AGLCC announces annual community awards nominees

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (AGLCC) announced the nominees for their 16th Annual Community Awards, and we are excited to announce that two members of the GA Voice team have made the list!

GA Voice Publisher Tim Boyd and Editor Dyana Bagby have been nominated for business man and woman of the year, respectively.

The awards will take place Friday, August 22, 2014 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel and will be hosted by GA Voice columnist and B98.5 Morning Show host Melissa Carter. The winners will be determined by an AGLCC member survey.

“We look forward to celebrating the achievements that both the AGLCC and our nominees have accomplished this year,” said AGLCC President Andria Towne in a press release. “We have an amazing group of businesses, business professionals, non-profits, and corporate allies to recognize here in Atlanta. The Community Awards Dinner is our time to honor the successes our community has had, and to empower each other to continue striving for the growth and advancement of the LGBT business community both locally and nationally.”

Here is the full list of nominees:

Business Woman of the Year:
Diane Conklin, Complete Marketing Systems
Dyana Bagby, GA Voice
Jill Hutchinson, SunTrust Bank
Jo Giraudo, Insider Traveler
Mimi McCain, Ganek Wright Minsk PC

Business Man of the Year:
Thomas Ryan-Lawrence, Gayborhood
Tim Boyd, GA Voice
Timothy Miller, TP Corporate Lodging
Zak Koffler, Morgan Stanley

Guardian Angel:
Brigid Scarbrough, The Health Initiative, HRC Atlanta
Jim Farmer, Out On Film
Linda Ellis, The Health Initiative
Rick Westbrook, Lost-n-Found Youth

Corporate Ally:
The Coca-Cola Company
Morgan Stanley
SunTrust Bank
Turner Broadcasting System

Member of the Year:
David Olt, Integrated Chiropractic Center PC
Dwayne Keller, InterContinental Buckhead
Jeff Cleghorn, Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC
Maureen Kalmanson, Henry’s Midtown
Patric Bell, The Barrelhouse