2018
Virginia Patterson Business Person of the Year Award: Scott Green, Google Boulder
Franny Reich Lifetime Achievement Award: Steve Bosley, BolderBOULDER
Community Impact Award: Doyle Albee, MAPRagency
Innovative Companies of the Year: Black Lab Sports and Terrapin Care Station
Rising Star Award: Sharon Matusik, Leeds School of Business at CU Boulder

2017
Virginia Patterson Business People of the Year Award: Dirk Friel and Gear Fisher, Peaksware
Franny Reich Lifetime Achievement Award: Jon Kottke, Kottke & Brantz
Community Impact Award: Tamil Maldonado-Vega, Barrio E’ and Jose Beteta, Boulder Latino Chamber of Commerce
Innovative Business of the Year: Techtonic Group
Rising Star Award: Boulder Organic Foods

2016
Virginia Patterson Business Person of the Year Award: Gerry Agnes, Elevations Credit Union
Franny Reich Local Business Heroes: Liz Hanson, City of Boulder
George Karakehian, Art Source International
Community Leadership Awards: Ken Hotard, Boulder Area Realtor Association
Will Toor, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project
Chamber Champion: Dianna Rands, Chill Digital Marketing

2015
Virginia Patterson Business Person of the Year Award: Judy Amabile, Product Architect/Polar Bottles
Industry Leadership Award: Zayo Group
Franny Reich Local Business Hero: Ron Secrist, Boulder Community Health Foundation
Community Leadership Award: The Yes on 2A Campaign
Chamber Champions: Elvira Ramos, The Community Foundation Serving Boulder County
Barb Truan, Renaissance Management

2014
Virginia Patterson Business Person of the Year Award: Ryan Martens, Rally Software
Franny Reich Local Business Hero: Dave and Dee Hight, McGuckin Hardware
Community Leadership Award: Nick and Helen Forster, eTown
Chamber Champion: Ro Medina, University of Colorado Career Services/BYP Chair
Industry Leadership Award: The Brewers

2013
Virginia Patterson Business Person of the Year Award: Frances Draper, University of Colorado
Franny Reich Local Business Hero: Richard Polk
Business Innovator of the Year: Blake Jones

2012
Members of Distinction
John Regur, Dutch Creek Financial
Christina Savage, iSupportU
Virginia Patterson Business Person of the Year Award: Brad Feld, Foundry Group
Key Contributor of the Year: Bob Noun, NREL
B2140 Young Business Person: Lee Shainis, Intercambio

Best Place to Work: Gnip
Community Sustainability Leader: Boulder Community Hospital

2011
Members of Distinction
Brent Hultman, Taggart Insurance
Jan Autry, Without Bounds
Virginia Patterson Business Person of the Year Award: Lou Dellacava, LJD Enterprises, Inc.
Key Contributor of the Year: Susan Connelly, Colorado Chautauqua Association
B2140 Young Business Person: Shaun Oshman, iSupportU
Best Place to Work: Western Disposal
Community Sustainability Leader: University of Colorado Boulder
Franny Reich Lifetime Achievement: Frank Day, Craftworks Restaurant

2010
Members of Distinction:
Elayne Oligschlaeger, The Pampered Chef
Peggy Altschuler (Goehringer), Home Based Business
Virginia Patterson Business Person of the Year Award: George Karakehian, Art Source
Key Contributor of the Year: Rich Wobbekind, CU Leeds School
B2140 Young Business Person: Matt Kolb, Pedal to Properties
Best Place to Work: Namaste Solar
Community Sustainability Leader: Elevations Credit Union
Franny Reich Lifetime Achievement: Tom Eldridge, Tom’s Tavern

2009
Members of Distinction
Barb Batt, U Creative Group
Lawrence Cunningham, Buffalo Sports Properties
Jim Lieberman. Array Biopharma
Business Person of the Year: Bob Morehouse, Vermilion
Volunteer of the Year: Karen Pickering, Hix Insurance Associates

2008
Members of Distinction
Benjamin Reed and Tyson Brawley, Goozmo, LLC
Chris Ratay, RE/MAX Alliance
Business Person of the Year: Stephen Tebo, Tebo Development Company
Volunteer of the Year: Dan King, Boulder Outlook Hotel
Franny Reich Lifetime Achievement: Virginia Patterson

2007
Members of Distinction:
Melissa Dunning, Megalo Software Systems, Inc.
Cathi Hight, Hight Performance Group
Scott Monette, Flagstaff House
Business Person of the Year: Ken Hotard, Boulder Area Realtor Association
Volunteer of the Year: Susan Osborn, Empowered for Life
Franny Reich Lifetime Achievement: Bob Charles, B & J Enterprises

2006
Member of Distinction
Theresa Pickner
Debbie Thornholt, Silver Star Printing
Business Person of the Year: Clair Beckmann
Volunteer of the Year: Michael Deragisch, University of Colorado
Franny Reich Lifetime Achievement: Lane Earnest

2005
Member of the Century: Ed Regal
Business of the Century: Roche Colorado
Franny Reich Lifetime Achievement: Denis Nock

2004
Member of Distinction:Barb Truan
Business Person of the Year: Steve Miller, Puddle Car Wash

Volunteer of the Year: Wendy Reynolds
Small Business of the Year:
Illegal Petes

2003
Members of Distinction
Joan Tallman, Colorado Business Bank
Judi Schulte, Inn on Mapleton Hill
Rich Wobbekind, CU Boulder
Business Person of the Year
Bill Reynolds
Volunteer of the Year
Cathi Hight
Small Business of the Year
Nuf Said Advertising

2002
Members of Distinction
Mike Noesen, US Bank
Craig Reynolds, Lord & Reynolds
Clair Beckmann
Karla Collins-Friar, Aegis Staffing
Business Person of the Year
Frank Day
Volunteer of the Year
Ed Regal

2001
Members of Distinction
Jean Atwood, Atwood Company
Carlo Beuf, Rocky Mountain RAM
Barry Frangipane, Consume, Inc.
Business Person of the Year
Alexander “Sandy” Bracken
Volunteer of the Year
John Tayer

2000
Members of Distinction
Catherine Bedell, Adopt a School Program
Barb Truan
Pat Engstrom
Doreen O’Donovan
Ken Hotard
Business Person of the Year
John McFerran
Volunteer of the Year
Joanne Wheeler Smith, Granny Smith’sBarry Cohen

1999
Members of Distinction
Josie Heath
Libby Cook & Michael Gilliland
Don Schmidt
Business Person of the Year
Colleen Conant
Volunteer of the Year
Theresa Pickner

1998
Members of Distinction
Deborah Rosenberger
Bill Reynolds
Bruce Rose
Business Person of the Year
Virginia Patterson
Volunteer of the Year
Bob Charles

1997
Members of Distinction
Gary Beels
Bill Hayes
Ed Regel
Jim Ziegler
Business Person of the Year
Bob Greenlee
Volunteer of the Year
John Mozeliak

1996
Business Person of the Year
Carol Riggs
Volunteer of the Year
Diana Royce Smith

1995
Business Person of the Year
Denis Nock
Volunteer of the Year
Kris Urbonas