Truckee Innovator Award

This individual, business, or organization is changing the game. They are recognized for their visionary thinking, responsiveness toward emerging trends, expanding to new markets or launching new products. They embrace change and find creative ways to expand. They exemplify spirit and fortitude in making Truckee a great community through their actions that may have big future impacts. They are an inspiration to up and coming innovators.

2019 Nominees:

Andy BarR

Ciro Mancuso

Erica Jensen - Jack + Emmy

FiftyFifty Brewing Co. 

Gateway Mountain Center

Peter Mayfield- Gateway Mountain Center

Jeff Brown- Tahoe Mountain Realty

Karen McNamara- Conscious Container

KidZone Museum

Landing

Michelle Erskine- Art Truckee 

Mi Pueblito Market

Moonshine Ink

Nick Visconti and Brad Farmer - Drink
Coffee Do Stuff

Pam Hobday

PropertyRadar

Sierra Community House

Truckee Food Shop

Truckee Roundhouse Makerspace

 

Truckee Entrepreneur Award

This individual, business, or organization embodies the entrepreneurial spirit. Their commitment, vision and demonstrated perseverance in the face of adversity and ability to overcome obstacles set them apart. They create and turn business visions into realities. They build strategic alliances, collaborate and surround themselves with talented people. They make an impact in terms of job creation and improved economics in our community.

2019 Nominees:

Alibi Aleworks

Alicia and Andy Barr

AlpineGold Spa & Boutique

DirtGypsy

Drink Coffee Do Stuff

Jason Berger, Dreamtown CrossFit

Jeff Brown- Tahoe Mountain Realty

Jim Winterberger- Tahoe Getaways

Mangrove Web Development

Michelle Erskine Entertainment

Michelle Erskine- Art Truckee 

Sierra Insurance- Kevin Murphy, Tally Leontovich, Lauren Schmidt, Kayla Woods

Tahoe Mountain Sports

Truckee Roundhouse Makerspace

 

Truckee Business Stewardship Award

This individual, business, or organization conducts its business in a way that creates “shared value.” They deliver high quality products and services to customers, provide a great place to work for employees, support the wellbeing and development of the community. They strive to create solutions to business through partnerships and collaborations. They contribute and care for the community and care for the environment in a way that supports the long-term success of business.

2019 Nominees:

Chad Bogan- InMotion Heating and Plumbing

Dreamtown CrossFit

Foriver- Truckee River Watershed Council

Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe

InMotion Heating and Plumbing

Kelly Brothers Painting

Roy Tuscany- High Fives Foundation

Sierra Community House

Sierra Insurance Associates

Sierra Insurance- Kevin Murphy, Tally Leontovich, Lauren Schmidt, Kayla Woods

Tahoe Getaways 

Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation

The Cavallo Family- Tahoe Sports Hub

Truckee Roundhouse Makerspace 

Truckee Tahoe Lumber Co.


 

Truckee Creative Award

Truckee is home to a creative culture that is unique in community spirit, inclusivity and individual creativity. This new award celebrates an outstanding Truckee Creative -- an individual, business, or organization that raise Truckee’s arts and culture awareness, thereby enhancing the overall wellbeing and economic benefits of the community. Creatives could be artists, writers, photographers, performers, makers, culinary creatives or organizations that reflect our unique mountain culture.

2019 Nominees:

Ben Martin- Tahoe Truckee School of Music

JJ Morgan- Moody's

Kelly Brothers Painting

Kelly Wallis 

Michelle Erskine Entertainment

Moonshine Ink

Mountain Arts Collective 

Mountain Forge

OLAB

Riverside Studios

Stella

Truckee Cultural District

Truckee Public Arts Commission (TPAC)

Truckee Roundhouse Makerspace 

Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus


 

Truckee Rising Star Award

Recognizes an individual, business, or organization that is making an impact in our local business community. They show a commitment to their staff and our community and have the potential to scale. Their investment in the community contributes to Truckee’s economic vitality.


2019 Nominees for Rising Star:

Chris Gerrald- Placer Title Company 

Dreamtown CrossFit

Jasmine Watts- Tahoe Mountain Realty

Mangrove Web Development

Max Baillargeon

Merritt Ehlert- AlpineGold Spa & Boutique

Mountain Living Home Consignment 

Nick and Laura Visconti- Drink Coffee Do Stuff

Sierra Insurance- Kevin Murphy, Tally Leontovich, Lauren Schmidt, Kayla Woods

Tahoe Mountain Fitness

Travis Ganong & Ralph Backstrom- Pacific Crest Coffee Co.

Truckee Roundhouse Makerspace 


 

Large Business of the Year (50+ employees):

Recognized for their involvement in solving issues facing the Truckee community; enhancement and investment in the area’s economy; contributions to the labor market through career opportunities and benefits for employees; and contributions to the community.

2019 Nominees:

Aegis Insurance

Bill Kelly- Kelly Bros Painting

FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

Holliday Development

JMA Ventures

Mark Tanner Construction

Sierra College 

Sugar Bowl Ski Resort

Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal

Truckee Craft Ventures

 

Small Business of the Year (1-49 employees)

Recognized for their staying power in business, growth, innovativeness of product or services, ability to respond to adversity in economy and seasonality of area, and contributions to the community.

2019 Nominees:

Cedar House Sport Hotel & Stella

Drink Coffee Do Stuff

East River PR

Jack + Emmy 

Gratitudes

Kitchen Collab

Moonshine Ink 

Mountain Lion Aviation

Pacific Crest Coffee Co.

Paco's Truckee Bike & Ski 

Sierra Bakehouse

Sierra Insurance Associates

Sierra Insurance Associates- Kevin Murphy, Tally Leontovich, Lauren Schmidt, Kayla Woods 

Tahoe Oil & Spice

Truckee Laundry

Truckee-Tahoe Pet Lodge


 
Mi Pueblito, New Business of the Year Award, 2016

Mi Pueblito, New Business of the Year Award, 2016

All nominees must be Chamber members in good standing.  For a list of members, please refer to the Business Directory on Truckee.com, or call the Chamber if you have any questions regarding members who qualify for each category. Nominees may be moved to a different category when the Chamber Board reviews the nominations if they determine it is more appropriate.