Jungle Island, Miami, FL April 27, 2017 Our company was selected by the South Florida Business Journal as a 2017 Business of the Year Awards Finalist in the $25-$50 Million category. In addition to being a finalist in that category, CEI was also the recipient of the 2017 Minority Owned Business Award. In a ceremony with more than 250 attendees at Jungle Island, our company was brought up to the stage to celebrate our efforts of exemplifying diversity in the workplace. Our President, Christine E. Franklin, spoke on behalf of our team, giving thanks to the SFBJ for presenting us with this special award. Ten South Florida companies and nonprofits were also honored in different categories, for improving our local economy with their unique business models.