ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dawn Morris, President of Bankers Warranty Group (BWG) and Bonded Builders Warranty Group (BBWG), affiliates of St. Petersburg, FL-based Bankers Financial Corporation, was awarded a Bronze level Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year in Consumer Services for a company with 11 to 2,500 Employees. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world's top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations - public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2016 awards received entries from 31 nations and territories. Morris reflects on her award, "It is an honor to be recognized by The Stevie Awards and the judges who took the time to review the nomination and provide kudos filled with great advice. It is with that same spirit I approach the goals and strategies of our business and the associates I am fortunate enough to work with. Recognize a job well done and then focus on how we continue to innovate and improve with the customer at the center of everything we do." Morris' leadership style resonates with Marketing Manager, Kelsey Cowan who states, "I cannot think of a woman more deserving of this award. She is true leader and role model. Her innovative ideas and passion for collaboration are recognized across our organization and throughout the partnerships with our clients and builders."