Gurrimatute Honored with Prestigious Robert B. Flowers Small Business Award

Orlando, Florida, May 17, 2024 – Gurrimatute, a leading architectural and interior design firm, is thrilled to announce its receipt of the esteemed Robert B. Flowers Small Business Award. Presented annually by the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), this accolade recognizes outstanding contributions and commitment to excellence by a Small Business.

Named after former SAME National President Lt. Gen. Robert B. Flowers, USA (Ret.), the Robert B. Flowers Small Business Award has been a symbol of excellence since its inception in 2004. Gurrimatute’s achievement reflects its dedication to innovation, leadership, and community engagement.

This award is presented to a Small Business that demonstrates active involvement in SAME activities and exhibit leadership in various capacities. Gurrimatute has not only met but exceeded these criteria, with all three of our Principals serving as the President South Florida Post of SAME, participation in the Architectural Practice Committee (APC), and presenting at the Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo (JETC).

Gurrimatute’s commitment to nurturing talent and fostering growth is evident through its support of Young Member participation in SAME activities and mentoring programs. Additionally, the company actively engages in veteran transition initiatives and promotes industry-government engagement, underscoring its dedication to serving both the community and the nation.

Moreover, Gurrimatute’s involvement in K-12, College Outreach, and community service initiatives such as STEAM Speaks and scholarships, underscores its mission to create a positive and lasting impact beyond business realms. By supporting these endeavors, Gurrimatute demonstrates its dedication to nurturing future generations and building stronger, more resilient communities.

“Our team at Gurrimatute is deeply honored to receive the Robert B. Flowers Small Business Award,” said Daphne Gurri, Principal/Owner at Gurrimatute. “This recognition reaffirms our commitment to excellence and motivates us to continue striving for innovation and impact in everything we do.”

About the Society of American Military Engineers
The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is a venerable organization established in 1920, renowned for fostering collaboration between government and industry to tackle national security infrastructure challenges. With a global presence encompassing 100 Posts and nearly 28,000 members, SAME offers extensive opportunities for professional development, training, and networking. Through conferences, workshops, publications, and other initiatives, SAME facilitates the exchange of expertise across diverse disciplines, including architecture, engineering, construction, environmental management, cyber security, and more, all in service of advancing national security objectives.

About Gurrimatute
Established in 1996, Gurrimatute is an award-winning architectural and interior design firm headquartered in Miami, Florida. They are dedicated to providing first-rate results and exceptional service. With a focus on the Civic, Federal, Education, Healthcare, and Aviation sectors, Gurrimatute strives to make a positive impact in every aspect of its operations.