The common threads that bind them all are an unmitigated passion for their business, laser focus on customer service, and a will and determination to survive, and even thrive, in one of the most difficult economic periods in our lifetimes.
Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) September 28, 2009
Terralever, a leading interactive marketing agency, was awarded the US Bank Emerging Entrepreneur Award at the 13th annual Spirit of Enterprise Awards on Thursday, September 24th. Presented by the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, the Spirit of Enterprise Awards program annually highlights the achievements and stories of top local entrepreneurs.
Over 800 people attended the ceremony hosted at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa. Of the 250 companies that were nominated, only 48 made it past the rigorous application process and only five companies received an award at the event. In addition to Terralever, other companies awarded included D. P. Electric, Inc., Express Digital Solutions, Answer 1 Communications, Caliente Construction, Inc. As well, five finalists were honored at the event.
In speaking about this year's winners, Gary Naumann, Spirit of Enterprise Director said, "The common threads that bind them all are an unmitigated passion for their business, laser focus on customer service, and a will and determination to survive, and even thrive, in one of the most difficult economic periods in our lifetimes."
"We are truly honored to be recognized amongst companies with such amazing and inspiring stories," said Chris Johnson, Founder and Managing Partner of Terralever. "Both the finalists and the award recipients are exemplars of the passion and spirit it takes to build a successful and prosperous business."
In honoring the award recipients, Gary Naumann also said, "It is validation for all people connected with these companies (employees and their families, vendors and customers) that their work is important and recognized by the community."
"We feel very lucky at Terralever to have such an incredible and talented group of individuals on our team and to be recognized in the community for our effort," said Andrew Richter, Managing Partner for Terralever. "Everyday our team works hard for each other and everyday we grow stronger as a unit."
Terralever is an award-winning interactive marketing and technology services firm that delivers online marketing solutions for growing mid-size to Fortune 500 companies. Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, with offices in Tucson and Los Angeles, the growing firm specializes in online marketing strategy, Web site design and development, rich internet applications, search engine optimization and email marketing. For more information, visit http://www.terralever.com.
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