Company Kudos, March 2018
A month of achievements in Alabama business
The Springs of Mill Lakes, Auburn/Opelika’s master-planned community for 55 and older active adults, has received four Gold and four Silver Awards from the 55+ Housing Industry Council of the National Association of Home Builders. The development includes 134 single-family custom homes, as well as resort-style amenities like zero-entry pools, pickleball court, event lawn and clubhouse with a fitness center, catering kitchen and ballroom dance floor.
Alagasco ranks first in the South for customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2017 Gas Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study.
Craft Farms Golf Resort, in Gulf Shores, has been selected as a 2018 winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, an award representing the highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by couples, their families and guests on the app, The Knot.
Grinkmeyer Leonard Financial has been named one of the 2017 Top DC Advisor Teams with Assets Under Advisement over $100 million by the National Association of Plan Advisors.
Hargrove Controls + Automation has been ranked no. 43 out of 100 in the annual list of System Integrator Giants, according to the 2018 Global System Integrator Report. The firm moved up three spots from last year’s ranking.
Hoar Construction had seven projects recognized by Associated Builders and Contractors of Alabama, including two Eagle Awards.
Tripping.com has ranked Gulf Shores at no. 3 and Orange Beach at no. 9 of the most popular U.S. beach destinations in its 2017 Vacation Rental Trends Report.
M&D Mechanical Contractors Inc., of Decatur, has been named an Accredited Quality Contractor by Associated Builders and Contractors.
Three Motion Industries Inc. service centers have been certified Rexnord partners in Falk gear drive repair.
Red Sage Communications Inc. was named Alabama Small Business of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama and the Business Council of Alabama.
ThreatAdvice has reached a milestone of 3,500 memberships on its cybersecurity education platform.
Torch Technologies was recognized at no. 16 of the 360 Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America by Entrepreneur Magazine.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Public Health has been recognized for its online master’s in public health degrees, which came in second out of the top 10 national programs.
Wilkins Miller has been named to the Best Accounting Firms for Women by Accounting Today. It was the only Alabama-based firm to make the listing and one of only 15 firms in the country to be recognized.
Auburn University at Montgomery's 25 online degree programs have earned it a slot on the 2018 Best Online Bachelor's Programs ranking by U.S. News & World Report.
Downtown Tuscaloosa's Central Mesa was voted the 2018 Taste of the Town Champion in an annual celebration of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama. Central Mesa's menu focuses on fresh cuisine and signature cocktails.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville was selected among the top science and tech universities in America by Popular Mechanics.