11. Ilene Rosoff, The Launch Pad
Founded by Rosoff in 1992, The Launch Pad is one of Tampa Bay's fastest growing companies. It provides IT and Web services. Two years ago, Rosoff was named a finalist for Business Woman of the Year in the Technology category by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. In addition, she has been recognized for her contributions to a number of causes, including the Bay Area Search and Rescue, Boys and Girls Clubs and Easy-to-GreenIT, which includes "GreenBack," a community outreach program that recycles gently used computer equipment for use at local nonprofits. With 2011 revenue of $6.8 million, its sales increased 66 percent between 2009 and 2011.