Atlanta, GA — Automobile Protection Corporation (APCO), a provider of EasyCare vehicle service contracts and other F&I products, was chosen by as one of the top privately held businesses in Georgia.

This is the ninth annual listing of Georgia’s top businesses by The companies listed on the Top Business Lists represent the nation’s top multicultural earners and challenge the long-held notion that a privately held business is small or insignificant. Winners are eagerly sought after by other corporations wishing to increase spending with businesses rich in diversity.

“Entrepreneurs are a growing force in the U.S. economy, and a force to be reckoned with,” said Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company that built This is a significant business segment that that provides jobs, products and services, and generates wealth for their communities. These are the new leaders in American business.”

Commenting on the award, CEO Larry Dorfman stated, “We have long shared Diversity Business’ values, and we deeply appreciate this recognition. APCO has always been committed to choosing the best and brightest partners to work with, regardless of ethnicity, color, or gender. The fact that our company is 40 percent ethnic minorities and 50 percent female is not a policy decision, but a natural result of that commitment.”