Where was everybody on Thursday? If you were looking for some of the top people at the fastest growing companies in Utah, a lot of them were at the Grand America in Salt Lake City for the Utah Business Fast 50 Awards Luncheon.

Who was there? Well, Sam Urie, publisher of Utah Business Magazine, and Shauna Lake and Mark Koelbel of KUTV News were there to host the event. Thomas Mecham of Kirton McConkie, Chris Falk of Newmark Grubb ACRES, Joel Peterson, Founding Partner at Peterson Partners, and Clair Rood of CBIZ MHM were there as sponsors of the event.

The annual event recognizes the top 50 fastest growing companies in the state. These businesses are celebrated at the luncheon where they’re featured in a short video presentation and then given their award in numerical order. They will also appear in the September issue of Utah Business Magazine.

So who made the list? The first and second place winners of the Fast 50, Jeff Smith, CEO of Alliance Health and Bob Millerberg, CEO of Crest Financial Services made appearances to accept their company awards. Also there to accept awards were Kelly Conroy of Kneader’s Bakery, Shelbi Gomez of Workfront, Ryan Caldwell of MX, and Shawn Ryan of ClearLink. This is the list of Fast 50 companies honored at the luncheon.

  1. Alliance Health
  2. Crest Financial Services, LLC
  3. Peak Capital Partners
  4. Brahma Group, Inc.
  5. Progrexion
  6. Pluralsight
  7. Boostability
  8. StorageCraft Technology Corporation
  9. Partner Fusion, Inc.
  10. Jaybird, LLC
  11. HealthEquity
  12. ASEA LLC
  13. Diamond Wireless
  14. Cementation USA, Inc.
  15. Packsize International, LLC
  16. Candlelight Homes
  17. iDrive Logistics
  18. Conservice
  19. Kneaders Bakery & Cafe
  20. MX
  21. Cariloha
  22. OnSite Care, Inc.
  23. Vivint
  24. Auric Solar, LLC
  25. Extra Space Storage, Inc.
  26. VMI Nutrition, Inc.
  27. Solutionreach, Inc.
  28. Workfront, formerly AtTask
  29. CLEARLINK Technologies, LLC
  30. HQC Holdings, Inc.
  31. Silencerco, LLC
  32. Christopherson Andavo Travel, LP
  33. Xyngular Corporation
  34. Nu Skin Enterprises
  35. InMoment
  36. Red Sky Solutions, LLC
  37. IntegraCore, LLC
  38. Coates Electrical and Instrumentation Inc.
  39. Simplicity Laser, LLC
  40. Valcom LLC Salt Lake City
  41. OptConnect
  42. Uinta Brewing Company
  43. USANA Health Sciences
  44. Cicero Group
  45. Xima, LLC
  46. Overstock.com
  47. Veritas Funding
  48. Scandia Company
  49. eLearning Brothers
  50. Zylun Staffing, LLC
  51. Universal Synaptics Corporation

The Emerging Eight

The Emerging Eight are companies that have been in business a short amount of time but are showing rapid growth in company size and revenue. For more info on the Utah Fast 50 and the Emerging Eight, see the article from Utah Business Magazine.

Jamie Bates