Inc 500, 30 Years On

This year is the 30th anniversary of my company, Sharon’s Finest, being #281 on the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.

It was an unlikely honor: 1) an unemployable neurodivergent; 2) selling a very-hard-to-scale product (perishable food); 3) namely “America’s most-hated food” (tofu) in the Reagan ’80s; 4) while also attending University full-time at night for five years studying Marketing; 5) in a “virtual” company outsourcing almost all operations; 6) started with only $400 with no loans or investors; and 7) with positive cashflow from Day One ensuring sustainability.

Proof positive: