Birmingham, Ala. - Warren Averett, LLC, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, has partnered with Auburn University Harbert College of Business and Business Alabama Magazine for the inaugural Top Tigers program. The Top Tigers program recognizes the fastest-growing companies founded, owned or led by Auburn University alumni from each of Auburn's 12 degree-granting colleges and schools.

To qualify for Top Tigers consideration, companies must meet the following standards:

  • Company must be founded, owned or led (CEO, CFO, presidents, vice president, etc.) by an Auburn University alumnus

  • Company must be in business for at least 5 years

  • Company's revenues must be at least $250,000 for base year of evaluation period

  • Company must operate in a manner consistent with The Auburn Creed

To nominate a business, submit the name of the company and contact information to Shanna Ullmann (shanna.ullmann@auburn.edu). Nominations are accepted from all sources, and self-nomination is welcomed.

Top Tigers nominees will be evaluated on the basis of year-over-year revenue growth during the program time period (Base year: Calendar year 2010 or fiscal year 2011; Ending year: Calendar year or fiscal year ending 2013). Warren Averett, LLC will collect necessary financial information from nominees and conduct the analysis. Final rankings will be based on percentage of growth during the program time period. Revenues and other information will remain confidential. Only the percentage of revenue growth will be made public.

About Warren Averett

With 800 employees and 350 CPAs, Warren Averett offers depth and experience in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, construction, real estate, aerospace and defense, life sciences and technology, nonprofit and public sector, with services that span beyond audit and tax to include wealth management, staffing and recruiting, technology consulting, financial outsourcing, retirement plan administration and investments. Our 14 office locations include Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Cullman, Anniston, Auburn and Foley, Alabama; Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, and Tampa, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; and affiliate offices in Houston, Texas and the Cayman Islands. To learn more about our firm visit www.warrenaverett.com.