Honorees and Previous Award Recipients

2017 Award Recipients

ParkHub is a Dallas-based technology company serving the global parking industry. ParkHub provides platform and integrated product lines which dramatically improve the customer experience and increase revenue for parking providers. ParkHub delivers complete parking ecosystems which provide premiere enterprise solutions to the industry’s top management and operating companies.

Sendero’s mission is to be the management consulting partner most respected for our people, our culture, and the results we deliver our clients. Sendero provides guidance in strategic planning, technology enablement, organizational effectiveness, and analytics across a variety of industries. Sendero is committed to partnering with clients to navigate the unique challenges of their business while focusing on designing practical, high-value solutions. Success is defined with our clients, not for them--enabling them to grow wisely.

2016 Award Recipients

Imprimis Group is a full-service professional staffing firm. We provide flexible and permanent staffing solutions to hiring organizations, as well as career management and placement assistance to job seekers. By understanding what drives each industry, we provide value-added services for companies, applicants and associates.

Lone Star Analysis Has Built a Strong Reputation as a Trusted Provider of Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics and Analysis in Industrial Markets. We Have Done This By Continuously Delivering High Value Solutions That Lead to Significant Improvements in Operational and Financial Performance for Our Customers.

United Renovations was founded in 2001 for the purpose of providing commercial and multifamily real estate with a full spectrum of construction services. We work towards helping multifamily real estate owners meet their Return on Investment (ROI) goals through our comprehensive renovation services.

Staffelbach is a specialized group of interior designers, architects and facilities planners with a fifty year track record of satisfying clients. The firm has programmed and planned over seventy million square feet of interior spaces and specializes in creating functional and efficient interior environments for individuals, companies and corporations.

2015 Award Recipients

Well known in regions across North America as "The Punctual Plumber," Ben Franklin is more than a catchy identity for plumbing contractors. It's also an innovative franchise opportunity for ambitious contractors and business owners seeking to grow their company and dominate their marketplace by delivering to their customers a trustworthy plumber who will show up on time.

DHD Films is an award winning, full-service video production and motion graphics studio based in Dallas, Texas. We tell compelling stories to help build powerful brands. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, innovative startups, government and creative agencies. We specialize in the creation and deployment of visual campaigns using video, the fastest growing communications medium.

2014 Award Recipients

Complete Landsculpture transforms dreams into reality through a Complete Outdoor Experience. We fulfill our clients’ needs and employees’ passions through a team-oriented, service-minded approach while maintaining clear communications, integrity and a safe environment to ensure ultimate satisfaction. We offer expertise, experience and professionalism, the Complete approach, to residential and commercial landscape and outdoor living environments; helping you achieve your goals and maintain a beautiful outdoor atmosphere.

Kahn Mechanical Contractors is a premiere provider of HVAC and building control systems design, maintenance, service and evaluation for our commercial and industrial clients. Founded in 1974, our primary goal is to provide solutions to each customer's indoor air comfort needs.

2013 Award Recipients

Enjoying a reputation for top-quality products, business innovations and consistently reliable service, Interstate Batteries is the No. 1 replacement brand battery in North America. Now over a billion dollar, privately held corporation, Interstate continues to thrive on our innovation, as well as our good old-fashioned business principles founded on treating others like we would like to be treated.

We’re a branding agency. We exist for one reason: to endear brands to people. Endearing a brand to its customers requires creativity that works – and works consistently – at every point of contact. An agency whose purpose is to endear brands to people at every point of contact needs to have the resources it takes to make that happen. And we do. All born here. All raised here. All interconnected, commingled, and collaboratively creative.

MRP is a commercial green cleaning company specializing in daily janitorial services for professional buildings, construction, final cleans, and one-time jobs. By providing excellence in professional cleaning, we not only serve tenants, but also help build customer satisfaction and loyalty for building management. At MRP, our approach is to bring you dedicated employees. MRP is health concious so we offer products and services that are green seal approved and environmentally friendly. We are dedicated to providing personalized service, honesty and integrity above all else. Every member of the MRP team is commited to providing excellence in outstanding customer service.

