The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) was honored as a 2008 St. Louis Outstanding Business of the Year at the 7th Annual Business Celebration Sept.19.


NGA’s Western Executive, Bert Beaulieu (left) and Deputy Western Executive Lynne Puetz (right) pose with the St. Louis Outstanding Business of the Year Award presented to the agency by St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay at a special ceremony held Sept.19 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel.     


St. Louis- The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) was honored as a 2008 St. Louis Outstanding Business of the Year at the 7th Annual Business Celebration Sept.19. Mayor Francis G. Slay presented the award to NGA’s Executives Bert Beaulieu and Lynne Puetz. NGA was recognized for the Agency’s vital contributions to the city's growth. The event was sponsored by the Office of the Mayor and St. Louis Development Corporation.

The award is given annually to businesses that have made special commitments or investments in the city.  Factors for consideration include job creation, job retention, capital investment and unique project impact, such as bringing new services to underserved areas, investment in pioneering areas or contributing to the diversity of businesses in the city’s business base.

In commenting on the award, Mayor Slay thanked the awardees for their many contributions to the city and making St. Louis a better place to live and work.

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