DAVIE, Fla., April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Florida Business Journal has selected Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financial solutions for healthcare professionals, as a 2016 Business of the Year award winner.
BHG was one of last year's Business of the Year finalists, and has experienced substantial growth since then. Following its initial acquisition in 2015, Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. acquired an additional 19 percent stake in BHG in a $144 million cash-and-stock deal earlier this year, increasing its total stake in BHG to 49 percent.
"From loans and credit cards to insurance services, Bankers Healthcare Group is continuing to develop custom financial solutions to meet the evolving needs of healthcare providers," said BHG President Bob Castro. "Our relationship with Pinnacle Bank is a testament to our growing influence in the financial services industry, particularly in the healthcare vertical."
Now in its 19th year, the Business of the Year Awards program honors organizations that boost the region's economy through exceptional business management, established financial growth and a commitment to the South Florida community. Here are this year's winners and finalists:
- 1 to 25 employees: NAI Miami (winner), CloudHesive, Overseas Cargo, Inc. (finalists)
- 26 to 100 employees: IQ Formulations (winner), Chen Moore and Associates, TouchSuite (finalists)
- 101 to 400 employees: Bankers Healthcare Group (winner), Capitol Lighting, United Data Technologies (finalists)
- More than 401 employees: Ultimate Software (winner), FirstService Residential, The Related Group (finalists)
- H. Wayne Huizenga Start Up Award: Wyncode Academy (winner), Hemsworth Communications, VMBG Accounting (finalists)
Finalists were honored and winners announced at a dinner awards program held Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the InterContinental Miami. Emcee Jason Alpert revealed the winners in each category and presented the Non-Profit Award to Feeding South Florida. The program concluded by honoring Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Donald Soffer, the founder of Turnberry Associates.
The 2016 Business of the Year Awards were sponsored by AvMed, BankUnited, Comcast Business and Florida International University.
About Bankers Healthcare Group
Since 2001, Bankers Healthcare Group has been committed to providing hassle-free financial solutions to healthcare professionals, including personal and commercial loans, credit cards and insurance services. BHG has provided more than $2 billion in funding to thousands of satisfied customers nationwide. Inc. has recognized the company ten times for growth and job creation.
Contact: Pat Harrigan (315) 671-4129
SOURCE Bankers Healthcare Group