2012 Award Recipients

Brinker International is one of the world’s leading casual dining restaurant companies. With more than 1,600 restaurants and over 100,000 Team Members in 31 countries and two territories, we welcome more than one million Guests into Chili’s and Maggiano’s restaurants every day. Our Team Members and Guests represent a broad range of cultures, each bringing their own experiences, ideas and insights to our table. We’re driven by integrity, teamwork and passion – plus an unwavering commitment for every Guest to have an exceptional dining experience when visiting our brands.

2011 Award Recipients

KARLEE, a Porter's Group Company, is a contract manufacturer of precision sheet metal and machined components for the communications, aerospace, commercial goods and medical equipment industries. Our commitment to exceeding customer expectations and building quality into the product while maintaining speed and agility remains our competitive advantage as your preferred business partner.

Leading the world in essentials for a better life. That's what Kimberly-Clark is all about. We place consumers at the center of everything we do. Billions worldwide choose our products to make a positive difference in their lives. That's a big responsibility and one we take seriously.

Purdy-McGuire has provided the A/E/C industry with award-winning mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering services for nearly 60 years. We are HUB/WBE/DBE/SBE certified, and our staff includes registered Professional Engineers and LEED APs who provide these services using the latest design technology. We partner with local and national clients to produce quality projects in several categories including higher education, medical office, commercial, national retail, churches, government, master planning, energy modeling, feasibility studies, and garages/parking structures

2010 Award Recipients

Hospice Plus is an affiliate of Curo Health Services and offers compassionate Hospice Care, with clinical experience, to thousands of special patients and families in locations listed on our website. Our goal is to enrich the quality of life as life’s journey nears its completion. Through supportive, loving, comfort care we offer patients and their families comfort for body, mind and spirit.

Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas is owned by Texas Institute for Surgery, LLP, a limited liability partnership that includes individual physicians, Value Management Group and Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas. Information concerning individual physician investors is available upon request. The management and staff of Texas Institute for Surgery at THD is committed to providing high-quality care for our patients and physicians.

We at Loveable Smiles treat people not teeth. At Loveable Smiles we believe every patient deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. Dr. Lawrence J. Korenman. Whether you are about to get married and want to dazzle you fiancé with your great smile! or You want to interview for that new job putting your best foot forward, Loveable Smiles Dentistry will use the latest in dental technology combined with old fashioned one on one customer service to make your visit pleasant and productive.

2009 Award Recipients

Balfour Beatty Construction US provides general contracting, at-risk construction management, and design-build services for a wide variety of markets, serving clients in both the public and private sectors. The company is the U.S. subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY), a leading international infrastructure group that finances, develops, builds and maintains complex building programs focused on social and commercial buildings, power and utility systems, and transportation.

At the heart of Sleep Experts is a commitment to our customers, our employees, and our community. We strive to exceed our customers' expectations in everything we do, from the moment you walk into the store, to the delivery of your new bed in your home. Our employees go through months of training to help you find a bed you will love. We believe the best way to guarantee great service is to have happy employees, so we have built a culture where people love to come to work. We are proud to have been named a Best Place to Work by the Dallas Business Journal seven years now.

2008 Award Recipients

As a family company, Daisy passionately strives to provide our customers products in which we take great pride. Our dedication to pure ingredients with no preservatives makes for great-tasting products and sets us apart from others. Having been in the dairy industry for more than 90 years, we recognize that making better products is a continuous practice. We are proud of the products we make and continually strive to make them even better.

For over 25 years EPMS, Ellis Partners Management Solutions has been helping apartment management companies and owners evaluate sales and marketing effectiveness through our Apartment Mystery Shopping product. We provide an objective tool to evaluate and benchmark questions related to sales and marketing processes. Ellis Partners provides immediate feedback and online multi-level reporting, plus offers participation in our nationally recognized Quarterly Benchmark Comparison report.

Wishbone Graphics is a monthly publication that features local business news, colorful personality profiles, and stories on volunteering, cooking, dining, the arts, and more. Total monthly circulation is 50,000 copies.

2007 Award Recipients

Fluor designs, builds and maintains the world's toughest projects. Fluor is one of the world’s largest publicly traded engineering, procurement, construction (EPC), maintenance, and project management companies. Fluor works with governments and Clients in diverse industries around the world to design, construct, and maintain complex and challenging capital projects.

