakMed Colorado is changing the way people go to the doctor. Under a direct primary care model, PeakMed bypasses insurance companies and gives patients direct access to a doctor “regardless of insurance, pre-existing conditions, age or illness,” for a fixed monthly membership fee. Also part of the model: same-day appointments, 24/7 virtual access, house calls […]

Revolution Jewelry Works is a custom design fine jewelry studio that’s true to its name. Its full-time staff, with a collective 95 years of experience, pride themselves on being approachable experts, not salespeople. Owner Jennifer Farnes, one of only about 100 master faceters in the country, took a leap of faith to open the award-winning […]

Axe and the Oak Distillery buys its corn and rye from a Hugo, Colo., family farm, sources its water from the Rocky Mountains, and grows its team organically. The multi-award-winning distillery is led by four friends — Jason Jackson, Casey Ross, Eric Baldini and Scott White — who joined forces to create a handcrafted signature […]

Cherwell Software is a leading creator of IT service management tools, primarily focused on enabling IT teams to implement, automate and modernize their services. “In IT you run across dozens or more applications from different vendors with very little tie-in or integration,” said Scott Gainey, Cherwell’s newly appointed chief marketing officer. “That requires oscillating between […]

Colorado Computer Support, a three-time Inc. 5000 award recipient, currently provides IT services for about 100 clients, many far beyond the stretch from Denver to Pueblo. CCS also does business in Arizona, Florida and Oregon. Small to medium-sized businesses, either with an existing IT team or without, rely on CCS to assist in keeping their […]

(Editor’s note: The Colorado Springs Business Journal annually celebrates the city’s fastest-growing companies with a celebration and awards ceremony.) Summit Technical Solutions was founded in 2001 by CEO Kelly Terrien. A Department of Defense contractor, the company has grown from acting as a subcontractor to holding 21 prime contracts, with more than 300 employees and […]

(Editor’s Note: The Colorado Springs Business Journal honors the city’s fastest-growing companies each year with a celebration in September. The eight companies who won are being featured in a series of articles discussing their business models, success stories and challenges.) Revolution Jewelry Works, founded in 2013, is a custom jewelry design studio in Colorado Springs. […]

(Editor’s Note: The Colorado Springs Business Journal honors the city’s fastest-growing companies each year with a celebration in September. The eight companies that won are being featured in a series of articles discussing their business models, success stories and challenges.) Elevated Insights is a market research company that is moving quickly to fill a niche […]

(Editor’s Note: The Colorado Springs Business Journal honors the city’s fastest-growing companies each year with a celebration in September. The eight companies that won are being featured in a series of articles discussing their business models, success stories and challenges.) Elevated Insights is a market research company that is moving quickly to fill a niche […]

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(Editor’s note: The Colorado Springs Business Journal honors the city’s fastest-growing companies each year with a celebration in September. The eight companies who won will be featured in a series of articles that discuss their business models, their success stories and their challenges.)  Tumbleweed Tiny Homes got started in 1999 with its first tiny RV […]

Eight companies received awards Thursday night from the Colorado Springs Business Journal during its annual awards ceremony to honor the city’s fastest-growing companies. About 200 people gathered at the Roaring ’20s theme party at The Gold Room and winners were announced from 16 nominees. Winners included: BombBomb, an email marketing firm headquartered in Colorado Springs; […]

Bobby Cotten has built a career and a multi-million dollar company installing insulation — fiberglass, cellulose and spray foam insulation for homes, offices and commercial buildings. After working for a national insulation company, he and his wife Liz started EcoFoam/ Insulutions. The business incorporated in June 2010 and now has 131 Colorado employees, with more […]

Brothers Chris and Andrew Clark moved to Colorado Springs from Australia more than two years ago and knew one person in the state. Since then, the founders of fusesport, a software solution developer for sports events and federations, have grown the company to become one of Colorado Springs’ most promising startups. According to Chris, the […]

For the past 14 years, Colorado Computer Support has been offering its clients a range of technological services and the company has sustained consistent growth through it all. Through achieving the company’s goal of making technology simple and accessible for businesses, Colorado Computer Support has also increased its annual revenue from $1.9 million in 2013 […]

Colorado Springs-based government contractor BASCO Group LLC is proving itself to be a dynamic force in general contracting, as well as the other services it provides. Since 2013, the company has grown from 11 to 39 full-time employees and has also increased its gross annual revenue from $1.1 million in 2013 to more than $5 […]

Editor’s note: We will feature each of the 13 winning fastest-growing companies in upcoming CSBJ editions. The founder of AdvantEdge Drywall has provided drywall installation in Southern Colorado for more than 20 years. He built on that experience to create one of the fastest-growing companies in the Springs. The company has seen gross revenues climb […]