EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This year, the List features 20 more companies than it did in 2010 and it includes 41 new companies. uSamp, Med Exec International, Canon Recruiting Group, Mixed Chicks and Blue Microphones are in the top five, respectively. Med Exec, a Glendale-based recruitment firm, recorded a 278.6 percent revenue growth from 2008-2010. Canon Recruiting, a Santa Clarita-located staffing agency, saw 241.4 percent growth. Headquartered in Canoga Park, Mixed Chicks grew substantially with a 218.8 percent increase in revenues. Blue Microphones earned 202.2 percent growth. The List also features companies in the marketing, automobile, real estate, aviation and entertainment industries, among others.

– By Marvin Vasquez


THE PACESETTER

USamp, an online market research and technology firm, topped the List with 1,050 percent revenue growth from 2008-2010. In 2010, the company generated $23 million in revenue, up from $8.6 million in 2009 and $2 million in 2008. uSamp employs 90 employees at its Encino headquarters and 170 people companywide. Matthew Dusig, who co-founded uSamp in 2008, currently operates as the chief executive officer.

– By Marvin Vasquez


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