The PROS Company Honored at the 13th Annual Aggie 100

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I am very proud of the people within our organization that has made this achievement possible.


Texas A&M University recognized The PROS Company of Lubbock as a member of the 2017 Aggie 100, which honors the fastest-growing companies in the world, owned or operated by Texas A&M University Former Students. The PROS Company was ranked 51st with a compound annual growth rate of 35.696% from 2014 through 2016. The Aggie 100, a program created by the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship in Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School, honors graduates from across disciplines for their entrepreneurial endeavors and success as business leaders.

The PROS Company specializes in machining and rebuilding compressors, engines, and pumps along with field machining and holds a state of the art alloy foundry used for compression applications. The Pros Company has more than tripled its revenue through both strategic acquisitions and organic growth since 2014.

“I am very proud of the people within our organization that has made this achievement possible. We have been able to create a work environment for our employees that allows each one to excel at their best abilities. I am humbled each time one of our employees tells me about the new house, car or baby they have, I realize the impact we are having on people’s lives. This award is for all of our employees, not just me.” Lee Levisay ’78 Vice President of Sales and Marketing, owner and founder.

The 100 Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses with the highest annual revenue growth were recognized on Friday, October 27, 2017, at an evening program in the Hall of Champions at Texas A&M University’s football stadium, Kyle Field. The honorees were joined by employees, faculty, administrators, current students, and fellow entrepreneurs to celebrate their success.

“The 13th Annual Aggie 100 is a very impressive representation of Aggie excellence. The honorees bring the best to their respective industries and are keeping the Aggie entrepreneurial standards alive and well,” said Richard H. Lester, executive director of the Mays Business School’s McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship. “As always, we’re very proud of these Aggie entrepreneurs, and we celebrate the success of all Aggie companies that live by the Aggie Code of Honor: Aggies do not lie, cheat or steal or tolerate those who do. We need more of that in today’s business world.”

The Aggie 100 list in its entirety may be viewed at

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