The 2017 Business Persons of Excellence and Community Impact Award winners will be recognized at the August 22 Awards Breakfast at the Atlanta Athletic Club. The 2017 Small Business Person of the Year and 2017 Nonprofit Leader of the Year will be announced at the breakfast.
2017 Business Persons of Excellence Winners
Amanda Wilbanks - Southern Baked Pie Company
Mary Becker - Best Deal Movers
Dave Filipowicz - Smokejack
Craig Ganssle - Basecamp Networks
Israel Israeli - Atlanta Diamond Design
Michael Lundmark - Jekyll Brewing
2017 Community Impact Award Winners
Rose Burton - HomeStretch
Lucy Hall - Mary Hall Freedom House
Monica Oliveira - STAR House Foundation
Kathy Swahn - The Drake House
Register to attend the August 22 Eggs & Enterprise Breakfast where we will recognize and congratulate the winners.
Small Business Person of the Year
Each year the Chamber recognizes several Business Person(s) of Excellence and selects the winner of the Small Business Person of the Year Award. Nominees are business leaders with fast knowledge and expertise in their industries and a commitment to the economic prosperity, quality of life and positive reputation of North Fulton.
Small Business Person of the Year Winners
- 2016: Walt Woliver - Alpha Office Products
- 2015: Lisa Machado – Visiting Angels
- 2014: Tricia Dempsey - Agile
- 2013: Mark Wyssbrod – ProActive CPA
- 2012: Beth Cayce – CaraVita Home Care
- 2011: Julie Haley – Edge Solutions
- 2010: Brian Riggins – Magnolia Golf Group
- 2009: Prince Niyyar – Commdex Consulting
- 2008: Jim Cichanski – Flex HR, Inc.
- 2007: Joe and Jacque Digieso – The Cottage School
- 2006: Bill Day – North Ridge Restoration, LLC
- 2005: Katherine Simons - DDS Staffing Resources, Inc.
- 2004: Joy Burnham – New Beginnings Welcoming Service
- 2003: Eric Alford – Ecological Solutions
- 2002: Karl Boegner – Roswell Founders Club
- 2001: Chas Arnold – DynaSis Integrated Systems Corp
- 2000: Steve Stroud – Stroud’s Printing & Design, Inc.
Nonprofit Leader of the Year
The Chamber will also award the 2017 Community Impact Award(s) and selects the winner of the Nonprofit Leader of the Year. We celebrate and support nonprofit leaders in our community for their dedication to service and the welfare of others.
Nonprofit Leader of the Year Winners
- 2014: Barbara Duffy – North Fulton Community Charities
- 2015: Jennifer Arnold – Canine Assistants
- 2016: Rachel Ewald - Foster Care Support Foundation
Mark your calendar to attend the August 22 Eggs & Enterprise Breakfast where we will recognize and congratulate the winners.