Several hundred nominations were received, detailing the accomplishments and the history of family owned businesses in Nevada. Judges then narrowed the entries down to 60 finalists in 10 different categories, selecting a winner from Northern Nevada and a winner from Southern Nevada in each category.
The winners for Southern Nevada are listed below.
Whippersnapper: A business less than 10 years old, in the first generation of succession, with expectations for future generations to run the company
- Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas
Don’t Forget to Share: A business that has made significant contributions to the community and prides itself on giving back
- Imagine Communications
When the Going Gets Tough: A business that faced adversity and made changes to adapt to what was sure to be tough times
- Las Vegas Distillery
Protector: A business that has made significant efforts to go green within their organization and to reduce the company’s carbon footprint
- Service Max LLC
Swimming Upstream: A business that is minority- or woman-owned
- Martin’s Grand McDonald’s
It’s Good to be on Top: A business that is at the top of its game, doing better than ever
The More the Merrier: A business that has 50 employees or more
- Rachel’s Kitchen
Outside the Box: A business that offers a product or service that is unique to Nevada
Change is Good: A business that has moved on to the second generation or further, and has successfully utilized the younger generation’s ideas
- R&O Construction
Wisdom of Age: A business that has been operating for more than 25 years
- The Hush Puppy Restaurant
Nevada State Bank offers resources designed exclusively for the family business – webinars, newsletters and seminars. All designed to meet the unique needs of the family business culture. Visit www.nsbank.com/familybusiness to learn more.
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Nevada State Bank, with assets of more than $4.0 billion, is the largest state-chartered bank in Nevada. A full-service bank with 50 branches statewide, Nevada State Bank offers a complete range of consumer, private and business banking services. It is a subsidiary of Salt Lake City-based Zions Bancorporation (Nasdaq: ZION), one of the nation’s premier financial services companies. With affiliates in 10 Western and Southwestern states, 140-year-old Zions Bancorporation has assets of $55.2 billion. For more information on Nevada State Bank, call 702.383.0009 or access www.nsbank.com.