San Diego Business Journal

San Diego North Chamber of Commerce Holds Award Ceremony

Friday, June 28, 2013

The San Diego North Chamber of Commerce handed out awards at a recent celebration held at the Rancho Bernardo Inn.

The winners are: Nonprofit of the year, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego; Nonprofit of the year, The Elizabeth Hospice; Community Leader Small Business, Miguel’s Cocina; Community Leader, Medium Business, Sullivan Solar Power; Community Leader, Large Business, Teradata; Entrepreneur of the Year, Lauren Reynolds.

Also, Woman in Business, Deanna Smith; Small Business of the Year, Strategic Business Communications; Business of the Year, San Diego County Credit Union; Volunteer of the Year, Widney Hawthorne; Business Leader, Derrick Breaux, Z Code Media; Visionary Award, Bonnie Dumanis; Environmental Stewardship, Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort; Healthiest Large Business, Bridgepoint Education; Healthiest Small Business, Bill Howe Plumbing.

In other SDNCC news, the organization named four new members to its board of directors: John Keefer, senior vice president, Gilbane Inc.; Keith Wilschetz, planning director, San Diego Airport Authority; Fred Nasseri, president, Unicorn Jewelry; and Rich Talmo, president, Palomar College Foundation.

— SDBJ Staff Report