The 2010 Inc. 5000: The Top 10 Black Entrepreneurs

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Karen Cooper, President

SmartIT Staffing

No. 384
2009 Revenue: $9.7 million
Three-Year Growth: 787.77%

SmartIT is a staffing and talent acquisition firm that provides IT consulting to companies in the private and public sector. Initially headquartered in Indianapolis, Cooper and her leadership team opened another office in Cincinnati to take advantage of the city's industrial opportunities.