Dr. Jonn Kim, CEO of Geeks and Nerds, received a top leadership award during the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County’s Small Business Awards at the Von Braun Center on September 4, 2014.
Dr. Kim was presented with the Russell G. Brown Executive Leadership Award and the University of Alabama Huntsville Business Fellows Award. This prestigious award honors excellence in leadership and entrepreneurship among local business executives.
After receiving the award, Dr. Kim stated, “I am honored to be accepting this award on behalf of our wonderful, awesome, fun, wacky bunch of employees who amaze me with their talent and dedication. This personal recognition is the culmination of their contributions. I also appreciate our customers who have given us opportunities to prove that a little company really can do big things. We are so fortunate to be part of the local community that is energetic, vibrant, and innovative. I look forward to an exciting 2nd decade of the company, which I am sure will be filled with hard work and innovation peppered with our own brand of wackiness.“
Geeks and Nerds is currently located in AL, AZ, and TX. The company has been recognized as one of the top 100 best companies in the nation by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for two consecutive years (2013, 2014) and received an award for Technology Company of the Year (2012) and the BBB Ethics Award (2011).[columns]