2021 LEAD San Diego Visionary Awards
October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LEAD San Diego’s annual Visionary Awards brings together community, business, and elected leaders to celebrate innovative, collaborative, and change-making leadership. Leadership that is making meaningful, long-lasting impacts on the people, neighborhoods, and industries of our bi-national region. Join us as we recognize the leaders who are making positive change in our community.
The Neil Morgan Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement
Named for the late journalistic icon Neil Morgan, awarded to an individual who has served as a catalyst for positive change, resulting in a better future for our region.
Recipient: Nancy Jamison
LEAD Graduate of the Year
Awarded to a LEAD San Diego graduate who epitomizes excellence in community leadership.
Recipient: Starla Lewis
The Ronald Kendrick Memorial Award for Regional Collaboration
Named for late banking executive and community leader Ronald Kendrick, presented in recognition of visionary leadership as demonstrated through coalescing diverse communities, focusing on collaborative approaches to shared resources, synergies and problem-solving skills for positive regional outcomes.
Recipients: Rip Rippetoe and Convention Center Team
Innovation & Economic Opportunity Award
Recognizing visionary leadership by redefining how we tackle challenges to create change or create economic opportunities that improve the quality of life in our region.
Recipient: Jim Schmid
The Charles Nathanson Memorial Award for Cross-Border Region Building
Named for the late Charles Nathanson, a champion of cross-border communication and development, presented in recognition of visionary leadership demonstrated in addressing joint solutions to cross-border issues, further uniting San Diego and Baja California for a common future.
Recipient: San Diego Loyal SC
Community Spotlight Award
Announced live at the event, this annual award recognizes an unsung hero who has made a significant impact on our community through the dedication of their time, talent, and treasure.
Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Marriott Marquis, 333 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
Contact Details: For questions, please email LEAD@SDChamber.org
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