Business Honors for Dec. 22

Ed H. Silvey, Baton Rouge Clinic Show caption
Ed H. Silvey, Baton Rouge Clinic


Edgar H. Silvey, chief executive officer of the Baton Rouge Clinic, was awarded the Harry H. Harwick Lifetime Achievement Award by the Medical Group Management Association and the American College of Medical Practice Executives. The award recognizes a lifetime of achievement by making nationally recognized contributions to health care administration delivery and/or education with an emphasis on the advancement of medical group practice. Silvey is a 44-year veteran in health care administration.

Gage, a communications provider, received the Performance Excellence Award from the Technology Assurance Group, an international organization of independently owned communications companies in the United States and Canada. The award recognizes exceptional economic performance and superior customer satisfaction.


Zehnder Communications won two gold awards from Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International for two separate campaigns for Visit South Walton, which markets 16 beaches in Walton County, Fla. Both gold awards recognize Zehnder for promoting Visit South Walton as a major sponsor of the 2013 BlogHer event, an annual meeting of online writers and bloggers.

Shushan’shas been named by the Headwear Association as Retailer of Year. Shushan’s specializes in Ecuadoran Panama hats, and other hats and caps in a variety of brands.