8. Sandra Davis, Applied Computer Solutions
2012 Rank: 53
2011 Revenue: $706,000,000
2-Year Growth Rate: 106.43%
Location: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sandra Davis started Applied Computer Solutions in 1989 with a vision of providing high-quality technology solutions and personalized customer service to data centers. She has been an advocate of women-owned businesses for years. She is a founding member of the Orange County chapter of the National Association of Women Owned Business (NAWBO) and is also a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBENC). She mentors businesses in diversity issues and serves as a guest speaker at events. ACS rung up $706 million in sales last year, growing 106 percent from 2009.