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Fast 50

Utah Business Staff

September 1, 2011

A pioneering spirit in the face of economic uncertainty is propelling 2011’s Fast 50 into continued success. At Utah Business, we’ve seen companies forge ahead, using innovation, passion and elbow grease to beat the odds and reach the top. Instead of simply weathering economic woes, these businesses surged forward and broke new ground. Read on to hear from our Fast 50, the companies driving Utah into a national spotlight with their business savvy and creativity.

1 Phillips Edison & Co.
Michael Phillips, CEO
2010 Rank —
Phillips Edison & Co. is a fully integrated retail real estate company, with the mission to purchase under-performing, grocery-anchored properties and maximize their value through hands-on leasing, management and redevelopment.

2 Skullcandy Inc.
Jeremy Andrus, CEO
2010 Rank 1
Skullcandy creates audio products and technology to catalyze the collision of music, fashion and sport.

3 ZAGG Inc.
Robert G. Pedersen II, CEO
2010 Rank 2
ZAGG Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes protective clear coverings for consumer electronics and hand-held devices. It has also created a line of personal audio and electronic accessories.

4 Academy Mortgage Corporation
Adam Kessler, CEO
2010 Rank —
Academy Mortgage offers mortgage loans and is a direct lender, handling all processing, underwriting and closings locally.

5 Cementation USA Inc.
Mike Nadon, CEO
2010 Rank —
Cementation is an underground mine contracting and engineering company providing services for clients throughout North and South America.

6 Signature Products Group (Truck Shields)
R. Dustin Zundel, CEO
2010 Rank —
SPG manufactures and distributes thousands of brand licensed products to over 20,000 retail outlets in North America.

7 One On One Marketing
Nick Greer, CEO
2010 Rank 11
One On One Marketing specializes in online marketing and technology.

8 Green River Capital
Christopher West, CEO
2010 Rank —
GRC focuses on residential and commercial REO asset management, short sale management and asset valuation services.

9 OrangeSoda
Jay Bean, CEO
2010 Rank —
Online marketing company specializing in SEO and pay per click management.

10 IntegraCore, LLC.
Ted Broman, CEO
2010 Rank 9
Management of manufacturing and packaging through procurement, light manufacturing, media and print replication, packaging, kitting and assembly, pick and pack, warehousing, distribution and fulfillment.

11 Diamond Wireless
Tom Skidmore, CEO
2010 Rank 6
Verizon Wireless products, sales and services.

12 Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC
Matthew Pineda, CEO
2010 Rank 3
Castle & Cooke Mortgage does retail residential mortgage banking, combining a traditional lending platform with innovative technology.

13 Daily Bread
Justen Ericksen, CEO
2010 Rank Emerging 8
Freeze-dried, 25-year guarantee food storage and emergency preparedness products.

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