Chamber Awards

Presented at February Chamber Gala:

Harry Rucker Jr. Chamber Volunteer of the Year

Recognizes an outstanding Chamber member who volunteers their time, resources and expertise to strengthen the GNFCC and our region in a manner crucial to North Fulton’s continued success.
Harry Rucker Jr. was one of the original founders of the GNFCC.


Zach Henderson Citizen of the Year

This Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who realizes to have a successful business, they must give back to the community and has done so consistently over a lifetime.
 Zach Henderson was the founder of the GNFCC.


Board Member of the Year

Designed to recognize a Board member who demonstrates significant leadership and personal contribution to the quality and growth of the Chamber.


Ambassador/Diplomat of the Year

This award recognizes a dedicated volunteer who promotes the services and programs of the chamber and greatly contributes their passion to the Chamber’s success.


Presented at August Chamber Luncheon:

Small Business Person of the Year

Each year the Chamber recognizes several Business Person(s) of Excellence and selects one winner of the Small Business Person of the Year Award. The winner goes through an extensive nomination and interview process and serves as a role model and inspiration to others.


Nonprofit Leader of the Year

The Nonprofit Leader of the Year award and the Community Impact Awards were created to honor organizational leaders for their extraordinary community contributions on behalf of their organizations.


Presented at March Chamber Luncheon:

The WIB Woman of Excellence

Woman of Excellence transforms plans into action, obstacles into opportunities, and challenges into success. She motivates her colleagues to bring their best performance and mentors emerging talent. She demonstrates vision by bringing innovative ideas into action in the workplace and community. The winner should be a tenured leader in her industry who inspires other women across our region.


The Women INfluencing Business Rising Star

This Next Gen Award recognizes the qualities of enthusiasm, tenacity, and strong work ethic. The winner continually seeks learning opportunities from industry and community experts as well as her peers. This rising star aspires to be a woman of excellence and helps others succeed along her way.