Spirit of Enterprise alumni

The W. P. Carey School is proud to recognize previous winners of the Spirit of Enterprise Award who have harnessed the entrepreneurial spirit to make a positive impact on the economy and their communities.

180 Degrees Automotive
Special Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award (2012)

AIR Marketing (2006)

American Traffic Solutions
Edward Jones Emerging Entrepreneur Award (2008)

Angel Medflight
Special Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award (2011)

Answer 1 Communications
Innovation in Entrepreneurship Award (2009)

Arizona Air Boutique Inc.
Arizona Lottery Overcoming Adversity Award (2010)

ATS Electric Inc.
Rich Dad Special Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award (2008)

AutoXray (2004)

Azteca Wedding Plaza (2003)

Bayless Integrated Health Care
Gary L. Trujillo Minority Enterprise Award
Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (2017)

bluemedia
U.S. Bank Emerging Entrepreneur Award (2013)

Caliente Construction Inc.
The Arizona Lottery Overcoming Adversity Award (2009)

Campuslogic
Emerging Enterprise Award (2016)

Changing Hands Bookstore (2005)

Children's Dental Village (2007)

China Mist Brands Inc.
The U.S. Bank Emerging Entrepreneur Award (2010)

CK Engineering (2004)

CO+HOOTS
Gary L. Trujillo Minority Enterprise Award
Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (2016)

Cold Stone Creamery (2002)

Community Tire & Automotive Repair
Arizona Lottery Overcoming Adversity Award (2008)

Complete Print Shop (2006)

ComTrans
The Hahnco Companies Special Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award (2013)

Coplex
Social Impact Award (2016)

The CP Products Company Inc. (2000)

D. P. Electric
The Gary L. Trujillo Minority Enterprise Award (2009)

D.R. Wastchak LLC (2003)

Daphne's Headcovers
Overcoming Adversity Award (2012)

Data Doctors Computer Services (2006)

DBL Distributing (2004)

DELSTAR Companies (2004)

The Dhaba India Plaza
Gary L. Trujillo Minority Enterprise Award
Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (2015)

DLC Resources Inc. (2006)

Dollar Depot Inc. (2002)

Donley Service Center (2001)

Elontec
Entrepreneurial Leadership Award (2010)

Emailage
BBVA Compass Innovation in Entrepreneurship Award (2017)

EndoVantage
The Charles Hahn Foundation Emerging Enterprise Award (2017)

EpiFinder Inc.
The Student Entrepreneur Award (2016)

Ersland Touch Landscape
Overcoming Adversity Award (2014)

Express Digital Solutions
Special Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award (2009)

Farnam Company. Inc. (2002)

Fortis
The Gary L. Trujillo Minority Enterprise Award
Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (2011)

Founders Bank (1999)

GlobalMed
The U.S. Bank Emerging Entrepreneur Award (2012)

Gold Canyon (2007)

Anthony Gonzales, FIT Guard
Spirit of Enterprise Student Entrepreneur Award (2014)

Goodmans Interior Structures (2004)

GPS Insight
Innovation in Entrepreneurship Award (2013)

Grand Canyon Railway (2006)

Hoque & Associates Inc. (2005)

I-ology
Gary L. Trujillo Minority Enterprise Award
Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (2014)

Infusion Software (2007)

International Cruise and Excursions Inc. I.C.E.
Survivor/Innovator Award (2010)

IO
Emerging Entrepreneur Award (2014)

It's a Rough Life! (2003)

Heidi Jannenga, co-founder and president of WebPT
National Founder of the Year (2017)

Jokake Companies (2003)

Kitchell
The Hahnco Companies Special Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award (2014)

KnowledgeNet (2001)

Vivek Kopparthi, NeoLight
The Student Entrepreneur Award (2015)

Bill Lavidge, LAVIDGE
National Founder of the Year (2015)

Lavidge & Hiegel (1997)

LawLogix Group
The Gary L. Trujillo Minority Enterprise Award
Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (2012)

Maintenance Mart
The Gary L. Trujillo Minority Enterprise Award (2010)

Mario Martinez, MRTNZ Ventures, Startup AZ Foundation
National Founder of the Year (2016)

MedAire Inc. (2005)

Melrose Pharmacy
Innovation in Entrepreneurship Award (2014)

nFocus Software (2003)

Novocom Inc. (1998)

Ollie the Trolley
The Arizona Lottery Overcoming Adversity Award (2011)

PADT
The Hahnco Companies Entrepreneurial Leadership Award (2011)

Pinnacle Transplant Technologies
Emerging Enterprise Award (2015)

Potter's House Apothecary & Wellness
Innovation in Entrepreneurship Award (2015)

Real Property Management East Valley
Leadership Award (2013)

Rhino Sports Inc. (2007)

Serrano's Mexican Restaurants (2005)

Sitewire Marketspace Solutions, LLC (2005)

Specialized Services Company (2002)

Sundt Construction
Social Impact Award (2015)
Entrepreneurial Leadership Award (2008)

SWIMkids
Social Impact Award (2017)

TASER International
BBVA Compass Innovation in Entrepreneurship Award (2016)

Televerde
Innovation in Entrepreneurship Award (2008)

Terralever
The U. S. Bank Emerging Entrepreneur Award (2009)

Tiempo Development
The Hahnco Companies Special Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award (2016)

Total Transit
Innovation in Entrepreneurship Award (2012)

Devesh Tuteja, Devils Connect
Inaugural Spirit of Enterprise Student Entrepreneur Award (2013)

TYR Tactical
The Hahnco Companies Special Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award (2015)

U-Haul International
The Special Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award (2017)

Valley Sleep Center
Overcoming Adversity Award (2013)

Vantage Retirement Plans
Gary L. Trujillo Minority Enterprise Award
Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (2013)

Walsh Bros. Office Environments (2007)

WebPT
The U.S. Bank Emerging Entrepreneur Award (2011)

WestStar Talk Radio (2001)