Who We Are

Awards

Excellence has always been a hallmark of Mad Dog Construction’s corporate culture.  This excellence and dedication to our community over the years have been recognized by many organizations, included among them the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, the United Way of the Big Bend, and the Tallahassee Builders Association.

Building Excellence

  • Our greatest reward for building excellence is our many satisfied repeat clients   
  • Mad Dog awarded first place for Best Contractor by the CCYS Tally Awards in 2013.
  • Mad Dog awarded first place for Best Contractor by the CCYS Tally Awards in 2012.
  • Best Builder/Contractor Award by the Tallahassee Magazine’s readers in 2010
  • 1998 National Safety Award by Associated Builders and Contractors  in recognition of excellent safety performance and safety programs
  • Awarded Most Energy Efficient, Best Exterior, in the Tallahassee Builders Association 1990 Parade of Homes
  • Nominated as one of the “Ten Best of the Best of the Decade” in Innovative Technology by Florida Homebuilder Magazine, 1989            
  • Mad Dog awarded Best of Show, Tallahassee Builders Association 1988 Parade of Homes
  • Mad Dog awarded Best of Show, Tallahassee Builders Association 1987 Parade of Homes
  • Mad Dog was awarded Best of Show, Best Landscaping, Best Floor Plan in the Tallahassee Builders Association 1985 Parade of Homes  

Environmental Stewardship

  • Received the first Green Business of the Year Award from the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce in 2008 
  • Received the 1992 Leon County Environmental and Neighborhood Award for the Blairestone Forest Residential Development
  • Nominated for the 1989 Alexander Calder Conservation Award, a national land conservation award sponsored by the Union Camp Corporation 
  • Mad Dog received the 1988 Leon County Environmental Award for the Henry Buchanan Mick and English Project which was designed and built by Mad Dog
  • Mad Dog received the 1986 Leon County Environmental Award in recognition of Blairstone Forest Communities which were designed, developed and built by Mad Dog
  • Mad Dog received the 1985 Community Award, Florida Native Plant Society
  • Mad Dog received the 1984 Award of Merit from Tallahassee Tree Watch

 

Community Service Awards

  • In March of 2010, Kelly Dozier named one of the 12 Trail Blazers by the Oasis Center for Women and Girls
  • Kelly Dozier named one of the Tallahassee Democrat’s 25 Women You Need to Know for 2010 
  • In 2009, Kelly Dozier received the President’s Call to Service Award by President George W. Bush for her thousands of hours of volunteer efforts.
  • Kelly Dozier named 2008 Volunteer of the Year in the Arts by the Tallahassee Democrat 
  • 2002 Laurie and Kelly Dozier were recognized as the Children’s Home Society of North Florida’s, R. David Thomas Child Advocates of the Year
  • In 2000, for the third time, Mad Dog is named Small Business of the Year by the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
  • Mad Dog is nominated for the 2000 Small Business of the Year award by the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
  • Mad Dog is nominated for the 1997 Small Business of the Year Award from the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce 
  • Received 1991 Partners for Excellence Award from the Leon County Schools
  • Presented with Partners for Excellence Award by the Leon County Schools, 1990
  • Mad Dog receives second Small Business of the Year Award in 1989 from the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
  • Mad Dog selected as finalist for 1987 Volunteer of the Year
  • Mad Dog named Outstanding Small Business of the Year by the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce in 1987
  • Mad Dog named 1986 Volunteer of the Year for Civic Services from the Volunteer Center of Leon County
  • Chuck Mitchell named finalist for 1986 Volunteer of the Year
  • Mad Dog is the first business ever to win Volunteer of the Year in 1985 for Civic Services by the Tallahassee Democrat
  • Laurie Dozier is named as a finalist for 1984  Volunteer of the Year
  • Mad Dog named WFSU-TV Auction Donor of the Year for 1983  

Cultural and Historic Preservation

  • In recognition of thousands of hours of volunteer efforts for the visual arts in Tallahassee, Kelly Dozier was awarded the Tallahassee Democrat’s Volunteer of the Year in the Arts Award in 2008

  • Tallahassee/Leon County Historic Preservation Award in 2005 for outstanding achievement in commercial rehabilitation with the distinction of being the very first ‘50s restoration so honored.

  • Historic Renovation and/or Reuse Merit Award for the Mad Dog Office renovations from the Tallahassee Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in 2000 

  • Tallahassee/Leon County Historic Preservation Special Achievement Award for preservation of the DeSoto-Apalachee site in 1990

  • Mad Dog received Stewards of Heritage Award from the Florida Archaeological Council in 1989 for halting work on the DeSoto-Apalachee site after archeological findings were discovered

  • Mad Dog received Florida Archaeological Council Preservation Award for our work to preserve the DeSoto-Apalachee site in 1989

  • In recognition of the efforts to preserve the DeSoto-Apalachee site, Mad Dog received the Take Pride in America National Award for outstanding contribution to Americas natural and cultural resources in 1989