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January 6, 2013

Norman builders honored

NORMAN — First Oklahoma Construction has been named a finalist in the Best Customer Service category at the 2013 Business Excellence Awards announced recently by ActionCOACH, the world’s number one business coaching firm, the company sponsoring the event.

First Oklahoma Construction is a privately owned company, headquartered in Norman.

“We are so honored to be selected as a finalist for the Best Customer Service Category” said owner Ali Farzaneh. “One of our core values is focusing on making the customer the top priority.”

The Business Excellence Awards honor the “best of the best” results in small and medium sized businesses from around the world, and showcases exceptional results for business owners, entrepreneurs, their teams and their companies. 

Farzaneh is a second generation home builder and comes from a family of home builders. He established First Oklahoma Construction in 2005. The Farzaneh family has been building homes in Oklahoma since the mid 80’s.

First Oklahoma Construction was among more than 400 companies participating in the event this year. Winners will be announced at the Business Excellence Awards ceremony at the Red Rock Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan. 25..

 The 2013 Business Excellence Awards and the 2013 Business Excellence Forum are sponsored by ActionCOACH.

The events are part of the company’s on-going commitment to innovation, business excellence and business re-education for owners and teams who operate and work in small-and-medium sized businesses.

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