BSBC Companies Named to University of Florida 2023 Gator100
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – BSBC Companies was named to the University of Florida’s 2023 Gator100 during a ceremony on April 21 in the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center on UF’s campus.
Each year, the Gator100 recognizes the world’s fastest-growing Gator businesses owned or led by UF alumni. Ernst & Young, independent accounting firm of the Gator100 since the program began in 2015, verifies financial information submitted by each company and calculates the rankings based on compound annual growth rate over the past three years.
BSBC Companies started in 2016 and is based in Gainesville, Florida specializing in the development of commercial real estate as well as operating Zaxby’s locations in Florida. Shaun Morris, an original founding partner and Alumn of the University of Florida, Warrington College of Business, BSBA along with Boris Ochsenius partnered with Blake and Cotton Fletcher to create the organization from scratch and quickly becoming one of the fastest growing licensees in the Zaxby’s system.
“I am humbled and honored to be recognized in the Gator 100 for 2023. Growing up in Gainesville, attending Lincoln Middle School, Eastside High School, Santa Fe College, the University of Florida was always the place I wanted to end up. Fortunately, I had the privilege of attending and empowering my career with the perspective and education that would fuel my ability to create such an amazing company with my amazing team, friends and business partners.” -Shaun Morris Owner/Operator BSBC Companies.
The 2023 Gator100 celebrated companies from over 18 industries, with the top three representing construction and design, health, and real estate. Of the 100 businesses, 77 were Florida companies with other top state headquarters including Georgia, South Carolina, and California.
“These UF alumni-owned or -led companies create jobs, add value to our communities, and make an impact around the world,” said Brian K. Danforth, Assistant Vice President of Development and Executive Director of the UF Alumni Association. “These 2023 honorees represent the very best of our Gator entrepreneurs and business leaders. They shine a bright light on the University of Florida and the graduates it produces – people with vision, drive and determination.”
BSBC Companies is made up of Boris Ochsenius, Shaun Morris, Blake Fletcher, and Cotton Fletcher who have been business partners in Site Selection, Development, Construction, and Operating Zaxby's Restaurants as well as other development projects in Orange, Osceola, and Pinellas Counties Florida since 2016.
View the full list of 2023 Gator100 honorees HERE