Past Award Recipients

2005
Jeff Arfsten

2005 Distinguished Business Leadership Award
Senator Jacqueline Collins
2005 Distinguished Community Leadership Award
Kathy Hines
2005 Volunteer Leadership Award
Barbara Williams
2005 Volunteer Leadership Award
Minnie Reed
2005 Foster Parent Recognition Award

2006
Rev. Michael Pfleger
2006 Distinguished Community Leadership Award
Drinker Biddle & Reath (Former GCD)
2006 Distinguished Business Leadership Award
Joe Wallace
2006 Distinguished Business Leadership Award

2007
John Chambers
2007 Making a Difference Award
Dave Hoffman
2007 Making a Difference Award
Davie Williams
2007 Making a Difference Award

2008
AMLI Residential
2008 Distinguished Corporate Leadership Award
Ron Dowling
2008 Distinguished Community Leadership Award
Erwin McEwen
2008 Champion for Children Award

2009
Alderman Emma Mitts
2009 Distinguished Community Leadership Award
Curtis Pitney
2009 Making a Difference Award
Donna Funk
2009 Distinguished Corporate Leadership Award
Dena Furlow
2009 Distinguished Volunteer Leadership Award

2010
Alderman Latasha Thomas
2010 Distinguished Community Leadership Award
Glenn Mazade, Charter One
2010 Distinguished Corporate Leadership Award

2011
LexisNexis – Cathy Devine
2011 Distinguished Corporate Leadership Award
Chris Rudolph
2011 Distinguished Volunteer Leadership Award

2012
Walton Isaacson
2012 Distinguished Corporate Leadership Award
AIT Worldwide Logistics
2012 Distinguished Business Leadership Award
Southern Wine and Spirits of Illinois
2012 Making a Difference Award

2013
Tata Sons Limited
2013 Distinguished Corporate Leadership Award
B.J. Bohne – Imperial Crane Services, Inc.
2013 Distinguished Community Leadership Award
Meg Mass
2013 Volunteer Leadership Award

2014
Rama Dandamudi – Snaidero Chicago
2014 Distinguished Business Leadership Award
Ginnette Harvey – SThree
2014 Distinguished Corporate Leadership Award
Sister Angie
2014 Making a Difference Award

2015
Alderman Daniel Solis
2015 Distinguished Community Leadership Award
Matt Doubleday – Wintrust
2015 Distinguished Corporate Leadership Award
Maureen McKeough
2015 Making a Difference Award

2016
Veronica Smith, LCSW
2016 Distinguished Staff Leadership Award
Mark Huntley, Swissôtel Chicago
2016 Distinguished Corporate Leadership Award
Tracy Morse, Images, Inc.
2016 Making a Difference Award
Maestro Cares Foundation
2016 Caring for Children Award