Pima Heart is selected as a finalist for the 9th Annual 2006 and 10th Annual 2007 Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Awards – Best Place to Work category. To qualify for the Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Award, a small business must be locally owned and operated, for profit, have 250 or fewer employees, and be in operation for at least two years. The Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Committee recognizes 4 award categories:
- Best Place to Work – Businesses that encourage growth, education and development through workplace environment, employee benefits, etc.
- Business Growth – Businesses that are unique and successful in the way they are handling growth or change in today’s marketplace.
- Community Service – Businesses investing in the community through volunteerism, contributions or support of non-profit organizations.
- Small Business Leader of the Year – The Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce partners with Wells Fargo in presenting this award to a Small Business Manager/Owner who exhibits exemplary business conduct. The company must demonstrate sales productivity, and the owner must demonstrate leadership qualities by responding positively to challenges within his or her business, as well as being active in organizations and projects within the community.
Of the 623 applications received, only 45 companies are selected as finalist. It was an honor to be recognized as a premiere locally owned small business in our community.