2017 Community Leadership Award WinnersThese leaders have demonstrated an enormous and continued commitment to creating an equitable and inclusive community and we are very excited to honor them in this way!
INCLUSION LEADER: Sunrise Banks
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR: LUSH
CORPORATE EQUALITY PARTNER: Best Buy
NONPROFIT OF THE YEAR: Clare Housing
BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR: Pam Peterson
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Gary Mazzone-This year's Awards will include a very special posthumous celbration of Gary's life and contributions to Quorum and the community.
Quorum Business of the Year The recipient of this award must meet or exceed the following criteria: Is a member of Quorum Demonstrates excellence and success in business or profession Visibly support the GLBTA community by providing contributions and/or in kind services andother support to nonprofit organizations, political issues, or other community-wide causes
Quorum Nonprofit of the Year The recipient of this award must meet or exceed the following criteria: Is a member of Quorum Is a nonprofit organization with 501(c) 3 status Openly support issues and/or provide services that benefit and enhance the health, spirit,pride and diversity of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals and our community
Quorum Business Leader of the Year The recipient of this award must meet or exceed the follow criteria (Does not have to be a businessowner): Is a member of Quorum Demonstrates excellent and success in business or profession Demonstrates leadership in the community through volunteer activities and/or serving as apositive role model for others
Quorum Inclusion Leader of the Year The recipient of this award must meet or exceed the following criteria: Is a member of Quorum Demonstrates leadership that creates an environment that embraces the inclusion of allvoices and perspectives Demonstrates a commitment to creating a fully inclusive organizational culture Openly supports issues that affect the spirit, pride and diversity of gay, lesbians, bisexual,and transgender people in the workplace The recipient of this award may be an individual or an organization
Quorum Lifetime Achievement Award The recipient of this award must meet or exceed the following criteria: Demonstrates significant leadership benefiting the GLBTA community within the span andthe individual’s personal and/or professional life The individual recipient of this award need not be a member of Quorum
Nominate Community Leaders
The Quorum Community Leadership Awards are an excellent opportunity to celebrate a community leader who has built, supported and strengthened the LGBT and Allied business community in Minnesota. Who inspires you? Who do you see as a leader? Who do you want to make sure we honor for their hard work and dedication? Please take five minutes to complete our nomination form!
To nominate a leader, please CLICK HERE!
Please note that while you may nominate as many leaders as you wish, our survey system only allows one nomination per email address. Please download and complete this form for any additional nominations. CLA Nomination Form.pdf
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARDS