Wells Technology Inc

Recognition & Awards

U.S. Senator, Al Franken, Minnesota DFL,

visited Wells Technology on April 18, 2015, and met with Andy Wells.


2014

Business Hall of Fame Award

Presented to Andy Wells by Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest


2014

Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Award

for Lifetime Achievement

Presented to Andy Wells by Dartmouth College


 

2013

MEDA Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame

Andy Wells inducted into MEDA's Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame, and a congratulatory letter from Minnesota Senator Al Franken for contributing to the economic development of Minnesota.


2013

MEDA Award

Presented for service on the MEDA Board of Directors from 2012-2013.


2012

ABE VENABLE LEGACY AWARD

for LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Presented to Andy Wells in Washington D.C., by the Minority Business Development Agency, during the National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Conference, for exemplary commitment and significant contribution to minority business development.


2011

PURPOSE PRIZE AWARD

Recognized for outstanding contributions to the social good while working in an encore career.


2011

MEDA Award

Presented for service on the MEDA Board of Directors from 2007-2010.


2011

Local Legend Award

Accepted by Tim Wells, on behalf of his father, Andy Wells.

Presented by the UNCF & General Mills on January 17, 2011, at the

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast,

honoring Andy Wells' dedication to non-violent social change.


U.S. Senator, Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota DFL,

visited Wells Technology on January 10, 2011, and met with the Wells family.


U.S. Senator, Al Franken, Minnesota DFL,

visited Wells Technology on January 11, 2011, and met with the Wells family.


2010

Excellence in Leadership Award

Presented by Northern Minnesota Reservation

Economic Development Summit & Trade Show


 

2010

IDEA Hall of Fame Award

Presented by IDEA Competition partners for entrepreneurial

vision, leadership and achievement.

Sculpture "Bubble of Creativity" commissioned by artist Al Belleveau.


2010

Teaching Appreciation Award

Carlson School of Management--University of Minnesota

Presented for teaching entrepreneurial perspectives

to business students at the Carlson School.


 

 

2008-09

FUTURE COMBAT SYSTEMS

"Small Disadvantage Business" Award

Presented by Boeing/SAIC on behalf of FCS "One Team" at the

DART Achievement Awards in Las Vegas, NV.

With "Congratulations" from Tracey Pinson (Director, Office of Small Business Programs, Secretary of the Army)


2009

OUTSTANDING HUBZone CORPORATE

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD

Presented by HUBZone CONTRACTORS NATIONAL COUNCIL

in Washington D.C.


 

2009

MINNESOTA SMALL BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD

Presented by Edward Daum ( U.S. SBA District Director) and

Yvonne Cheung Ho (MEDA President and CEO)

at 2009 MEDA Annual Meeting


2009

MINNESOTA STATE

SMALL BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD

President Barack Obama congratulates Andy Wells at the White House

Washington, D.C.


 

2009

MINNESOTA STATE

SMALL BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD

Presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration

in Washington D.C.


2009

MANUFACTURING & TECHNOLOGY ROUNDTABLE AWARD

Presented by the Archer Daniels Midland Company


 

2008
AMERICAN INDIAN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

The Business Owner of the Year award is presented to a business
owned and operated by an American Indian(s) who demonstrates
good "corporate citizenship" in the community.


  

2006 Charles W. Poe Award
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR


 

AMERICAN INDIAN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Presented by UIDA Business Services


 

STRATEGIC PARTNER AWARD
Presented at  The National FASTENAL New Products Expo


 

EAGLE AWARD
Presented by the Minnesota Native American Indian Chamber of Commerce


 

MINORITY SMALL BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD
Presented by the Minnesota SBA
 


 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT
For QS-9000 Performance Zero Defects Per Million
100% On-Time Delivery Presented by Hi-Lex Cable
(GM Supplier of Control Cable)

 


 

Community Appreciation Award 2007

 


 

OUTSTANDING ALUMNI OF 2004
Presented by Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota
 


 

OUTSTANDING SERVICE
Presented by Kraft Foods, Inc., Madison, WI
 


 


COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD
Presented by the Joint Economic Commission

 


 

BOARD OF INVENTION
Presented by the State of Minnesota
(2006)

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