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Business Recognition Awards

Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce & the Cornerstone Alliance combined BUSINESS RECOGNITION BREAKFAST 

Local businesses and business professionals will be recognized by their colleagues at the combined Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce and Cornerstone Alliance 2019 Business Recognition Breakfast Thursday, February 14, 2019. The joint event will be held at the Lake Michigan College Mendel Center with over 500 expected people in attendance to celebrate and hear our key note speaker, David Lorenz, Executive Vice President of Travel Michigan. 

Congratulations to our nominees!

Winners for each category are highlighted.


Small Business Award: 

  • Competitive Edge
  • Boelcke Heating and Air Conditioning
  • JellieFish Productions
  • King Media
  • North Pier Brewing
  • OnStaff USA
  • Pace of Southwest Michigan
  • Region IV Area Agency on Aging
  • Transient Artisan Ales

Excellence in Customer Service: 

  • Starks Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services
  • Boelcke Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Family Physicians of St. Joseph
  • Fort Miami CrossFit
  • Hallmark Living Benton Harbor
  • Honor Credit Union
  • JellieFish Productions
  • SERVPRO of Berrien County
  • The Livery
  • Welcome Home Design Group

Economic Impact Award: 

  • Pearson Construction
  • Gast Manufacturing
  • Honor Credit Union
  • United Federal Credit Union
  • Vickers Engineering

The Green Business Award:

  • Michigan Energy Business Solutions
  • Michigan E-Bike

Young Business Leader: 

  • Jonah McDonough - Jonah McDonough State Farm
  • Erin Bonin - Kruggel Lawton CPAs
  • Shawn McDonough - JellieFish Productions
  • Patricia Muellen - Upton for All of Us
  • Jeremy Thiele - ROSTA USA

Pat Moody Award: 

  • Anna Murphy - United Way of Southwest Michigan
  • Beaudoin Electrical Construction
  • Kilwin's of St. Joseph
  • Pearson Construction
  • Marty Mason - Sunset Tool & Monogram Centre

2018 Ambassador of the Year Award: 

  • Bob Rogers - SERVPRO of Berrien County
  • Lorrie Brink - CMG Financial
  • Dave Clark - Dave Clark Insurance
  • Jo Farrell - MailMax
  • Tara Gallagher - Welcome Home Design Group
  • Robert Gerbel - Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors
  • Donna Hill - Attitudes Salon
  • Sandra Kopach - Edgewater Bank
  • Nancy McDonnall - NMAC Marketing
  • Phyllis Palmer - Cressy & Everett Real Estate
  • Kimberly Pichot - Andrews University
  • Tanya Urias - Honor Credit Union
  • Kathy Walden - Your Center For Investments
  • Joan Walters - JR Walters Resources
  • Luralynn Wright - Thayer, Inc.