The 2009 Inc. 500: The Top 10 Women-Run Companies

ClinAssure, women-owned businesses
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Stacey Pittman, President and CEO, ClinAssure

Rank: No. 85
Location: Irvine, California
Revenue: $5,043,775 in 2008

Upon graduating from college, Pittman intended to go into the Peace Corps, but her mother had a high-level job in the Pentagon, and her serving overseas was thought to be a bad idea. So she decided to specialize in clinical research for pharmaceuticals and biotech products and started ClinAssure.