LEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:TEP) is pleased to announce it was named a Champions of Business award winner for 2017 by the Kansas City Business Journal. The publication recognized Tallgrass and other winners at its annual awards luncheon today. According to the Kansas City Business Journal, recipients of the award “set the gold standard for financial performance, innovation and community involvement.”
“It’s an honor to receive the Champions of Business Award,” said Tallgrass Energy President and Chief Executive David G. Dehaemers Jr. “We owe it all to the talented employees in the 10 states in which we operate who work hard every day to bring innovative thinking to their jobs and to provide value for our partners and customers. Without their passion and commitment, we would not be where we are today.”
In selecting the Champions of Business Award winners, judges considered:
- The company’s financial performance over the last three years
- Employee growth since 2014
- Industry leadership and innovation
- Community involvement
The judging panel consisted of local business leaders familiar with the Champions of Business program.
About Tallgrass Energy
Tallgrass Energy is a family of companies that includes publicly traded partnerships Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: TEP) and Tallgrass Energy GP, LP (NYSE: TEGP), and privately held Tallgrass Development, LP. Operating across 10 states, Tallgrass is a growth-oriented midstream energy operator with transportation, storage, terminal and processing assets that serve some of the nation’s most prolific crude oil and natural gas basins.
To learn more, please visit our web site at www.tallgrassenergy.com.