Consultant Award is given to the person judged by RPCN to have
influenced one or more members the most, benefiting their practice or
business. The influencer could be a role model, an author, one of the
member’s clients, a colleague or a consultant /coach that he or she has
Consultant’s Consultant Award Winner: Luz Flores Lee
Community Champion Award is given to the person judged by RPCN to have
provided direction or guidance that resulted in a noteworthy improvement
in your community or community-service organization in the area.
Community Champion Award Winner: Mary Sperr
Linda Halliburton Friend of RPCN Award is given to the non-member of
RPCN whose devotion, dedication or efforts most benefited the RPCN
organization, its growth or its programs. Linda Halliburton is a
business librarian at the Rochester Public Library downtown who has been
a tremendous advocate for RPCN for many years.
Linda Halliburton Award Winner: Tom Frisk
Young was a charter member of RPCN and held many roles in the
organization, including the long-time business manager. His work behind
the scenes kept the RPCN engine running. Dave passed away in December or
2014 but his legacy lives on.
The Dave Young Dedicated Service Award is given to the member of RPCN whose devotion; dedication and efforts most benefited the RPCN organization, its growth, programs or standing in the community.
Dave Young Award Winner: Steve Royal
Entrepreneur of the Year Award is given to the business owner or leader
in the Rochester area judged to have had the most noteworthy
achievement. In this category, we consider anyone whose benefit to the
Rochester-area earned their business a state award or recognition, who
created a significant number of jobs for the year, whose business
experienced significant growth, or whose actions or business had the
most community benefit.
Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner: Jon Schull