This is the 16th-annual ABL award. Past winners include the Mayo Clinic, Jobing.com, Harkins Theatres, Go Daddy and Arizona Public Service Co.
“This award spotlights great leadership in our state, and when you think of leaders and a winning culture, you think of the Arizona Diamondbacks,” said Jeff Reichard, Vice President Awards of Arizona Business Leadership.
At the May 10 celebration, Hall will discuss the shared vision with Managing General Partner Ken Kendrick that helped mold a new corporate culture and empower staff, players and fans alike.
A mission and values statement for all employees includes the ‘Circle of Success’ program, which focuses on the organization's efforts in five key areas. The D-backs created a workplace filled with results, common sense, passion and fun. A ‘One fan at a time’ concept, where management answers every letter, email or phone call from fans, and the ‘Find A Way To Say Yes’ customer service policy are just some of the ways the team connects with its fan base.
The awards ceremony is at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2012, in the Audi quattro Lounge at Chase Field. Only 300 tickets are available at $65 for ABL members and $75 for non-members. Registration ends after May 4, and the first 250 who register will receive a limited edition souvenir to mark the occasion.
ABL also will present the award to the D-backs during the team’s May 21 game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The D-backs have donated a game suite to ABL, which will sell suite tickets for $100 with all proceeds going to the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation.