Recognizing & Honoring Family Business
The PFBA Annual
Excellence In Family Business Award
The PFBA recognizes several exemplary family businesses each year with an “Excellence in Family Business Award".
At least two generations are currently working in the business, or the business has already transitioned from one generation to another within the family.
- Contributions to community
Contributions are made through leadership roles, volunteer service and/or financial support.
Integrity and honesty are values of the family business.
The business genuinely cares for the personal well-being of employees and recognizes their contributions to the success of the business.
Proven success and growth of the family business since its founding.
This award is presented each year to a family business that has been in business for 75 years or longer.
Redlinger Bros. Plumbing & Heating Co.
Started by brothers Howard and Clark Redlinger on April 1, 1946, Redlinger Bros. Plumbing & Heating Co. is celebrating their 75th year in business. Headquartered in Watertown, SD, Redlinger Bros. is currently on their third generation of the family business.
Business of the Year Award
The recipient of this award is selected from the annual local award winners. This prestigious award, in memory of Vicki Clarke, is presented at the annual conference.
Liberty Superstores was founded in 1963 in Rapid City, SD. Owned and operated by the Patnoe family, they are on their fourth generation of car dealers.