This year’s Aggie 100, a list of the fastest-growing companies owned or led by Texas A&M graduates, includes 10 businesses — two of which made the list’s top 10 — led by former College of Architecture students.

The list, published annually by the Mays Business School’s McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship, is compiled annually by an independent accounting firm that calculates the growth rate of nominated businesses.

Bradley Construction Management, led by Mark Bradley ’83, provides preconstruction management, on-site owner’s representation and construction consulting services to the renewable energy, commercial and industrial markets. It placed 7th on the list.

Trinity Hughes Construction, led by Rodney Martin, ’00, is approaching its third decade of high-end commercial construction in North and West Texas construction marketplaces. It placed 9th on the list.

Blue Star Press, led by Camden Hendricks ’07, is a publishing company that focuses on the arts, creative processes, wellness, and witty nonfiction. It placed 13th on the list.

Encore Mechanical, LLC, led by John Reynal ’92, provides an extensive range of multi-family and commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services. It placed 27th on the list.

Strategic Construction, led by Matt Beshara ’99, provides general contracting and construction management services in a diverse array of construction markets throughout Texas and surrounding states. It placed 42nd on the list.

Lindsey Herod Interiors, led by Lindsey Herod ’07, is an interior design firm that works hand in hand with clients, navigating them through the design process, to provide unique, energized and inspired spaces. It placed 43rd on the list.

Marie Flanigan Interiors, led by Marie Flanigan ’05, creates distinguished designs through the sophisticated use of color, texture, and light in luxury homes and commercial spaces throughout the country. It placed 45th on the list.

Steele & Freeman, led by Scott Depauw ’98, provides professional construction management services and leadership for commercial and institutional buildings in the Fort Worth-Dallas metroplex as well as North Texas and southern Oklahoma. It placed 59th on the list.

Benjamin Johnston Design, led by Benjamin Johnston ’02, is an award-winning and internationally published architecture and design firm known for creating classic, curated and cool spaces that are refined reflections of its clients’ lifestyles, personal histories and aspirations. It placed 63rd on the list.

Elements of Architecture, led by Debbie Fulwiler ’86, is a firm that provides design, project and program management, including programming, site planning, zoning and code research, design, construction document preparation and construction administration. It placed 86th on the list.

Richard Nira —