BE 100s DFW Dallas

For 45 years, the BE 100s, the nation’s largest black businesses,  have reimagined what hard work, collaboration, ingenuity and hustle could be for aspiring entrepreneurs around the world. 2017’s class didn’t disappoint as evident by some of these amazing stats:

  • The first Top 100 had total revenues of $473.4 million.
  • The 2017 Top 100 produced total revenues of $27. 5 billion.
  • List leaders: Privately-held IT powerhouse World Wide Technology, with an electrifying $9.3 billion in revenues, and workforce solutions juggernaut The Act-1 Group, which generated a whopping $2.8 billion in revenues.
  • The Top 100 is overwhelmingly composed of tech companies and manufacturers serving as vendors for the world’s largest corporations.
  • Tech firms continue to surge as the largest segment on the Top 100, representing 37.8% of total revenues.
Roland Parrish

Roland Parrish, 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient, DBJ Minority Business Leader Awards

Everything is bigger in Texas so it’s no surprise that several hometown businesses made the list, three from DFW.

Texas companies on the BE 100

Rank Company Location Revenue
15 Millennium Steel of Texas San Antonio $242,803,000
33 The Lewis Group LLP Houston $104,382,000
44 Facility Interiors Inc. Carrollton $85,643,000
47 Summus Industries Inc. Sugar Land $73,540,000
52 Parrish Restaurants Ltd. Dallas $63,754,000
61 Bird Electric Eastland $49,913,000
69 On-Target Supplies & Logistics Ltd. Dallas $42,695,000
87 Chase Source LP Houston $30,240,000
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