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Christine Evans
Christine Dobson
Program Manager
Chicago, IL
+1 312 879 2470

Midwest partner Todd Novak
Todd Novak
Strategic Growth Markets Leader
Chicago, IL

Shawn Puechner
Wisconsin Program Director
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Monty Korte
Indiana Program Director
Indianapolis, Indiana

Program geography

Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin

Key dates

Application deadline
March 14, 2014
Nominations are now closed. 
Please contact the Program Manager to nominate an entrepreneur for 2015.

Finalists announced
May 1, 2014

Finalist reception
May 20, 2014 | Chicago, IL

Awards gala
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Navy Pier Grand Ballroom
600 E. Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL

National awards gala at the Strategic Growth Forum® 
November 12-16, 2014
Palm Springs, CA


Did you know?

The Midwest Program includes the states of Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. Since 1986 we have had many of our regional winners go on to win national awards.

View 2013 National winner Paul Jones

View benefits of participation

View previous MW national finalists and winners

View complete listing of the 2013 national award recipients