Waco, Texas – Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business will honored the 2011 Texas Family Business of the Year award winners and finalists at an awards banquet held on Wednesday, Nov. 9 in Waco, Texas.
The Texas Family Business of the Year awards program recognizes outstanding firms whose families demonstrate a commitment to each other and to business continuity, and who are responsive to the needs of their employees, communities and industries.
“Starting, owning and operating a family business is the foundation of the American Dream,” said J. David Allen, director of the John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. “It is our privilege to honor the dedicated, hard-working risk-takers in the state of Texas who contribute so much to our economic and social well-being.”
Professional Flooring Supply of Haltom City, Texas won in the “Medium Family Business” category.
Through the Texas Family Business of the Year program and other activities, the Institute for Family Business fulfills its mission to provide a forum for the development and dissemination of information relevant to the health and continuity of family businesses. Other educational and planning programs available to family business owners through the Institute include special interest seminars and entrepreneurship training classes.