Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

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.