Top Tigers celebrates the fastest-growing companies founded, owned or led by Auburn
University alumni. Presented by the Harbert College of Business, in partnership
with Business Alabama magazine and Warren Averett, LLC, the Top Tigers program
celebrates the entrepreneurial success of alums from each of Auburn's 12 degreegranting
colleges and schools.
Top Tigers nominees were evaluated on the basis of year-over-year revenue growth
during the program time period, fiscal year ending 2016. Warren Averett, LLC, collected
the necessary financial information to produce the final rankings.
Summit Salon Business Center was recognized in the medium company category, with
an honorable mention landing in the top 18. Heather Bagby, vice president of Summit Salon Business Center is an Auburn almuna.
Upon accepting the award, Heather Bagby noted, “Two of my life’s passions are Summit
Salon Business Center and Auburn University. The awards presentation was a career
highlight, as it enabled me to thank Auburn for a lifetime of knowledge while celebrating
the success of SSBC. War Damn Eagle!”
About SSBC: SSBC is an international salon resource company comprised of 100+ employees that deliver seminars, consulting services and industry business products. The company is comprised of individuals who have diverse but complementary skills and substantial collective experience and background in the beauty
About Heather Bagby: Heather serves SSBC as its Vice President of Business Development, board member, shareholder, facilitator, and consultant. Heather’s enthusiasm and passion for organizational development is instrumental in leading salons to consistently deliver management solutions that drive growth and achieve organizational effectiveness. Heather is a graduate of Auburn University and holds a certificate in association management from DePaul University. Prior to joining SSBC, Heather was an Association Executive with Smith Bucklin Corporation, the world’s largest association management firm serving as the Executive Director for several associations.