Congratulations to all of the great organizations honored at the St. Louis American Salute to Excellence in Business gala. Kwame Building Group was named a Top 25 African American Businesses of the year. KWAME has received this award twenty times. In addition, KWAME president and CEO Tony Thompson received the 2002 Entrepreneur of the Year award and the 2011 Stellar Performer in Education award in recognition of his scholarship efforts. 

The other Top 25 African-American Businesses of the Year are: ABNA Engineering, Andy’s Seasoning, At Home Care, BAM Contracting, Brown Kortkamp, Centrex Electrical Supply, Clay Piping Systems, CMT Roofing, Davis Associates, CPAs, Deer Valley Home Health Services, Emerging Wisdom, LLC, Hicks-Carter-Hicks, KAI Design & Build, McKinney Group Wealth, Personal Touches by Jeanetta, Phillips Concrete Services, Premiere Production Choice, Real Estate Solutions, Regency Enterprise Services, Simms Building Group, TD4 Electrical, TW Constructors, The UP Companies and World Wide Technology.