BBB Announces the Quad Cities Integrity Award Winners Print
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Written by Jamie McKenzie   
Wednesday, 26 March 2014 10:01
The Better Business Bureau announces the 2014 winners of the Quad Cities Business of Integrity Awards.  Winners will be honored on April 10 in Rock Island at the Jumer's Casino & Hotel. “These Integrity Award honorees embody the ideals of the Better Business Bureau,” said Chris Coleman, Better Business Bureau President. “Our mission is to celebrate marketplace role models who uphold trust, reliability and ethics. Certainly these businesses are excellent role models because integrity is at their foundation.” Three high school seniors will also be honored for their integrity and each will receive a $2,500 scholarship. They are Andrew Quested of Assumption High School, Brooke Chapman of Central Community High School and Jacob Simpson of Clinton High School. The public is invited to attend the event. Tickets may be purchased for $35 a person or a table of 8 is available for $240. For reservations, please contact Jamie McKenzie at 563-355-1705 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The 2014 QC Better Business Bureau Integrity Award honorees are:
  • Bush Construction Company, Davenport
“Bush Construction is honored to be recognized by the Better Business Bureau for our unique approach to ethics and integrity.  Respecting our vendors like business partners while consistently delivering on our commitments to clients has been and will continue to be keys to Bush Construction’s success.” – A.J. Loss, President
  • DeWitt Bank & Trust, DeWitt
“We were flattered merely to be nominated for this prestigious award.  To be a recipient is truly gratifying, as it confirms the high standards of integrity our employees uphold every day.” – Greg Gannon, President/CEO
  • D'Souza-Krutzfeldt Q.C. Dentistry, Davenport
"At D'Souza-Krutzfeldt Q.C. Dentistry, we believe integrity is about treating people responsibly and with respect." – Dr. Joseph D'Souza, President
  • Humility of Mary Housing & Shelter, Davenport
“Humility of Mary Housing & Shelter demonstrates integrity through our relationships with our guests/participants, vendors, funders, donors and community as a whole through ethical interactions and transparent and responsible fiscal and financial policies. We believe strongly in ensuring that the people we serve are aware of our mission and aware of their own rights as consumers of our services. Integrity is at the heart of our commitment to the people and community we serve.”  – Julie Bockenstedt, Executive Director
  • Kaplan University, Davenport
"Integrity is one of Kaplan University’s core values, and we hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards in everything we do. This includes our commitment to student success as well as our commitment to give back to our local community. It is an honor to be recognized with the 2014 Better Business Bureau Integrity Award for something we feel so strongly about." – Lisa Zerbonia, President Kaplan University, Davenport Campus
  • MidAmerica Basement Systems, Davenport
“It is fair to say that we have a passion and are on a quest to provide the best customer service possible – to turn the table on the reputation of poor customer service and integrity the basement waterproofing, construction and remodeling industry sometimes has. Our goal at MidAmerica Basement Systems is not just to provide good, honest service, but to set and keep improving the standard for customer service and integrity in our industry.” – Howard J. Tatge, President
This year’s generous sponsors include:
  • Brus Construction
  • Cervantes & Gordon PLC
  • Creekside Vineyards-Winery & Inn
  • General Asphalt Construction
  • Iowa American Water
  • Jersey Grille Sports Restaurant
  • MidAmerican Energy
  • Modern Woodmen of America
  • Molyneaux Insurance
  • Miller Trucking & Excavating
  • Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
  • QC Bank & Trust
  • Rock Valley Physical Therapy
  • Werner Restoration Services
Note: Logos for each of the winners are available from the BBB upon request.
Additional Contacts (News Media Only): Chris Coleman, President & CEO, 515-202-8845 (Cell), This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
About the BBB. The BBB is an unbiased non-profit organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior.  Businesses that earn BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to the organization’s high standards of ethical business behavior. The BBB Serving Greater Iowa, Quad Cities and Siouxland Region was founded in 1940 and is one of 113 BBBs.  Locally, the BBB has over 3,500 Accredited Businesses and provides reports and on companies throughout the state.  Contact the BBB at 1-800-BBB-1600 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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