Sunstone and American Lending Center Recognized by The Financial Times in Fastest Growing Companies in the Americas for the Second Year in a Row


LONG BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sunstone Management and American Lending Center Holding (ALC) have again been recognized by The Financial Times (FT) as two of Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies. Sunstone and ALC are recognized among some of the top drivers of economic development in the world.

FT and Statista present this award to the 500 companies in North and South America that have experienced the fastest growth between 2017 and 2020. Statista, a leader in market and consumer data analytics, compiled the rankings based on the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in revenue, between 2017 and 2020 of companies across the Americas.

Sunstone has rapidly grown since its founding in 2015, focusing on early-stage investment and grassroots economic development. Sunstone ranks 11th among financial services companies and 222nd overall.

ALC is a community lender providing commercial loans primarily through Small Business Administration (SBA) programs and facilitating significant job growth. ALC ranks 452nd overall and 29th in the financial services industry growth.

“ALC and Sunstone are honored to be recognized among the group of companies leading economic development in the Americas,” stated John Shen, founder of Sunstone and ALC. “The repeat recognition of both enterprises is a testament to the continued growth and commitment to the innovative community.”

“Sunstone’s growth has made us a leader among financial services companies, and we expect to continue growing along with southern California’s innovative ecosystem,” added John Keisler, Sunstone’s newly appointed CEO.


About Sunstone Management: A Financial Times (FT) Americas’ Fastest Growing Company

Sunstone Management, with the Sunstone Venture Capital Fund, is a diversified private capital firm located in Southern California that invests in diverse early-stage technology entrepreneurs who demonstrate the promise to build great companies. We believe in the aspirational power of southern California to attract and inspire the most sophisticated investors and the most ambitious entrepreneurs in the world. We deliver new and exciting opportunities for economic growth through the creation of innovative public-private-partnerships, and our unique experience across government, education, and private sectors.

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