Business Notes for 3-20

Published on Sunday, 19 March 2017 16:28 - Written by


Acme Brick will present service pins to five employees of the company’s Longview and Tyler sales offices at an awards luncheon scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Longview sales office.

Attending the event will be a number of Acme Brick Company executives including President and CEO Dennis Knautz and Senior Vice President of Sales Stan McCarthy.

Pin recipients include Howard Lewis (two years), Shane Gain (10 years), Deborah Emmons and Kasi Newport (15 years) and Kenneth Morgan (30 years).

Acme Brick Company places great emphasis on employee retention and has a number of employees with many decades of experience. The company attributes much of its success to this wealth of experienced employees.


Financial services firm Edward Jones ranks No. 5 on the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list in its 18th appearance on the prestigious list, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine.

Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company, provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm’s business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work.

Winning a spot on this list indicates the company has distinguished itself from peers by creating a great place to work for employees - measured and ranked through analysis of the results of our trust index survey and culture audit questionnaire.