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Southwest

Chapter Awards

We are now Accepting Nominations for the 2020 Southwest ESOP Chapter Awards ProgramClick here to download the nomination form

 

See Our Chapter’s Award Winning Employees and ESOP Companies!

The following employee owners and ESOP companies have been honored by our chapter for their excellence and dedication to the values of employee ownership and their commitment to our community. Please join us in celebrating these terrific individuals and organizations!

 

2019 Southwest Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2019

Jennifer Vice

Acadian Companies

Awarded to an individual in the Southwest Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2019

Acadian Companies

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Most Effective ESOP Committee—Small Company

2019

Cisco-Eagle

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP Committee in a small company in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Most Effective ESOP Committee—Large Company

2019

Austin Industries, Inc.

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP Committee in a large company in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Newsletter

2019

Cisco-Eagle 

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best newsletters for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Poster

2019

Austin Industries, Inc.

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best poster for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—One Special Event

2019

Vermeer Texas-Louisiana

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best single event for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Series of Special Events

2019

Air Tractor , Inc.
Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best series of events for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Video

2019

AGI Industries, Inc.

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best video for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Website and Intranet

2019

Acadian Companies

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best website and intranet for the year.

 

2018 Southwest Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2018

Ed Smith

Acadian Ambulance

Awarded to an individual in the Southwest Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2018

Austin Industries

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Most Effective ESOP Committee

2018

Cisco-Eagle

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP Committee in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Special Events

2018

Air Tractor

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best special event for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Video

2018

Air Tractor

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best video for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Poster

2018

Hisco

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best poster for the year.

 

2017 Southwest Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2017

Jason Day

Gemini Industries, Inc.

Awarded to an individual in the Southwest Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2017

Cisco-Eagle

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Most Effective ESOP Committee

2017

Air Tractor, Inc.

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP Committee in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Best Intranet

2017

Acadian Companies

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best intranet for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Best Special Event

2017

Air Tractor, Inc.

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best special event for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Best Video

2017

Austin Industries, Inc.

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best video for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Best Educational Program

2017

Vermeer Texas-Louisiana

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best educational program for the year.

 

 

2016 Southwest Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2016

Sheila Hebert

Acadian Companies

Awarded to an individual in the Southwest Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2016

Acadian Companies

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Most Effective ESOP Committee

2016

Austin Industries, Inc.

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP Committee in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Communication Excellence—Overall Communication

2016

Acadian Companies

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best overall communication for the year.

 

Communication Excellence—Best Video

2016

Austin Industries, Inc.

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best video for the year.

 

Communication Excellence—Best Print Media

2016

Cisco Eagle

Awarded to the ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best print media for the year.

 

 

2015 Southwest Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2015

Scott Johnson

Acadian Companies

Awarded to an individual in the Southwest Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2015

Gemini Industries, Inc.

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Most Effective ESOP Committee—Large Company

2015

CCC Group, Inc.

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP Committee in a large company in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Most Effective ESOP Committee—Small Company

2015

Cisco-Eagle

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP Committee in a small company in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Communication Excellence—Large Company, Overall Communication

2015

Fritz Industries, Inc.

Awarded to the large ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best overall communication for the year.

 

Communication Excellence—Large Company, Special Event

2015

Hisco, Inc.
Awarded to the large ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best special event for the year.

 

Communication Excellence—Small Company, Overall Communication

2015

Vermeer Texas-Louisiana

Awarded to the small ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best overall communication for the year.

 

 

2014 Southwest Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2014

Joel Pason

Cisco-Eagle, Inc.

Awarded to an individual in the Southwest Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2014

Acadian Companies

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Most Effective ESOP Committee—Large Company

2014

Austin Industries, Inc.

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP Committee in a large company in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Most Effective ESOP Committee—Small Company

2014

Vermeer Texas-Louisiana

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP Committee in a small company in the Southwest Chapter for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Large Company, Best Intranet

2014

Acadian Companies

Awarded to the large ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best intranet for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Large Company, Best ESOP Video

2014

Austin Industries

Awarded to the large ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best ESOP video for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Small Company, Best Educational Presentation

2014

AFCO Indistries, Inc.

Awarded to the small ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best educational presentation for the year.

 

Communications Excellence—Small Company, Best Special Event

2014

Gemini Industries

Awarded to the small ESOP company in the Southwest Chapter that produced the best special event for the year.