SOLitude Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies by Roaring 20

November 21st, 2018

Topics: SOLitude News


For the 6th year, SOLitude Lake Management has been named to Inside Business’ Roaring 20 list, which recognizes the twenty fastest-growing companies in Southeastern Virginia based on revenue, employee growth and the significant contributions they make to the local economy.

All winners experienced annual revenue growth from 2015-2017. In the last year, SOLitude has significantly increased gross revenue and added more than 100 new staff members to its team.

Since the company began, SOLitude has grown a presence in more than 30 states across the country and continues to expand to new regions, including California and Arizona.

In an interview with Inside Business, SOLitude CEO Kevin Tucker recalled the collective need for freshwater management services when he founded the company in 1998. 

“There were a lot of stormwater ponds and lakes in the community that were underserviced,” Tucker said. “There was a great need and the options they had were not that good.”

Roaring 20He went on to discuss what it was like serving as the company’s only employee until 2002.

“It was a bootstrap operation, starting with an office in my house and also my garage,” Tucker said. “It was self-funded. I was still doing small real estate development projects.”

Under Tucker’s leadership, SOLitude has grown to a company of nearly 300 employees and provides services in 36 states. He credits much of the company’s success to an unparalleled focus on customer service, as well as the many internal programs and advisory boards that help cultivate blossoming leaders. 
SOLitude is also a respected industry leader on the technology front. Company research and development teams regularly convene through an internal program called SOL X Labs to discuss new innovations and brainstorm better ways to exceed the goals of clients throughout the country. 
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