Company Kudos, August 2012
The American Advertising Federation-Birmingham has recognized the best of the best in advertising and marketing with its inaugural Ten Awards. The winners were: Mixed Media Award-Sheila Grandy of Strong LLC; Junior of the Year Award-Laura Ervin of Cayenne Creative Group; Public Relations Award-Michael Hansen of The Modern Brand Co.; Production Award-Jacob Garner of Lewis Communications; Student of the Year Award-Haley Shelton of MotionMobs; Firewall Award-Wanda McKoy of Express Print and Promotional Items; Re-Tweet Award-David Griner of Luckie & Co.; Business Leader of the Year-Paul Crawford, of Scout Branding;
Ann Halpern Service Award-Satina Richardson of Big Communications; Account Services Award-Libby Sexton Romano, of Big Communications.
Central Paper Co., of Birmingham, was honored by Cascades Tissue Group for reducing its environmental footprint with its tissue offerings. Using recycled materials, the company last year conserved 4,447 trees and 266 cars’ emissions, they estimated.
Covenant Consulting Group LLC has received a peer review rating of “pass” on its most recent review of its quality control system for the accounting and auditing practice of the firm administered by the Alabama Society of CPAs. The “pass” rating is the highest rating possible. Convenant has three locations, Tuscaloosa and Birmingham in Alabama and Starkville, Miss.
Hargrove Engineers + Constructors ranked number 175 on Engineering News Record’s Top 500 Design Firms ranking. Hargrove makes its debut appearance on the annual nationwide listing. Hargrove has 600 employees in offices in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Georgia.
Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure, of Huntsville, has given 2012 Icon Awards to four of its customers, recognizing visionary use of Intergraph products: Alberta Health Services in Canada, Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority in Australia, Oklahoma Department of Transportation in the U.S. and the Royal Saudi Air Force in Saudi Arabia.