America's 10 Fastest Growing Private Companies

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Integrity Funding

Gregory Roper, CEO and Founder
Sarasota, Fla.

No. 4
2011 Revenue: $14.7 million
Three-Year Growth: 12,443%

Gregory Roper built his financial services agency in 2007 and grew the company by targeting what he calls "esoteric" asset classes. Integrity Funding offers specialty financing for aviation production, cash flow settlements, and secondary market life insurance. In 2009, the company had 12 employees and closed only several deals with a size of $20,000. The company's workforce has more than doubled to 25 employees, and this year, nearly 200 deals--with an average size of $200,000--will be executed.