Former Award Winners
Awards are presented in four major categories: Large (more than 250 employees); Medium (50-250 employees); Small (less than 50 employees); Community Service (businesses showing exemplary community service efforts). In addition, the Family Business Center of Loyola University Chicago presents a Century award to highlight the success and longevity of a family business. Congratulations to these current and past Award Winners!
2007 family business of the year award Winners
Small Winner: The Chicago Sightseeing Co.
Medium Winner: Smithereen Pest Management
Large Winner: Pepper Construction Group
Community Service Winner: Acme Refining Scrap Iron & Metal Co.
Century Award Winner: C. Cretors and Co.
2006 Family Business of the Year Award Winners
Small Winner: Nielsen-Massey Vanillas
Medium Winner: Clarke Mosquito Control
Large Winner: Turano Baking Co.
Community Service Winner: Gold Eagle Co.
Century Award Winner: Baird & Warner
2005 Family Business of the Year Award Winners
Small Winner: Widmer Interiors
Medium Winner: Peter Troost Monument Co.
Large Winner: Raynor Garage Doors
Community Service Winner: Skender Construction Co.
Century Award Winner: Glunz Family Enterprises
2004 Family Business of the Year Award Winners
Small Winner: Brady & Associates Construction & Development
Medium Winner: Hester Decorating Co.
Large Winner: Oberweis Dairy Inc.
Community Service Winner: Oberweis Dairy Inc.
2003 Family Business of the Year Award Winners
Small Winner: Reed Illinois Corp.
Medium Winner: Wagner Printing Co.
Large Winner: Northwestern Business College
Community Service Winner: Northwestern Business College
2002 Family Business of the Award Winners
Small Winner: Eichenauer Services Inc/ESI
Medium Winner: Eckert's Country Store and Farms
Large Winner: Kemper Sports Management
Community Service Winner: Dixline Corp.