Business Excellence Awards

Each year the North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce recognizes outstanding individuals, businesses, and organizations with the Business Excellence Awards. Award recipients represent the best of who we are as business and community leaders.
Awards will be given in one or more of the following categories: Business of the Year, Community Service, Corporate Ally, Emerging Leader, Member Service, and Supplier Diversity Champion.
Click on the button below to complete the online Awards Nomination Form.

Nomination deadline is Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

2015

Business of the Year
Fantastic Moves
&
AIDS Arms, Inc.

Extra Mile*
Community Service

David Mack Henderson
Fairness Fort Worth
&
Kimberly Kantor
Rainbow Roundup

Corporate Ally
Sheraton Dallas Hotel

Member Service
Marsha Thomas
TNT Promotions

Supplier Diversity Champion
David Gifford Robinson
Brinker International

Emerging Leader
Jaime Duggan
Duggan Law Firm

2014

Business of the Year
Liberty Burger

Extra Mile*
Community Service

Pride Pharmacy

Corporate Ally
Haynes & Boone, LLP

Member Service
Michael Henshaw
TravelOUT

Supplier Diversity Champion
Robin Pulford
American Airlines

Emerging Leader
Christopher Gorrie
Fort Worth Police Department

Community Impact
ilume Management Services

Chairman's Award
Tony Vedda
North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce
President & CEO

2013

Business of the Year
Hunky's Old Fashioned Hamburgers

ExtrAA Mile*
Community Service

Caven Enterprises

Corporate Ally
Wells Fargo

Member Service
Gib Murray
Raytheon

Supplier Diversity Champion
Tim & Thom DeWitt
OBOX Solutions

Emerging Leader
Pam Bowers, PhD
Fort Worth Police Department

Chairman's Award
Justin Williams
Capital Title of Texas Uptown

2012

Business of the Year
Law Office of Rob Wiley, PC

Community Service
Cooper Smith Koch

Corporate Ally
Southwest Airlines

Member Service
Jeremy Bradford
American Cancer Society

Supplier Diversity Champion
Nancy Minchillo
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Emerging Leader
Kristopher Parker

Chairman's Award
Marsha Thomas
TNT Promotions

2011

Business of the Year
UPS Store Highland Park

ExtrAA Mile*
Community Service

Hon. Chris Luna

Corporate Ally
AT&T

Member Service
Debbie Hoff
Raytheon (Retired)

Emerging Leader
Travis Gaspar

Business Person of the Year
Dr. Kevin Terrell
Kevin Terrell, DDS

Chairman's Award
John Ambler
Headington Companies

2010

Business of the Year
Fashion Optical

ExtrAA Mile*
Community Service

ilume Management Services

Corporate Ally
Raytheon

Member Service
ilume  Management Services

Emerging Leader
Justin Williams
Uptown Capital Title

Business Person of the Year
Bob McCraine
Texas Pride Realty

Chairman's Award
Jamie Sloan

2009

Business of the Year
Crain & Craig, LLC

Extra Mile*
Community Service

Hon. Joel Burns
Fort Worth City Council

Corporate Ally
Texas Instruments

Member Service
David Wickham
Warwick Melrose Hotel

Emerging Leader
Matt Burckhalter

Business Person of the Year
Rebecca Covell
Covell, PC

Chairman's Award
Candy Marcum
Stonewall Behavioral Health

2008

Business of the Year
FASTSIGNS Irving/Las Colinas

ExtrAA Mile*
Community Service

Gina Menicucci &
Susan Amick

Corporate Ally
Hewlett Packard

Member Service
Thom Dance
UPS Store on Cedar Springs

Emerging Leader
Brandon Dowdy

Business Person of the Year
Christopher Watts
The Petropolitian

Chairman's Award
Jeff Youngblood & Cory Merchant
FASTSIGNS Irving/Las Colinas

2007

Business of the Year
UPS Store on Cedar Springs

ExtrAA Mile*
Community Service

Youth First Texas

Corporate Ally
Brinker International

Member Service
Texas Instruments

Business Person of the Year
Lorie L. Burch
Law Office of Lorie L. Burch, PC

Chairman's Award
Amy Moreland
Southwest Office Systems

2006

Business of the Year
Dallas Tavern Guild

ExtrAA Mile*
Community Service

Michael Doughman
Dallas Tavern Guild

Corporate Ally
American Airlines

Member Service
Tony Vedda

Chairman's Award
Teresa Cain
Mills & Williams, PC

* Sponsored by American Airlines