It’s official! Our 11th annual Ethics in Business & Community awards are happening this week! Today we’ll wrap up our series highlighting this year’s nominees, and share with you community finalists who are being nominated for the individual category:
- Mark Curry of Wells Fargo – Mark is the Community Bank President at Wells Fargo, a company that provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores and more than 12,000 ATMs across North America, and internationally through WellsFargo.com.
- Matt Kouri of Greenlights for Nonprofits Success – Matt is the President and Executive Director of Greenlights for Nonprofits Success, where for six years he has led the organization’s efforts to strengthen nonprofits through extraordinary performance and impact, consults directly with several nonprofits, and develops leading-edge research and best practices in nonprofit management.
- Adrian Mertz of Austin Area Home Health Council – Adrian is the President of Austin Area Home Health Council, whose goal is “Creating a community for networking for the Home Health Industry as well as coming together to raise money for non-profit organizations.”
All finalists are recognized and the recipients will be announced at the awards luncheon on May 2, 2013 at the AT&T Conference Center. This event is attended each year by hundreds of Texas business leaders with an anticipated 500 attendees this year. This year’s Honorary Chairs are Bobby Jenkins, CEO ABC Home & Commercial Services and Earl Maxwell, CEO St. David’s Foundation. For more information about the event please visit www.recognizegood.org.
Proceeds from this event benefit the Samaritan Counseling Center, a non-profit counseling center that provides professional counseling, integrative medicine and community education to prevent and treat abuse, teach healthy life skills, and strengthen families. The Center serves children and adults of all ages who are struggling with a variety of problems such as stress, depression, abuse and addiction. The Samaritan Center’s Hope for Heroes program has received statewide recognition for helping service members and military families heal the emotional wounds of war and reintegrate back into our community. More information about the Center can be found at www.samaritan-center.org.