Comer Construction was named a Finalist in the 2023 Torch Awards for Ethics from BBB of Greater Maryland.

These awards recognize organizations that exemplify outstanding ethical practices and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to integrity in their operations.

The Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland held the 2023 Torch Awards for Ethics at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel on October 12, 2023. The esteemed WBFF FOX45 news anchor, Patrice Sanders emceed the event and Signe Pringle, Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce, was the keynote speaker.

BBB Torch Awards for Ethics 2023 Finalist Logo

Patrice Sanders and Angie Barnett announcing the finalists.

2023 Torch Awards for Ethics Finalists on stage.

Comer Construction earned this recognition for our leadership qualities, which revolve around openness, integrity, and hands-on engagement. We lead by example, emphasize honesty, and empower our team, nurturing a culture of ethics and excellence.

Our commitment to building strong customer relationships is built on the principles transparency and honesty. By deeply understanding our clients’ needs and consistently going the extra mile, we establish enduring partnerships that distinguish us in the construction industry. Additionally, our dedication to our local community is evident through our active involvement in various programs and contributions, aligning with our values of professionalism and fairness. This underscores that we’re more than just a construction company; we’re a responsible community partner.

“It’s an honor to be recognized in the community for our dedication to ethics and our team,” said Susie Comer, “We work hard every day to do the right thing.”

Comer Team at BBB Torch Award

Angie Barnett (Left) President and CEO at BBB of Greater Maryland with leaders from Comer Construction: Susie Comer, President and Treasurer, Dorothy Kuzora, Corporate Secretary, and Keith Kuzora, General Manager.

About BBB of Greater Maryland

Headquartered in Baltimore, BBB of Greater Maryland is a non-profit organization serving the area since 1917. BBB sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior and is a business-supported organization. BBB offers a variety of services to local and BBB Accredited businesses. BBB provides objective advice, BBB Business Profiles, business reviews and ratings, dispute resolution services, digital marketing and educational information on topics affecting businesses. For more information, please contact 410-347-3990 or visit bbb.org

About Comer Construction

Comer Construction is a women-owned site construction company specializing in site preparation and underground utilities. Founded in 1982, we’ve built a reputation for excellence, grounded in our core values of Safety, Integrity, Quality, Commitment, and Teamwork. When you choose to work with Comer Construction, you gain access to streamlined management that handles complete site construction needs from start to finish. What sets us apart is our commitment to customer relationships; we treat each client like a partner. By working together, we can optimize your budget and schedule, ensuring the job is done in a safe and timely manner.

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