Sun Devil 100 celebrates 10 years with largest class

171 exceptional alumni inducted into Sun Devil 100 Class of 2024


ASU Alumni Sun Devil 100 Awards laid out on a table.

To be considered for the Sun Devil 100, companies must be ASU alumni owned or led, have been in business for at least three years, have revenues of $250,000-plus for the past three years and operate in a manner consistent with the ASU Charter. ASU photo

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The ASU Alumni Association has announced the induction of 171 exceptional alumni into the esteemed Sun Devil 100 Class of 2024, an annual awards program that recognizes the fastest-growing alumni-owned or -led organizations.

Spanning a diverse spectrum of industries, including architecture, construction, information technology, legal services, marketing, public relations, nonprofit sectors and real estate, these alumni represent a rich tapestry of entrepreneurial success. From individual proprietors to corporate leaders, they epitomize excellence and innovation in their respective fields.

Collectively, the 134 organizations comprising this year's cohort reported a staggering revenue of $17.42 billion for the 2022 fiscal year, employing over 166,000 full-time professionals across 16 states. Reflecting the interdisciplinary ethos of Arizona State University, the class boasts representatives from 14 colleges and holds a cumulative total of 210 ASU degrees. 

Meet the Sun Devil 100 Class of 2024.

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“This is the 10th year Sun Devil 100 has celebrated alumni entrepreneurs, changemakers and leaders from across ASU,” said Christine Wilkinson, president and CEO of the ASU Alumni Association. “We are proud of these alums and their impact across many fields. Every year, Sun Devil 100 brings together more and more alumni business leaders who demonstrate excellence in their industry and operate their company in a manner consistent with the ASU Charter.”

The fastest-growing organizations will be unveiled at the awards reception on Thursday, April 26, at the Student Pavilion on ASU's Tempe campus. With the program evolving to include financial tiers, this year, the top 10 fastest-growing organizations in each of the three tiers will be highlighted. The tiers are broken down by revenues of $250,000–$1.999 million, $2 million–$9.999 million and $10 million-plus.

To be considered for the Sun Devil 100, companies must be ASU alumni owned or led, have been in business for at least three years, have revenues of $250,000-plus for the past three years and operate in a manner consistent with the ASU Charter.

Canon Solutions America, which is also an ASU sustainability partner, is the presenting sponsor of the Sun Devil 100. Desert Financial Credit Union, represented by four honorees in 2024, is this year’s gold sponsor.

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