LEAD San Diego honored six enterprise, group and elected leaders for his or her efforts to steer the area ahead on the twentieth annual Visionary Awards.
This yr’s awards from the affiliate of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce went to leaders making “constructive, significant change by means of management rooted in collaboration, inclusivity, and understanding.”
“LEAD San Diego is all about empowering San Diego changemakers, creating collaboration success tales, and highlighting modern management,” mentioned Trevor Blair, LEAD San Diego board chair and CEO of Blair Search Companions at a ceremony on Wednesday.
“Tonight’s occasion celebrates our area’s visionary leaders, and all who imagine within the innate potential for nice management in every one among us. Collectively, we proceed to pave the best way and advance our group.”
This yr’s awards went to:
- Dr. Constance Carroll, chancellor emerita, San Diego Group School District — Neil Morgan Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement
- Sam Attisha, senior vice chairman of subject operations, Cox Communications — LEAD Graduate of the 12 months
- Dr. Adela de la Torre, president, San Diego State College — Innovation and Financial Alternative Award
- Nathan Fletcher, chair, San Diego County Board of Supervisors — Ronald Kendrick Memorial Award for Regional Collaboration
- Yolanda Selene Walther-Meade, co-founder, That is About Humanity — Charles Nathanson Memorial Award for Cross-Border Area Constructing
- Tracy Morris (Posthumous), co-founder, Blue Coronary heart Basis — 2022 Group Highlight Award
Because the nonpartisan management growth arm of the chamber, LEAD affords a set of applications designed to mobilize leaders by enhancing information of key regional points, strengthening private management abilities and establishing robust group connections.
“For greater than 4 a long time, LEAD San Diego has been cultivating our area’s handiest leaders, ensuring we’re equipping the trailblazers of immediately, and creating those that will lead us into the long run,” mentioned Jerry Sanders, president and CEO of the chamber.
The chamber is the most important on the West Coast, representing 2,500 companies and an estimated 300,000 jobs within the San Diego area.