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Business of the Year Baker Brothers


Carol Short,
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs


DALLAS, October 23, 2014 – The North Dallas Chamber of Commerce selected Baker Brothers Plumbing & Air Conditioning as its 2014 Business of the Year Award winner. The firm received the award at a luncheon featuring Mike Donahue, Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer, LYFE Kitchen.

Started in 1945, and led by Jimmie Dale, Jr. since 2008, Baker Brothers is committed to helping the community with outstanding quality and tireless customer service. Employees are trained daily to ensure they’re taking care of clients, and the company’s attention to service applies to employees as well. Baker Brothers has a “Dream Manager” on staff, who helps employees achieve their dreams, ranging from financial planning services to reaching personal goals.

“I was so honored to be nominated for the Business of the Year Award and honestly did not have any expectations to win. Without God, my faith in him, my awesome team of managers and our hard working technicians this truly would not be possible. Included in our team is Tom Meyer, my Gazelle’s coach, who has been such an integral component in our achievements. It has taken every single one of us to get where we are today and push on to reach our goals for the future. This award is an honor for all of us,” said Jimmie Dale, President, Baker Brothers Plumbing & Air Conditioning.

Criteria for the award include:

  • In business for at least five years
  • Locally owned or locally owned franchise
  • One to 300 employees
  • Active member of the community
  • Not a current board member of the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce

Previous winners of the NDCC Business of the Year Award include OMNIPLAN Architects, Sendero Business Services, Shelton School, Purdy-McGuire, Inc., Warrior Group, TELOS Fitness Center, Cooper Aerobics Enterprises, Inc., Yellow Cab, J.O.Y. Foods, Martin, Fletcher & Associates, Business Jet Center, KBA Group (formerly the KGA Group), Southwest Office Systems and Delta Dallas Staffing.

The chamber’s interest in business also includes the quarterly Business Toolbox series, Networking Skills Workshop, A.M. Exchange and North Dallas After Hours, all of which are sponsored by BBVA Compass.

About the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce

The North Dallas Chamber of Commerce is an association of businesses and individuals who come together to promote the most favorable environment for business. We are here to create a great place to live, work and grow. We promote a better quality of life for ourselves and our kids. It’s that simple. The chamber is a place to talk about vital issues. It’s a place to take action. It’s a place to meet people and make new clients (and maybe even some new friends).