Norman P. Wagner Business of the Year Award celebrates Atlas’ commitment to community & citizens
September 17, 2015
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EVANSVILLE, IND. (September 17, 2015) – Atlas World Group, Inc., the parent company of Atlas Van Lines, one of the nation’s leading moving companies, has been named 2015 Norman P. Wagner Business of the Year by the Southwest Indiana Chamber.
The Southwest Indiana Chamber Norman P. Wagner Business of the Year award honors companies creating wealth within the Evansville region by generating well-paying jobs and building its capital investment in Southwest Indiana. Its recipients are also active participants in the community, reflecting a profound regard for citizens and showcasing leadership that ultimately improves their overall quality of life.
“To be recognized for making a lasting difference in the Evansville community is humbling,” said Glen Dunkerson, chairman and CEO of Atlas World Group. “Even with our global presence and capabilities, Evansville is home to our corporate headquarters and the majority of our employees. We are committed to supporting the community into the future, and we are beyond grateful for this distinguished honor.”
For Southwest Indiana Chamber President & CEO Christy Gillenwater, Atlas World Group is a shining example of a member business that follows the century-old organization’s ‘Together We Thrive’ mantra. “From exemplary business acumen to support for nonprofit organizations in the region, Atlas World Group is known in Southwest Indiana for its company-wide commitment to our community.” Gillenwater added, “We are thrilled to celebrate Atlas World Group, an Evansville-based business that is one of our state’s largest private companies, as 2015 Norman P. Wagner Business of the Year and we salute the entire Atlas team for this humbling achievement.”
Award recipients were announced at the Southwest Indiana Chamber Annual Meeting & Dinner on Wednesday, Sept. 16. With nearly 750 guests in attendance, the evening celebrates dynamic businesses and business people in the Southwest Indiana region.
The Southwest Indiana Chamber Norman P. Wagner Business of the Year award is the latest in a series of recent accolades and accomplishments for Atlas World Group. The company was recently ranked the eleventh largest private company in Indiana by the Indianapolis Business Journal, in addition to being honored in October 2014 for its outstanding performance at Cartus Corporation’s 2014 Global Network Conference.
For more information on Atlas World Group and its subsidiaries, visit www.atlasworldgroupinc.com. For more information on the Southwest Indiana Chamber, visit www.swinchamber.com.
About Atlas World Group, Inc.
Headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, Atlas World Group, Inc. comprises a family of companies that deliver transportation and related services globally through a network of quality agents and select service partners. Atlas is distinguished by agent ownership and a shared commitment to help people go new places more easily and more securely. Through a continuing emphasis on service excellence, the company has achieved extraordinary growth. For more information, visit http://www.atlasworldgroupinc.com/.
About Southwest Indiana Chamber
Since 1915, the Southwest Indiana Chamber has been a trusted ally of the regional business community. Today we are one of the state’s largest, strongest, and most impactful nonprofit business organizations, representing a total membership of nearly 1,600 businesses, organizations, and agencies. About one-third of members have invested in our organization for 10 or more years and 71% of our member businesses have 25 or fewer employees. Our initiatives include Tri-State Manufacturers’ Alliance, Tri-State World Trade Network, Young Professionals Alliance, Diverse Business Alliance, Family Business Alliance, Posey County Alliance, Downtown Alliance, Restaurant Alliance, and Nonprofit Alliance. Learn more about the Chamber, our members, and the Southwest Indiana regional business community at www.swinchamber.com.