GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Amicon Management was named to the University of Florida’s 2017 Gator100 during a ceremony Feb. 10 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 compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) over the past three years to generate the ranking.
Amicon Management was ranked #22 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 71.43%.
Amicon Management is a professional owner representation and construction project management firm committed to protecting clients’ interests. Their proven strategies mitigate risk, create accountability, and maximize value for every project.
CEO and Founder, Adam Mopsick, has over 25 years of experience in the construction and real estate industry, dating back to his teenage days as a laborer. After earning an undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Florida, he gained valuable knowledge and experience building luxury custom homes for award-winning firm, Brookman-Fels. In 1996, at the age of 24, the lure of entrepreneurship led Adam to form his own construction company. This became the foundation for teaming up with UF alumnus Ross Adickman to form Amicon Construction.
Their vision was to create a boutique company focusing on a superior client experience and unique corporate culture based on integrity, work ethic and a team-oriented spirit. Amicon’s commitment was to attract and train staff who understand superior construction techniques and advanced project management technologies while focusing primarily on client satisfaction. Under Adam’s innovative leadership, Amicon has earned the confidence of a growing portfolio of prestigious local and international clients. Today, Amicon Construction is consistently recognized as the market leader for premier general contracting services and construction management in South Florida.
“The Gator100 is a campus-wide initiative that recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit entrenched in the university,” said Timothy Walsh, the Executive Director of the UF Alumni Association and Assistant Vice President of Alumni Affairs. “UF Alumni have created and guided some of the most innovative and profitable businesses in the nation and world. The Gator100 celebrates the very best of our Gator Entrepreneurs.”
To qualify for the Gator100, companies must have been in business for five years or more as of Oct. 1, 2016, and have had verifiable annual revenues of $250,000 or more in 2013. Additionally, a UF alumnus or alumna must have met one of the following three leadership criteria:
1. Owned 50 percent or more of the company from Jan. 1, 2013, through Oct. 1, 2016; or
2. Served as company’s chief executive from Jan. 1, 2013, through Oct. 1, 2016; or
3. Founded the company and been active as a member of the most senior management team from Jan. 1, 2013, through Oct. 1, 2016.
View the full list of Gator100 honorees at gator100.ufl.edu.
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