Calgary Builder Wins Three Stevie Awards for Women in BusinessCalgary, Alberta – November 15, 2022Rockwood Custom Homes and its president and founder, Allison Grafton, are celebrating their hat trick after this year’s Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Allison Grafton was awarded a Gold Stevie® Award in the Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Canada […]
Rockwood is pleased to announce that we have been recognized by Waterstone Human Capital and Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures as a winner of a 2017 Most Admired Corporate Culture award. This national program, now in its 14th year, annually recognizes best-in-class Canadian organizations for having cultures that enhance performance and help sustain a competitive advantage.
Rockwood Custom Homes was one of only forty national winners chosen across four categories, and one of only ten in our growth category. Our submission was scored on six culture-centric dimensions: vision and leadership, recruitment and hiring for fit, cultural alignment and measurement, retention, rewards and recognition, organizational performance and corporate social responsibility.
Calgary, Alberta, January 4th, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
Kicking off the year with some great press, Rockwood Custom Homes was featured in Alberta Venture magazine’s Fast Growth 50 (FG50) listing. Rockwood placed eighth on what’s widely recognized as Alberta’s most respected listing of high-growth businesses. This is the third time that Rockwood has appeared on Alberta Venture’s FG50 ranking, jumping 12 spots year-over-year from number 20 in 2016. Judges selected Rockwood based on a holistic picture of company growth over a three-year period. A number of factors including revenue growth, capital expenditures, marketing and R&D budgets determined Rockwood’s placement on the list.
Some key year-over-year (YOY) metrics included:
Revenue Growth of 22%
Asset Growth of 49%
Employee Growth of 29%
Allison Grafton of Rockwood Custom Homes receives WXN 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award for the third year running
Calgary, Alberta (November 25, 2015) – Rockwood Custom Homes is pleased to announce Allison Grafton, president, has again been named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner. She was also honoured in 2013 and 2014 with the same distinction.
Launched in 2003, the Top 100 Awards celebrate the incredible accomplishments of Canada’s top female executive talent as well as their organizations and networks. Allison, who will receive the CIBC Entrepreneur Award for outstanding leadership of Rockwood Custom Homes, will be honoured during a gala celebration at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 26. In addition, she will also deliver a keynote address to the audience of 300-plus female leaders during the preceding Leadership Summit.
Already a gold-star builder, well known and favoured in Calgary, Rockwood is continuing to impress with its latest new development, Residences of King Edward. Allison Grafton sat down with Calgary Herald’s David Parker to talk about Rockwood’s success with its exclusive developments, Rockwood’s journey as a luxury boutique builder, and Grafton’s continued recognition as one of Canada’s leading female entrepreneurs.