The second annual Cougar 100 hosted by the University of Houston (UH) was held on Tuesday October 27, 2015 at the Bayou City Event Center. The Cougar 100 celebrates the fastest growing Cougar-owned and Cougar-led businesses.
The 2015 Cougar 100 winner is ATS Pest Force owned by Austin Elrod, class of 2011.
After networking, guests listened to Dr. Renu Khator, Chancellor and President of the University of Houston highlight some of the new upgrades, future plans and staff accomplishments at UH. Following Dr. Khator, Rushion McDonald, ‘83 UH alumni and 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient gave the keynote speech. McDonald is currently the executive producer for the “Steve Harvey” show.
Each year the list of Cougar 100 businesses is ranked by two-year compound annual revenue growth. The listing celebrates the various companies success and gives Cougars a point of achievement to share with the entire community.
Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) are the official accountants for the Cougar 100.