The criteria for selection is rigorous. The vetting process includes reviewing codes of ethics; litigation and regulatory infraction histories; evaluating the investment in innovation, corporate governance and sustainability; looking at activities designed to improve corporate citizenship; and studying nominations from senior executives, industry peers, suppliers and customers.
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Connor’s 72 years of success is rooted in our values, ethics and integrity. Preventing bribery and corruption is an unending challenge which remains a priority for our executive management. While mistakes will be forgiven, unethical behavior will never be tolerated.

We remain unwavering in our dedication to providing the highest standard of service in the most ethical and transparent manner and wanted to share with you the honor we’ve received.

We thank you for your continued belief and support over the years.


William E. (Chip) Connor
Chairman & CEO