Company Kudos, May 2018
A month of achievements in Alabama business
Chambless King Architects won an Honor Award from the Alabama Council of the American Institute of Architects for the Montgomery Interpretive Center at Alabama State University in Montgomery.
Brasfield & Gorrie received five first-place Eagle and three second-place Pyramid awards at the Associated Builders & Contractors 28th annual Excellence in Construction banquet.
Corporate Environmental Risk Management LLC, of Mobile, has earned a National Recognition Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies, for its work on the remediation of a Spire Inc. manufactured gas plant site in Mobile.
Kelley & Mullis Wealth Management has been selected for the national Exemplary Office Award by the supervision and compliance departments of Securities America Inc.
The former Kress Building on Dexter Avenue in Montgomery won an Associated Builders & Contractors Excellence Award in the Best Historical Restoration under $25 million category. Led by community developer Montgomery Builds, through collaboration with Seay, Seay & Litchfield and Brasfield & Gorrie, the three-story building was transformed into five stories of office, retail and residential space.
Redstone Federal Credit Union has received the Best Achievement of Operational Excellence in Banking, Capital Markets & Insurance Award and the Platinum Award for Best Achievement in Organizational Operational Excellence from the Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit, administered by Global Media Research LTD of London.
For a fifth consecutive year, Regions Bank is among the top 10 percent of companies ranked in the Temkin Experience Ratings.
Robins & Morton took home three national Excellence in Construction Eagle Awards from Associated Builders & Contractors. In addition, the company also received one Pyramid Award. The firm has also won 16 Excellence or Merit awards.
Torch Technologies, of Huntsville, has been chosen by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, North Alabama Section, as the Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Firm for 2018. In addition, the company has been recognized as the ESOP Company of the Year by the New South Chapter of The ESOP Association.
Students, faculty, alumni and staff from the University of Alabama at Birmingham won Gold and Silver awards at the 60th annual American Advertising Awards, which were presented by the American Advertising Federation of Birmingham.
The University of North Alabama honored alumnus Wendell W. Gunn by naming the Commons building for him. Gunn was the first African-American student to enter Florence State College, now UNA.
Calhoun Community College's Department of Marketing and Strategic Communications won two bronze awards from the National Council on Marketing and Public Relations.
Mobile Arc, a non-profit that provides services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, received a grant of $3,250 for its art education program from the Alabama State Council on the Arts.
The Attorney General's Office recently announced the 2017 Alabama Safe Schools Initiative Awards of Excellence. The schools recognized were: Satsuma High School in Mobile County, Opelika Middle School in Lee County, Nichols-Lawson Middle School in Talladega County, Pine Level Elementary School in Autauga County, Austin High School in Morgan County, Simmons Middle School in Jefferson County, Bob Jones High School in Madison County, Sumiton Christian School in Walker County, Coosa Valley Academy in Shelby County and The Lakeside School in Barbour County.
The graduate and professional programs within the University of Alabama at Birmingham schools of Nursing, Medicine, Engineering, Public Health and the College of Arts and Sciences rank among the nation's best, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools Rankings.