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ActionCOACH from West Texas to celebrate client success at the BizX Awards

Rory Sheppard and his team at ActionCOACH in West Texas announced their customer appreciation at the upcoming BizX Awards. The conference will last for three days, and will culminate in a ceremony honoring small businesses from across North America and honoring the “best of the best” in the small to medium business sector.

“We’ve been blessed to work with some phenomenal clients and business owners. We’ve watched them grow and significantly increase their impact in our community in just two short years,” said Rory Sheppard, owner of ActionCOACH in West Texas.

Finalists include Little Bee’s Playhouse, which won Best Kid-Friendly Company and Best Neighborhood Company; Midwest Compressor Systems and its CEO David Abshire honored in three categories, including Manufacturer/Wholesaler/Distributor, Public Company and CEO of the Year; and Amarillo Angels, as Best Nonprofit. Other honorees include Crackin’ Crab Seafood Boil, Drunken Oyster Cajun Kitchen for Best Full Service Restaurant, Best Thrift Store in America and English Rose Boutique for Best Retailer. Leif Kertis is a finalist in the Young Entrepreneur of the Year category.