Past Winners

  
     

2014 Winners

Among those honored during the 2014 Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Alaska: Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC
Oregon: US World Class Taekwondo
Western Washington: Green Cleaning Seattle - Eco Maid Services ™

2013 Winners

Among those honored during the 2013 Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Alaska: Midnight Sun Home Care
Oregon: Empire Today
Western Washington: Granite Transformations

2012 Winners

Among those honored during the 2012 Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Alaska: Wells Fargo
Oregon: Detailed Perfection – Corvallis
Western Washington: McClain Insurance – Everett

2011 Winners

Among those honored during the 2011 Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Alaska: University Chevron – Fairbanks
Oregon: Willoughby Hearing Aid Centers – Portland
Western Washington: Andelcare – Bellevue

2010 Winners

Among those honored during the 2010 Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Alaska: Earhart Roofing Company Inc – Anchorage
Oregon: Roe Motors – Grants Pass
Western Washington (Large Business): Empire Today – Kent
Western Washington (Small Business): Ron Pace's Canyon Crest K-9 Training Center – Tacoma

2008-2009 Winners

Among those honored during the 2008-2009 Alaska Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Large Business of the Year: Senior Care of Alaska Inc
Small Business of the Year: Alaska ATM Service
Customer Service: Debra L Miller DMD
Community Involvement: The Alaska Club
Innovative Business Practices: Mikunda, Cottrell & Co Inc

Among those honored during the 2008-2009 Oregon and Southwest Washington Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Large Business of the Year: Kettle Foods
Small Business of the Year: Bamboo Sushi
Customer Service: Lumi Adult Foster Care Home
Community Involvement: The Mac Store
Innovative Business Practices: Silk Espresso

Among those honored during the 2008-2009 Western Washington Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Large Business of the Year: Gene Juarez
Small Business of the Year: The Howard Group
Customer Service: Helping Hands Veterinary Clinic
Community Involvement: Black Diamond Bike & Back Country
Innovative Business Practices: Sound Family Medicine

2007 Winners

Among those honored during the 2007 Oregon and Southwest Washington Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Large Business of the Year: Bank of Clark County
Small Business of the Year: Hawthorne Auto Clinic
Customer Service: Directors Mortgage Inc
Community Involvement: Ron Tonkin Toyota
Innovative Business Practices: EartH20

Among those honored during the 2007 Western Washington Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Large Business of the Year: Kiel Mortgage
Small Business of the Year: Around the Corner Cafe
Customer Service: The Bead Factory
Community Involvement: Work It Out
Innovative Business Practices: Abiding Home Care

2006 Winners

Among those honored during the 2006 Oregon and Southwest Washington Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Large Business of the Year: Northwest Personal Training
Small Business of the Year: Roe Motors
Customer Service: Phillips Enterprises
Community Involvement: Mattress World
Innovative Business Practices: Haskins Realty Northwest

Among those honored during the 2006 Western Washington Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Large Business Category
Business of the Year: Sharebuilder Corporation
Customer Service: Fedelta Home Care
Community Involvement: Kitchen Plus
Innovative Business Practices: Leafguard

Small Business Category
Business of the Year: Larry Haight's Residential Roofing
Customer Service: Apex Moving & Storage
Community Involvement: Tru-Lin Bellevue
Innovative Business Practices: E-Renter USA

2005 Winners

Among those honored during the 2005 Oregon and Southwest Washington Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Large Business of the Year: Stahancyk, Kent, Johnson & Hook
Small Business of the Year: Rose City Mortgage
Customer Service: Generator Group
Community Involvement: Costco
Innovative Business Practices: Pinnacle Exhibits

Among those honored during the 2005 Western Washington Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Large Business Category
Business of the Year: Dunn Lumber
Customer Service: Codesic Consulting
Community Involvement: MJM & Associates
Innovative Business Practices: MILA Inc

Small Business Category
Business of the Year: Brookside Dental
Customer Service: Westhill Inc
Community Involvement: Kiel Mortgage
Innovative Business Practices: Another Source Inc

2004 Winners

Among those honored during the 2004 Oregon and Southwest Washington Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Large Business Category
Business of the Year: Qmedrix
Customer Service: Zupan's Market
Community Involvement: Pacific Continental Bank
Innovative Business Practices: SRC Software

Small Business Category
Business of the Year: Pop Art Inc
Customer Service: Boreas Bed & Breakfast Inn
Community Involvement: Mailbox Solutions LLC
Innovative Business Practices: TheBigDay.com

Among those honored during the 2004 Western Washington Business of the Year Torch Awards were:

Large Business Category
Business of the Year: Merrill Gardens
Customer Service: MILA
Community Involvement: Randy's Ring & Pinion
Innovative Business Practices: Who's Calling Inc

Small Business Category
Business of the Year: The Howard Group
Customer Service: Hydrogen Advertising
Community Involvement: Brookside Dental
Innovative Business Practices: The Utilikilts Company

American Spirit Award: Elaine's American Maid

Philanthropy Award: Pura Vida Coffee

2003 Winners

Among those honored for the 2003 Business of the Year Torch Awards in Oregon and Southwest Washington (announced October 16, 2003) were:

Large Business Category
Business of the Year: La Z Boy – Tualatin
Customer Service: Warn Industries – Clackamas
Community Involvement: Ron Tonkin Family of Dealerships – Portland
Innovative Business Practices: Town & Country Dealerships – Lake Oswego

Small Business Category
Business of the Year: Fireside Coffee Lodge – Portland
Customer Service: A Sig Nature Homes Inc – Powell Butte
Community Involvement: Earth20 – Culver
Innovative Business Practices: PopArt Inc – Portland

Among those honored for the 2003 Business of the Year Torch Awards in Western Washington (announced November 16, 2003) were:

Large Business Category
Business of the Year: Lee Johnson Chevrolet Mazda – Kirkland
Customer Service: Expedia Inc – Bellevue
Community Involvement: Who’s Calling Inc – Kirkland
Innovative Business Practices: ZymoGenetics Inc – Seattle

Small Business Category
Business of the Year: Golden Steer Steak ‘n Rib House – Kent
Customer Service: Kirmac Collision Services – Auburn
Community Involvement: Pacific Fabrics & Crafts – Puyallup
Innovative Business Practices: Compass Construction Management – Seattle

American Spirit Award: Cornell’s Quality Construction – Cornell Petrisor

2002 Winners

Among those honored for the 2002 Business of the Year Torch Awards in Oregon and Southwest Washington were:

Large Business Category
Business of the Year: Pacific Continental Bank – Eugene
Customer Service: Cutforth’s Thriftway Market – Canby
Community Involvement: Ron Tonkin Family of Dealerships – Portland
Innovative Business Practices: HOSTS Learning – Vancouver

Small Business Category
Business of the Year: AJ’s Auto Repair – Salem
Customer Service: Boreas Bed & Breakfast Inn – Long Beach
Community Involvement: Cable Maintenance Inc – Albany
Innovative Business Practices: House of Wax & Rhino Linings – Medford

Among those honored for the 2002 Business of the Year Torch Awards in Western Washington were:

Large Business Category
Business of the Year: Destination Harley-Davidson – Tacoma
Customer Service: Huling Bros Auto Center – Seattle
Community Involvement: IKEA – Renton
Innovative Business Practices (tie): Who’s Calling Inc – Kirkland
Innovative Business Practices (tie): Northwest Suites & Housing Services – Redmond

Small Business Category
Business of the Year: Kiel Mortgage – Kent
Customer Service: Seattle Nanny Network Inc – Kirkland
Community Involvement: Albertson Law Group PS – Kent
Innovative Business Practices: Playtime Inc – Seattle

2001 Winners

Among those honored at the 2001 Business of the Year Torch Awards in Oregon and Southwest Washington were:

Business of the Year: Topline America Stake & Supply Co Inc – Sandy
Customer Service: Standard TV & Appliance – Portland
Community Involvement: ODS Health Plans – Portland
Innovative Business Practices: Four Star Roofing – Hillsboro

Among those honored at the 2001 Business of the Year Torch Awards in Western Washington were:

Business of the Year: Studio 904 – Seattle
Customer Service: Moneytree Inc – Seattle
Community Involvement: Vashon Island Physical Therapy – Vashon Island
Innovative Business Practices (tie): Chuckals Office Products – Tacoma
Innovative Business Practices (tie): Pet Spa – Olympia