Recent Awards

Restaurant Facilities Management Association (RFMA) Community Care Award – Mike Kurland

The Community Champion Award is presented to a RFMA member who has made an outstanding contribution to their community through their own volunteer efforts. Branded Group’s founder and CEO Michael Kurland was acknowledged for the development of Branded Group’s One-for-One program, which donates one minute of time for every service call completed.

One OC Spirit of Volunteerism – Michelle Gonzalez

OneOC’s Center for Business & Community Partnerships helps companies build and grow their giving and employee volunteering programs. Today they boast over 250 volunteer centers nationwide. Branded Group’s Michelle Gonzalez was recently honored at OneOC’s 40th anniversary of its Spirit of Volunteerism Awards. During the past year, Gonzalez volunteered over 30 hours with Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, Branded Group’s non-profit partner.

Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) – People to Watch – Kiira Esposito

Each year Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) highlights industry professionals for their leadership in the retail facilities industry, including engagement in PRSM, innovation, leadership and career achievement. Ms. Esposito was one of only 12 outstanding industry leaders showcased.

Cushman & Wakefield Community Involvement of the Year Award – Branded Group

This award celebrates a vendor that displays dedication to community service. Branded Group’s commitment to charitable giving for the Ronald McDonald House and the company’s One-For-One program were acknowledged.

Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) – Service Excellence Award of the Year 2016 – Michael Kurland

The PRSM Volunteer of the Year Award is presented to a member who has advanced the PRSM Association’s goals and strategic direction and in turn has made significant contributions to the retail facilities maintenance industry.