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Business & Leadership Awards Winners

All Past Winners

Large Business of the Year

2018 - Silicon Forest Electronics (SFE)
2017 - The Columbian
2016 - Waste Connections
2015 - Columbia Credit Union
2014 - New Seasons Market
2013 - Riverview Community Bank
2012 - The Nutter Corporation

Small Business of the Year

2018 - Matrix Roofing
2017 - Chappelle’s Towing
2016 - Sweet Spot Skirts
2015 - Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
2014 - Mill Creek Pub
2013 - Pritchard Orthodontics
2012 - Northwest Personal Training

Start-Up to Watch

2018 - Why Racing Events
2017 - Tri Star Chiropractic & Family Wellness Center
2016 - High End Market Place
2015 - Trek Global
2014 - Fringe Digital Marketing Agency
2013 - Pangea Motors *Award debut

Statesman of the Year

2018 - Greg Kimsey
2017 - Brandon Vick
2016 - Commissioner: Neil Kimsey
2015 - State Senator: Annette Cleveland
2014 - Freeholder: Nan Henriksen
2013 - County Commissioner: Steve Stuart
2012 - State Representative: Tim Probst

Community Champion

2018 - Dellan Redjou (Share)
2017 - Mark Matthias & Ali Novinger (Beaches / Warehouse ‘23)
2016 - Ben Bagherpour (SEH America)
2015 - Scott Campbell (Waste Connections)
2014 - Tom Hagley Jr. (Vancouver Public Schools)
2013 - Billy Henry (Northwest Association for Blind Athletes)
2012 - Ben Hoskins (1-800 GOT JUNK / You Move Me)

John S. McKibbin Leadership Legacy Award

2018 - Brent Grening
2017 - Lee Rafferty (inaugural year)

Excellence in Leadership Award

2016 - John McKibbin
2013 - Bill Barron