NCI Awards Community Leaders for Making a Difference in North County

North County Incorporated (NCI) will recognize local leaders for their contributions to the North County region at its 46th Annual Leadership Breakfast on May 12, 2023, from 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at the Marriott St. Louis Airport Hotel. More than 550 business, civic, and community leaders attend this celebration annually. Sponsorship packages are still available! MORE INFO

“Celebrating champions of North County is always an honor. We are excited to recognize the many dedicated people, businesses, and organizations working to improve our community, better the lives of others, and advance the local economy,” said NCI President and CEO, Rebecca Zoll.

2023 NCI Leadership Award Honorees

Business Development Leadership Award

  • Kurtis Barks, Complete Autobody and Repair
  • Panattoni Development Company, Inc.
  • Fields Foods

Community Development Leadership Award

  • Ameren – St. Louis
  • Dr. Jacqueline Harvey, Betty Jean Kerr People’s Health Centers
  • St. Louis County Tap in Centers
  • Sylvester Taylor II, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1 and Hazelwood School District

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leadership Award

  • Special School District’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Team

Elmer Belsha Leadership Award

  • Richard P. Dorsey, Attorney at Law

Public Service Leadership Award

  • Councilwoman Rita Heard Days, St. Louis County
  • Dr. Vernice Hicks-Prophet, Jennings School District
  • Mike Krankeola, City of Florissant
  • Margo McNeil, Hazelwood School District
  • Councilwoman Mary Singleton, City of Hazelwood
  • Senator Brian Williams, State of Missouri

Special Recognition Award

  • Pat Blaisdell, Community Volunteer

Platinum Sponsors

Premier Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors

Bi-State Development Agency
Florissant Rotary Club
Greater North County Chamber of Commerce
Marriott St. Louis Airport Hotel
Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 562
Riverview Gardens School District
Valley Industries



North County Incorporated

8225 Florissant Rd., Suite 11
St. Louis, MO 63121
phone: (314) 895-6241


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