Collector - February 2018 - 8
Empereon-Constar Wins Three Arizona
Corporate Excellence Awards
mpereon-Constar, the parent
company of ACA International
member Constar Financial Services
LLC, was recently recognized among
the fastest growing private companies
in Arizona, receiving three Arizona
Corporate Excellence Awards for its
Each year, the Phoenix Business Journal
recognizes Arizona's largest and fastest
growing privately held companies.
Empereon-Constar was honored as one
of the Top 25 Fastest Growing Private
Companies-ranking second-and also
recognized as one of the Top 50 Largest
Private Companies-No. 31 on this year's
list, according to a news release.
In addition, Travis Bowley, EmpereonConstar's founder and CEO, was recognized
with the Rookie of the Year specialty award.
This award recognizes a company that has
moved up in the rankings or is on the list for
the first time.
Bowley and Empereon-Constar received
the awards at the Phoenix Business Journal's
23rd Annual Arizona Corporate Excellence
(ACE) awards ceremony Nov. 2 in
Founded in 1997, under the leadership
of Bowley, Empereon-Constar has grown
into a leading business process outsourcing
organization with 10 strategic locations and
3,500 professional, performance-driven
"If you want to grow a sustainable longterm business, you have to treat people with
respect," Bowley said. "Our handshake is our
bond; this means that as individuals and as
a company, we are ethical and trustworthy.
We strive to be responsive to client needs
and actively contribute to the well-being of
communities where we live and work."
Building on values he learned growing up
on his family's Glendale dairy farm, Bowley's
visionary leadership and strong work ethic have
facilitated the company's expansion and growth.
Empereon-Constar President and CEO Travis Bowley.
"We want to congratulate EmpereonConstar on your well-deserved recognition,"
said Jim Patterson, president and CEO of
UMB Bank Arizona, a sponsor of the ACE
Awards. "The rest of Arizona now knows
what we already do... given the success and
growth of Empereon-Constar, it is one of the
best run companies in the state."
ACA Members Participate in Financial
Literacy Program in Missouri
enise Day and Dennis Barton III recently shared their expertise during the Partners
in Education financial literacy program hosted by the Rockwood School District in
Day, president of Day Knight & Associates in Ballwin, Mo., and Barton, managing
attorney at The Barton Law Group LLC in Chesterfield, Mo., were a part of the program for
approximately 250 students at Marquette High School in Chesterfield the week of Oct. 16.
The students learned about personal finance and financial literacy curriculum, including
making sound financial decisions when making credit purchases, according to a news release
from Day Knight & Associates.
Denise Day, president of Day Knight & Associates, and Susan Rose from the Rockwood School District.