Honoring the 2022 Course of Outstanding Business Leaders

Northwood University annually recognizes a pick group of enterprise industry experts for their achievements, support and exemplary leadership of the communities in which they reside and perform. These individuals provide as part designs for Northwood College pupils as they share their ordeals and obstructions they have encountered, in addition to how they overcame them although on the road to achievements.

In the four many years considering that the system started, a lot more than 300 organization leaders from additional than 30 states and quite a few nations around the world, have been identified. These honorees characterize a vast, numerous, group of people from dozens of industries and fields of organization know-how.

The Superb Enterprise Chief Awards are offered by the Northwood University Board of Trustees. Each awardee is selected based mostly on individual achievements which typify the exceptional philosophy of Northwood University. Criteria used in the choice of awardees include a contribution to the philosophy of private enterprise, assistance of the integration of company and the arts, contribution to education, economic innovation, creative advertising concepts, community involvement, spiritual leadership, philanthropic contributions, as nicely as business enterprise achievement. All honorees earlier and present serve as purpose types for Northwood College pupils.

Northwood University bestows the remarkable honor of the Superb Business enterprise Chief Award above a multi-day celebration ending with a official gala function in which the associates get an engraved crystal recognizing their honor. Proceeds from the event assistance the Excellent Organization Leaders Endowed Scholarship Fund at Northwood University. This year’s party elevated $300,000.

“Northwood is very grateful to all of this year’s sponsors and attendees who aided make these types of a important contribution to the Remarkable Company Leaders Endowed Scholarship Fund. The scholarship fund has supported Northwood University students all through the history of the method, and the advancement of the fund indicates extra students will have entry to America’s Free Enterprise University,” mentioned Justin Marshall, vice president of development and business enterprise development at Northwood University.

This year’s sponsors provided:

  • President’s Level: Ford

  • Trustee’s Stage: Daniel and Pamela DeVos Foundation Dow and Roger Penske

  • Officer’s Amount: Aftermarket Automobile Areas Alliance Carol and David Williams Jennifer Panning/Artisan Tile

  • Director’s Level: The Patricia and David Kepler Foundation Huntington JM Loved ones Enterprises Go To Transport Inc. LaFontaine Automotive Group and Rob and Nancy Baidas

  • Government Degree: AASA Corporate Valuation Consulting Dakkota Integrated Devices Carlyle Fraser Staff Gain Fund B.N. Bahadur MEMA Mid Michigan Elements Schupan.

  • Shareholder’s Level: Epicor Cox Automotive Redi-Rock Integrated Wall Solutions Lambert Althaver Jennifer (Griffin) ’83 and Graham D. Williams East Penn Capital Insurance policy Team and Bourke Solutions LLC.

  • Ambassador’s Degree: Vehicle Treatment Affiliation Mr. and Mrs. Jim Fabiano Sr. Chris Pruitt Mr. and Mrs. James Mestdagh Signature Supplier Group and Rick Scenario.

  • Innovator’s Degree: Dr. Marjorie Hohman Gold Eagle and Dr. Christine Tenaglia.

Northwood now is accepting nominations for the 2023 Class of Remarkable Company Leaders. To make a nomination, please pay a visit to the OBL nomination kind.