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  • Business Person of the Year

    Celebrating Commitment to the Dublin Community

    The Business Person of the Year Award is presented annually to an individual who has positively contributed to the betterment of Dublin’s business community. The recipient demonstrates superior leadership and service to Dublin and helps make this community a better place to live and work. Nominees are not required to be a member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce, but must work or live in the Dublin area. Current Chamber board members are not eligible.

    The Business Person of the Year participates in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Chamber’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration. This award is a noble way to recognize business leaders who give back to better the Dublin community.

    Now accepting nominations for 2017 Business Person of the Year!

    Past Business Person of the Year Award winners include:

    1984 - Chi Weber
    1985 - Larry Eberhart
    1986 - David P. Amorose
    1987 - William Quelette
    1988 - Frank Vitulla
    1989 - Margaret & Greg Butler
    1990 - Charles Headlee
    1991 - Vern Metz
    1992 - Bill Fearon
    1993 - Dan Sutphen
    1994 - Joseph Welsh
    1995 - Frankie Foster
    1996 - Jack Chaisson
    1997 - Sam Smiley
    1998 - Dave King
    1999 - Larry Clark
    2000 - Gene Belew
    2001 - Denny Lynch
    2002 - Rick Schwieterman
    2003 - Tim & Carolyn Tanner
    2004 - Bob Monica
    2005 - Cap Clegg
    2006 - Chris Close
    2007 - Jim Clark
    2008 - Pat Baker
    2009 - Tim Picciano
    2010 - Richard Taylor
    2011 - Bill Jacob
    2012 - Jay Jordan
    2013 - Scott White
    2014 - Yoshihiro Hidaka
    2015 - Al & Anne Gleine
    2016 - Roderick J. McDavis, Ph.D