TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Providence Technology Solutions was recognized during Florida State University’s 2nd Annual Seminole 100 Celebration on March 2 at FSU’s University Center Club in Doak Campbell Stadium.
The 2019 Seminole 100, hosted by the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at the FSU College of Business in partnership with the FSU Alumni Association and EY, recognized the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned by Florida State alumni, ranked by compound annual growth rate.
Providence Technology Solutions ranked ninth on the 2019 Seminole 100, the highest of any honoree based in Northeast Florida.
Providence Technology Solutions is an IT professional services firm with centers of excellence in HCM, and considered a leader in the HCM technology consulting space. Providence was previously recognized by the Jacksonville Business Journal, in its 2018 Fast 50 ranking, as the seventh fastest-growing private company in Northeast Florida. The company delivers turnkey IT solutions for selecting, implementing, and maintaining software-as-a-service (SaaS) platforms, including HCM, ERP, CRM, and benefits administration through its strategic advisory, consulting, data services, and staff augmentation services. Providence’s President and Co-Founder, Juan Diaz, graduated from Florida State University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and International Affairs.
“We are honored to be recognized alongside so many other successful businesses in this year’s Seminole 100. It’s exciting to see what entrepreneurially-minded Florida State graduates are doing across the globe in terms of innovation. For Providence to be just a part of that is very humbling,” said Juan Diaz.
“The remarkable success of these business owners reflects well on the university, and we are incredibly proud that they are Florida State alumni,” said Melissa Roberts, managing director of the Jim Moran Institute. “Seminole 100 is our way of recognizing entrepreneurial excellence among our alumni, and it helps fulfill Florida State’s goal of becoming a preeminent university that embraces entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation across campus.”
To qualify for the Seminole 100, a company must have been in business for at least three years and generated revenue by January 1, 2015. Additionally, the business must be owned or majority managed by an FSU alumnus for three consecutive years prior to nomination.
View the full list of Seminole 100 honorees at seminole100.fsu.edu.