Ethics in Business & Community 13th Annual Awards Event

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Austin Women’s Chamber Members Attend EIB&C Awards

The Ethics in Business & Community Program held its 13th annual luncheon and Awards event on May 21, 2015 at the AT&T Center on the University of Texas Campus.  Nearly six hundred peoplEthicse were in attendance representing businesses, nonprofit organizations and community leaders.  Bobby Jenkins, President of ABC Home and Commercial Services and Earl Maxwell, CEO, of St David’s Foundation were the Masters of Ceremony. Other distinguished guests were Jerry Davis, President & CEO of Goodwill Industries of Central Texas, Dr. Lynette Gillis, PHD, Dean, College of Business, Concordia University Texas, A.J. Zimmerhanzel, Audit Partner, Maxwell, Locke & Ritter LLP and Carlos Rivera, CEO, Samaritan Center

This years winners of the five categories are:

  • Non-Profit- R.O.C.K- Ride On Center For Kids
  • Individual- Patti Smith, President and General Manager of KVUE-TV
  • Small Business- Hagbros Precision
  • Mid-Size Business- Kendra Scott Stores
  • Large Business- IBM
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards- Brian McCoy, McCoy Building Supply and Laurie Loew, Give Realty.

Established in 2002 by the Samaritan Center, the Ethics in Business & Community Awards annually honors organizations that have demonstrated exemplary ethical practices in five categories:

  • Be Respectful
  • Be Fair
  • Be Honest
  • Strive For Justice
  • Embrace Sustainability

“Our awards event provides a forum for acknowledging exceptional people and encourages dialogue surrounding business ethics in our community and doing the right thing,” says Scholley Bubenik, Program Director.  “The event is sponsored by Recognizegood.org and all proceeds support the Samaritan Center, which provides mental health services to families, children and veterans in the greater Austin Community.”

To learn more about these programs visit our website: http://www.recognizegood.org

Scholley Bubenik is president of Premier HR Solutions in Austin, Texas.  Premier HR Solutions provides recruiting, training and human resource consulting to companies and organizations.  For more information, visit their website at http://www.premierhrsolutions.net or contact Scholley at sbubenik@premierhrsolutions.net.

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