Addison, TX (PRWEB) November 25, 2014
The SMU Caruth Institute recently ranked Point 2 Point Global Security No. 68 on the 2014 Dallas 100 List of Top Entrepreneurial Companies in the Dallas area. Point 2 Point Global Security, founded in 2004 by Stephanie Point, is a U.S. based security company protecting major corporations, high profile executives and government entities from physical and reputational risk. The announcement came at the annual SMU Cox Dallas 100 Awards Ceremony and Banquet at the Dallas Omni Hotel on Thursday, November 13th.
“We are thrilled to be included in the elite group of companies named to the 2014 Dallas 100,” stated CEO and founder Stephanie Point. “My purpose and passion is creating jobs and empowering people and we will continue on that mission.” Point added: “At our core, we operate in a culture of trust and integrity, developing our team members’ full potential and long-term loyalty to our mission of principled protection.”
For 24 years, SMU Cox has annually ranked the top 100 Dallas entrepreneurial companies based on sales growth over a designated period. Point 2 Point Global Security, a nation-wide corporation headquartered in Addison with locations in thirty-five other states, had a 244% sales increase and dollar growth over the past 3 years and added 362 employees in that same period. Serving industries such as energy (oil, gas & electricity), retail, education and movement of precious cargo, Point 2 Point has the capability to serve any economic sector.
Dallas 100™, co-founded by the SMU Cox Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship, honors the ingenuity, commitment and perseverance of the fastest-growing privately held entrepreneurial businesses in the Dallas area. According to the Caruth Institute’s data, this year’s winning companies collectively created 15,865 jobs over two years. In addition, all 100 companies together achieved $4.4 billion in sales in 2013 alone (the most recent year for which complete data is available) and made $9.1 billion in sales over three years from 2011 to 2013.
“The incredible growth and performance of the Dallas 100™ winners is a tribute to the dynamic and vibrant entrepreneurial community in which we live,” said Jerry White, director of the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at SMU Cox. “The Dallas economy has been driven by entrepreneurs since its founding. With today’s entrepreneurs, investors and supporting professionals, the economic future of our area and beyond looks bright indeed.”
The Dallas 100™ Awards Ceremony is presented annually by SMU Cox. This year’s sponsors were Avison Young, BKD CPAs and Advisors, Carr Intellectual Property Law, The CFO Suite, The Dallas Business Journal, Evos Financial, Executive Press, KRLD 1080 News Radio and Texas Capital Bank. The event recognizes privately held corporations, proprietorships or partnerships headquartered in the area that often don’t get attention, but which have created jobs and generated wealth for their founders and employees and enhanced the area economy.
Complete results of the 2014 Dallas 100 can be found at: http://www.cox.smu.edu/web/caruth-institute/2014-dallas-100-winners