Several business leaders in Cottonwood Heights were honored on Thursday, Oct. 5 during the city’s first Excellence in Business awards held at city hall.

Mayor Kelvyn Cullimore presided over the event that introduced successful businesses to the community.


Awards were presented to the following winners:

The Gear Room—Small Business Excellence

Megan Moore—Rising Star Award (Owner, Moore Hair Design)

Trader Joe’s—Community Impact Award

Trader Joe’s—People’s Choice Best Customer Service

Lone Star Taqueria—People’s Choice Best Restaurant

Frank Maylett—Kelvyn Cullimore Excellence in Leadership Award (CEO RizePoint)


“There are so many business leaders in Cottonwood Heights who bring a high level of service, professionalism and success,” said Peri Kinder, Cottonwood Heights Business Development Coordinator. “It’s a privilege to work with them and to learn from their examples. These awards let them know how much we appreciate all they do in the city. It’s our hope this becomes an annual event.”