CLEARWATER – ArcDesign of Clearwater recently was awarded Best Of Houzz by Houzz, a leading platform for home remodeling and design.
The local residential design and permit drawing company was chosen by the more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community.
The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: customer satisfaction and design. Customer satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2013. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 16 million monthly users on Houzz, known as “Houzzers.” Winners will receive a Best Of Houzz 2014 badge on their profiles, showing the Houzz community their commitment to excellence. These badges help homeowners identify popular and top-rated home professionals in every metro area on Houzz.
“Houzz empowers homeowners to find and hire the right professional to execute their vision,” said Liza Hausman in a press release. Hausman is vice president of community for Houzz. “We’re delighted to recognize Randy Young, president of ArcDesign, among our Best Of professionals for customer satisfaction as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes.”
BIC Graphic earns awards
CLEARWATER – BIC Graphic received awards from several distributors at the close of 2013.
Kim Richardt, account executive, was named the 2013 Supplier Sales Rep of the Year by IpromoteU. BIC Graphic also was named one of IPU’s top 10 suppliers at No. 6.
Richardt also was the recipient of the Most Outstanding Customer Service award by Kaeser & Blair dealer, Arthur Mickelson.
Other awards and distinctions include:
• BIC Graphic received 2013 Supplier of the Year Awards from Deluxe, Universal Unilink, Render, and Houston Promotional Products Association.
• BIC Graphic achieved Premier Status with the Premier Supplier Group. Staples upgraded BIC Graphic from “Prestige” to “Gold” Supplier Status.
• At the HALO Awards Banquet, Dustin Wicks was honored as the Supplier Sales Rep of the Year. BIC Graphic was also upgraded to Preferred Plus, Halo’s top supplier level.
HomeBanc names assistant branch manager
CLEARWATER – Tampa-based HomeBancorp Inc. has promoted Jason Allen to officer, assistant retail branch manager at its Countryside office.
Allen was formerly assistant retail branch manager. He has been with HomeBanc since 2010 and has several years of retail banking experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Oakland University in Rochester, Mich., and his community and professional affiliations include membership in the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce.
Curves offers cutting-edge workouts
CLEARWATER – Curves of Clearwater is now offering Curves Workouts with Jillian Michaels, cutting-edge total body workouts that feature the Curves Circuit strength training machines in conjunction with functional bodyweight-based exercises that ramp up metabolism and transform physique.
Michaels is best known as a health and wellness expert. The workouts boost intensity, build strength, burn fat and prevent plateaus. The new Curves Workouts with Jillian Michaels are designed for women at every fitness level and include simple modifications for each movement.
“I am so thrilled to be partnered with Curves to provide women with the tools necessary to take control of their health,” said Michaels in a press release. “Curves is everywhere – so now my program is accessible, effective and affordable.”