Atlanta gay chamber fetes winners at annual dinner [PHOTO GALLERY]

How do you top being named the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce’s chamber of the year? Throw a lavish and lively awards dinner honoring Atlanta’s LGBT business world best. That was the  scene Friday evening at the InterContinental Buckhead as the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual awards dinner and live auction, emceed by Tony Kearney.

Check out whose mantel just got more crowded below, plus a photo gallery from the big night!

  • Guardian Angel: Lost-n-Found Youth
  • Corporate Ally: First Data
  • Small Business of the Year: Henry’s Midtown Tavern
  • Rising Star: Paul Beauchamp, Gayborhood
  • Rosemary Jones Lifetime Achievement Award: Paul Plate, Positive Impact Health Centers
  • Business Woman of the Year: Pamela Stewart, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Business Man of the Year: Cale Hall, Creative Approach
  • Vanguard Award: Selisse Berry, founder and CEO of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates
  • Member of the Year: Carlton Brown, Occasional Occasions