Rose International
Named to St. Louis
Regional Technology
Top 50 for Fifth
Consecutive Year

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Rose International Named to St. Louis Regional Technology Top 50 for Fifth Consecutive Year

Chesterfield-based information technology consulting firm ranks at Number 22.

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 26, 2002 – Rose International, a leader in information technology consulting, has been named to the prestigious St. Louis Regional Technology Top 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the area for the fifth consecutive year. Rankings are based on the percentage of growth in revenues from 1996-2000 (five-year period). Rose ranked 22nd this year with a revenue growth rate of 297 percent over the last five years.

Rose’s CEO, Himanshu Bhatia, credits the hard work of her employees and customer commitment for the company's amazing growth. “Our employees have worked extremely hard to make sure that we survive this tough economic period,” she says. “And our customers continue to utilize us because they know that they can depend on Rose to give them high-quality work at a reasonable price. We’re extremely grateful for their loyalty,” she adds.

About the Technology Top 50

Each year since 1996, the RCGA and Deloitte & Touche have presented the St. Louis Regional Technology Fast 50 Awards recognizing the region’s 50 fastest-growing high tech companies. In 2002, the Technology Fast 50 evolved in into the St. Louis Regional Technology Top 50 program, to annually recognize industry leadership in the region’s distinctive high tech clusters.The new Technology Top 50 honors the top 50 St. Louis area technology companies in three categories: Information Technologies, Plant & Life Sciences and Advanced Manufacturing. The 2002 awards program is designed to more directly track the technology industry clusters that the St. Louis region is pursuing as centerpieces of the metro area’s economic development.

About Rose International

Founded in 1993, St. Louis-based Rose International is a leader in providing information technology solutions to corporations and government agencies nationwide. Rose has consistently been recognized as one of the pre-eminent IT consulting firms in the country, and its CEO, Himanshu Bhatia, is considered a leader in the industry. This year, Mrs. Bhatia was named the SBA Small-Business Person of the Year for the State of Missouri and was also recognized with a Working Woman Entrepreneurial Excellence Award. The company has been named to the Technology Fast 50 and 500 for the past four years; the Inc 500 for two consecutive years; and the Working Woman 500 the past two years, among many other honors.

For more information on Rose International, visit the company's website at www.roseIT.com or email pr@roseIT.com.