Top Female CEOs of the 2012 Inc. 500

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Julie Ison Haley, Co-Founder and CEO

Edge Solutions
Alpharetta, Ga.

No. 3
2011 Revenue: $21.8 million
Three-Year Growth: 21,036%

Julie Ison Haley’s company specializes in IT infrastructure sales and services. With two other founders—including her husband—Haley utilized her sales and litigation background and IT relationships to create a company focused on giving businesses the biggest return on their IT spending. She founded Edge Solutions in 2008 and gives all employees time off to volunteer. “We’ve tried to build a culture of helping others here at Edge,” she says. “It leaks into everything we do.”