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Business Leader of The Year

The Business Leader of the Year is chosen based on leadership in the Fairbanks business community, Business achievements, community service, and educational support.
               2010 Business Leader of the Year
                   Bernie Karl and wife, Connie

2011 Business Leader of the Year
Kyong Hollen and Governor Sean Parnell

Beautiful Decor at the 2011 BLOY

Kyong Hollen Accepting award from
Michelle Stringham (ASB Alumni)


2014 Business Leader of the Year
Lorna Shaw


2013 Business Leader of the Year
 David Hale, his wife, and son


2012 Business Leader of the Year
Dan Gavora and wife, Joyce

(From Left) SOM's Tammy Tragis-McCook, 
Dan Gavora, SOM's Dean Mark Herrmann

Dan Gavora recieving award from Father, Paul Gavora

Dan Gavora and 2011 BLOY Recipient, Kyong Hollen

FORMER RECIPIENTS

2014 Lorna Shaw

2013 David Hale

2012  Dan Gavora

2011   Kyong Hollen

2010    Bernie Karl

2009    Dr. Cary S. Keller

2008    Jyotsna "Jo" Heckman

2007    Jack Wilbur   

2006    Jim Lund   

2005    Ginger Stock-Mackenzie   

2004    Michael Cook   

2003    John Hill   

2002    Bart LeBon   

2001    Steve Frank & Linda                         Anderson   

2000    George Gordon   

1999    Rhonda Curwen-Boyles   

1998    Margaret Russell   

1997    Morris Thompson   

1996    Norm & Angie Kruckenberg   

1995    Gary Wilken   

1994    Larry Doll   

1993    Jim & Jinx Whitaker   

1992    Gary Roth

1991    Tim Fargo

1990    Ralph Seekins

1989    Captain Jim Binkley

1988    Walt Scholtfeldt

1987    Mike Kelly

1986    William Green

1985    Jeff Cook

1984    Lawrence Heiner

1983    Judy Robertson

1982    Marc Langland

1981    Ray Kohler

1980    Wally Burnett

1979    Ron Nerland

1978    Joseph Usibelli Sr.

1977    Paul Gavora