Quorum Architects, a Fort Worth firm founded 30 years ago celebrated by performing 30 acts of kindness in the community.
The firm was one of the honorees at the annual Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business of the Year awards Thursday at the mayor’s annual “State of the City” address.
- Wild Cactus Therapy, a counseling and therapy group (emerging business)
- Quorum Architects, an architecture and interior design firm celebrati (1-20 employees)
- Valor Mineral Management, an oil and gas asset management company (20-50 employees)
- Chicken Salad Chick, a casual dining restaurant chain (more than 50 employees)
Three judges evaluated each entry and the scores were then averaged to determine the final winners.
The chamber’s website states that the Small Business of the Year Award recognizes and honors Fort Worth small businesses that have demonstrated exemplary “Best Practices” in business.
Bank of Texas was the presenting sponsor at the awards ceremony held at Dickie’s Arena with 800 attendees.
Quorum Architects’ founding partner, Scott Wilson and Patty Potter, director of marketing accepted the award on behalf of Quorum with other staff in attendance, some as volunteer ambassadors at the event.
Quorum Architects was founded 30 years ago in May and celebrated its anniversary this year by giving back to the community through 30 Acts of Kindness.
Quorum Architects’ Acts of Kindness activities included fundraising, group volunteer events and donation drives as well as pro bono design projects for numerous area nonprofits.
“We have grown our staff size this year but also grown closer to each other as we worked together to help local charities and organizations,” said Karin Taylor, Quorum partner and director of interior design.
“We work all over the country, but we proudly call Fort Worth our home,” said Wilson.
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