Louis B. Lynnâ€™s family tree is rooted in entrepreneurship. His grandfather owned a grocery store and his father ran a butcher shop.
â€œMy father was businessman of the year back in the â€™60s. Last year, we won the Ronald H. Brown Leadership Award,â€ says the president and chief horticulturalist of ENVIRO AgScience Inc. (No. 84 on the be industrial/service companies list with $28 million in revenues).
The 29-year-old family-owned business provides construction, construction management, architectural, and landscape services. In addition to its Columbia, South Carolina headquarters, ENVIRO has offices in Atlanta, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles.