2012 Pillar Awards: Great companies and great employees working for the greater good of Central Ohio

Rick Chiricosta, President and CEO, Medical Mutual

Medical Mutual, along with our co-founding Pillar Award partner SBN, proudly presents the annual Pillar Awards.

In the January 2013 issue, we honor 24 finalists representing a diverse group of companies and organizations of varying sizes. While they may be different in many ways, one thing that they all have in common is their commitment to strengthening the bond between the for-profit and nonprofit worlds.

This is an important conversation, and at this year’s event, we intend to explore it.

It occurred to us many years ago that few things are more meaningful and important than investing time and resources in supporting our community, and we felt the need to honor companies and their employees who have gone above and beyond the call. While support and direction come from management, companies are only as great as their employees.

For that reason, we are quite proud to present the Medical Mutual SHARE Award. This unique award was founded to recognize companies whose employees best exemplify the ideals of Medical Mutual’s own employee SHARE Committee. SHARE stands for serve, help, aid, reach and educate, and it is the heart and soul of Medical Mutual’s charitable giving effort.

The SHARE Committee, made up of Medical Mutual employee volunteers, helps coordinate more than two dozen community events involving nearly half of the company’s 2,500 employees.

On behalf of Medical Mutual and SBN, we hope you enjoy reading about these great companies and we offer congratulations to all of our Pillar Award recipients.

Rick Chiricosta
president and CEO
Medical Mutual
www.medmutual.com

 

The Central Ohio Class of 2013 Finalists

PILLAR AWARD

Atlas Butler Heating & Cooling
Cardinal Health
Columbus Crew
Delta Energy
Donatos Pizzeria LLC
Fahlgren Mortine
Fifth Third Bank
Mettler Toledo
RockBridge
Safelite
SafeX
CompManagement, Inc., a Sedgwick Company

REA & ASSOCIATES NONPROFIT EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS OF THE YEAR

Jay Jordan, Online Computer Library Center
Tom Slemmer, National Church Residences
Tammy Wharton, Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council

KENT CLAPP CEO LEADERSHIP AWARD

Jane Grote Abell, Donatos Pizzeria LLC
Mark Swepston, Atlas Butler Heating & Cooling
Ira Sharfin, Continental Office Environments

NONPROFIT BOARD EXECUTIVES OF THE YEAR

Brooke Billmaier, St. Stephen’s Community House
Robert Click, LifeCare Alliance
Michael J. Fiorile, Columbus College of Art and Design
Laura Warren, Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council
Robert J. “Skip” Weiler, Jr., Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio
Brenda Stier-Anstine, Mt. Carmel Foundation

 

KENT CLAPP CEO LEADERSHIP AWARD and MEDICAL MUTUAL SHARE AWARD will be announced the night of the event

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