The Inaugural Healthy10 Awards: Meet the Judges

January 19, 2017

Get excited! The winners of the Healthy10 Awards will be announced at the Health Means Business National Summit on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce headquarters in Washington, D.C.

The Healthy10 Awards will honor 10 outstanding cross-sector collaborations or innovative businesses working to create healthier communities. These ground-breaking innovators are setting a new standard of excellence as they empower healthy workers, healthy customers, and healthy communities. Our nominees are among the many businesses working to address—and reverse—our nation’s disturbing health trends. Making this change is vital for America’s economic prosperity and global competitiveness—and we are honored to recognize their leadership and contributions.

Our judges are an impressive group of business entrepreneurs, influential public sector leaders, nonprofit organizers and healthcare advocates came together to judge the more than 138 Healthy10 Award nominations from around the country.

The Healthy10 panel of judges includes:

Chelsey Holmlund
Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships, UNITE-LA, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

Jennifer Silberman
Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Target

Thomas G. Bognanno
President and CEO, Community Health Charities

Chuck Gillespie
Executive Director, Wellness Council of Indiana

Katie Loovis
Director, Corporate Responsibility, GSK

Robert Egger
Founder and President, L.A. Kitchen + D.C. Central Kitchen

Meredith Aronson
Director, Partnerships and Marketing, National Foundation on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

Katie Adamson
Senior Director, Healthy Partnerships and Policy, YMCA of the USA

Megan Corey
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications, Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Stacy Molander
Chief Partnership Officer, Partnership for a Healthier America

Chris Smith
Senior Program Officer, Healthy Living, Colorado Health Foundation

Sue Polis
Director, Health and Wellness Institute for Youth, Education and Families, National League of Cities

The Honorary Panel:

A separate panel made up of the following judges will award the Health Means Business Partnership of the Year award:

The Honorable Betsy Price
Mayor of Fort Worth, Texas

Dr. Jerome Adams
Indiana State Health Commissioner

Rachna Govani
CEO and Co-Founder, FOODSTAND

Jeff Lundy, PhD
Director, Public Policy Development, Data and Analytics, PepsiCo.

The Judging Process and Winner Selection:

Three (3) award winners will be selected from the following groups:

  • Healthy Community
  • Healthy Education and Workforce
  • Healthy Environment

One (1) nominee will be selected as the Health Means Business Partnership or Business of the Year.

Each of these winners is making remarkable strides in building a culture of health by promoting a healthy workforce.  We’re proud that the winners will be announced during the Healthy10 Awards Ceremony on February 16, 2017. Register now to attend the Health Means Business National Summit and meet our Healthy10 inaugural winners!