BIZZUKA EARNS SPOT ON LSU TOP 100 LIST
Lafayette-based Firm Cited Among Worldwide Competitors
March 15, 2011 - BATON ROUGE, LA – Bizzuka, one of the premier web development, content management, and Internet marketing firms in the U.S, will be honored as one of the top 100 fastest-growing Tiger businesses during the LSU 100 Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 8, 2011.
According to LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute Director of Development Jill Roshto, the LSU 100 celebrates the success of LSU graduates and recognizes the impact of LSU on the local, regional and national economies. LSU 100 is co-hosted by LSU and LSU SEI. The full list of winners is now available for viewing at www.lsu100.com/honorees.
"Bizzuka is indicative of the Tiger-led businesses that we want to show other Tigers from every college on campus what they need to do to be successful,” Roshto said. "We congratulate them on this achievement and look forward to their continued success.”
Bizzuka met the following requirements for inclusion in the LSU 100:
· Has been in business for five years or more
· Has had verifiable revenues of $100,000 or more for the last calendar year
· A former LSU student owns at least 50 percent of the company or is a CEO, president or managing partner
· Operates in a manner consistent with the mission of LSU and LSU SEI
"We are honored to be among so many great LSU-led businesses – this is a great accomplishment for both Bizzuka as well as me, personally,” commented Bizzuka CEO and 1982 LSU School of Business graduate, John Munsell.
Founded in 2001, Bizzuka is also on Inc. Magazine’s fourth annual list of America’s 5000 fastest-growing private companies – ranking within the top ten in Louisiana, and number 1513 nationwide. The company, though headquartered in Lafayette, La., also has a Baton Rouge office and additional sales representation in Lake Charles, Shreveport-Bossier, and New Orleans. Recently, Bizzuka named its new chairman of the board, Chris Vaccari, a prominent Covington, La. businessman and another LSU alumnus.