In annual certification audits, BEST Finishing qualifies as a Certified Woman-owned Small Business, as set forth in 13 C.F.R. Part 127 by the United States Small Business Administration. This may provide competitive advantage for customers in projects with small business set-asides at the local, state and Federal level.
BEST Finishing’s President, Christine Schlesinger, was awarded the Master Success Award for Arizona Small Business in 2012. This prestigious award is only given to one recipient per year, after surveying all of Arizona Small Business. Chris won this award based on Entrepreneurial Initiative, Customer Service and Growth. Its significance was emphasized by Jan Brewer, the Arizona Governor, being part of the award ceremony and personally congratulating Chris as being a significant part of the local economy.