CoServ was named 2019 Employer of the Year, and UT Southwestern/Texas Health Frisco was recognized as 2019 Developer of the Year. Medical City Frisco received the award for 2019 Large Business of the Year, while Code Authority was recognized as 2019 Medium Business of the Year and COMHOME Technology was named 2019 Small Business of the Year.
More than 600 of Frisco’s business and community leaders turned out for the gala, which also served as a 50th anniversary celebration for the chamber.
Among the individual awards handed out, Terri Paterson-McElhaney was named 2019 Volunteer of the Year and 2019 Citizen of the Year for her contributions throughout the city.
Anne McCausland, from the Frisco ISD board of trustees, was recognized as the 2019 Spirit of Frisco Award winner. That award is given to a person who “exemplifies love, dedication, commitment and sincerity” toward the city and its citizens.
For its work in enhancing the community’s quality of life, the Frisco Education Foundation was named 2019 Non-Profit of the Year.
Coy Miller was named the 2019 Silver Citizen of the Year for long-term contributions to the community over the past 25 years.
The 2019 Young Professional of the Year award, which is presented to someone in the 21-45 age range, went to Kristin Grammar with TIG Real Estate.
Matt Sharp with Kidstrong was named the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year, which is given to a recipient for demonstrating creativity and leadership with unique marketing and steady revenue growth.
Last year’s chamber board chair John Scheef gave the Chairman’s Award to outgoing board member Paul Williams. For all his efforts supporting the chamber, Dan Anderson-Little was named the 2019 Ambassador of the Year and his team, the “Dapper Dans” were named the 2019 Ambassador Team of the Year.
The last award of the evening was the President’s Award, which chamber President and CEO Tony Felker gave to Ralph Harris from Town & Country Roofing and Jeff Riss from Peak Roofing & Construction.