■ S. Jalil Razavi, a Modern Woodmen of America managing partner based in Lexington, has earned membership in Modern Woodmen's 2011 Managing Partner Round Table. Membership recognizes outstanding leadership and is based on high achievement in life insurance sales. Razavi also has received Modern Woodmen's District Builder Award. The award recognizes top managing partners who are dedicated to training representatives for long-term success. Razavi also earned the designation Fraternal Insurance Counsellor, Fellow. FICF is an educational designation that may be earned by career life insurance representatives associated with fraternal insurance societies.
■ Lexmark International is the only Kentucky-based company named to the Top 10 Most Trustworthy Public Companies for 2011 by Trust Across America, a think tank that examines trustworthy business behavior. TAA's second annual study of almost 2,500 companies put Lexmark in its Top 10 for the second consecutive year. For a look at the complete Top 10 list, go to Trustacrossamerica.com/offerings-companies.shtml.
The company also named Lexmark chairman and CEO Paul Rooke to its list of Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior for 2012. For a look at the other 99, go to Trustacrossamerica.com/offering-thought-leaders.shtml.
■ Carey Smith, president of Lexington-based Big Ass Fans, has been named a winner in the 2012 Manufacturing Leadership 100 Awards. Manufacturing Executive, the global community for manufacturing leadership and producer of the Manufacturing Leadership Summit and Awards program, named Smith a winner in the manufacturing entrepreneur category. For the complete list of winners, go to ML100awards.com/winners
■ The BB&T Small Business and Middle Market banking groups have been awarded 17 Greenwich Excellence Awards from Greenwich Associates, a provider of research-based strategy management services for financial professionals. The awards include 16 in national categories and one regional award. The national awards are in the overall satisfaction and financial stability categories, and the regional honor is in overall satisfaction for treasury management in the South.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo