Business Person of the Year

Past winners of the prestigious Business Person of the Year, awarded to successful business people in the community for their business acumen, outstanding support of the Chamber of Commerce and involvement in the community include:

                  • 1996 – Tom Hansen: First Community Bank
                  • 1997 – Joyce Christiansen-Bohn: T Peacock Inn, Chaska
                  • 1998 – Joe Cade: Eastlund, Solstad, Cade & Hutchinson
                  • 1999 – Ron Cin: Principal, Marion W Savage Elementary School
                  • 2000 – Barry Stock: City of Savage Administrator
                  • 2001 – Rob Fendler: Fendler-Patterson Construction
                  • 2002 – Janet Williams: former Scott County Librarian & Mayor of Savage
                  • 2003 – Mark Roberts: Anchor Iron / Eagle Creek Gallery
                  • 2004 – Jens Bohn: Razors Edge Barbers
                  • 2005 – David Fong: D’Fong’s Chinese Cuisine
                  • 2006 – Jerry Young: Real Living 1st MSP Realty
                  • 2007 – Ray Leathers: Advantage Performance Network
                  • 2008 – Dr. Stephanie Hurst: Family Vision Clinic
                  • 2009 – Doug and Kelly Storbeck: Primrose School of Savage
                  • 2010 – Bryan and Carina Peterson: Cal’s Market & Garden Center
                  • 2011 – Dennis & Mary Langhoff: Subway
                  • 2012 – Marcos & Susana Gomez: El Loro Mexican Restaurant
                  • 2013 – Lee & Julie Bernick: Bernick Homes Group  Re/Max Advantage Plus
                  • 2014 – Nick Atkinson: American Family Insurance
                  • 2015 – Colleen O’Malley: Eileen’s Colossal Cookies
                  • 2016 – Katie Moras: El Bosque Encantado

Involved, Successful, Interested in the Betterment of the Community?

 

The business person of the year was created in 1996 in an effort to recognize outstanding service to the Chamber and the community in general. Nominations are made by members of the Chamber, and a committee of recent recipients of the award judges those nominations based on the following criteria:

Active membership in the Savage Chamber of Commerce
Interest in the betterment of the business community
Active interest in Savage community affairs
And, finally, success in their chosen profession or business.

Click here for Nomination form

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