Awarded to the director who has been a leader in guiding the board and executive management in growing the company and maintaining high standards and ethics of the board.
Enhancement of Economic Value
Awarded to the director who has brought unique abilities or outside resources to the company, or who has developed innovative applications of new resources to improve the company’s planning, operations and profitability.
Companies in Transition
Awarded to the director who has contributed to taking the company through significant changes (i.e., early start-up, mergers, acquisitions, management changes, etc.) with a positive and productive conclusion.
Emerging Board Leader
Awarded to the director recognized as an emerging board leader (3 years or less of board service) who has contributed to the success of a company.
Not-for-Profit Board Governance
Awarded to the director who has made an outstanding contribution to his or her not-for-profit board, and to the company, with regard to board governance.
Awarded to the director who has demonstrated superior leadership over several years ensuring consistency of board discipline, maintaining ethics and principles of the board, and guiding their company(s) to higher levels of creativity and performance.