Fast growing women-led firms employ 27,000

BrightStar Care, a Gurnee, Ill.-based staffing services firm owned by Shelly Sun, was named the fastest-growing woman-led business in North America in April. The Top 50 women-led businesses, which were ranked by Women Presidents’ Organization and American Express Open, generated a combined $4 billion in revenue in  2011 and employed 26,883 workers. The number of people employed by the companies is expected to hit 34,550 this year.

For a list of the Top 50, click here.

For Shelly Sun’s advice on growing a business in SmallBusinessExecutive, click here.

To learn how a mentoring program helped Shelly Sun grow her business, click here.

 

 

 

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