2013 Nominees Announced

In Uncategorized by Sina Enayati


The San Ramon Chamber will present five awards Thursday evening, December 5 at the Bridges Golf Club in San Ramon: Citizen of the Year, Business Person of the Year, Educator of the Year, Employee of the Year, and the Green Company of the Year.

The finalists are the following:

Citizen of the Year Award

  1. Dall Barley – Member and Past Vice President, San Ramon Historic Foundation
  2. William Doerlich – Keller Williams
  3. Steve Renfro – SRVGAL President

Business Person of the Year

  1. Liz Claytor – President and CFO of Splash Swim School
  2. Ian Schuster – President and CMO of Schubros Brewery
  3. David Thompson – President and CEO of TeamLogic IT

Educator of the Year

  1. Jonathan Lui-Kwan – Past PTA President of Quail Run Elementary
  2. Rob Stockberger – San Ramon Valley Unified School District
  3. Nicholas Zefeldt – Live Oak Elementary School

Employee of the Year

  1. Cristene Burr – Executive Director at San Ramon Valley Education Foundation
  2. Janel Rupp – Outreach & Education Manager at Food Service Technology Center
  3. Sandra Ryan – Marketing Manager at San Ramon Regional Medical Center

Green Company of the Year

  1. San Ramon Valley Conference Center
  2. Sprint
  3. Whole Foods San Ramon

“The Community Awards recognize individuals in our community who strive to make a difference,” said San Ramon Chamber of Commerce Chair, Rich Mendoza, Iron Oak Home Loans. “Although there can be only one winner in each category, a nomination is a significant recognition of achievement and dedication to the improvement of our community.”

Terry Koehne, communications and community relations director at the San Ramon Valley Unified School District, will host the awards program.

Awards will be presented at the San Ramon Chamber of Commerce A Night of Stars to be held Thursday, December 5, 2013 at The Bridges Golf Club, 9000 S. Gale Ridge Road (off Bollinger Canyon Road) in San Ramon. The awards event will begin with networking at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. The evening will end by 9 p.m.

Tickets are available through the Chamber of Commerce at $75 each or $600 for a table for eight. Tickets are limited and can be purchased HERE.

For any questions or tickets, please call Kathy Fanning at the Chamber office at 925.242.0600 or e-mail at kathy.fanning@SanRamon.org. The San Ramon Chamber of Commerce office is located at 2410 Camino Ramon, Suite 125, Bishop Ranch 6, San Ramon, CA 94583.