Archway Insurance was the proud recipient of the prestigious Family Enterprise Achievement Award (FEYA) for the year 2013 presented by the Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE) at a well-attended gala dinner held at the Sheraton Toronto Hotel & Conference Centre in Toronto on Saturday evening.
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“Receiving CAFE’s 2013 Family Enterprise of the Year Award is a tremendous honour for our family and our employees, many of which have become like family over the years,” says Archway Insurance President Garry Stack.
“We are incredibly proud to be recognized for our achievements in building a company that provides quality careers and professional insurance advice to Maritimers in small communities and cities throughout our region. I would also like to thank CAFE and its members for their continuing support and congratulate the other national finalist, The Dempsey Corporation of Toronto, Ontario and Canyon Plumbing & Heating Ltd. of Calgary, Alberta.”
Over the past 30 years the Stack family of Amherst, Nova Scotia, built Archway Insurance into one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in Atlantic Canada with expertise in all area of insurance including personal, commercial, group and life. Today, Archway Insurance maintains 9 offices across NS and NB the Stack family is proud that their family business provides employment to more than 70 people.
“Congratulations to Archway Insurance and the Stack family on receiving CAFE’s FEYA award for 2013 – clearly, the secret to their success has been their ‘family-ness’ and their focus on maintaining the harmony of the family and giving back to the community as the business grew from humble beginnings in Amherst, NS.” Paul MacDonald, Executive Director of CAFE.
Established in 1986, the Family Enterprise of the Year Achievement Award (FEYA) is given annually by CAFE to recognize, celebrate and promote the achievements of Canadian family businesses and the considerable contribution they make to both their local communities and our national economy. Prior recipients of this prestigious award include both larger companies such as E.D. Smith & Sons Ltd. and Rogers Communications and smaller companies such as Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company and the Saskatoon Funeral Home. BMO Harris Private Banking is CAFE’s platinum sponsor of the 2013 FEYA program, with support from sponsors Northland Wealth Management and KPMG Enterprise.
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Celebrating its 30th year of helping business families succeed, CAFE is a national not-for-profit organization providing peer group forums, educational programs, resources and networking events to help business families and their professional advisors meet the unique challenges of owning and operating a family business. CAFE is where business families connect.
For more information please contact:
Lorraine Bauer, Managing Director
Canadian Association of Family Enterprise
Tel: (905) 337-8375; Toll Free: 1- 866-849-0099