Annual Awards

Each year the Association for Corporate Growth, Orange County Chapter, (ACG OC) honors a select few Orange County and Inland Empire-based companies for their outstanding dedication, leadership and performance.  We salute these exceptional businesses, as judged by an independent panel of judges, at our annual ACG Awards Gala, which took place this year at the luxurious Island Hotel in Newport Beach.

And the winners were:

Growth Award – Over $50M – ETAP/Operation Technology
Growth Award – American Handforge
Global Award (private) – Global Language Solutions
Global Award (public) – Newport Corporation
Corporate Responsibility – Zumasys
Green Award – Newlight Technologies
Sustainability Award – Phoenix Telecom
Innovation Award – Dana Innovations
Founders Award – Walker Brothers Machinery & Moving

A Video Roll Call of Our 2014 Honorees:


Thank you to our judges:

2014 ACG Awards Judges:
Kirsten Mangers – Tech Coast Venture Network
Shaheen Husain – UC Irvine | The Paul Merage School of Business
Matthew Jenusaitis – OCTANe
Ed Jordan – California Society of CPA’s
Scott Kitcher – Clean Tech OC
Richard Sudek – Chapman University | Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics

Thank you to this year’s sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

  • Hughes Marino

Event Sponsor

  • Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.
  • Brown Rudnick

Silver Sponsors

  • First Bank
  • SingerLewak
  • Union Bank
  • Wells Fargo

Host Sponsors

  • Glass Ratner Advisory & Capital Group
  • Bank of America
  • SullivanCurtisMonroe

Please join us in recognizing those companies who have had a significant impact and made a notable contribution to their respective industries.

For more information on this event, please contact:

Samantha McDermott
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.
T: (949) 725-4052

Yolanda De La Paz
T: (949) 293-8801

Maria Hillman
Cerius Interim Executive Solutions
T: (949) 322-0214