The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce has announced business and individual award recipients at the Ninth Annual Business Awards Luncheon, presented by American Furniture Warehouse.

All finalists are nominated by the local business community and winners are determined by a committee of peer Chamber members. The 2015 Annual Business Award winners are:

Volunteer of the Year:  Ryan Morton, GroundZero Restoration and Silver Fox Plumbing
Gilbert Leadership Award: Tad Peelen, Joe’s Real BBQ
Family Business of the Year: JB Water Distillers
Employer of Choice:  APS
Small Business of the Year: Digital Intelligence Agency
Mid-Sized Business of the Year:  Higher Grounds Roastery & Cafe
Large Business of the Year: Orbital ATK

In addition to these winners, the Chamber was proud to recognize Committee members, Business Academy Graduates, Community Liaisons, and members of the Board of Directors.

The Ninth Annual Business Awards Luncheon was held on Wednesday, June 17th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix-Gilbert & San Tan Elegante Conference Center in Gilbert. The luncheon was presented by American Furniture Warehouse with additional support by Arizona State Credit Union, Southwest Airlines, CenturyLink, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Employee Benefit Exchange Corp., John’s Refrigeration, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, Orbital ATK, SRP, Strong Tower Insurance Group, and Town of Gilbert.