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2017 Loudoun County Community Leadership Award Finalists Announced

Monday, December 12, 2016
Contact: Tony Howard
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Community Leadership Awards Honor Businesses, Community Leaders for Their Contributions to Support Loudoun’s Citizens and Strengthen their Quality of Life

Lansdowne, VA
– The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce today announced the finalists for the 2017 Loudoun Community Leadership Awards, which honor the businesses and community leaders that have shown true leadership and commitment to support the Loudoun community and its citizens.

Finalists were chosen in five categories:  Large and Small Businesses, Nonprofit Executive, Executive Leaders and Young Professionals. These finalists were chosen by a panel of Loudoun’s top business and nonprofit leaders. The top honorees will be announced at the Chamber’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Community Leadership Awards Ceremony on January 26, 2017 at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne.

“Loudoun County is truly privileged to have so many outstanding leaders and organizations that are willing to invest their time, talent and treasure to serve their community.  The Loudoun County Chamber is privileged to honor these great Community Leaders for the hard work and valuable contributions they have made to make Loudoun a world-class community to live, work, raise a family and grow a business,” said Chamber President & CEO Tony Howard.

The winner of the 2017 Community Leadership Awards in each category will have the opportunity to select one nonprofit organization that will be the beneficiary of a $1,000 grant, courtesy of the Community Foundation of Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties.

Young Professionals category:

  • Nicholas Bagg, AOL
  • Carolyn Dobson, Evergreen Sportsplex
  • Jennifer Knowlton, StoneSprings Hospital Center
  • Chauvon McFadden, Crimson Wealth Strategies

Executive Leader Award category:

  • Pam Jones, Extrordinary Transitions – Long & Foster
  • Jimmy Olevson, Main Street Bank
  • Roman Blazauskas, SpeedPro Imaging Northern Virginia
  • Fran Craig, Unanet

Small Organization (less than 100 employees) category:

  • Palmercare Chiropractic
  • SpeedPro Imaging of Northern Virginia
  • Maid Brigade

Large Organization (100 employees or more) category: 

  • GAM Printing
  • AH&T Insurance
  • Beckstrom Electric
  • AOL

Nonprofit Executive category:

  • Dr. Linda Pfeiffer, InMED Partnerships for Children
  • Carol Kost, Loudoun Youth, Inc.
  • Lynn Tadlock,The Claude Moore Charitable Foundation
  • Susan Mandel Giblin, Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers

The Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards will take place on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at The National in Lansdowne. The 2017 Sponsors are Inova Loudoun Hospital, HHMI Janelia Research Campus, John Marshall Bank, Toth Financial Advisory Corporation, Wells Fargo Bank, Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties, Economic Development Authority of Loudoun County, Virginia, and the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development.  For tickets, visit

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