Top Columbus women-owned businesses by revenue

Chloe Teasley
Lori Gillett is a member of the Burgett family, which owns the Kokosing group of companies. Gillett is CEO of Corna Kokosing Construction.

Kokosing Cos. is the highest-grossing women-owned business in the Columbus region with $400 million more in 2018 revenue than the company coming in second, King Business Interiors.

Revenue ranges from approximately $442 million to $10 million for the top 10 companies. No. 10 on the list is Advanced Engineering Consultants.

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The oldest company to make it into the top 10 is Velvet Ice Cream, which was founded in 1914 and remains family-owned as well as women-owned. The women-owned cusinesses Leaderboard survey garnered a total of 36 responses this year.

Here's the full Leaderboard ranking of women-owned businesses for October 2019

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