Kevin Klock Honored at Seattle Business Magazine's Executive Excellence Awards

President and CEO of Talking Rain Beverage Company Awarded "CEO of the Year"

Feb 08, 2016, 08:00 ET from Talking Rain Beverage Company

PRESTON, Wash., Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- During Seattle Business magazine's Executive Excellence Awards in Seattle on January 28th, Talking Rain Beverage Company President and CEO Kevin Klock was recognized as the "CEO of the Year." The awards honored 14 leaders from business enterprises and nonprofits across Washington State in the Fairmont Olympic Hotel.

At a banquet attended by 265 people, honorees spoke about their leadership opportunities and successes in the business community. Guests were treated to a performance by Seattle Opera mezzo-soprano Karin Mushegain, who performed the aria "Una voce poco fa" from Rossini's The Barber of Seville.

As with past honorees, this group of leaders embodies the traits of exceptional and thoughtful management the judges look for each year. The event received the support of presenting sponsor Regence BlueShield and signature sponsors Banner Bank, PwC and the Albers School of Business & Economics at Seattle University.

"It is a tremendous honor to be selected as one of Seattle Business's Executives of Excellence," noted Kevin Klock, President & CEO of Talking Rain Beverage Co. "As Talking Rain and Sparkling Ice continue to innovate and grow as category frontrunners, it is wonderful to be recognized within the competitive Seattle business community."

Complete coverage of the 2016 Executive Excellence Awards is featured in the February issue of Seattle Business magazine and at

About Talking Rain Beverage Company
The Talking Rain family of beverages includes thirst-quenching product lines: Sparkling Ice, Talking Rain Fusions™, Talking Rain Mountain Spring Water and Talking Rain Sparkling Mountain Spring Water, all of which are created to refresh the body and renew the mind. For 28 years, Talking Rain has stayed true to its vision and its commitment to community by continually creating great tasting, refreshing beverages. For more information, visit

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