N. Ky. chamber names Emerging 30

This year`s “Emerging 30” companies in Northern Kentucky averaged an annual revenue growth rate of 91 percent and added an average of four employees, according to the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

The chamber today announced its 2003 class of Emerging 30 businesses, the fastest-growing small businesses in the area. They are: ADCM Inc.; AZA Construction Inc; Bertke & Sparks CPAs; Beverly International Inc.; Blue Star Inc.; Boggs & Colvin LLC; Business Communication Services; Capital Software; Cardinal Laboratories Inc.; C-Forward Inc.; Chas. Wagner Enterprises; Christopher Financial Group; Cindy B! Realtors; dbaDirect Inc.; Donna Salyers` Fabulous-Furs; FocusMark Group LLC; Furniture Solutions; K4 Architecture LLC; Minuteman Press-Crescent Springs; Nielson & Sherry PSC; Parsons & Associates LLC; PediaMed Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Pediatric Associates PSC; Pohlgers/Shelter Insurance Agency; Regis Office Supply; Seasongood Asset Management; Select Specialties Corp.; Steinkamp Molding LP; Vector Construction Co.; and Wealth Advisors of Cincinnati LLC.

Eleven of the companies have previously been selected for the Emerging 30, with AZA Construction and Bertke & Sparks landing their fifth consecutive designation.

The competition is open to all companies over 3 years old that are headquartered in Boone, Kenton or Campbell counties, or were Northern Kentucky Chamber members that averaged at least 15 percent revenue growth over the past three years. The businesses also had to exceed $250,000 in revenue and have fewer than 150 employees.