Designed to be reflective of Gwinnett and the metro Atlanta area, the Gwinnett Chamber IMPACT Regional Business Awards recognize leading organizations in top industries that are driving economic development and job creation, while enhancing the area’s quality of life. This event is truly one of a kind as it brings together leaders from the AEC, higher education, healthcare, hospitality, information technology, international business, nonprofit, service, and small business industries.
Jennifer Hibbard/View Point Health (Healthcare winner)
View Point Health is a public authority created by law to provide services to individuals who need treatment and support to cope with mental health, addictive diseases, and developmental disabilities. View Point Health serves uninsured/under-insured, low-income Medicaid, aging/elderly Medicare, war veterans and some private insurance. During fiscal year 2017, View Point Health served more than 13,000 clients across multiple locations with a full continuum of behavioral health services and supports. The services provided by View Point Health contribute to the reduction in homelessness, reduction in crime and subsequent incarcerations, higher graduation rates, lower dropout rates, decreased ER visits and decreased inpatient admissions. Additionally, View Point Health partners with federally qualified health centers in the communities they serve to offer primary care to their clients. Clients are able to access behavioral health treatment and primary care services in the same building and many times on the same day. This focus on integrated health services and wellness allows providers to communicate about client care and improve overall outcomes.
Matthew Holtkamp/Holtkamp Heating & Air (Small Business and Overall winner)
Holtkamp Hearing & Air is a residential and commercial HVAC service company serving primarily Gwinnett and surrounding communities. They provide service, repair, maintenance, and replacement of all brands of HVAC equipment. They specialize in building science concepts which means they look at your entire house as part of your comfort environment. All of their staff is educated in the ways homes typically fall short, and which cause problems in comfort.
Dean Collins/Axis Companies (AEC winner)
Axis Companies is an interdisciplinary development firm committed to creating sustainable and innovative places for future generations. They offer a unique blend of services in development, design, project management and construction management services, customized to fit clients’ needs. They often refer to this concept as their Development Suite.
Real Estate Development – With more than 30 years of real estate consulting experience, Axis Companies helps clients identify and evaluate business locations that align with their strategic and operational requirements.
Design Services – Axis Companies provides a direct approach to designing projects from inception to completion. By deploying customized resources to meet the demands of each client, supported by strong technical resources, their professionals provide an end-to-end solution that clients have come to depend on for projects of all sizes.
Entitlement and Permitting – Axis Companies has decades of experience in the entitlement and permitting process throughout the United States. They have worked with both private and public entities through the management, tracking and securing of permits for their clients.
Project Management – Axis emphasizes an exceptional staff onsite and in key support positions to implement the plan and manage day-to-day activities. Their cohesive team, led by a dedicated team captain and supported by an experienced staff, encourages executive-level involvement throughout the construction process.