Anthony Gaglio, Jr wins Rising Star Award!

Congratulations to Anthony Gaglio, Jr., who was honored with the Hartford Business Journal’s Rising Star Award. The award, which recognizes the impact and achievements of executives age 40 or younger at a family-owned business, was presented at the Journal’s 2022 Family Business Awards held on June 16 at the Farmington Gardens.

Anthony Gaglio, Jr. was nominated for this award because of his leadership roles; under his direction, Viking has seen steady growth in business, which includes work for municipalities, universities, and private organizations. Anthony has helped the company achieve the highest safety ratings, and pursue a diverse corporate and jobsite team. Anthony has also helped foster future generations of construction workers through the Viking Scholarship and he is a strong supporter of several industry and community-based organizations.

The Hartford Business Journal explains that these awards “recognize outstanding achievements in family-owned businesses (which it says are an integral part of the social and business fabric of our state) and tell the story of a select group of the region’s most successful firms.”