Accomplishments

As a proven outsourcing partner and leading employer of people with disabilities, PRIDE is proud of the reputation we have built for our unique blend of entrepreneurship, social mission, and positive community impact. We are honored to share this sample of recognition others have given to PRIDE.

  • 2017 Employer of the Year, Arkansas Rehabilitation Association
  • 2017 PRIDE Industries Safer Choice Partner of the Year, United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 
  • 2017 Employer of the Year, California Employer Advisory Council and Employment Development Department
  • 2016 PRIDE Ascend Business of the Year, Texas Workforce Solutions Borderplex and the University of Texas
  • 2015 PRIDE Industries Safer Choice Partner of the Year, United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • 2015 Top Ten Most Inspirational Capital Region Nonprofits, Kamere and Comstock's Magazine
  • 2014 Patriotic Employer, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
  • 2013 Outstanding Employer, Monterey County Committee for the Employment of People with Disabilities (MCCEPD)
  • 2013 Partnership of the Year Award, Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS)
  • 2012 ML100 Manufacturing Leadership Award, for Game Changing Technologies
  • 2011 Service Supplier of the Year, SynapSense Corporation
  • Partner in Excellence, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
  • 2010 Service Supplier of the Year, Hewlett Packard
  • 2010 Employer of the Year, United Cerebral Palsy
  • 2010 Texas Governor's Employment Award
  • Preferred Quality Supplier Award, Intel Corporation
  • Excellence in Customer Service and Outstanding Performance, Hewlett-Packard's Global Support Logistics (GSL) Division
  • Exemplary Voluntary Efforts Award for Exceptional Equal Employment Opportunity on Federal Contracts (U.S. Department of Labor)
  • 2010 Agricultural Research Services (USDA) AbilityOne Program Contractor of the Year
  • California Governor’s Veterans Award 
  • Veterans Employer of the Year (California Employer Advisory Council & Employment Development Department)
  • Business of the Year Award, Texas Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services (DARS) – for PRIDE's commitment to working with and employing people with disabilities at Ft. Bliss, Texas and throughout the Greater El Paso Region.
  • CFO of the Year - Awarded to PRIDE CFO, Tim Yamauchi by the Sacramento Business Journal in the large company category.
  • Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP) Recipient - awarded to PRIDE based on a set of criteria that included waste prevention, materials reuse, recycling, recycled-product purchases, and employee education.
  • NISH Performance Excellence in Developing Human Potential Award – to organizations promoting the upward mobility of people with severe disabilities.
  • NCWC Management Excellence Award for Pacific Region – for demonstrated excellence in leadership and management by significantly enhancing the employment opportunities for people with severe disabilities.
  • American Leadership Forum Regional Impact Award – to four partners, including PRIDE Industries, for the Mather Community Campus program, offering a two-year training and employment program to previously homeless individuals.
  • New California 100 Company for entrepreneurial innovation and business success in the Great Central Valley.
  • Employer of the Year Award – awarded to PRIDE Industries by the Nonprofit Resource Center
  • Sacramento Workplace Excellence Leader Award (Nonprofit), Sacramento Area Human Resources Association (SAHRA)
  • Bank of America 2007 Neighborhood Builder Award 
  • Heart of the Community Award, American Heart Association – awarded to President and CEO Mike Ziegler
  • NISH National Award for Professional Excellence –NISH (now SourceAmerica) is a national nonprofit agency whose mission is to create job opportunities for people with severe disabilities.