Phoenix chamber names IMPACT award winners

2016 IMPACT Awards Business of the Year winners John Wolfe, senior vice president & southwest regional general manager, Cox Communications; Susan Anable, vice president of public affairs for the Southwest Region, Cox Communications and Kevin Danzeisen, president and general manager, Danzeisen Dairy.

From left are 2016 IMPACT Awards Business of the Year winners John Wolfe, senior vice president & southwest regional general manager, Cox Communications; Susan Anable, vice president of public affairs for the Southwest Region, Cox Communications and Kevin Danzeisen, president and general manager, Danzeisen Dairy.

Eight local businesses were recently recognized by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce at the 29th annual IMPACT Awards luncheon for contributions the companies and their employees make to the Greater Phoenix community.

“All of the companies and Sentinel Award recipients honored today truly showcased the greater Phoenix region’s breadth of expertise, leadership and innovation. Each honoree is an exceptional organization that is dedicated to setting high standards and fostering a stronger business community. We are proud to recognize their outstanding achievements,” said Todd Sanders, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.

Small-to-medium business sector (250 employees or fewer):

Danzeisen Dairy – Community Champion

The Dhaba/India Plaza – Economic Driver

Goettl Air Conditioning – Response to Adversity

Melrose Pharmacy – Entrepreneurial Excellence

Large business sector (More than 250 employees):

Cox Communications – Community Champion

Caliber, The Wealth Development Company – Economic Driver

CopperPoint Insurance Companies – Response to Adversity

WebPT – Entrepreneurial Excellence

Business of the Year (Small-to-medium business sector – 250 employees or fewer):

Danzeisen Dairy – Kevin Danzeisen, president and general manager

Business of the Year (Large business sector – more than 250 employees):

Cox Communications –John Wolfe, senior vice president and southwest regional general manager

2016 IMPACTful Nonprofit:

Junior Achievement of Arizona

Sentinel Awards:

Sen. Debbie Lesko

Sen. Don Shooter

City of Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton

“It is our great pleasure to recognize these successful, innovative and inspiring businesses. Their achievements and contributions to Arizona are truly deserving of special recognition,” said Sanders.

For more information on the awards recipients go to phoenixchamber.com/impact2016.

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