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Upcoming Event

June 22, 2023 - More Info & Tickets

The Celebration of Business is an annual event to celebrate the best and brightest of San Diego County's business community! Featuring the Leadership Awards, board installation, and live auction.

These awards honor individuals, businesses, and organizations that demonstrate achievement in management, workplace excellence, and social responsibility, with a commitment to San Diego.

Nomination Categories


  • Non-Profit (any size)
  • Small Business (under 25 employees)
  • Medium Business (25-99 employees)
  • Large Business (100+ employees)


  • Emerging Leaders (under 40 years old)
  • Business Leaders

Limit two nominations per Chamber Member company (one individual nomination, one business/organization nomination). Nominee must be a Chamber Member in good standing with North San Diego Business Chamber. Deadline to submit nominations was Friday, May 26, 2023.


Laura Bashore
Career Coach/Founder/Franchise Owner
Anew Resume and Career Services
TEAM Referral Network

Victoria Berkel
Marketing Manager
Second Chance Beer Company

Dave Brooke
President and CEO
MyPoint Credit Union

Teresa Campbell
San Diego County Credit Union

Megan Comer
Alhiser-Comer Mortuary

Anuradha De
Director, Security Lead, Development

Jenna Dotson
Sustainability Advisor
Republic Services

Min Egidio
CEO, Owner
All Time Awards

Tyler Evans
So-Cal Business Brokers

Frank Fleming
Manager, Production Engineering
Catalent Pharma Solutions - San Diego

Jenna Fullmer
Philanthropic Advisor
Gary Sinise Foundation

Kristin Gaspar
President and CEO
Palomar Health Foundation

Pana Hap
Senior Director Community Partnerships
Junior Achievement of San Diego County

Emily Hill
Assistant Dean of Marketing and Recruitment 
Knauss School of Business at the University of San Diego

Alhiser-Comer Mortuary

Balanced You

Bytes, Inc.

Catalent Pharma Solutions

Denim Is The New Black

FBS Property Management

Gary Sinise Foundation - San Diego Chapter

Hire Heroes USA

Interfaith Community Services

Live Well San Diego

Lucia Capital Group

MyPoint Credit Union

Neighborhood Healthcare

Wendy Hovland
Wendy Hovland Voiceover

Denise Larkins
Director of Operations 
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial

Jamie Lemon
Area General Manager
JC Resorts / Rancho Bernard Inn

Christopher J. Lycett
Vice President - Retail Banking
Mechanics Bank

Maggie Meza
San Diego Chapter Director
Blue Star Families

Fred Nasseri
Unicorn Jewelry & Watch Boutique

Moriah Obiya
Human Resources Director
Gomez Trial Attorneys

Y'vonne Ormond
5P Consulting

Darshana Patel
School Board President
Poway Unified School District

Sanjiv Prabhakaran
President & CEO
Bytes, Inc.

Lisa Stout
Executive Director
The San Marcos Promise

Tammy Wahl
Denim Is The New Black

Melissa Walker 

Todd Yates
Area Manager, West
Hire Heroes USA

North County Food Bank



Replica Printing Services

Republic Services

San Diego County Credit Union

Second Chance Beer Company

Steres Gaffen Media

The Elizabeth Hospice

The San Marcos Promise

Unicorn Jewelry & Watch Boutique

Wounded Warrior Homes

Thank You to Our Partners

Presenting Partner

Gold Partner

Silver Partners

Bronze Partners

Bytes, Inc.
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Unicorn Jewelry & Watch Boutique


Past Photos

Disclaimer: Portions of this program may be filmed and/or photographed. By attending, you consent to its unrestricted use, as deemed appropriate by North San Diego Business Chamber. Click here to see our complete Notice of Filming and Photography.