Atwell-Hicks earned the award for exhibiting consistent annual growth of 20 percent or more.

Ninety-nine-year-old development consulting firm Atwell-Hicks has won its seventh Washtenaw Development Council FastTrack award for consistent annual growth of 20 percent or more. Atwell-Hicks is the only company to win the prestigious FastTrack Award each year it has been offered.

In 2004, Atwell-Hicks has hired 43 new employees; introduced a water and wastewater design/build group; and opened a Grand Rapids location. The firm plans to open a greater Cleveland location in July, 2004.

Eleven firms were honored with the FastTrack award in 2004, showing annual revenue of at least $100,000 in 2000, followed with 20 percent average growth over the next three years. FastTrack winners must also be headquartered in Washtenaw County.

Source: Atwell-Hicks, June 7, 2004