National Express recognized employees and teams with their annual Values Award at a recent ceremony in London. The company gives the award to individuals who live the company’s values of safety, customer, people, community and excellence.
Mike Hamel, general manager in Charleston, South Carolina won the People award for his management style and for establishing a close relationship with his colleagues and his local school board.
Angela Stone and Stevette Wilson, a bus driver and monitor from Indianapolis received the safety award for identifying a student who was carrying a gun at a school.
The Excellence Award went to the SolTrans team from Solano, California for reducing vehicle accidents by 71 percent, customer injuries by 75 percent and also reducing lost time injuries for their employees by 56 percent.
Patricia Clay or Burrillville, Rhode Island took home the community award for fixing dresses for students who otherwise may not have been financially able to attend prom.
DeShawn Lomax of Pflugerville, Texas was recognized with the Customer award for pulling his field trip bus over, which was delayed due to a fallen officer’s funeral procession, and encouraged his students and teachers on board to pay their respects.
“I am proud to recognize these role models for living our company values and I am honored to have them on our team,” said David A. Duke, CEO of National Express LLC. “This Values Awards dinner is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our employees who go above and beyond in the communities we serve.”