Colorado Companies to Watch spotlight: Business Controls Inc.
Snapshot: Business Controls Inc. works with employers to mitigate internal risks related to employee misconduct. BCI’s business model aligns services with the phases of addressing employee misconduct: anonymous incident reporting systems; research, due diligence, security assessments; corporate investigations; training; and policy development and consulting.
Leadership: Steven Foster has been president since 2001. The Greenwood Village company was founded in 1994. Revenues increased 2 percent in 2011 and are projected to increase 21 percent this year.
Work force: BCI employed 17 full-time and two part-time workers in 2011 and plans to add three full-time workers this year.
Pivotal moment: During Hurricane Katrina in 2005, BCI placed 27 executive protection professionals on the ground within 12 hours in response to looting activity and threats of violence.
Technological edge: BCI’s patent-pending application is based on the unique combination of managing anonymity options, handling confidential information, and delivering information nearly instantaneously to a diverse client base.
Community: BCI donates more than $20,000 in services to its nonprofit clients.