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GREATER PHOENIX CHAMBER ANNOUNCES 2023 IMPACT AWARDS RECIPIENTS
By Lindsay Hansen - Friday Jun 23, 2023
The Greater Phoenix Chamber has selected ten local companies as recipients of its 36th Annual IMPACT Awards. The IMPACT Awards honor the accomplishments of small and mid-to-large Valley businesses' achievements and their positive influence on the community and economy. These recipients were selected following a community vote among 30 finalists of the more than 100 businesses nominated for this honor.



The 2023 Business of the Year IMPACT Award recipients are:

Small Business Sector
Community Champion – The Joy Bus

Economic Driver – Duffy Group, Inc.

IMPACTful Nonprofit – Make-A-Wish Arizona

Exceptional Workplace – Duffy Group, Inc.

Industry Innovator – The Joy Bus



Mid-to-Large Business Sector

Community Champion – Arizona Public Service (APS)

Economic Driver – Desert Financial Credit Union

IMPACTful Nonprofit – Phoenix Art Museum

Exceptional Workplace – Arizona Public Service (APS)

Industry Innovator – Sonora Quest Laboratories



“We’ve worked so hard to not only contribute to the community but build a really exceptional place to work. To be recognized by the Greater Phoenix Chamber means the world to us!” says Kathleen Duffy, president and CEO of Duffy Group, Inc.



“We are grateful for all the community involvement and everyone who believes in what we are doing and are going to do to help. We have a team of amazing people who help fight and volunteer in the community. Hundreds help at the diner and deliver meals to cancer survivors. To have the community backing everything Jennifer believed in and inspiring all of us to believe in something bigger is the most rewarding,” says Joanna McCarthy, general manager of the Joy Bus Diner.



“We are so honored to win this award and be recognized for driving economic impact in the community. It’s something we seek to do and is obviously resonating with the right people. We are happy to do this on behalf of my team and our members. We appreciate the Chamber for putting on such a nice event!” says Jeff Meshey, president and CEO of Desert Financial Credit Union.



The 2023 IMPACT Businesses of the Year were announced during the 36th Annual IMPACT Awards event.


“The Greater Phoenix Chamber is proud to honor this year’s IMPACT Award recipients. These businesses represent the innovation and development happening in Greater Phoenix, and we are thrilled to shed light on their incredible work,” said Greater Phoenix Chamber president and CEO Todd Sanders. “We look forward to seeing their continued investment in the region as they contribute to economic prosperity and community connectivity in Arizona for years to come.”



Congratulations to the 2023 IMPACT Award Finalists:



SMALL BUSINESSES

MID-TO-LARGE BUSINESSES



Community Champion:

- EPIHAB Phoenix, Inc.

- Public Square

- The Joy Bus



Economic Driver:

- Duffy Group, Inc.

- Moov Technologies

- REDW, LLC



Industry Innovator:

- evolvedMD

- Gateway for Cancer Research

- The Joy Bus



Exceptional Workplace:

- Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest

- Duffy Group, Inc.

- Ideas Collide



IMPACTful Nonprofit:

- Make-A-Wish Arizona

- Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona

- Ryan House





Community Champion:

- Arizona Public Service (APS)

- Bell Bank

- CopperPoint Insurance Companies



Economic Driver:

- Desert Financial Credit Union

- Diamondback Healthcare Center

- Ernst & Young Global Limited



Industry Innovator:

- Copa Health

- Crown Castle

- Sonora Quest Laboratories



Exceptional Workplace:

- ADP

- Arizona Public Service (APS)

- Charles Schwab



IMPACTful Nonprofit:

- Adelante Healthcare

- Phoenix Art Museum

- Solari Crisis & Human Services



About the Greater Phoenix Chamber

Representing 2,400 businesses across the Greater Phoenix region, the Greater Phoenix Chamber promotes regional prosperity by serving as a catalyst for economic vitality and strong communities. The Chamber pursues this mission by collaborating with business, political, and community leaders to grow the regional talent pool, create a regional approach to economic development, and drive a pro-Arizona agenda.



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