Tucson Metro Chamber
Sep 23, 2022
Winners Announced at the 2022 Copper Cactus Awards
The Arizona Daily Star featured a summary of the winners from the Tucson Metro Chamber Copper Cactus Awards, presented by Wells Fargo. The winners were announced at the Chamber's September 23 event, and included:
Tech Parks Arizona Start Up of the Year: Sonoran Stitch Factory
Blue Cross Blue Shield Best Place to Work 3-50 employees: Health Information Management Services (HiMS);
Blue Cross Blue Shield Best Place to Work 51-300 employees: Snell & Wilmer.
CopperPoint Small Business Leader of the Year: Amanda Powers, Benevolent Sports Tucson DBA FC Tucson.
Cox Business Growth: Paradigm Laboratories.
DPR Construction Diversity and Inclusion Champion: The Drawing Studio.
The Shirley Wilka Perseverance Award: Vanessa Bechtol — Santa Cruz Heritage Alliance.
Nextrio Innovation 3-50 employees: University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI);
Nextrio Innovation 51-300 employees: Paragon Space Development Corporation.
Tucson Electric Power Social Impact, up to $500,000 revenue: Amphi Foundation;
Tucson Electric Power Social Impact, $500,000-$2mm revenue: Tu Nidito Children and Family Services;
Tucson Electric Power Social Impact, $2mm-$5mm revenue: Community Investment Corporation.
To see all the nominees and finalists, visit: