RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA — The Inland Empire Economic Partnership (IEEP) is pleased to announce its 2017 Honorees. These are individuals and organizations that have demonstrated exemplary leadership in bettering the business climate and quality of life of the Inland Empire. By using their talents, expertise and influence, these honorees stand out among those who make the area a better place to live for the 4.4 million people of the region.
The 2017 winners are:
Non-Profit of the Year
Business of the Year
Education Partner of the Year
Loma Linda University
Council Member Alan D. Wapner, City of Ontario
Supervisor Janice Rutherford, San Bernardino County
Public Partner of the Year
Supervisor Marion Ashley, Riverside County
The Larry Sharp Inland Empire Leader of the Year
Al Arguello, Bank of America
The winners will be recognized at IEEP’s Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner, which will take place on Jan. 11, 2017 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Ontario.
The IEEP Executive Board for 2017 will be comprised of: Chairman of the Board, Marco Robles of Cardenas Markets; First Vice Chairman Peter Villegas of The Coca-Cola Company; Second Vice Chairman Evelin Martinez of Wells Fargo Bank; Immediate Past Chair Brett Guge of California Steel Industries; Treasurer Eric Dowd of UPS; At-Large Member Mark Olson of Gerdau; and Secretary Paul Granillo of IEEP.
“The people we are honoring contribute every day in making the Inland Empire a better place to live and a better place for businesses to thrive,” said IEEP’s CEO and President Paul Granillo. Learn more at http://ieep.com/