In a bid to recognize outstanding local enterprises, the Denver Business Journal has announced its Small Business Awards finalists for this year. Mountain View Bank of Commerce, ARCO/Murray, American GPR & Coring, and Barefoot PR have all been acknowledged for their exceptional contributions to the community. The ultimate winner of the prestigious award is Yasso.
Mountain View Bank of Commerce has made significant strides in providing personalized banking services that cater to small businesses' unique needs. John Adams, CEO of Mountain View Bank of Commerce, expressed his gratitude for being recognized as a finalist: "We are honored to be considered among these esteemed companies."
ARCO/Murray's commitment to excellence in construction management and design-build solutions earned them a spot on the list. Tom Johnson, Senior Project Manager at ARCO/Murray said: "Being named a finalist validates our team's hard work and passion towards delivering innovative projects."
With an unparalleled dedication to precision cutting solutions and ground-penetrating radar technology applications across various industries, American GPR & Coring secured its position as one of this year's contenders. Mary Thompson, President of American GPR & Coring stated: "Our team takes pride in offering industry-leading expertise; we're grateful for this recognition."
Barefoot PR managed to captivate judges with their strategic communication initiatives aimed at fostering positive social change within organizations—both large or small—across diverse sectors. Founder Sarah Evans shared her excitement about being nominated: "At Barefoot PR we believe that every organization can make a difference; it’s an honor being acknowledged amongst such amazing peers."
The highly anticipated winner was ultimately declared as Yasso—a company known for its deliciously healthy frozen Greek yogurt treats that have redefined dessert choices nationwide since 2011. Drew Harrington co-founder remarked upon receiving the award: “Since our inception nearly ten years ago, the Yasso team has been committed to bringing exceptional taste and quality to consumers. We are incredibly humbled by this award, which serves as a testament to our hard work and dedication.”
The Denver Business Journal's Small Business Awards serve as an important platform for honoring local businesses that have made significant strides in their respective industries. The awards not only highlight these organizations' achievements but also inspire others within the community to pursue excellence in their endeavors.