The Dwyer Group Named Finalist for 2009 Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award
WACO, Texas - (July 2, 2009) - The Dwyer Group was recently recognized as a leader in ethical business practices and named a finalist for the 2009 Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award.
The Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award honors companies in the Dallas community that demonstrate a strong commitment to ethical business practices in everyday operations, management philosophies and responses to crises or challenges.
Twenty-four companies were nominated, and nine were named finalists. The awards were presented by the Dallas Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, the Financial Planning Association of Dallas/Fort Worth, the Edwin L. Cox School of Business and Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Responsibility of Southern Methodist University and the North Texas Ethics and Character Association.
"The Dwyer Group is a shining example of how companies in our community can operate successfully and still take pride in the strong ethics that helped found them," said Gary Morris, founder and chair of the awards committee. "The Dwyer Group's Code of Values is a testament to how companies should strive to maintain a balance of profitable operations, but not at the expense of ethical practices."
About The Dwyer Group, Inc.®:
The Dwyer Group, Inc., based in Waco, Texas, is a holding company of six franchise businesses, each selling and supporting a different franchise under the following service marks: Aire Serv®, Glass Doctor®, Mr. Appliance®, Mr. Electric®, Mr. Rooter® (Drain Doctor in the UK and Portugal), and Rainbow International®. Collectively, these independent franchise concepts offer customers world-wide a broad base of residential and commercial services. The Dwyer Group is a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, a private equity firm with offices in New York, Cleveland, Dallas and San Francisco.