The Chamber Congratulates the 2018 Excellence in Business Awards Winners.
For 99 Years the Business Community Celebrate Excellence
September 17 — Excellence in business awards Winners Medford/ JACKSON COUNTY
Medford, Oregon — The Chamber of Medford/Jackson County Board of Directors and staff are excited to congratulate the 2018 Excellence in Business Awards Winners. Dinner and ceremony held at the Inn at the Commons this past Thursday, September 13, 2018, was one of the largest gathering of Southern Oregon's brightest and most successful business leaders.  Chamber President & CEO Brad Hicks, CCE said, “On behalf of The Chamber I want to extend my heartfelt congratulations to all those honored this year. Your dedication and commitment to Southern Oregon and to The Chamber is more valuable than can be measured….and while this year’s honorees may be recognized for several different achievements, they all share very important qualities: their belief in, their dedication to, and their continuing investment in our community. A big congratulations to all our 2018 Award Winners! If you see these outstanding folks around town, please make sure to say hello and give them a round of applause!” For almost a century, The Chamber and our community leaders have come together to recognize the talents and achievements of prominent companies and outstanding individuals, who have not only progressed in business, but have also succeeded in setting a great example of community involvement, while becoming advocates in our community. And the awards for Excellence in Business in the following categories go to: FIRST CITIZEN: Dr. Brian Gross, MD, FACC, FAHA RETAILER OF THE YEAR: Walmart, Medford MEMBER OF THE YEAR: David S. Wright, President, CPM Real Estate Services NEW MEMBER OF THE YEAR: Bobbio’s Pizza Restaurant OUTSTANDING CORPORATE CITIZEN:
For-Profit: S+B James Construction
Non-Profit: Maslow Project
Small Category – KDP Certified Public Accountants, LLP
Medium Category – Precision Electric
Large Category – People’s Bank of Commerce
RISING STAR: Damien Rennie, Financial Planner, SkyOak Financial
Special 2018 Category COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD: Darcy Mann-Self, President, Pear Blossom Festival Chair

Awards Categories & Description here

Business Excellence (Small): KDP Accounting LLP, Mark E. Damon, CPA, MAcc, Managing PartnerOutstanding Corporate Citizen (FP): S+B James Construction, Allen Purdy, PresidentCommunity Spirit: Darcy Mann-Self, President, Pear Blossom for ChairmanRetailer of the Year: Walmart, Medford, John McBride, Market 468 Store ManagerOutstanding Corporate Citizen (NP)- Maslow Project, Mary Ferrell, Founder and Executive DirectorBusiness Excellence (Med): Precision Electric, Travis Snyder, Partner/Owner and General ManagerRising Star: Damien Rennie, Financial Advisor/Planner, SkyOak FinancialBusiness Excellence (Large): People’s Bank of Commerce, Ken Trautman, PresidentJay Harland Immediate Past Chair CSA Planning, Ltd.Member of the Year: David Wright, President, CPM Real Estate Services, Inc.First Citizen, Dr. Brian Gross, MD, FACC, FAHANew Member of the Year: Bobbio's Pizza Restaurant, Rick Deates, Owner