2015 BBB Business Ethics Awards Finalists Announced

  
     
Five Winners to be Revealed April 9  
February 27, 2015

Today Better Business Bureau (BBB) announced the names of 15 Arizona companies selected as finalists for the 2015 BBB Business Ethics Awards sponsored by Wells Fargo. Five of the 15 companies will be named winners in their category during the awards dinner and ceremony on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa.

“The BBB Business Ethics Awards were established in 2002 to recognize outstanding businesses that maintain a solid commitment to ethics and trust in the marketplace,” said Dory Gosar, BBB Foundation Director. “We are excited to include this year’s finalists in the prestigious circle of over 100 local companies recognized for their business ethics."

The 2015 Business Ethics Awards finalists are:

Category I (1 – 10 employees)

  • Curt’s Auto Repair (Phoenix)
  • Smarter Divorce Solutions, LLC (Phoenix)
  • SPIES: Single Professional Introductions for the Especially Selective (Phoenix)

Category II (11 – 20 employees)

  • Salem Boys Auto (Tempe)
  • Benjamin Franklin Plumbing (Chandler)
  • AZ Carpet & Restoration Co (Phoenix)

Category III (21-50 employees)

  • Penrose Academy (Scottsdale)
  • Wisdom Natural Brands (Gilbert)
  • Emergency Air, LLC (Mesa)

Category IV (51-150 employees)

  • Compass Cleaning Solutions (Phoenix)
  • S&S Tire & Auto Service Center (Goodyear)
  • Zerorez of Phoenix (Gilbert)

Category V (151 + employees)

  • Empire Today, LLC (Phoenix)
  • CNA National Warranty Corporation (Scottsdale)
  • George Brazil Air Conditioning & Heating (Phoenix) 

Executive vice president of the O.C. Tanner Institute and New York Times best-selling author of Great Work: How to Make a Difference People Love, David Sturt will deliver the keynote address to more than 400 business and community leaders during the April 9 awards dinner. Television and radio personality Pat McMahon, will serve as the master of ceremonies for the 10th year in a row.

“In today’s ever-changing marketplace, great work goes beyond successfully operating a business; it also involves caring for its people,” said Matthew Fehling, BBB President/CEO. “We are thrilled for Mr. Sturt’s address on how local companies can make a positive difference in one of their most important assets: their people.” 

Visit ethics.arizonabbb.org to learn more about the April 9 event. Secure a table sponsorship by Monday, March 16 or purchase tickets by April 1. For additional information, contact BBB Foundation at 602-264-2864 or bbbfoundation@arizonabbb.org.

 

About BBB of Central, Northern & Western Arizona 
For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau (BBB) has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2015, people turned to BBB more than 172 million times for BBB Business Reviews on more than 5.3 million businesses and 11,000 charities, all available free at bbb.org. Incorporated locally in 1938, BBB serving Central, Northern and Western Arizona serves 10 counties through its campuses in Phoenix, Lake Havasu City, Prescott and Yuma, supported by over 11,500 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 reviews and charity reports, and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust.