The 2015 Executive Excellence Awards


This is the third year for Seattle Business magazine’s Executive Excellence Awards. In that short time, the program has evolved into a signature event of the Seattle business community — an exhilarating celebration of thoughtful leadership and progressive management. 

This year’s class of 13 honorees was fêted at a gala on January 22 in Seattle’s Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Our judges deemed them exceptional representatives of all that is inspiring and energizing in organizational administration. Learn more about them via the links below.

2015 Executive Excellence Award Winners

TOM BERQUIST, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Cooperative Affairs, BECU

JON FINE, President & CEO, United Way of King County

SUNNY GUPTA, Cofounder, President & CEO, Apptio Corporation

DEBORAH JENSEN, President & CEO, Woodland Park Zoo

PAUL LAMBROS, Executive Director, Plymouth Housing Group

JOHN OPPENHEIMER, Founder & CEO, Columbia Hospitality

JANE PARK, Cofounder & CEO, Julep

FRANK PELZER, Chief Financial Officer, Concur Technologies


DON RENCH, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Outerwall

KARL TRIEBES, Executive Vice President of Product Development & Chief Technology Officer, F5 Networks

JESSIE WOOLLEY-WILSON, Chair, President & CEO, DreamBox Learning


PHYLLIS CAMPBELL, Chair, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Pacific Northwest


Leonard Garfield, executive director, Museum of History & Industry
Jan Levy, executive director, Leadership Tomorrow
Stanley B. McCammon, president and CEO, Joshua Green Corporation
John Meisenbach, founder, MCM
Shelley Rotondo, CEO, Northwest Harvest
Jeffrey Seely, founder and former CEO, ShareBuilder Corporation


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