SANTA ANA, Calif., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Services of America, one of the largest providers of security and janitorial services in the U.S., has won the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Spotlight Award for the Orange County chapter. Awards were presented in 7 different categories, each of which represented a different type of corporate growth and development.
Out of the 700 potential business leaders initially reviewed, 80 of those prospective nominees underwent a meticulous selection process to be considered for the prominent award. Universal was acknowledged for their exceptional dedication, accomplishments and leadership.
"I am extremely proud to win the ACG Spotlight award. It is a testament to all of the hard work and execution that our management team puts forth every day, all across the U.S.," said Steve Jones, Co-CEO/COO of Universal Services of America. "With great people and strategic partners, you can accomplish any goal."
This year marks the 18th anniversary of the ACG event. The 16 finalists were honored at a black tie optional awards ceremony in Newport Beach, Cali. on Thursday, May 9th.
"I am honored to receive this prestigious award. Our journey may have begun over 30 years ago, but the most important part of it has occurred within the last decade," said Brian Cescolini, Chairman/Co-CEO of Universal Services of America. "Our success has been built on the culture instilled by our many employees, which includes the best management staff in the business."
Founded in 1954, ACG is a global organization with over 14,000 international members. Their 56 chapters across the world bring dealmakers together to help them achieve their professional and business goals. Visit http://acgoc.org/events/annual-awards/ to find out more about the ACG Awards and the other companies who were awarded.
Universal Protection Service is the 5th largest security company and the largest private security firm in the U.S. Universal Protection Service is a division of Universal Services of America, which includes Universal Building Maintenance, Universal Protection Security Systems and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services.
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About Universal Services of America
Founded in 1965, Universal Services of America combines an innovative mix of tradition with cutting edge systems and technology to keep pace with the ever-evolving needs of today's business environments. Headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., with offices located nationwide, Universal employs hands-on, highly experienced management teams and continuous training to deliver consistent, high quality security solutions. Universal is made up of four unique divisions: Universal Protection Service, which offers a wide range of security professionals for commercial properties of every type; Universal Building Maintenance, which specializes in green cleaning services for every kind of facility; Universal Security Systems, which provides full-service security systems; and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services, which offers all aspects of emergency preparation. (State licenses: 1003458, 14417, 1025514, 0600, 58361, 11-1376, A2000170). Visit us at: http://www.universalpro.com. Keep up with the latest news at: http://www.universal1965.com.
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