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Shelly Sun

BrightStar Care
Gurnee, Ill.

No. 475
2010 Revenue: $99.1 million
Three-Year Growth: 727%

BrightStar Care provides pediatric, newborn and elderly home care throughout 130 locations nationwide. Shelly Sun, the company’s CEO, says the success of BrightStar Care is due to “refining our selection criteria for franchisees based upon studying the franchisees we have selected in our first five years to select more with top-performer profiles and to use the study to help identify what specifically to coach each franchisee about how to improve their performance.”