2023 Recipients

The Maury D. Smith Award for Excellence in Professional Ethics:

Pastor Ken Austin

2023 Recipients

Non-Profit/Public Agency Category

Medical Outreach Ministries

2023 Recipients

Large Business Category

MOBIS Alabama

2023 Recipients

Small Business Category

Pet Palace Hotels

The Year’s Event

15th Annual River Region Ethics in Business and Public Service Awards

Thursday, October 10, 2024 — 5:30 p.m.
Alabama Activity Center

Learn more about this year’s event.

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