ATLANTA — George Courey Inc. received the American Reusable Textile Association’s (ARTA) 2022 Nate Belkin Award for Excellence in Marketing for its generous support of ARTA initiatives through the service of its CEO Jeff Courey.
The award was presented during ARTA’s sixth Breakfast at The Clean Show here on July 31 at the Georgia World Congress Center.
The event provides members and nonmembers with an update on ARTA, as well as the opportunity to enjoy a hot meal and socialize before attending the Clean Show.
Also during the breakfast, Ed McCauley, Dan Sanchez and Nicole Grubich were recognized for their exceptional service to ARTA.
Jeff Courey has served as a director on the ARTA Board for two terms. George Courey is a family-owned textile supplier based in Montreal, Quebec, and serves clients in North America.
The Nate Belkin Award is presented biennially to the ARTA member company or member that best exemplifies ARTA’s mission.
Nate Belkin, Ph.D., founded ARTA in 1982 while working for Fashion Seal Healthcare. He died in 2010.
Past President Ed McCauley, CEO of United Hospital Services in Indianapolis, was honored for his past service as a director from 2006 to 2021.
Dan Sanchez was also honored for his service as a director from 2017 to 2022. He recently left the industry to manage sales for a national software firm and now serves as chief business officer for Eleks.
Finally, Nicole Grubich was honored for her service on the board from 2018 to 2022. Grubich has taken a position as MIP’s vice president, U.S. business unit.
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