Congratulations to all the finalists and honorees at

GSBA's 40th Annual Business & Humanitarian Awards.

Stay tuned, recording of show will be available for viewing in a few days.

HONOREES

Cone & Steiner General

Business of the Year

Symetra

Corporate Leader of the Year

COMCAST NBCUniversal and Diem Ly

Champion for Small
Business Recovery

Veritas Electric

New Business of the Year

Monserrat Padilla

Community Leader of the Year

Seattle Storm

Voice for Social Justice

Laura Clise, Intentionalist

Business Leader of the Year

U.T.O.P.I.A.

Nonprofit of the Year

Mona Smith

Board Chair's Award

NEW BUSINESS OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

Olmste(a)d

Greggory & Alison Holcomb,
Jesse Elliott and Lisa Tomlinson owners

​www.olmsteadseattle.com

 

Enjoli Izidor Design

Enjoli Izidor, owner

www.enjoliizidor.com

 

Perfect Pronouns

Sam I’Am, owner

perfectpronouns.com/pages/about-us

Scruff to Fluff

Artese Hawkins, owner

scrufftofluffkirkland.com

 

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

Board and Vellum

Jeffrey Pelletier, owner

www.boardandvellum.com

 

Olympic Hot Tub

Don Riling, Owner

www.olympichottub.com

BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

Jaebadiah Gardner

Onpoint Real Estate Services, LLC, Owner

www.onpoint-properties.com

Donna Moodie

Marjorie Restaurant, owner

www.marjorierestaurant.com/

 

NONPROFIT OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

Rainbow Center

Troy Christensen- Executive Director

www.rainbowcntr.org/

 

COMMUNITY LEADER OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

J. Manny Santiago

Washington LGBTQ Commission,

Executive Director

manny.santiago@gov.wa.gov

 

Alicia Crank

Chief Development Officer, AtWork!

aliciac@atworkwa.org

FINALISTS

Congratulations to all the Business and Humanitarian Awards Finalists

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SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR EMCEE

Special thanks to Q13 Morning News Anchor Travis Mayfield who served as our emcee at this year's event. 

Travis supports many community groups and nonprofits including GSBA, The Healing Center and Providence’s "Safe Crossing" program.

Travis, his husband and their kids live in Seattle. He enjoys travel, theatre, wine and a good book.

​​Thank you to the following individuals for supporting GSBA's Ready for Business Fund.

  • Jason Bergevin

  • Alicia Crank, Atwork!

  • Atwork!

  • Jeff Pelletier, Board and Vellum

  • Christopher Pasco, Board and Vellum

  • Rainbow Center Tacoma

  • Louise Chernin

  • Ilona Lohrey

  • Intentionalist

  • Puget Sound Energy

Small businesses are the heart and soul of our economy, the backbone of our communities, and they are facing a severe crisis. By making a donation to the Ready for Business Fund, you are directly empowering small business owners and strengthening your community. Consider registering for this event as a Small Business Patron, Small Business Investor, or Small Business Champion, and your name will be included as a supporter.

Find out more about the GSBA Ready for Business Fund.

READY FOR BUSINESS FUND CHAMPIONS

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SPONSORS

Title Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor

Event Sponsors

Award Sponsor

GSBA is Washington State's LGBTQ & Allied Chamber of Commerce   -   (206) 363-9188   -   office@theGSBA.org