Better Business Bureau serving Central, Northern and Western Arizona (BBB) named the 15 Arizona companies selected as finalists for the 2017 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics, sponsored by Desert Schools Federal Credit Union. Five of the 15 companies will be named winners in their category during the awards dinner and ceremony Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the Arizona Biltmore.

“Known for upholding high ethical standards, this year’s finalists join over 200 local businesses as part of BBB’s community of trustworthy businesses,” said Dory Gosar, BBB Foundation director. “Doing the right thing is not always easy and these companies have demonstrated a commitment to ethical practices even in the most difficult times.”

The 2017 Torch Awards for Ethics finalists are:

Category I (1 – 10 employees)

  • Larson Air Conditioning (Scottsdale)
  • Loud Rumor (Scottsdale)
  • Southwest Svs Company (Phoenix)

Category II (11 – 20 employees)

  • Benefit Logic Inc. (Flagstaff)
  • Champs Family Automotive (Goodyear)
  • Spa Lamar (Scottsdale)

Category III (21-50 employees)

  • Arizona Foundation Solutions LLC (Phoenix)
  • Lucid Agency LLC (Tempe)
  • Two Men And A Truck (Scottsdale)

Category IV (51-150 employees)

  • Arrowhead Honda (Peoria)
  • Dircks Moving & Logistics (Phoenix)
  • Howard Air (Phoenix)

Category V (151 + employees)

  • American Vision Windows (Mesa)
  • George Brazil Air Conditioning & Heating (Phoenix)
  • WebPT (Phoenix)

Anthony Robles, 2011 NCAA Champion and author of “Unstoppable: From Underdog to Undefeated: How I Became a Champion,” will deliver the keynote address and share his incredible story as a one-legged wrestler with more than 400 business and community leaders during the April 12 awards dinner. Television and radio personality Pat McMahon, along with media personality Catherine Anaya, will serve as masters of ceremonies.

“Perseverance, determination, and hard work are key qualities in athletics, but also play a vital role in business,” said Matthew Fehling, BBB president and CEO. “Roble’s story of courage and tenacity will resonate with many, but particularly with recipients of BBB’s Ethical Athlete Scholarship, who will also be recognized for their ethics along with the 15 finalists.”