Founded by James Olan Hutcheson, ReGENERATION Partners is one of the world’s premiere family business consulting groups. Their team has helped clients both strengthen their families and improve their business – regardless of their industry, situation, or complexity. Unlike traditional business consultants who can only help with selected aspects of family-owned business, we’re experts in the interrelated systems of both the family and the business. As a result, we see the big picture. And you realize solutions.

2006 Award Recipients

Headquartered in Plano, Texas, CMA has three regional offices and numerous onsite locations providing contract management services for nearly 200 master planned communities, residential subdivisions, high-rise condominiums, town home communities and commercial associations. Founded in 1983 and today serving more than 65,000 individual owners.

We designed the form and function of TELOS to reflect many international best practices. The TELOS Fitness Center property blends state-of-the-art fitness equipment and the professional programming of a world class training center, with the luxury, comfort and service of a premier spa. The professionals at TELOS integrate exercise science and sports medicine with outstanding instruction and support services. We first use precision diagnostic tools to gain a complete understanding of your body’s strengths, weakness and limitations. We then prescribe an integrated combination of fitness training to help you achieve your goals in the most efficient, effective way

2005 Award Recipients

Dave & Buster's (D&B) is an American restaurant and entertainment business headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Each Dave and Busters has a full-service restaurant and a video arcade. As of July 2016, the company has 83 locations across the United States and one in Canada.

At Weir's, service begins with our people. We strive to provide a warm, friendly shopping experience with knowledgeable associates who are ready to serve and advise. We’re committed to serving our customers and helping each of them create a stylish and inviting home. We go to great lengths to curate a selection of high quality, affordably priced furnishings that reflect their individual tastes. And we offer locations in four communities in Dallas and Fort Worth so the pursuit of style can take place closer to home.

The Staubach Company merged with Jones Lang LaSalle in July 2008. The Staubach Company is the market-leading global real estate advisory firm that delivers cost-effective solutions for the users of office, industrial and retail space. Since 1977 Staubach has focused on providing strategic and advisory consulting, transaction management, lease and contract negotiation, research, construction consulting/project management , lease administration, portfolio strategy, business and economic incentives, capital and financial solutions and relocation consulting. Over 1,500 people in 68 offices throughout the Americas represent Staubach’s clients.

2004 Award Recipients

Aircraft Inventory Management & Services focuses on the need to balance inventory levels without interrupting services. As a service organization dedicated to providing aftermarket expendables to the aviation industry, Aircraft Inventory purchases and consigns large inventories and prepares them for just-in-time availability to MRO's/Repair Stations, Airlines and Distributors.

Over the last few decades, TD has grown to be one of the region’s most respected mechanical service, construction and facilities management companies. We partner with our customers to deliver results that fit their needs, from mission-critical solutions to ongoing maintenance services. TD is equipped to handle any size project through our unmatched resources: the people, processes, technology and manufacturing needed to get the job done.

2003 Award Recipients

Most roofing companies offer two basic services…leak repair and roof replacement. Castro Roofing is all about TOTAL ROOF HEALTH & SOLUTIONS. The idea is to prevent as many problems as possible, to be ready for the problems that inevitably happen anyway (think: storms), and offer you multiple solutions when your roof needs to be replaced. Castro Roofing is dedicated to helping building owners and managers. Being part of the Castro Roofing team means championing total roof health, providing smart roofing solution to all our clients and fighting for their business success.

Corgan is a leading architecture and design firm with deep technical expertise and a reputation for great service. Consistently ranked as one of the top 10 architecture firms in the United States, we listen to our clients and transform their insights into structures and spaces that inspire, inform, and innovate. That’s probably why 91 percent of our work is with repeat clients – when you earn a reputation as a trusted advisor, it tends to stick.

At HKS, We are passionate, knowing that people live, work, play and inhabit the spaces and places we imagine and envision for our clients. We are responsive, understanding that we are in a service business and the vision is that of our clients – never of ours alone. We are global, creating exceptional spaces across the globe through our connected network of offices and people. We are one, with tremendous talent across a wide spectrum of expertise, believing that the value of talent, experience and knowledge is multiplied when shared. We are thorough, balancing extraordinary design with technical expertise and construction administration backgrounds for streamlined, on-time, within-budget projects.

