2022 Winners


With 50 well-qualified nominations, the judges were challenged to select just 20 people this year. They continue the tradition of past winners through their careers and in the community. Learn more about them.


Bethany Cartledge

Deputy Director

St. Vincent de Paul of Lane County


Scott Fagan

VP, Commercial Banking Officer

Columbia Bank


Heather Gabbert

AVP, Relationship Banking Officer

Columbia Bank


Joel Iboa

Founding Executive Director

Oregon Just Transition Alliance


Mandy Gettler

Senior Innovation Asset Administrator

UO’s Innovation Partnership Services


Emily Forsha

Vice President of Integrated Marketing

Travel Lane County


Stead Halstead

Director of Technical and Physical Operations

Bushnell University


Enoch Howell

Lead Designer/President

Brinoch, LLC


Rachel Jackson

Youth Development Director

Eugene Family YMCA


Amanda Kinsella

Chief Operating Officer

Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce


Emily Little

Founder and Executive Director

Nurturely


Todd Mann

Owner

T. Mann Financial


Jessica Marquez

Assistant Director of Human Resources

Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact

University of Oregon


Kris McAlister

Executive Co-Director

Carry It Forward


Andrew Moreland

Controller

The Duck Store


Ross Newman

M.D. and Ownership Partner

Eugene Pediatric Associates


David Teach

Network Engineer

Amazon Web Services Elemental


Chris Wig

Program Director

Emergence Addiction and Behavioral Therapies


Ian Winbrock

Program Lead

UO’s Center for Science Communication Research


Marissa Zarate

Co-Executive Director of the newly forming nonprofit consisting of:

Huerto de la Familia, Centro Latino Americano, and Downtown Languages