October 19, 2006óSarasota, Florida. LexJet was named the Technology Company of the Year by the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County in Florida.
ďThis is a testament to LexJetís employees, who strive to make an impact both locally and nationally through involvement in our community and a dedication to excellence in everything we do,Ē says Ron Simkins, LexJetís co-owner/founder, who accepted the Technology Company of the Year award on LexJetís behalf at the EDCís Hall of Fame luncheon held Sept. 25 at the Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota.
The EDCís criteria included corporate citizenship and community involvement, corporate responsibility through employee programs, and company growth, innovative achievements, and market expansion.
LexJet was one of 58 companies that went through a rigorous nomination process, including multiple interviews with LexJet managers and staff, an intense study of LexJetís processes, people, and technology, and an analysis of LexJetís sales and growth.
ďWeíre especially proud of the fact that our sustained growth Ė averaging about 25 percent per year Ė is due first and foremost to our customer-centric outlook. We put people first, and build our industry-best back-office technology systems around that standard,Ē adds Art Lambert, LexJetís co-founder/owner.
The EDC produced a special video segment highlighting LexJetís customer-driven business philosophy, its history, and its unique digital imaging product solutions, which can be viewed at LexJetís website.