This demolition contractor is just one of the 100 fastest-growing urban businesses that will be honored this week at the annual Inner City 100 event, to be held on April 21 in Boston.
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Revenue: $3.5 million
A mentorship program with an established contractor helped CEO Heidi Brandt--who taught grade-school earth science for 11 years before founding her business--break into the male-dominated demolition industry. Now she's branching out. Brandt recently set up a plant where she plans to recycle material from demolition sites, including concrete, grass, and kitchen cabinets. "I don't believe in sending everything to the landfill," she says.