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Congratulations to our 2015 Winners!

  Riptide Software
Healthcare  Compass Research
Distribution/manufacturing  Industrial Lighting Products, Inc.
Real estate/construction  Park Square Homes 
Tourism/hospitality  Fun Spot America Theme Parks
Retail/service provider  First Green Bank

Each year, ACG Orlando recognizes companies based on the value they bring to Central Florida through outstanding accomplishments in corporate culture, growth, business creativity and economic contribution. The SMART Awards demonstrates ACG Orlando's continuing commitment to facilitate relationships among middle-market companies, capital sources and professionals active in corporate finance.

2015 SMART Awards Video

Congratulations to Our Past SMART Awards Recipients!

2014 Winners
Business & Profesional Services Kavaliro
Consumer Services & Products Sunshine Fitness Management
ealthcare Noble Healthcare
Media, Entertainment & Communications
MBI Direct Mail, Inc.
Real Estate & Construction
Simulation & Defence AVT Simulation
Tourism & Hospitality
Orange Lake Resorts

2013 Winners
Distribution & Manufacturing  
Millennium Luxury Coaches
Healthcare & Life Sciences  
Real Estate & Construction  
Schmid Construction, Inc.
Retail & Consumer Products  
Mealey Automotive Group
AssuredPartners, Inc.
Simulation & Defense  
SimCom International
Resource Employment Solutions
Tourism & Hospitality (tie)   
Paramount Hospitality Management
Westgate Resorts

2012 Winners
   Quality One Wireless
Financial Services  
Digital Risk
Healthcare & Life Sciences  
Vista Clinical Diagnostics
Information Technology  
Craig Technologies
FARO Technologies
Other Services   
Massey Services
Real Estate  
J. Raymond Construction Corp.

2011 Winners
Financial Services   FBC Mortgage, LLC
Healthcare & Life Sciences  
Axium Pharmacy Healthcare Inc.

Information Technology  
Connextions   Voxeo
Manufacturing Distribution
  Correct Craft Inc.
Other Services
   North American Substation Services
Real Estate
Simulation & Training
   Engineering and Computer Simulations
Tourism & Hospitality
   DiPasqua Enterprises

2010 WInners

Healthcare & Life Sciences
Leavitt Management Group Inc.
Information Technology  
Highwinds Capital Inc.
Manufacturing and Distribution  
Symetrics Industries
Real Estate  
Williams Company
Tourism & Hospitality  
Gatorland    Tijuana Flats Burrito Company

2009 WInners

The Paxen Group

Bright Future Electric
Smart City Holdings

2008 Winners

WastePro USA
Universal Engineering

2007 Winners
ABC Fine Wine & Spirits 
Wayne Automatic Fire Sprinklers
Power ProTech Services

Testimonials from Past SMART Participants!

      It was a personal, and frankly an unexpected honor for SimCom to have been presented the Smart Award. What I didn’t anticipate was the effect on our team. There was noticeable sense of pride as they rightly viewed the award as recognition for their efforts and dedication over many years.  
Walter David, CEO, SimCom Inc., 2013 SMART Award Winner

      The SMART Award given to Resource Employment Solutions in 2013, was not only a tremendous honor commemorating our growth, but it also served as an excellent tool that has helped us sustain and surpass our revenue projections. Attending the Awards ceremony offered us a unique opportunity to meet other local companies in complimentary industries that had developed similarly aggressive growth plans as ours. We are thankful to both ACG and our bank representative who nominated Resource for the opportunity to partake in this note-worthy event.
Louis & Moises Lluberes, CEO & President, Resource Employment Solutions, 2013 SMART Award Winner

      We were truly honored to receive the 2012 SMART Award and be recognized with several outstanding companies in our community.  This award and recognition is made possible by the commitment, dedication, and hard work of the team members throughout our Company.   On behalf of our team members and customers, we are very proud to have received the ACG Award.  

Harvey L. Massey, Chairman & CEO, Massey Services, Inc., 2012 SMART Award Winner

      FARO employees work hard everyday to create a culture of teamwork and dedication to service; winning the SMART award was great recognition of those efforts. It’s an honor to stand alongside the area’s top companies and be considered one of the best.

Jay Freeland, President & CEO, FARO, 2012 SMART Award Winner

      We enjoyed being involved with the 2012 SMART Awards program.  What an honor to be recognized as a Central Florida company whose accomplishments set the standard for operational excellence!  It was a tribute to the dedication and commitment of our entire team whose focus on our core values of Respect, Integrity, Golden Rule, Humility and Trust, allow us do business the RIGHT Way.  We would encourage local companies to participate in the SMART Awards.  It's an opportunity to network with other influential Central Florida business leaders and CEOs.
John Sofarelli, Owner/CEO, J. Raymond Construction Corp., 2012 SMART Award Winner

      Being recognized for the ACG SMART Awards in 2012 helped us become more visible in the greater Orlando market.  Financing and capital has always been my biggest concern as Craig Technologies continues to grow and it means a lot for ACG to recognize our strengths in finance and business planning.
Carol Craig, Founder & CEO, Craig Technologies, 2012 SMART Award Winner

      FBC Mortgage was thrilled to be recognized through the 2011 SMART Awards, and we truly enjoyed our association with the members of ACG Orlando.

Joe Nunziata, Co-CEO & Chairman, FBC Mortgage, 2011 SMART Award Winner

      Our company's involvement with the SMART Awards program was extremely beneficial on a variety of levels. We were flattered by the amount of positive response we got from the members of the business community in Central Florida. In some measure we expected that, but what we didn't bank on was the wellspring of confidence and good will the award generated among our own staff. They were clearly pleased to be involved with a "winner."

Herb Hilderley, Paxen Learning Group, 2009 SMART Award Winner

Thank You to Our 2015 Presenting Sponsors!

Wells Fargo & Company is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.7 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,700 locations, 12,500 ATMs, and the internet and mobile banking, and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 29 on Fortune’s 2014 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.

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Thank You to Our 2015 Video Presentation Sponsor!

Each year, the highlight of the Awards Luncheon is a video presentation featuring all our finalist CEOs telling the story of their companies' success.  Don't miss this chance to personally hear what it takes to be a SMART Company!

2014 SMART Awards Video

2011 SMART Awards Video

2013 SMART Awards Video

2010 SMART Awards Video

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