TUSTIN, CA--(Marketwire - May 11, 2012) - The Association for Corporate Growth Orange County chapter (ACG OC) announced the eight award-wining companies at its Annual Awards Event, which was held at the Balboa Bay Club last night. The winners were selected from a group of 24 finalists.
- REINVENTING AWARD -- EZ-Lube, Costa Mesa, Calif.
- INNOVATION AWARD -- Freedom Innovations, Irvine, Calif.
- CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY AWARD -- Angel Baseball Foundation, Anaheim, Calif.
- GLOBAL AWARD -- Ingram Micro, Inc., Santa Ana, Calif.
- FOUNDERS AWARD -- Rohl, LLC, Irvine, Calif.
- GREEN AWARD -- Regenesis, San Clemente, Calif.
- GROWTH AWARD -- CyberCoders, Irvine, Calif.
- SPOTLIGHT DEAL AWARD -- Silverado Senior Living, Irvine, Calif.
"The Orange County Annual Awards Gala was the place to be if you were looking to build business relationships," noted Allan Siposs, the Awards Gala co-chairperson and managing director at FMV Capital Markets. "The evening is one of ACG Orange County's signature events and drew more than 400 attendees including CEOs and senior executives from top Orange County-area companies, as well as the county's premier advisors and service professionals."
ACG OC president David Krajanowski and partner in charge of the Orange County office of Singer, Lewak, Greenbaum & Goldstein LLP, commented, "We were very excited to have hosted this year's awards gala. With the economy beginning to show preliminary signs of stability and improvement, this year's winners were particularly noteworthy for helping to drive growth and development in the regional market."
The Awards Event emcee was Murray Rudin, managing director of Riordan, Lewis & Haden.
This year's Presenting Sponsor was Snell & Wilmer, while the Silver Sponsors included: EastWest Bank (www.eastwestbank.com); First Bank (www.firstbank.com); Grant Thornton (www.grantthornton.com); Haskell & White (www.hwcpa.com); Riordan, Lewis & Haden (www.rlhequity.com); Singer Lewak (www.singerlewak.com); Union Bank (www.unionbank.com) and Wells Fargo (www.wellsfargo.com).
ACG OC Platinum Sponsors include: Beach Business Bank; Hein & Associates; Manderson, Schafer & McKinlay LLP; McColl Partners; McGladrey; Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth; Tatum, LLC and U.S. Bank. ACG OC Gold Sponsors include ADP; Aon Risk Services Inc.; Daly-Swartz PR; Euler Hermes; First Bank; Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP; GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC; Grant Thornton LLP; Marketwire; D.A. Davidson & Co; PNC Business Credit; Robert Half International; Union Bank; White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP; Windes & McClaughry Accountancy Corporation.
The ACG OC Corporate Sponsor is Meridian Graphics, The Women's Event Sponsor is Comerica Bank, The Academy Sponsor is SingerLewak, and The New Member Sponsor is Snell & Wilmer.
About ACG Orange County
Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth (http://www.acgoc.org) is a global organization with 56 chapters involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. ACG's 14,000 members include professionals from private equity firms, corporations and lenders that invest in middle-market companies, as well as from law, accounting, investment banking and other firms that provide advisory services. Learn more at www.acg.org.