13. Kristin Rorapaugh, Systems Management Planning
Rorapaugh started Systems Management Planning in 1997, with her husband, Eric. The company began as hardware-centric but has evolved to become a professional IT consultant, specializing in data center technology. Prior to forming SMP, Kristin worked for several advertising agencies, and she has a background in art direction. Combining her tech side with her artistic side has resulted in a unique image for SMP. The $40.6 million company experienced two-year revenue growth of 60 percent.