Acadian Ambulance, which operates in South Mississippi, was recognized with several awards during the 18th annual award ceremony of The Southwest Chapter of the ESOP Association, comprised of companies who provide Employee Stock Ownership Plans.
For the fourth year, Acadian was honored for ESOP Company of the Year and Best Communications Overall for communicating the values and benefits of employee ownership and ESOP.
Sheila Hebert, a 33-year Acadian veteran, was honored with the Employee-Owner of the Year Award. She is the business office manager of Safety Management Systems, Acadian's health, safety, environmental, medical, security, and training division.
Acadian ranks among the top 100 employee-owned companies in the U.S., according to a list compiled by the National Center for Employee Ownership. Acadian Ambulance serves more than 71 counties in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi.