The Capital Corporation has been helping lower middle market companies achieve their financial objectives since 1991. With hundreds of closed transactions, The Capital Corporation is one of the most successful middle market investment banking firms in the country. It takes experience, commitment, and unwavering focus to achieve such results and that is what we bring to every deal.

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In 2018, companies will be judged using a weighted calculation based on year-over-year growth in three categories: revenue, earnings and employee headcount. This calculation will cover the annual periods from 2015 to 2017. These measurements portray positive change and true growth in any company without regard to industry and position everyone to earn a prestigious spot among South Carolina’s Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies. The Capital Corporation is proud to be the Presenter of this prestigious program honoring companies supporting South Carolina’s vitality and economic growth.

Dan Adams – President & CEO The Capital Corporation
The Capital Corporation
and presenting sponsor of
South Carolina’s Fastest-Growing Companies


BDO is a professional services firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies. For more than 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals.


As part of their strong alliance relationship with Scott & Co, BDO has attended the 25 Fastest Growing Companies event for the last several years. It is BDO’s great pleasure to have the baton passed to them as a sponsor of this well-deserved, much needed recognition event. BDO is thrilled to step into this new role as not only active participants in the qualification process but also as chief cheerleaders in the celebration.


Karen Stone, CPA – Atlantic Region Tax Managing Partner

and presenting partner of
South Carolina’s Fastest-Growing Companies



For more than 160 years, PNC has been committed to providing our clients with great service and powerful financial expertise to help them meet their financial goals. We are proud of our longstanding history of supporting not only our customers but also our communities, employees and shareholders. PNC offers a wide range of services to all our customers, from individuals and small businesses, to corporations and governmental entities.

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At PNC we offer strategic insight and financial solutions for businesses across South Carolina. We are pleased to partner with the “Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies,” which honors companies that are creating jobs and opportunities in the communities where we live and work.

Tommy Flinn – Vice President Corporate & Institutional Banking
PNC Bank
and presenting partner of
South Carolina’s Fastest-Growing Companies  




In South Carolina’s three key business hubs, Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine focus on a unique vision of business today and in the future. Our mission is to inspire businesses to be forward thinking, innovative and creative. With engaging stories and commentaries that are informative as well as entertaining, we influence readers through print, web, events and video to be change advocates, problem solvers and thought leaders within the community.

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SC 25 Fastest Growing is a way for us to recognize and celebrate our state’s most dynamic businesses. We encourage all companies to participate. The publicity reflects positively not only for the winners, but on all businesses in the state.



Lori Coon – Publisher/COO
Integrated Media Publishing
and presenting partner of
South Carolina’s Fastest-Growing Companies





KeenanSuggs | HUB International is a leading risk and insurance brokerage firm offering a broad array of property, casualty, employee benefits, personal lines, investment and risk management products and services. Our regional operating structure allows us to deliver unmatched global capabilities and resources to our clients on a local level. From six offices in South Carolina, our dedicated teams of industry and product specialists work in partnership to deliver fortune 500 solutions to middle market clients across the region.

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It is an important part of the culture at KeenanSuggs | HUB to be engaged in the corporate community of South Carolina through active participation in civic, cultural, charitable and governmental organizations. Our role as a partner sponsor of SC 25 Fastest Growing Companies directly parallels our mission and we’re honored to support the program.



Tommy Suggs – President & CEO
KeenanSuggs | HUB International
and presenting partner of
South Carolina’s Fastest-Growing Companies


Our regional heritage and local knowledge — combined with a transatlantic outlook — generate the insights capable of unlocking more opportunities for our clients.

With locations on both sides of the Atlantic, we provide the breadth of legal experience and services to meet our clients’ needs without losing the intimacy of being connected to our different communities.

These strong local and regional ties enable us to remain close to our clients and the issues they care about.

With teams located across the US and the UK, and networks and relationships around the world, we bring an international perspective and extended jurisdictional reach to a wide range of client needs — a powerful combination that presents a compelling alternative to other firms.

It all adds up to hands-on, switched-on lawyers and professionals with the ability to deliver intelligent, grounded and pragmatic advice that our clients need to feel confident and succeed at home, across the Atlantic and around the world.

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Jamile J. Francis, III Partner, US
Kevin A. Hall
Partner, US
James D. Myrick
Partner, US




Endorsed By

South Carolina Chamber of Commerce • Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce Columbia Chamber of Commerce Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce York County Regional Chamber of Commerce Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce Greenville Chamber of Commerce Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce