SUI adopts an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, transitioning ownership to all of its employees! This creates increased engagement, personal accountability, and yet another way for SUI to reward employees for continued commitment and hard work.
SUI rolls out training for DISH’s new Smart Phone Repair, allowing the team to offer reliable services at your location, repairing cracked screens and replacing batteries on Apple’s iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, 6 Plus, and SE.
The now unused warehouse and former hub of SUI’s supply chain at Headquarters is repurposed into a state-of-the-art training center. The current training center at the Bessemer branch office is moved to the new facility, capable of accommodating training for 18 new team members at a time, includes a classroom and three mock homes with multiple home configurations to mimic more real-world scenarios allowing for hands-on learning.
SUI reveals its core values, which were developed organically thanks to the actions and character of our very own team members. These values help articulate our Lead Dog culture and the ideals that have guided our team since the beginning.
The inaugural SUI Oscars are presented at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, Alabama. The event honors top performing team members across the company and consists of a dinner, awards ceremony, and reception.
DISH launches dishNET Broadband, allowing SUI to offer and install high-speed internet service via satellite in its underserved geography. SUI team member Greg Maddox completes the first dishNET residential and commercial installations for DISH in Jackson, Mississippi.
SUI begins offering the newly announced Smart Home Services (SHS) from DISH. Products and services available to DISH customers include television mounting, surround sound installation, screen cleaner, HDMI cables, surge-protectors, and more.