Trish and Mic Williams
1 to 30 employees Micro Import Service The family-owned independent auto repair facility was founded in 1976 and specializes in repairing Japanese vehicles. Technicians, apprentices and service advisers receive ongoing training to provide the best possible solution to a vehicle’s problem. The company has expanded to service other types of vehicles “to be able to provide service for the entire family.” Owners Mic and Trish Williams have second- and third-generation customers.
31 to 75 employees ProActive Physical Therapy The physical therapist-owned practice has provided care for nearly 20 years. Many of the company’s professionals have advanced degrees and special certification. Owner John Woolf, physical therapist with a master’s degree in exercise and sports science, was the director of sports medicine and head athletic trainer for the University of Arizona from 1992 to 2001. He is co-director of the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine – U.S. “Growth in healthcare requires a keen awareness of the rapidly changing environment,” Woolf said. “We have an extraordinary team. The Copper Cactus Award is a wonderful acknowledgement to an extraordinary group of people.”
PHOTOS: ALI MEGAN
COX BUSINESS GROWTH
Winners of the 2013 Tucson Metro Chamber Copper Cactus Awards
76 to 250 employees Realty Executives Tucson Elite The company’s experts buy and sell commercial and residential real estate. They work in specialties in every niche of the market. The agents and owners pride themselves on their service-minded philosophy, which holds customers and employees in high esteem. The dual focus creates a difference that comes from within each agent. “We started a real estate company during the worst real estate market since the Great Depression, with a new idea on how to run a real estate company in this post real estate depression era,” President Jeff Murtaugh said. “The Copper Cactus award validated that our idea has worked, and worked well.”
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