Gilbert Chamber Announces Recipients of 2018 Annual Business Awards

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The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce announced today the recipients of the 2018 Annual Business Awards and recognized Chamber leaders at a luncheon.

Individual nominees were eligible for categories including Volunteer of the Year, Gilbert Leadership Award, and Businessman or Businesswoman of the Year.  Business nominees were eligible for categories including Employer of Choice and Large, Mid-Size, or Small Business of the Year. 

Award Recipients:

Volunteer of the Year – Robin Hall, Relay for Life Gilbert

Gilbert Leadership Award – Candy Body, Resource Leadership Group

Businessman of the Year – Brett Manning, Silent-Aire USA

Businesswoman of the Year – Stacey Coronado, 20 Volume Salon and Spa

Employer of Choice – San Tan Ford

Small Business of the Year – The Nitro Live Icecreamery

Mid-Size Business of the Year – School of Rock

Large Business of the Year – Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

 

Other Individual Honorees:

Allison Beavers, Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

Jeff Breid, CarLife Gilbert

Members of the Chamber’s Business and Education Committee

Jasmine Holmes, 910 West

Andrew John, John’s Refrigeration

Carol May, Wisdom Natural Brands

Valerie Merrill, Legacy Traditional School Gilbert

Robert Mitchell, Showtime Realty Professionals

Jän Simon, Canyon Lands Insurance

 

Other Business Honorees:

APS

Buffalo Media

CarLife Gilbert

Dignity Health Urgent Care in Gilbert

Employee Benefit Exchange Corp.

MechaniCool

Silent-Aire USA

Woodard Construction

 

Nominees were required to provide a written submission and to participate in a panel interview. For each nominee, the written submission and the panel interview were scored by a review committee to determine today’s results. 

The luncheon also celebrated the Gilbert Chamber’s 40th Anniversary, including a look back at past logos and Board Chairs.

“The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce has dedicated more than 4 decades to this community by advocating for businesses, planning for our community’s future, giving back through our non-profits, and partnering to make this an amazing Town to do business, raise families, shop, dine, and play,” said Kathy Tilque, President and CEO of the Gilbert Chamber. “Our Chamber’s mission and business plan has always been guided by a Governing Board of Directors. And we have had some visionary Board Chairs over the years – they have provided their guidance and leadership to grow this Chamber.”

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, membership-based organization with more than 750 members ranging from home-based businesses to large corporations and representing more than 52,000 employees. The Chamber proactively serves as a business advocate to strengthen the business climate in Gilbert. To learn more about or join the Chamber, please contact (480) 892-0056 or visit www.gilbertaz.com.

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