Ga. No. 2 in Black-Owned Firms
(AJC) — Laron Walker started his Web design and software business several years ago in Indiana, and it thrived. He had contracts with the biggest firms, hospitals, churches and schools. His contact list was a who’s who of the community, including friends from his alma mater, Purdue University. But after a while Walker realized he had no room left for growth. So in 2006 he moved to metro Atlanta. The most obvious reason: A larger market meant new opportunities.