Join us online for our Virtual CBAD Awards Week, as we recognize the best companies and individuals in North County, in an unprecedented event meant to unite and celebrate our resilient community. Hear from inspiring leaders and network with your community while supporting local businesses.

*KEYNOTE PRESENTATION ON MAY 20

DR. IRWIN JACOBS

 

Founding Chairman and CEO Emeritus of Qualcomm

 

 


INTERVIEWED ONLINE BY

ADAM JACOBS

 

Owner/Founder of Fortis Fitness

and Strength Training & YOGALUX

 

 

GUEST SPEAKER

Education Awards
(Tuesday May 19)

DEVIN VODICKA

 

Chief Impact Officer and Chief Academic Officer

Altitude Learning

 

 

GUEST SPEAKER

Community Awards

(Thursday May 21)

JOHN VAN CLEEF

 

Chief Executive Officer

Community Resource Center

 

 

AWARD CATEGORIES

EDUCATION AWARDS (NEW)

 

♦ Teacher of the Year Award

 

Guides students of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve excellence. Collaborates with colleagues, students, and families to create a school culture of respect and success. Demonstrates leadership and innovation in and outside of the classroom walls that embodies lifelong learning. Show genuine concern about and go the extra mile for their students

 

♦ School Administrator of the Year Award

 

Recipients must be administrators who show strong support for the school management team; exceptional leadership in managing school programs; commitment to educational quality and student achievement; commitment to professional and personal growth; and creativity and innovation in dealing with issues and problems facing public education. They must demonstrate open mindedness and a willingness to think outside the box.

 

BUSINESS AWARDS

 

♦ Best New Business of the Year Award

 

This category refers to a business that has been operating for three years or less. How have you “beat the odds” to sustain your business model as a new startup? What economic impact has your business afforded the community? How have innovation and best practices helped this start-up to grow and maintain a competitive edge?

 

♦ Best Place to Work  Small company 100 employees

 

Tell us about the corporate culture you have created. How is your company promoting a proper work/life balance? How are you putting employees first and providing amenities and employee benefits that distinguish your organization’s culture as an industry leader?

 

How does your company create jobs, contribute positively to the business community and insist on an atmosphere of fairness and respect for all employees? Include three employee testimonials in your nomination.

 

♦ Best Place to Work – Large company 100+ employees

 

Tell us about the corporate culture you have created. How is your company promoting a proper work/life balance? How are you putting employees first and providing amenities and employee benefits that distinguish your organization’s culture as an industry leader?

 

How does your company create jobs, contribute positively to the business community and insist on an atmosphere of fairness and respect for all employees? Include three employee testimonials in your nomination.

 

♦ Workplace MVP

 

This award will be given to an employee whose contributions to the company are invaluable and who has demonstrated an understanding of and commitment to the company’s mission and vision. Describe how this person motivates others to perform at their best and reflects the company culture. What makes this employee special? Please explain how the contributions of this employee impact the company’s bottom line.

 

COMMUNITY AWARDS

 

♦ Community Impact Award – Small or Large Company

 

How have you positively impacted the quality of life and well-being of the community? Are you impacting the community through environmental and sustainability best practices? Are you impacting the community through charitable and philanthropic means? How do you integrate this footprint into your business culture?

 

♦ Nonprofit of the Year

 

Share your mission, vision and the demographics you serve. Tell us about the impact you have had in the community in the past year. Relate specific stories to illustrate your impact. Share how you engage the community to participate in your mission.

 

 

 

#2020CBADAwards

 

TITLE SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSOR

VIRTUAL TABLE SPONSORS

Army & Navy Academy

AT&T

Banner Bank

CSUSM

CYP

MiraCosta College

Park Hyatt

SDG&E

The Shoppes at Carlsbad

Walmart Labs

Waste Management

WWM

FINALISTS

 

 

EDUCATION AWARDS

 

Teacher of the Year

 

Amy Adams, Kelly Elementary

 

Lauri Britton, Carlsbad High School

 

Kacie Drake, Army Navy Academy

 

Cedric Hart, Jefferson Elementary

 

Patricia Langen, Calavera Hills Middle School

 

 

Nicole Latasa, Buena Vista Elementary School

 

 

Scott Leonard, Paul Ecke Central Elementary School

 

 

Mia Lewis, Valley Middle School

 

 

Megan Ratliff, La Costa Canyon High

 

 

Megan Smith, Pacific Rim Elementary

 

School Administrator of the Year

 

Carla Bos, Jefferson Elementary School

 

Kimberly Fuentes , Calavera Hills Elementary School

 

 

 Reno Medina , La Costa Canyon High

 

 

Richard Tubbs, Pacific Rim Elementary

 

BUSINESS AWARDS

 

Best New Business of the Year

 

Elite Teepees

 

 

Handel’s Carlsbad

 

 

Ryan Video Productions

 

Best Place to Work – Small Company

 

Bitchin’ Sauce

 

 

Fortis Fitness and Strength Training & YOGALUX

 

 

LendSpark Business Financing

 

Best Place to Work-Large Company

 

Las Villas De Carlsbad, an Elmcroft Senior Living Community

 

 

San Diego Gas & Electric

 

 

Walmart Labs

 

 

Workplace MVP

 

 

Major General Arthur M. Bartell, Army & Navy Academy

 

 

Danae Kasarjian, Calsense

 

COMMUNITY AWARDS

 

Community Impact Award – Small Company

 

 

ALL MAVEN, Inc.

 

 

Carolyn B. Reinmiller Public Relations

 

 

Engel & Völkers Carlsbad

 

 

Howes, Weiler, Landy Planning & Engineering

 

 

Pro-Cal Lighting, Inc.

 

 

San Diego Aviators

 

 

Señor Grubby’s

 

 

Sullivan Solar Power

 

 

SunCity Advising

 

 

Community Impact – Large Company

 

 

Solatube International, Inc

 

 

Tri-City Medical Center

 

 

Non-Profit of the Year

 

 

Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation – Discovery Center

 

 

Army and Navy Academy

 

 

Carlsbad Educational Foundation

 

 

Girl Scouts San Diego

 

 

Mitchell Thorp Foundation

 

 

North County Food Bank

 

 

North County Health Services

 

 

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