As we’re always striving to give the most to our customers, it really is a wonderful feeling to see that effort pay off with each new year. And now, for the sixth consecutive year we’ve made the list of the 2015 Portland Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies in Oregon.
The esteemed PBJ list recognizes companies in the region that demonstrate the highest growth rate over the last three years. For the second year in a row, Consumer Cellular was also presented the Lighthouse Award, given to companies with more than five consecutive years on the list. It’s quite an accomplishment for a company our size to have been awarded this honor!
Consumer Cellular’s growth is a story of much pride for us as a company. Putting the customer first has always meant listening to their needs and finding additional ways to provide the most value to you. While I can easily see how we’re doing from the inside of Consumer Cellular, the proof is really in our dramatic expansion and retention of customers like you who use our services, day-in, day-out.
As we celebrate our 20th anniversary this year, we’re still growing despite stiff national competition. As a result, our customers consistently benefit from improvements to our cell phone plans and increased options. Customer service will remain the number one priority as we strive to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations. Without this focus, we could have never beat the odds and been this successful.
It reminds me of a saying by Albert Schweitzer: “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.” We know our success is directly related to the happiness of our customers, and that’s one thing we’ll never lose sight of.