GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Power Production Management was named the University of Florida’s 2019 Gator100 during a ceremony on Feb. 22 at UF’s J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.
Sponsored by the UF Alumni Association, in partnership with the UF Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, the Gator100 recognizes the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or led by UF alumni. Ernst & Young calculated each company’s compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the past three years to generate the ranking.
Power Production Management was ranked 14 with a CAGR of 72.67%.
Power Production Management is a solar contracting firm whose mission is to play a significant role in creating a world powered by the Sun. Since 2009, PPM has served more than 500 customers across various industries. With megawatts of solar installed and in development, PPM is building a network of dedicated and responsible energy users, installers and investors to bring that vision to life.
Jason Gonos, an alumni of the University of Florida College of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, said, “It is a great honor to be among these incredible companies and to be awarded the Gator 100 for the third time! Go Gators!”
“The Gator100 honors UF alumni from across the university who are founding and growing amazing companies around the country,” said Kent Fuchs, president of the University of Florida. “It’s an incredible affirmation of the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of the Gator Nation.”
About Power Production Management
Power Production Management, Inc. (PPM) is a solar contracting firm licensed in multiple states across Southeastern United States. PPM focuses on providing aesthetically pleasing, high quality solar projects to its clients across residential, commercial, utility, and institutional market segments. PPM has a vision of the world powered by the Sun.
About Gator 100
To qualify for the Gator100, companies must have been in business for five years or more as of Sept. 28, 2018, and have had verifiable annual revenues of $250,000 or more every year since 2015. Additionally, a UF alumnus or alumna must have met one of the following three leadership criteria:
Owned 50 percent or more of the company from Jan. 1, 2015, through Sept. 28, 2018; or
Served as company’s chief executive from Jan. 1, 2015, through Sept. 28, 2018; or
Founded the company and been active as a member of the most senior management team from Jan. 1, 2015, through Sept. 28, 2018.
View the full list of Gator100 honorees at gator100.ufl.edu.