Honoring Excellence Awards

Honoring Excellence is an award program designed to recognize LeadingAge Illinois members and their employees. The purpose of the program is to honor individuals and organizations that put quality first, deliver excellence and inspire others to do the same. 


2018 Honoring Excellence Guidelines and Instructions


2017 Honoring Excellence Awards Program

Below are the winners of the 2017 awards:  

Heart and Hands Award

Diane Amayo, Lead Receptionist, Brookdale Lake Shore Drive
Angie Irwin, CNA Supervisor, Snyder Village

Strive and Thrive Award

Dawn Griner, Physician Liaison, Clare Oaks
Jennifer Bishop, Director of Nursing, Heritage Woods of Plainfield

Rising Star Award

Susan Steinsultz, CNA, Fairview Haven
Krista Borbely, Director of Human Resources, Clark‚ÄźLindsey Village


Leadership in Action Award

Gigi Walker, Chief Finance and Operating Officer, Clare Oaks

Community Impact

SeaPearch Intergenerational Robotics Program, Friendship Village of Schaumburg