Employee of Distinction

Event Details

Employee of Distinction Luncheon logo

Thank you to all who participated in the 19th Annual Employee of Distinction virtual event on Sept. 9, 2020. The 2021 event is planned for Sept. 8.

The Employee of Distinction program helps area businesses showcase their top notch employees who have made a significant difference by going above and beyond; and as a means to let those employees know how much they are valued by their employers.

For questions on the event, please contact Jennifer Bako at 330-786-2519 or jbako@goodwillakron.org.

If you were not able to watch the 2020 event live, view a replay below.

Download 2020 Event ProgramView 2020 News Release on Honorees & Winners
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Keynote Speaker

  • Teresa R. LeGrair – President & CEO, Akron Urban League
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Event Chairs

  • Chris Canova – Executive Director, Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates
  • Pamela  Crombie – Program Manager, Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates
  • Chrissy Myers – Director & CEO, AUI
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Event Replay

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Event Sponsors


Synthomer Foundation


Britton Gallagher
Eric & Nan McClenaghan
PNC Financial Services Group
W3 Wealth Management


Bober Markey Fedorovich
Brennan Manna Diamond
Campbell Construction Inc
Fifth Third Bank
Roetzel & Andress


S.A. Comunale

Diamond Patron

Jennifer & Justin Bako
David & Kathleen Bucci
Chuck & Debbie Ducey
Bill & Mary Glaeser
Kimberly & Greg Morton

Gold Patron

Chip Clupper
Paul & Kim Jackson


Brad Gilbo
Mary Anne & C. Allen Nichols