2018 Recipients

Non-Profit Category

Montgomery Area Food Bank

Other Finalists: Dream Court and Transformation Montgomery

2018 Recipients

Large Business Category

Dixie Electric Plumbing

Other Finalists: Alfa Insurance and Holley Oil

2019 Award Program

Mayor Todd Strange will receive the Maury D. Smith Award for Excellence in Professional Ethics at the 10th Annual Ethics in Business and Public Service dinner, Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Alabama Activity Center, 201 Dexter Avenue in Montgomery. A cash bar will open the festivities at 5:30 p.m. with the program following at 6:15 p.m. >>GET TICKETS

To view the 2019 finalist, click here. To view the list of 2019 Sponsors, click here.

The Mission

The mission of the River Region Ethics in Business and Public Service Awards (RREBPSA) is to promote ethical professional conduct for the benefit of the workplace, the marketplace, the environment,
and the community.

The awards are a program of The Samaritan Counseling Center, Inc. in collaboration with Auburn University Montgomery‘s School of Business and School of Sciences. The Samaritan Counseling Center presents these awards in order to:

  • Foster a climate of ethical integrity in the community by recognizing ethical practices of businesses, organizations, and individuals
  • Promote awareness and education concerning ethical business and public service behavior
  • Heighten awareness regarding programs and services of The Samaritan Counseling Center available to strengthen families and organizations
  • To support the healing work of The Samaritan Counseling Center, Inc. and to fund scholarships for AUM business and public administration students


“I was blown away by the professionalism of the luncheon. I thought everything was wonderful, including the delicious meal. Everything was 1st class...”
Phyllis Ingram, Carr, Riggs, & Ingram CPAs and Advisors