Top 10 Female Entrepreneurs

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Crystal Culbertson, Founder and CEO

Crystal Clear Technologies
St. Petersburg, Fla.

No. 5
2010 Revenue: $16.4 million
Three-Year Growth: 16,048%

Crystal Culbertson’s company, which ranked at No. 549 on 2010’s Inc. 5000 list, specializes in information technology and data communications issues involving the federal government. Culbertson began her IT career as a logistics specialist at the United States Air Force’s Civil Engineering Support Agency. She founded Crystal Clear Technologies in 2002 with the stated purpose of providing technology support to the United States Armed Forces. “Our motto is ‘Serving Those Who Serve,”’ Culbertson said, “and as cheesy as it may sound that's the best part of the job.”