Congratulations to Rory Causseaux of Causseaux, Hewett and Walpole on his recognition for Ethics in Business! Front Street managing director Nick Banks is honored to serve on their board of advisers. Help us congratulate leaders who are just as invested in the community as they are in business!
From The Gainesville Sun
Civil engineer Rory Causseaux and home builder Ivan Solbach received Ethics in Business Awards from the Rotary Club of Gainesville during a luncheon ceremony Tuesday at the Paramount Plaza Hotel and Conference Center.
The club established the award three years ago to recognize business people for contributions to business excellence and the highest standards of ethical conduct based on the club’s Four Way Test emphasizing honesty, fairness, goodwill and benefits for all.
“We want to demonstrate that following the Four Way Test is actually good for business,” Chris Conner, program coordinator, said in a news release. “The people who have been recognized this year and in previous years are proof that ethics and success go hand in hand.”
Causseaux is CEO of Causseaux, Hewett and Walpole, which employs more than 50 people and handles 800 to 1,000 projects a year helping property owners through the regulatory process.
He has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the Climb for Cancer Foundation, and CHW has supported Bread of the Mighty Food Bank, Toys for Tots and Friends of the Children. Causseaux is active in the Rotary Club of Gainesville Sunrise, the Rotary Foundation, Westside Baptist Church, and has served on the boards of Gateway Bank, the Builders Association of North Central Florida and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Solbach and wife, Jennifer, started Ivan Solbach Company as a residential home builder in 2004. According to a news release, the company is recognized for its commitment to energy efficiency and environmental awareness.
The Solbachs support the March of Dimes and other organizations that help children, including the Shands Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, which cared for their son at birth four years ago.
Nominations for the awards were solicited from the community and nominees interviewed by students from the Poe Center for Business Ethics Education and Research at the University of Florida. A Rotary committee made the final selections.
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