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Thursday, May 27th, 2010

Brian Rist, owner and CEO of Storm Smart Industries was recently awarded the Corporate Leadership Award, 2010! Rist was elected by several different Emergency Management chapters and was chosen for the award by the 24th Annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference committee.

“Storm Smart has always been here for emergency management and supports us in our seminars and with the publication of our All Hazards Guide. We are grateful for that!” said Wayne Sallade, Emergency Management for Charlotte County and nominator for Brian Rist.

The award ceremony will took place on May 23- 28th, 2010 in Greater Ft. Lauderdale at the Broward County Convention Center. Brian received the award from Governor Charlie Crist. “I am so proud to have achieved this award, I really feel like Emergency Management does a lot for Southwest Florida and I want to give back to them by helping in any way we can.” commented Brian Rist.

Storm Smart Industries has been an active participant with Emergency Management for 15 years and as well as with the Governors Hurricane Conference.

The Governor’s Hurricane Conference is an event where emergency managers and personnel, first responders, state, federal, volunteer agency, business and industry representatives, along with health and medical professionals from around the state, nation and world as they come together to train and learn from each other during the week’s many activities.

Storm Smart Industries is the largest and most innovative hurricane protection company in Ft. Myers, Florida.