Fastest Growing Female-owned Businesses (Washington Post Article)

Expert from the Washington Post article, by Marjorie Censer:

“Companies in the region – and their owners — that cracked the top 50 on the Women Presidents’ Organization’s list of fastest-growing businesses:

No. 7: Passport Health, Fran Lessans. The Baltimore-based travel medical services provider has grown 674 percent since 2005, with revenue of $35.2 million in 2009.

No. 19: DMS International, Magdalah R. Silva. The Silver Spring management and IT consultant had $9 million in revenue last year.

No. 20: Ampcus, Anjali Ramakumaran. The Chantilly-based tech and engineering consulting firm pulled in $6.6 million in 2009.

No. 23: Government Contract Solutions, Nicole Geller: The Vienna contracting consultants had $19.5 million in revenue last year, a 420 percent increase from 2005.

No. 27: Nova Datacom, Min Cho: The Chantilly information technology security firm has tripled revenue since 2005, with $25 million last year.

No. 29: Knowledge Link, Donna K. Alligood: The IT services provider, based in McLean, increased revenue from $624,000 to $5.8 million in four years.

No. 30: Correct Rx Pharmacy Services, Ellen H. Yankellow. The Linthicum, Md.-based pharmaceuticals company had $54 million in revenue last year.