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2020 Annual Award Recipients

Outstanding Business Person of the Year

2020 Outstanding Business Person of the Year: Alice Reeves – OwnerAccounting Resources.


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  • Chris Clark - President/CEOThe Georgia Chamber of Commerce; 2019 Outstanding Business Person of the Year 
  • Alice Reeves – OwnerAccounting Resources 
  • Chris Stephens – CEOCoweta-Fayette EMC; 2021 Fayette Chamber Board Chair 
  • Colin Martin – President/CEOFayette Chamber of Commerce 
  • Rob Parker - PresidentTown at Trilith; 2020 Fayette Chamber Board Chair 

Sponsored by Coweta-Fayette EMC 

Small Business of The Year

2020 Small Business of the Year recipient is Hanna Brothers.

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  • Colin Martin – President/CEOFayette Chamber of Commerce 
  • Joe Hanna - Owner/Head of Operations, Hanna Brothers 
  • Jim Hanna Owner/Head of Support, Hanna Brothers 
  • Doug Bates – President, CMIT Solutions2012 & 2017 Small Business of the Year Recipient 
  • Rob Parker - President, Town at Trilith; 2020 Fayette Chamber Board Chair 

Carolyn Cary Dreambuilder of the Year

2020 Carolyn Cary Dreambuilder of the Year is Darryl Hicks.

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  • Ken Walma – Vice President & General Manager, Cooper Lighting Solutions 
  • Colin Martin – President/CEOFayette Chamber of Commerce 
  • Darryl Hicks – Chairman, Fayette County Development Authority; Chairman, Fayette County Board of Elections 
  • Rob Parker – President, Town at Trilith; 2020 Fayette Chamber Board Chair 

Sponsored by Cooper Lighting Solutions 

 

Chet Wells Award 

2020 Chet Wells Award recipient is Brian Chustz.

Pictured:  

  • Colin Martin – President/CEOFayette Chamber of Commerce 
  • Greg Detwiler – Georgia Power 
  • Brian Chustz – Derbend Asset Management  
  • Rob Parker – President, Town at Trilith; 2020 Fayette Chamber Board Chair 

Sponsored by Georgia Power 

Corporate Citizen of the Year

2020 Corporate Citizen of the Year Award recipient is Cooper Lighting Solutions.

Pictured:  

  • Colin Martin – President/CEOFayette Chamber of Commerce 
  • Ken Walma – Vice President & General Manager, Cooper Lighting Solutions 
  • Preston Etheridge – President, Truist 

 

Nonprofit of the Year

2019 Nonprofit of the Year recipient is Fayette FACTOR.

Pictured:  

  • Colin Martin – President/CEOFayette Chamber of Commerce 
  • Dawn Oparah – Executive Director, Fayette FACTOR 
  • Stephen Childs – Vice President of Global HR, Panasonic Automotive  

 

Sponsored by Panasonic Automotive 

Alice Reeves
Hanna Brothers
Darryl Hicks
Brian Chustz
Cooper Lighting Solutions
Fayette FACTOR
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