The Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona recognized nine local companies at the 2014 Torch Awards Luncheon Thursday at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Tucson.
The event featured Master of Ceremonies Tom McNamara of KVOA Channel 4, and keynote speaker Gary Dixon, President of Foundation for A Better Life. Winners were honored in three categories: the Ethics Award, the Good Neighbor Award, and the Customer Excellence Award:
The Ethics Award: Honors a business for its trustworthy and honorable business practices in four primary categories.
Winner: Oschmann Employee Screening Service
Finalist: Tucson College
Finalist: Native Tele-Data Solutions
The Good Neighbor Award: Recognizes a company that has shown a commitment to making southern Arizona a better place through community service.
Winner: NOVA Home Loans
Finalist: Decorating Den Interiors
Finalist: Salon Nouveau
The Customer Excellence Award: Recognizes businesses that have an outstanding customer service program and a history of exceeding customers’ expectations.
Winner: Commercial Cleaning & Restoration
Finalist: Essential Pest Management
Finalist: BRAKEmax Car Care Centers