Better Business Bureau serving Central, Northern and Western Arizona (BBB) announces the 15 Arizona companies selected as finalists for the 2018 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics, sponsored by Desert Financial Credit Union. Five of the 15 finalists will be named winners in their category during the awards dinner and ceremony Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at the Arizona Biltmore.“Since the award’s inception in 2002, we’ve celebrated 240 local companies for their commitment to ethical business practices,” said Felicia Thompson, Vice President of Communications for BBB serving Greater Arizona. “From landscapers to senior-care facilities, this year’s finalists demonstrate that no matter what industry, ethics plays a vital role in a company’s success.”The 2018 Torch Awards for Ethics finalists are: Category I (1 – 10 employees)An Estate in Time, LLC (Scottsdale)Arizona Pest Squad, LLC (Tempe)25th Street Automotive (Phoenix) Category II (11 – 20 employees)Larson Air Conditioning, LLC (Scottsdale)Magic Touch Mechanical (Mesa)Vox Landscaping & Construction (Cave Creek) Category III (21-50 employees)Forrest Anderson Plumbing & Air Conditioning, Inc. (Glendale)John’s Refrigeration (Mesa)Norris Air, Inc. (Mesa) Category IV (51-150 employees)George Brazil Plumbing & Electrical Services (Phoenix)Arizona Foundation Solutions, LLC (Phoenix)BoldLeads (Chandler) Category V (151 + employees)Cypress HomeCare Solutions, LLC (Phoenix)George Brazil Air Conditioning & Heating (Phoenix)Isagenix International (Gilbert) Known around the world as the “CEO whisperer,” international speaker, author, and business-growth guru Cameron Herold will deliver the keynote address during the May 15 awards dinner. Television and radio personality Pat McMahon, along with media personality Catherine Anaya, will serve as masters of ceremonies. “Arizona businesses have supported and advanced BBB’s vision of creating a marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other for 80 years now,” said Matthew Fehling, BBB serving Greater Arizona President/CEO. “As we celebrate our 80th anniversary this year, we reflect on our vision and look forward to Herold’s insight as we continue to develop strategies to serve our community in the upcoming years.” Visit torchawards.arizonabbb.org to learn more about the May 15 event. Support ethics by securing a sponsorship or purchasing tickets by Monday, April 27. For additional information, contact the BBB Institute for Ethics at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information or to schedule an interview with a BBB spokesperson, please contact Myriam Cruz at 602-212-2229 or email@example.com. About the BBB Institute for Ethics The BBB Institute for Ethics (previously BBB Foundation) is BBB’s local, 501(c)(3) affiliate incorporated in 1982 to support BBB’s mission of advancing marketplace trust. The BBB Institute for Ethics provides education to consumers of all ages about wise spending and fraud prevention. Supported largely by donations from BBB Accredited Businesses and an annual golf tournament, the BBB Institute for Ethics provides objective information on topics affecting marketplace trust. For more information, visit instituteforethics.arizonabbb.org. About Better Business Bureau Serving Central, Northern & Western ArizonaFor more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau (BBB) has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2017, people turned to BBB more than 160 million times for BBB Business Profiles on more than 5.2 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities - all available for free atbbb.org. Incorporated locally in 1938, BBB Serving Central, Northern and Western Arizona covers 10 counties through its campuses in Phoenix, Lake Havasu City, Prescott and Yuma supported by over 12,000 BBB Accredited Businesses. Businesses that earn BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to high standards of ethical business practices. BBB provides objective advice, free business and charity profiles, and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust.