NCI Annual Breakfast

NCI values the health and safety of our community, and we are working to make this a safe event for all participants by encouraging protocol to limit the spread of COVID-19. NCI will abide by all current St. Louis County Public Health Department protocols. If you have symptoms of respiratory illness and/or a fever above 100.1 degrees Fahrenheit please do not attend public events. Attendees are required to wear cloth face coverings or disposable surgical masks and stay six feet apart. Hand sanitizing stations will be provided during the event, we encourage all guests to make use of these stations and wash hands frequently.

Friday, September 18

Marriott St. Louis Airport

North County Incorporated will recognize local leaders for their contributions to the North County region at its 43rd Annual Leadership Breakfast at the Marriott St. Louis Airport. More than 550 business, civic, and community leaders attend this celebration annually.

“It is a privilege to be able to honor the many dedicated people, businesses and organizations in North County working to improve our community and advance the local economy,” said NCI President and CEO, Rebecca Zoll.

2020 NCI Leadership Award Honorees

Business Development

  • Christian Hospital: Siteman Cancer Center
  • Centene Community Ice Center
  • Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital Expansion
  • COVID 19 Business Assistance Rapid Response Partners: Explore St. Louis, Missouri Department of Economic Development, St. Louis Economic
  • Development Partnership, St. Louis Development Corporation, St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce

Community Development

  • Little Bit Foundation: Project Graduation at Riverview Garden School District
  • Ameren and 24:1 Partnership: Ring Safety Project
  • Stephanie Williamson, Helping Hand Me Downs

Diversity & Inclusion

  • Chris Jones and Doyle Washington, St. Louis County Fire Academy
  • Erica Williams, A Red Circle

Elmer Belsha Leadership

  • Senator Gina Walsh, State of Missouri

Excellence in Partnership with NCI

  • North County Census Initiative: Missouri Foundation for Health’s Alexandra Rankin and St. Louis County’s Ethel Byndom
  • I-270 North Corridor Partnership: MoDOT, Missouri Transportation Commission and East-West Gateway

Public Service

  • Karen Goodwin, City of Florissant
  • Mayor Mary-Louise Carter, City of Pagedale

Special Recognition

  • Gabrielle Cole, The Fit and Food Connection


Can’t make it to NCI’s Annual Leadership Breakfast in person? CLICK HERE to participate virtually. Once you RSVP you will receive instructions on how to participate the day of the event via email. Include your address and receive a pre-event gift!




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North County Incorporated

350B Village Square Drive
Hazelwood, Missouri 63042
phone: (314) 895-6241


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