Morton Venture Award

The Morton Venture Award is annually awarded to a Morton business owner who has made a significant community impact.

The Morton Venture Award recognizes a Morton business owner who has made a significant impact on the community and the people they employ through their business leadership, growth, and innovation. Nominations for the award are accepted in November and the award is presented to the winner during the Morton EDC’s Annual Symposium in January.

Morton Venture Award Winners

2020 – Bobby Hambrick, AutonomouStuff
 
2019 – David Mills, David Mills, CPA
 
2018 – Tim Leman, Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat
 
2017 – Sam Parrott, Season’s Gastropub and Development
 
2016 – Mike Murphy, Mike Murphy Ford
 
2015 – Phil Kuhl, Kuhl Insurance
 
2014 – Carol Lindstrom Aupperle, Oak Lawn Estates
 
2013 – Tom Marchal, The Iona Group
 
2012 – Jean Ann and Gordon Honegger, Morton Community Bank
 
2011 – Bill Morton, Morton Development
 
2010 – Katie VandenBerg, Eli’s Coffee Shop
 
2009 – Tom Menold, Morton Construction and Restoration