The 2016 Executive Excellence Awards

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The fourth installment of Seattle Business magazine’s Executive Excellence Awards celebrated 14 remarkable business leaders at a gala on January 28 in Seattle’s Fairmont Olympic Hotel. As with our past honorees, this group embodies the traits of exceptional leadership and thoughtful management our judges look for each year. From for-profits to nonprofits, these outstanding executives show the way in inspirational, consistent and ethical behavior. Congratulations to all! Learn more about them on the pages that follow.

2016 Executive Excellence Award Winners

THEO BEACK

SVP and Chief Technology Officer, Vertafore Inc., Bothell

 

 

 

MEGAN CLUBB

Chairwoman and retired CEO, Baker Boyer Bank, Walla Walla

 

 

 

BOB DZIELAK

EVP, General Counsel and Secretary, Expedia Inc., Bellevue

 

 

 

RICHARD GALANTI

EVP and CFO, Costco Wholesale Corporation, Issaquah

 

 

 

KEVIN KLOCK

President and CEO, Talking Rain Beverage Company, Preston

 

 

 

MARK K. MASON

Chairman, CEO and President, HomeStreet Inc., Seattle

 

 

 

JOSH NEBLETT

Cofounder and CEO, Etailz Inc., Spokane

 

 

 

MARK OKAZAKI

Executive Director, Neighborhood, House, Seattle

 

 

 

MARY PUGH

CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Pugh Capital Management, Seattle

 

 

 

ARTHUR RUBINFELD

Chief Creative Officer, Starbucks, Seattle

 

 

 

SUE SHERBROOKE

CEO

YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish, Seattle

 

 

MARGI TOOTH

Chief Marketing Officer, Trupanion, Seattle

 

 

 

STEVE WEED

Founder and CEO, Wave Broadband, Kirkland

 

 

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

JOHN MEISENBACH

Founder and Chairman, MCM, Seattle

 

 

The Judges
Phyllis Campbell /// chair, Pacific Northwest /// JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Jon Fine /// president & CEO /// United Way of King County
Stanley B. McCammon /// president and CEO /// Joshua Green Corporation
John Oppenheimer /// founder & CEO /// Columbia Hospitality
Joseph Phillips /// dean, Albers School of Business and Economics /// Seattle University
Jeffrey Seely /// founder and former CEO /// ShareBuilder Securities Corporation

 

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