Willis A. Smith Construction President David Sessions receives a finalist award from The Observer Group Editor and CEO Matt Walsh.
Ann Marie and Lou Marinaccio of MGA Insurance
The Observer Group's Emily Walsh Perry and Victoria Baga
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center CEO Jim Wilson with Jennifer Bryan and Schroeder-Manatee Ranch President and CEO Rex Jensen
Gold Coast Eagle Distributing's Chris Reynolds, Denise Saputo and Devyn and Bethany Dugger with Fran and Maria Lutz of Wells Fargo
Jennifer Ruffino-Cook, Andria Cucci and Lori Martin of Mauldin & Jenkins
Vanessa Fine Jewelry co-owner and Manatee County Commission candidate Vanessa Baugh with David Sessions Willis A. Smith Construction President David Sessions
Bob Coates of North American Bancard with Rita Lowman and Lauren Boyle, both of Community Bank
Jamie and Elsbeth Kane of Sandler Training with David Auxier of State College of Florida
Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Executive Assistant Amanda Vercheski with member Allan Shaivitz
School Board candidate Robert Moates with Lisa Bradley and Jeff King of Mauldin & Jenkins
Jeff Schmidt and Cherri Kessler of M&I Bank
Susan Kenyon and Amy Paulishak of Cancer Support Community
Jonathan Fleece of Blalock Walters, John LaCivita of Willis A. Smith and Holly and Patrick Wright of the Payton Wright Foundation
The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance's Brian Volner welcomed guests.
The Observer Group Editor and CEO Matt Walsh with Polo Grill owners Jaymie and Tommy Klauber, winners of the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award
Neal Communities President Pat Neal is awarded the Business of the Year Award by The Observer Group Editor and CEO Matt Walsh.
Manatee County School Board member Julie Aranibar receives a finalist award for Citizen of the Year from The Observer Group Editor and CEO Matt Walsh.
Audrey and Don O'Leary, winner of the Citizen of the Year Award