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Atlanta, GA, United States, 2010/02/09 - At a reception on January 30, The University of Georgia recognized the top 100 fastest growing businesses owned or operated by UGA Alumni. Allen Professional Graphics Group, an Atlanta-based creative services firm, ranked 28th on the list.
Allen Professional Graphics Group (APGG), an Atlanta-based design firm, is among the businesses selected for the inaugural class of the Bulldog 100: Fastest Growing Bulldog Businesses. Sponsored by the University of Georgia Alumni Association, the Bulldog 100 is a program that will determine and award the 100 fastest growing businesses that are owned or operated by UGA Alumni, each year. Rankings are based on compounded annual growth rate of revenues for the past three years. APGG was listed as the 28th fastest growing company on the list and the highest ranking African-American-owned business.
Ethan Kwame Allen, President of APGG (UGA ‘99), and Monica Allen, Vice President of APGG (UGA ’96), were presented with the award at a reception held on January 30, 2010, at the InterContinental Buckhead. “It is a tremendous honor to receive this award. There are several top-notch companies on the list, and we are thrilled to be ranked in the top 30,” says Allen. “We are thankful for the great education and experiences that we had at the University of Georgia. Those experiences helped shape our lives and our business.”
“APGG should be congratulated for being among the first selection of Bulldog 100 companies,” said Deborah Dietzler, Executive Director of the UGA Alumni Association. “With more than 400 nominees representing businesses from throughout the United States, it is a true achievement to be selected. The UGA Alumni Association is proud to honor APGG for its accomplishments.”
“The University of Georgia is proud of you and the success you have achieved,” said University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams. “You are to be especially commended for guiding your business to success during the current economic climate.”
Information about the program, including a complete list of the Bulldog 100 Class of 2010 is available on the UGA Alumni Association website: uga.edu/alumni/bulldog100.
About Allen Professional Graphics Group (APGG)
APGG (apgg.net) is a multi-brand creative services firm located in west midtown Atlanta. The company develops visual identities for businesses, groups, product brands, and events. Services range from graphic design and web development to custom-embroidered apparel. The company’s portfolio of brands includes stuff4GREEKS, Zeus’ Closet retail stores, FratBrat, Divine Graphics, Whole 9 Solutions, E. K. Allen Creative, and Monica Allen Interiors.
Writer: Bob Taylor, 706/542/2251, btaylor[.]uga.edu
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