Austin-based CPA firm Atchley & Associates recently received an Ethics in Business & Community award, presented by nonprofit effort RecognizeGood, in the small business category.

Recognizing the best in central Texas leadership, the 12th annual Ethics in Business & Community Awards were announced Thursday, May 22, in four categories: individual, nonprofit, small business and large business.

Twelve individuals, nonprofits and individuals were nominated by the community for their exemplary ethical leadership, outstanding ethical practices and excellent business principles.

Finalists in Atchley & Associates’ small business category were The Bommarito Group and Brown & Brown of Austin.