Three outstanding business people will be recognized for their achievements at the Milgard School of Business’s Tenth Annual Business Leadership Awards next month. The awards spotlight business leaders from South Sound counties and strengthen the relationship between the business community and UW Tacoma. The honorees were nominated by the community and selected by a panel from the Milgard School of Business advisory board, faculty and staff.
Small Business Leader of the Year:
Brian Haynes, President & CEO, Rainier Connect
Non-Profit Leader of the Year:
Diane Cecchettini, RN, President and CEO, MultiCare Health System
Business Leader of the Year:
Greg Biersack, Vice President, Corporate Operations, Burkhart Dental Supply
This year’s event will feature keynote speaker Stanley H. Barer, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Saltchuk Resources, Inc., and member of the University of Washington Board of Regents.
The awards will be presented at the Business Leadership Awards dinner on May 11 at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Milgard School website or contact Amy Carr at email@example.com.
The event is sponsored by media sponsor,The News Tribune, presenting sponsor, Heritage Bank, benefactor sponsors, Propel Insurance, Sound Credit Union, and other area community businesses in the South Sound.
Established in 1994 as University of Washington Tacoma’s Business Administration program, the Milgard School of Business was named in 2003 in recognition of a generous endowment of $15 million from Gary E. Milgard, the Gary E. Milgard Family Foundation and the James A. Milgard Foundation. The Milgard family had a vision of helping build an outstanding business school at the University of Washington Tacoma. Their gift supports our quest for excellence in all that we do.
The Milgard School of Business offers a bachelor of arts in business administration (B.A.B.A.) with study options in accounting, finance, marketing, management and international business and a master of business administration (MBA).