SAN JOSE, Calif., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International best-practices electrical contractor organization Electricians' Success International named Mike Counsil Plumbing & Electric its Training Company of the Year for 2011 at its recent Expo in New Orleans. As winners, Mike Counsil Plumbing & Electric also becomes enshrined in the organization's Home Services Hall of Fame.
Only the top one percent of electrical contractors is members of Electricians' Success International. Each year the organization evaluates its membership to identify and recognize the very best of the best based upon a strict list of criteria. Of the only two awards given for performance in 2011, Mike Counsil Plumbing & Electric was one of the big winners.
"(Owner) Mike Counsil is a tremendous contractor. He epitomizes what is best about small business in this country: Mike Counsil Plumbing & Electric provides its clients with world-class customer service backed by industry-leading guarantees, and it offers a top-of-the-line working environment, in addition to great benefits and pay for its employees. Mike manages to do both while growing his business successfully," Vice President of Electricians' Success International Paul Riddle said. "He truly has a model company."
Electricians' Success International's Training Company of the Year is presented to the company that shows a complete commitment to technical and communication training. Not only do the total man-hours devoted to training determine the winner; the Training Company of the Year must show a strategic plan in how it trains and be able to show how its training has improved the business' customer service and bottom line.
"It takes a great deal of effort to win the Training Company of the Year award in our organization; there are a lot of successful companies in Electricians' Success International who take pride in educating, building up, and investing in its people," Riddle continued. "As this year's winner, it shows exactly how committed Mike and his management team are to providing the community with the best technicians possible. It's no surprise that Mike Counsil Plumbing & Electric is a growing, successful business."
For its achievement, Mike Counsil Plumbing & Electric received a trophy recognizing the accomplishment as well as a ceremony distinguishing the company's exemplary work during the New Orleans Expo with over 1,000 fellow member contractors in attendance.
"I was absolutely thrilled when I heard our names announced," Mike Counsil said."We have worked many hours to refine our business to not only be financially successful, but to provide the best services for our clients and the best opportunities for our employees. I think we've done a good job of doing each of those things and have created a solid culture in and around Mike Counsil Plumbing & Electric; that's what's most important, although the recognition is nice!"
The Home Services Hall of Fame was created by Electricians' Success International's parent company Success Group International to recognize contractors that, through their commitment to superiority, stand apart from the rest of the industry.
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