Apr 7, 2023
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BZI CEO James Barlow Receives Baldrige Foundation Award for Leadership Excellence
The Malcolm Baldrige Foundation helps thousands of organizations across the country and worldwide – in all sectors of the economy – pursue performance excellence which makes a positive difference in people’s lives.
Specifically, the Baldrige Foundation Award for Leadership Excellence was established to recognize outstanding individuals, leaders, and supporters who embody the Baldrige leadership and management values and principles and have provided exceptional service to the community and beyond. The award is among the most esteemed in business.
This week our CEO, James Barlow, accepted the Foundation Award for Leadership Excellence in Business during the 34th Quest for Excellence Conference at the National Harbor in Maryland. He received the award from Dr. Kay Eggleston (left), Chair of the Baldrige Foundation Board of Directors, and Al Faber (right), President and CEO of the Baldrige Foundation.
On receiving this honor, James said the following:
“I am deeply honored and humbled to receive the Baldrige Foundation Award for Leadership Excellence. Their unwavering commitment to continuous improvement and organizational performance excellence, stewardship, trust, and visionary leadership align with our values at BZI Steel. Our mission is to revolutionize the steel construction industry through innovation, team performance, and accelerated project delivery while setting new standards in safety and efficiency. Achieving this goal is only possible through the incredible leadership and commitment of every BZI team member, and I accept this award on their behalf.”