Nonprofit Excellence Awards 2014

On November 4, 2014 BizTimes Media presented its inagural awards program to salute southeastern Wisconsin’s best corporate citizens and most effective nonprofit organizations.

The awards presentation was preceded by a panel discussion about the status of southeastern Wisconsin’s nonprofit industry and strategies for connecting business leaders and companies to charities.

The panelists included:

  • Thomas Shannon, president and CEO of The BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation Inc.
  • Ken Hanson, founder and CEO, Hanson Dodge Creative
  • Alan Petelinsek, CEO of Power Test Inc.
  • Maria Nicholas Groves, director of business development at The Novo Group and president of Feeding Mouths, Filling MindsThe panel discussion will be moderated by Kimberly Kane, founder and president, Kane Communications Group.


Congratulations to the 2014 Winners & Finalists:

Corporate Citizen of the Year

Next Generation Leadership

In-Kind Supporter

Corporate Volunteer of the Year

Lifetime Achievement

Nonprofit (organization) of the year Small (operating budget under $3M)

Large (operating budget $3M and above)

Social Enterprise

Nonprofit Collaboration of the year award

Nonprofit Executive of the Year

Thursday, November 4, 2014
7:30 – 9:30 am
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Presented by:,Gold Sponsors:,,Supporting Sponsor:,In Partnership With:,
BizTimes Media,M3 Insurance,TEC,MGIC,Association of Fundraising Professionals,Donors Forum of Wisconsin,,,,,