Murphy Brothers Contracting recently received four 2012 Home Builders Industry (HOBI) awards, including the Best Custom Home award for a Greenwich-built home. Murphy Brothers was given the awards at this year’s annual HBRA-CT Awards ceremony, attended by more than 600 building-industry professionals.
Laura Jacob, president of Pro Way Development, recently won two state awards to support small business growth and success by the Sam’s Club Giving Program and national nonprofit SCORE. The grant will provide Pro Way Development with access and travel to a two-day educational event to help the company implement strategies to grow its business. Jacob has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Toronto and a master’s degree in industrial relations from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
Total Mortgage Services L.L.C. in Milford recently received the Inc. Hire Power Award, a new awards series that spotlights companies that are generating the most new jobs. Over the past three years, Total Mortgage created 75 new jobs and now has more than 120 employees, ranking third among Connecticut firms on the list.