Jennifer Montgomery from Loudoun Hunger Relief and Katie Barchas Wilson from The Market Group were among the winners at the Loudoun Chamber’s 2020 Community Leadership Awards on Jan. 24 at The National Conference Center.

The Community Leadership Awards honor the businesses and community leaders that have shown outstanding leadership and a commitment to support the Loudoun community and its citizens, according to chamber officials.

Jimmy Olevson from MainStreet Bank, The Zone and Falcon Heating & Air Conditioning rounded out the group of winners.

“Loudoun County is a world class community for many reasons, but mostly because we have so many outstanding leaders and businesses that are willing to invest their energy, expertise and resources to serve our community,” Chamber President and CEO Tony Howard said in a prepared statement.

The five winners and 20 finalists were chosen from five categories: Large and Small Businesses, Nonprofit Executive, Executive Leader and Young Professional. The finalists were chosen by a panel of professionals in the Loudoun business community.

The winners of the 2020 Community Leadership Awards have the opportunity to select one nonprofit organization that will be the beneficiary of a $1,000 grant, courtesy of the Community Foundation of Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties.

-Young Professionals category: Solitaire Carroll, One Sparrow; Nick McCarter, Chartis Federal; Colleen Shumaker, Paul Davis Restoration; *Katie Barchas Wilson, The Market Group

-Executive Leader Award category: Geoff Lawson, The National Conference Center; *Jimmy Olevson, MainStreet Bank; Tony Stafford, Ford’s Fish Shack; Brigitta Toruno, UNO Translations and Communications

-Small Organization (less than 100 employees) category: 37 Media Marketing Group; C2 Operations; Northern Virginia Orthodontics; *The Zone

-Large Organization (100 employees or more) category: *Falcon Heating & Air Conditioning; The National Conference Center; MainStreet Bank; HHMI Janelia Research Campus

-Nonprofit Executive category: Suzie Bartel, The Ryan Bartel Foundation; *Jennifer Montgomery, Loudoun Hunger Relief; Joshua Townsend, Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department; Ed Williams, Loudoun First Responders Foundation

More information can be found at LoudounChamber.org.

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