Honored as a 2017 USF Fast 56 Award Recipient

May 25, 2017 – Tampa, FL (PRWEB): The University of South Florida (USF) Alumni Association will honor the 2017 USF Fast 56 – the fastest growing USF alumni-owned or -led businesses in the world – on Friday, April 28,2017, in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom and Oval Theater at USF Tampa.

Lair Services led by Thomas Raad is a IT managed Services provider and will be one of 56 businesses inducted into the 2017 USF Fast 56 by USF System President Judy Genshaft and USF Alumni Association Board of Directors Chair Jim Harvey.

“Lair Services is thrilled to be recognized by the University of South Florida for the growth of our business for the 3rd consecutive year,” said Thomas Raad, a 2007 graduate of USF, “We thank our valued clients for the continued loyalty and confidence they have placed in us. We look forward to continuing to serve their IT needs in the future.”

To be considered for the USF Fast 56 program, an organization must have been in business for at least three years, have revenues of $250,000 or more for the most recent 12-month period, and be owned or led by a former USF student.

The 2017 USF Fast 56 companies were ranked by percentage of cumulative annual growth in revenue, as documented by Cherry Bekaert, a public accounting firm based in Tampa. Fifty-six USF alumni owned or led businesses were selected as recipients, in recognition of the year USF was founded, 1956.

“We’re proud to recognize Lair Services as one of the 56 fastest growing USF Bull-led businesses in the world,” said USF Alumni Association Executive Director Bill McCausland.  “We look forward to celebrating on April 28, when we’ll count down to the No. 1 Fast 56 business.”