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BBB Torch Award Winners & Finalists


My Lineage, Inc. | Photo by On Location Photo Pros

Winner (1–4 Employees)

Vows From the Heart Ministries
1127 Hermosillo Glen
Escondido, CA 92026

Vows From the Heart Ministries

From its inception in 2002, the mission of Vows From The Heart Ministries has been to serve couples of all faiths, beliefs, and nonbeliefs. As wedding chaplains, Reverend Christopher Tuttle and Chaplain Mary Cyr are devoted to couples in search of a nondenominational wedding chaplain. Tuttle and Cyr preside over wedding ceremonies outside the walls of the church with professionalism and, most important, without judgment. Their passion for quality and integrity, as well as a genuine love of their work, are the driving force behind the company, rated as “Best San Diego Wedding Officiant” by WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards six years in a row since 2009.

Finalist (1–4 Employees)

On-Site Tech Support
616 Stevens Avenue, Suite B
Solana Beach, CA 92075

Winner (5–10 Employees)

Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel
3545 Camino del Rio South, Suite C
San Diego, CA 92108

For nearly four decades, Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel has been building an outstanding reputation of trust and integrity in the home remodeling industry. Established in 1975 by Murray Lampert, the company stands as one of the highest-regarded builders in San Diego County. During the last 39 years, Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel has transformed thousands of homes and earned a reputation for innovative design, high-quality workmanship, sensible prices, timely completion, and long-term satisfaction. Recognized as 2014 Best of Houzz and 2014 Guild Master for customer service and voted one of San Diego’s Best Home Remodelers in the Union-Tribune Readers’ Poll for nine years in a row, Murray Lampert has a reputation that grows even stronger as the company grows.

Finalists (5–10 Employees)

K-CO Construction, Inc.
3670 Clairemont Drive, Suite 9
San Diego, CA 92117

RSVP Publications
9109 Chesapeake Drive
San Diego, CA 92123

Winner (11–24 employees)

My Lineage, Inc.
980 Buenos Avenue, Suite A1
San Diego, CA 92110


Since 2007, My Lineage, Inc. has stood by its mission of being 100 percent customer satisfaction focused, 100 percent of the time. Because of this mission, My Lineage has grown to become the largest U.S.-based, American-owned heraldry merchandise sales company. Headquartered in San Diego, My Lineage has been serving the armed forces for almost seven years with the main objective of delivering the highest quality products, at the fairest price, with the best customer service experience. The company achieves this through delivering the finest-quality swords, armor, and coats of arms from all around the  world.

Finalist (11–24 employees)

303 A Street, Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92101

Winner (25–99 employees)

Toyota Certified Center of Santee
8871 Fanita Drive
Santee, CA 92071

Toyota Certified Center of Santee was originally opened as a satellite to provide more convenient access to services for Toyota of El Cajon’s clients. However, over the years it has built a reputation all its own. In 2009, the center underwent a major expansion and renovation, which included the addition of pre-owned vehicle sales and a conversion to eco-friendly operations. In November 2009, Toyota Certified Center of Santee unveiled its new eco-friendly facility on Fanita Drive, and in August 2010, it proudly announced that the facility had achieved a Leadership Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold rating. Family values, integrity, honor, and an honest respect for guest satisfaction are the cornerstones of the Kaminsky legacy.

Finalists (25–99 Employees)

Baker Electric Solar
2140 Enterprise Street
Escondido, CA 92029

Ideal Plumbing, Heating, Air & Electrical
5161 Waring Road
San Diego, CA 92120

Winner (100–249 Employees)

ASI Hastings
4870 Viewridge Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123

Meridian Auto Parts

Family-owned and -operated since 1952, ASI Hastings Heating and Air Conditioning is a leading provider of residential and commercial heating, air conditioning, air filtration, air-duct cleaning, and allergy relief solutions. It is one of the largest residential heating, ventilation, and air conditioning contractors in San Diego County. For five decades, the company has been serving the San Diego area, one satisfied customer at a time.

ASI has provided its world-class “White Glove Service” to more than 500,000 customers. Owners Ken and Phil Justo know the company has grown by doing the right thing, treating others the way they want to be treated, and adhering to a commitment to customer service excellence, industry innovation, and good old-fashioned honesty and integrity.

Finalists (100–249 Employees)

Meridian Auto Parts
6740 Cobra Way
San Diego, CA 92121

Bill Howe Family of Companies
9085 Aero Drive, Suite B
San Diego, CA 92111

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