Leadership Lake County Leader of the Year

Congratulations to our 2017 Leaders of the Year, Dennis Eckart and Dave Cowen!

The prestigious Leadership Lake County Leader of the Year Award is presented to one outstanding recipient each year for their contributions in Lake County.

The Leader of the Year Committee is comprised of Leadership Lake County Trustees and graduates from a broad span of years and companies.

The Leader of the Year Committee appreciates your sincere interest and cooperation. All nominations received are kept confidential.

Leader of the Year Award 1989-2016

  • Wilbur R. Moyer, 1989
  • Joseph D. Rusnak, 1990
  • Richard H. Gehring, 1991
  • Michael D. Lyster, 1992
  • Joseph A. Lesak, 1993
  • Dr. Ralph R. Doty, 1994
  • Kenneth M. Iwashita, 1995
  • Jack E. Daniels, 1996
  • Arthur S. Holden, Jr. & Constance P. Irvin, 1997
  • J. William Stanton, 1998
  • Paul J. Beddia, 1999
  • Harry L. Allen, Jr., 2000
  • Dr. James H. Capitan, 2001
  • Thomas W. Benda, 2002
  • David J. Enzerra, 2003
  • Cynthia Moore-Hardy, 2004
  • Roger J. Sustar, 2005
  • Dr. Morris W. Beverage, Jr., 2006
  • Ellen Foley Kessler, 2007
  • Judie & Dave Crockett, 2008
  • Nancy & Ed Brown, 2009
  • Bruce M. Kephart, 2010
  • Michael T. Victor, 2011
  • Dr. Jacqueline Hoynes, 2012
  • Rita & Peter Carfagna, 2013
  • Bob Cahen, 2014
  • Judge Colleen Falkowski, 2015
  • Andy L. Meinhold, 2016
  • Dennis Eckart, 2017
  • Dave Cowen, 2017