The Colorado Springs Business Journal selected Tony Fagnant as one of 50 Captains of Industry who will serve as Speed Mentors at an event May 19. The event is open to anyone who wants to have a conversation with a select group of regional business leaders. Speed Mentoring is like speed dating where participants have a short time one-on-one with mentors of their choice. For more information click here.
Linda Weise, founding CEO of the Colorado Springs Conservatory, received the William Funk Award for Building Strong Communities from the Colorado Nonprofit Association. The Conservatory promotes access to the arts for Title 1 school districts that serve students from different socioeconomic levels, ethnic backgrounds and disabled students. Qualtek’s Q-munity programs strongly support the Conservatory efforts. Read more about the Conservatory.Read about their prestigious award.
In July Mellissa Stewart will celebrate 10 years of working in Qualtek Manufacturing’s Finishing Department but this month she is celebrating her selection as Employee of the Month and a $1,000 check. Her nomination came from salaried employees (who are not eligible for the award) for her on-going dedication to quality and her sunny outlook. The Tactical Operations Group of managers and leaders selects the winner. This award qualifies her for the Employee of the Year award. Congratulations Mellissa! Check out the team support!
“My goal is to balance our workforce,” she added. “That means equally qualified women and men working together. Because of the way Tony and I operated, we found success between the two of us and we see that in our workforce. We’re good at balancing not just males and females, but we’re also multigenerational, and I think we’re successful because of that.” Read the Colorado Business Journal Article.
Qualtek’s CEO and President, Tony and Mary Fagnant, were honored at a special reception where Qualtek was selected as a “2015 Colorado Company to Watch” out of 1,024 nominees. ColoradoBiz (COBiz) magazine profiles Qualtek (Page 41 and 42) in its July/August issue. Selections of companies to watch identify growing organizations that support the backbone of Colorado’s economy. See the article here.
Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Alliance (CAMA) released a new video that showcases work Colorado manufacturer's are doing to collaborate and grow our economy Qualtek employees and processes are shown throughout the film. (See video on the left.)