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Leadership Excellence Award

DiversityFIRST AwardsThe leadership excellence award distinguishes individuals from all backgrounds senior vice presidents or higher level executives within their respective organizations and companies. Leaders are recognized in the following categories: Corporate, Education, Legal and Medical. Three awards will be presented in each category. This award can be received by invitation only.

Criteria to be considered:

  • • Demonstrates leadership excellence in the public and/or private sectors
  • • Sustains a record of accomplishments and/or contributions to field of work throughout scope of his/her career
  • • Demonstrates leadership characteristics in community/or high visibility in the community
  • • Retains commendable reputation with colleagues and superiors
  • • Exhibits and demonstrates a commitment to the highest ethical standards and professional excellence


To submit an individual for consideration:
Submit individual’s name, company name and job title (if applicable).
Submit, in bullet point form, the reasons why the individual should be considered based on the criteria listed above.

*Submit nominations to Dennis Kennedy at [email protected]