2002 Award Recipients

CDG & Associates

CDG & Associates brings HR and IT together. The company provides consulting services focusing on human resources issues such as benefits and payroll reviews, employee handbook and manual development, process implementation and improvement, management training, recruitment strategy, and employee performance counseling. In addition, CDG assists its clients with selecting and implementing human resources software platforms such as Genesys, Lawson, PeopleSoft, SAP, and UltiPro. The family-owned business was established in 1981.

TXU Energy is a market-leading competitive retail electricity provider, powering the lives of more Texans than any other retailer. TXU Energy offers a variety of innovative products and solutions, allowing both its residential and business customers to choose options that best meet their needs, including exceptional customer service, competitively priced electricity service plans, innovative energy efficiency options, renewable energy programs and other electricity-related products and services.

Trammell Crow Company (TCC), founded in 1948, is one of the nation’s leading developers and investors in commercial real estate. The Company has developed or acquired more than 2,600 buildings valued at more than $60 billion and over 565 million square feet. As of June 30, 2016, TCC had $7.1 billion of projects in process and $3.0 billion in its pipeline.

The Container Store is an American specialty retail chain company which specializes in storage and organization solutions and working to build a business where everyone associated with it can thrive together. We opened our doors in 1978 a small, 1,600 square-foot retail space in Dallas. The Container Store has grown to be the leading specialty retailer of storage and organization products in the United States and the only national retailer solely devoted to the category. With locations from coast to coast, our stores average 25,000 square-feet and offer more than 10,000 innovative products.

2001 Award Recipients

Atmos Energy Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, is the country's largest natural-gas-only distributor, serving about 3 million natural gas distribution customers in more than 1,400 communities in eight states from the Blue Ridge Mountains in the East to the Rocky Mountains in the West. Atmos Energy also provides natural gas marketing and procurement services to industrial, commercial and municipal customers primarily in the Midwest and Southeast and manages company-owned natural gas pipeline and storage assets, including one of the largest intrastate natural gas pipeline systems in Texas.

Commercial Metals Company is global – and so is our approach. To meet your needs for steel and related metals, we are involved in virtually every aspect of the industry. We recycle. We manufacture. We fabricate. We market and distribute. We are committed to offering the highest level of customer service at all our operations, to all our customers.

Electronic Data Systems (EDS)

Electronic Data Systems (EDS) was an American multinational information technology equipment and services company headquartered in Plano, Texas. Founded in 1962 by H. Ross Perot, the business model eventually became known as "outsourcing" and which led to exponential growth for EDS. In 2008, Hewlett-Packard Co. acquired the company for $14 million.

2000 Award Recipients

TI technology is at the heart of all things electronic. We focus on developing analog chips and embedded processors, which account for more than 85 percent of our revenue. We're changing the world, one chip at a time. Our analog and embedded processing products power electronics across every industry and help to make the world smarter, safer, greener, healthier and more fun. Our core values of integrity, innovation and commitment are woven throughout the fabric of our history. These values lay the foundation for our culture and lie at the heart of who we are and how we behave.

Local winners of the GDBEA qualify to compete for the American Business Ethics Award and are judged on a national level. Dallas has more ABEA winners than any other state or chapter in the United States. The Dallas companies who have gone on to win the national ABEA award are noted below.

2013 Award Recipients

We’re a branding agency. We exist for one reason: to endear brands to people. Endearing a brand to its customers requires creativity that works – and works consistently – at every point of contact. An agency whose purpose is to endear brands to people at every point of contact needs to have the resources it takes to make that happen. And we do. All born here. All raised here. All interconnected, commingled, and collaboratively creative.

2011 Award Recipients

Leading the world in essentials for a better life. That's what Kimberly-Clark is all about. We place consumers at the center of everything we do. Billions worldwide choose our products to make a positive difference in their lives. That's a big responsibility and one we take seriously.

2008 Award Recipients

As a family company, Daisy passionately strives to provide our customers products in which we take great pride. Our dedication to pure ingredients with no preservatives makes for great-tasting products and sets us apart from others. Having been in the dairy industry for more than 90 years, we recognize that making better products is a continuous practice. We are proud of the products we make and continually strive to make them even better.

2004 Award Recipients

Over the last few decades, TD has grown to be one of the region’s most respected mechanical service, construction and facilities management companies. We partner with our customers to deliver results that fit their needs, from mission-critical solutions to ongoing maintenance services. TD is equipped to handle any size project through our unmatched resources: the people, processes, technology and manufacturing needed to get the job done.

2003 Award Recipients

Corgan is a leading architecture and design firm with deep technical expertise and a reputation for great service. Consistently ranked as one of the top 10 architecture firms in the United States, we listen to our clients and transform their insights into structures and spaces that inspire, inform, and innovate. That’s probably why 91 percent of our work is with repeat clients – when you earn a reputation as a trusted advisor, it tends to stick.

2002 Award Recipients

Trammell Crow Company (TCC), founded in 1948, is one of the nation’s leading developers and investors in commercial real estate. The Company has developed or acquired more than 2,600 buildings valued at more than $60 billion and over 565 million square feet. As of June 30, 2016, TCC had $7.1 billion of projects in process and $3.0 billion in its pipeline.

2001 Award Recipients

Atmos Energy Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, is the country's largest natural-gas-only distributor, serving about 3 million natural gas distribution customers in more than 1,400 communities in eight states from the Blue Ridge Mountains in the East to the Rocky Mountains in the West. Atmos Energy also provides natural gas marketing and procurement services to industrial, commercial and municipal customers primarily in the Midwest and Southeast and manages company-owned natural gas pipeline and storage assets, including one of the largest intrastate natural gas pipeline systems in Texas.

Electronic Data Systems (EDS)

Electronic Data Systems (EDS) was an American multinational information technology equipment and services company headquartered in Plano, Texas. Founded in 1962 by H. Ross Perot, the business model eventually became known as "outsourcing" and which led to exponential growth for EDS. In 2008, Hewlett-Packard Co. acquired the company for $14 million.

2000 Award Recipients

TI technology is at the heart of all things electronic. We focus on developing analog chips and embedded processors, which account for more than 85 percent of our revenue. We're changing the world, one chip at a time. Our analog and embedded processing products power electronics across every industry and help to make the world smarter, safer, greener, healthier and more fun. Our core values of integrity, innovation and commitment are woven throughout the fabric of our history. These values lay the foundation for our culture and lie at the heart of who we are and how we behave.

Cary M. Maguire Spirit of Ethics Award

In 2016, The Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award created the Cary M. Maguire “Spirit of Ethics” Award. Inspired by Mr. Maguire’s longtime commitment and support of the GDBEA program, the award also honors his tireless leadership and advocacy for ethics. Through his philanthropic contributions and continued promotion of ethics, Cary Maguire embodies the qualities that define principled behavior in business, public service and our personal lives. The Maguire “Spirit of Ethics” Award is to be bestowed upon Dallas-based companies that demonstrate and champion above-and-beyond ethical practices and inspire higher levels of ethics excellence.

 

 

Dallas-based interior design firm Staffelbach was honored with the inaugural  Cary M. Maguire “Spirit of Ethics” Award, at the Greater Dallas Business Ethics Awards luncheon, Tuesday, May 17, 2016. In addition to the Maguire trophy, Staffelbach was one of four honorees receiving the Greater Dallas Business Award for exceptional ethics in business.

 

2017 Award Recipients

Sendero’s mission is to be the management consulting partner most respected for our people, our culture, and the results we deliver our clients. Sendero provides guidance in strategic planning, technology enablement, organizational effectiveness, and analytics across a variety of industries. Sendero is committed to partnering with clients to navigate the unique challenges of their business while focusing on designing practical, high-value solutions. Success is defined with our clients, not for them--enabling them to grow wisely.

2016 Award Recipients

Staffelbach is a specialized group of interior designers, architects and facilities planners with a fifty year track record of satisfying clients. The firm has programmed and planned over seventy million square feet of interior spaces and specializes in creating functional and efficient interior environments for individuals, companies and corporations.