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Avon’s R.A. Nelson receives accolade

Daily staff reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comVail, CO Colorado

AVON, Colorado – R.A. Nelson and Associates, an Avon-based construction company, has again made the list of the top 10 small companies to work for in Colorado by the Colorado Business Magazine.R.A. Nelson and Associates ranked No. 8 this year after being ranked the fourth-best small company to work for in 2011.The company also recently received the Business of the Year award at Vail Valley Partnership’s annual Success Awards.R.A. Nelson founded the company in the Vail Valley in 1976, and what first began as a two-person business has now grown to over 40 employees and two regional offices. R.A. Nelson specializes in green building practices. The group has built a number of LEED-certified complexes throughout the Vail Valley, including Walking Mountain Science Center’s facility in Avon and the WECMRD Field House in Edwards.Sandy Smith, office manager and marketing coordinator, has worked for R.A. Nelson and Associates for eight years. Smith says that employees have such high satisfaction with the company because there is a clear understanding of work and home life and how the two intermingle.”R.A. Nelson and Associates really values you as a person and wants you to balance work and life,” Smith said.To learn more about R.A. Nelson & Associates, visit its website, http://www.ranelson.com. To see the full list of the “Best Companies to Work For,” visit http://www.cobizmag.com.

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