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Shade Tree Auto, LLC Honored with Stevie® Award in 2017

August 16, 2017

[GRIMES, IOWA] – 10 August 2017 — Shade Tree Auto, LLC., an award-winning automotive repair facility, was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Company of the Year — Retail category in the 14th Annual International Business Awards today.

The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide — public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small — are eligible to submit nominations. The 2017 IBAs received entries from more than 60 nations and territories.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain on 21 October.

A record total of more than 3,900 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Company of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Startup of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year and Executive of the Year, among others. Shade Tree Auto, LLC. won in the Company of the Year category for Retail — Small Business

“This is such an honor, we’re humbled to be counted among the top companies in the world”, owner, Clint Dudley commented. “For a small auto repair shop in Iowa to be recognized internationally is a huge testament to our team. We appreciate the dedication it takes to grow a small business, and wish to congratulate all of the other nominees and recipients of the 2017 International Business Awards.”

Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 200 executives worldwide who participated on 12 juries.

“The IBA judges from across the world were highly impressed with the nominations they reviewed this year. With the level of achievement documented in the nominations from 60 nations, the Stevie Awards are proud to honor organizations that demonstrate a high level of achievement in a variety of industries” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “We look forward to sharing many of these stories with people around the world over the coming months, through the Stevie Awards blog and social media channels, with the hope to inspire others to high achievement.”

Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at StevieAwards.com/IBA.


About Shade Tree Auto

Shade Tree Auto Service in Grimes is a locally-owned, AAA approved auto repair shop, and has won the AAA Top Shop Award for 2012-2015, as well as the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Community Champion Award in 2014, and two U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Awards. With Experienced Master Technicians and an ASE Blue Seal certification, Shade Tree Auto is a trusted source for regularly scheduled auto maintenance and repairs. Shade Tree Auto cares about you, your family and your car and believes an honest approach to preventative maintenance and repairs will keep your vehicle running at optimum levels with a lower cost-of-ownership.

Shade Tree is proud to offer a 4-year, 40,000 mile warranty on all parts and labor. Having your car serviced has never been more convenient with Shade Tree Autos’ free shuttle service, free pick-up and delivery and free loaner cars. As the only AAA Approved auto shop in Grimes, Shade Tree proudly offers AAA discounts as well as military discounts.

For more information on Shade Tree Auto, visit: ShadeTreeAuto.biz or facebook.com/ShadeTreeAuto.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at StevieAwards.com.