Thurston County Chamber Announces 2018 Boss of the Year Honorees

first_imgFacebook33Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Thurston County ChamberThe Thurston County Chamber is proud to announce the ninth annual Boss of the Year honorees. Co-sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, this award recognizes outstanding individuals who demonstrate exceptional leadership in the workplace through innovation, communication, vision, and performance.2018 Boss of the Year Recipients:Kevin Stormans, Stormans Inc.Joseph Wadsworth, Custom Source WoodworkingAngela White, Olympia Master BuildersZach Kosturos, Prime Locations2018 Honorable Mentions:Lowell Gordon, The Creative OfficeJill Barnes, The Washington CenterEmployees nominated over 40 bosses for the 2018 Boss of the Year recognition.Saint Martin’s University business students played an important role in the selection process by interviewing finalists and gathering data for the selection committee.  “This is a wonderful opportunity for our students to meet with exceptional business leaders in the community and to also learn more about what truly defines leadership in the workplace,” says Elisabeth Power, Ph.D., MBA. Students in Dr. Power’s Management of the Sales Force class helped interview nominees for the Thurston Boss of the Year award.Past honorees include:Heather Burgess, Phillips Burgess LawJim Larson, MorningsideDave Nickerson, Tumwater Valley Golf CourseKevin Johnston, Capital MallRozanne Garman, RHD EnterprisesEd Galligan, Port of OlympiaRon Bruchet, GHB InsuranceMelissa Jenkins, The OlympianMeagan Darrow, TOGETHER!Steve Hall, the City of OlympiaDr. Yong Liu, State Department of AgricultureRae-Lynn Bidon, Olympia Orthopaedic AssociatesJoseph Di Santo, PanoramaHeidi West, America’s Credit UnionDr. Terrence Hess, Foot & Ankle Surgical AssociatesSteve Brooks, Lacey Fire District 3Jessica Jensen, Jessica Jensen Law PSJoe Ingoglia, Boys & Girls Club of Thurston CountyMariella Cummings, Physicians of Southwest WashingtonRobert Coit, Thurston County Food BankMike Harbour, Intercity TransitMike Strub, LOTT Clean Water AllianceBruce Cramer, O Bee Credit UnionJohn Setterstrom, Lucky Eagle CasinoThe recognition event will take place on Wednesday, December 12 at the Hotel RL Olympia beginning at 11:30 a.m. with a lunch buffet and recognition program starting at 12 p.m. To make a reservation to attend, register online at www.thurstonchamber.com.When: Wednesday, December 12 at 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.Where: Hotel RL Olympia-Downstairs Ballroom- 2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW, Olympia, WA 98502What: Forum includes lunch, and the cost is $35 for general admission, $25 for prepaid Chamber members, and $30 for members or $35 for non-members at the door.Thank you to our sponsors, TAGS Awards & Specialties, Bakala State Farm and Olympia CPA.Featured photo credit: Dr Attila Talaberlast_img

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