The Loudoun Chamber announced 20 finalists for the 2019 Loudoun Community Leadership Awards, which honor the businesses and community leaders that have shown leadership and commitment to support the Loudoun community.
Finalists were chosen in five categories: Large and small businesses, nonprofit executive, executive leaders, and young professionals. The finalists were chosen by a panel business and nonprofit leaders from among nominations made by the public. Winners will be announced at the Chamber’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Community Leadership Awards Ceremony on Jan. 25 at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne.
Each winner will have the opportunity to select one nonprofit organization that will be the beneficiary of a $1,000 grant, courtesy of the Community Foundation of Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties.
Young Professionals: Megan Imbert of Symantec Corporation; Bo Machayo of Office of Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Phyllis J. Randall; Erin Rayner of Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office; and Colleen Shumaker of Paul Davis Restoration.
Executive Leader: Chuck Kuhn of JK Moving Services; Dr. Edward Puccio of Inova Loudoun Hospital; Tony Stafford of Ford’s Fish Shack; of Cindy Urbano of AlphaGraphics.
Small Organization (less than 100 employees): AlphaGraphics, Insight into Action Therapy, Loudoun Now, and 37 Media & Marketing
Large Organization (100 employees or more): JK Moving Services; K2M; Merritt Companies; and The National Conference Center.
Nonprofit Executive: Paul Donohue of ECHO; Carol Jameson, of Healthworks of Northern Virginia; Amy Marasco of The Nature Generation, and Kim Tapper of A Place to Be.
“Loudoun County is truly privileged to have so many outstanding leaders and organizations that are willing to invest their time, talent and treasure to serve their community,” stated Chamber President and CEO Tony Howard. “The Loudoun Chamber is privileged to honor these great community leaders for the hard work and valuable contributions they have made to make Loudoun a world-class community to live, work, raise a family and grow a business.”