2015 Midwest award winners

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Our 2015 award winners were announced at a black-tie gala in Chicago on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. 

A special Master Entrepreneur Award was presented to J.B. Pritzker of Pritzker Group for his business and philanthropic leadership.

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J.B. Pritzker
Pritzker Group
(Chicago, Illinois)

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2015 Category Award Recipients
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Ross Freedman and Brad Schneider
Rightpoint
(Chicago, Illinois)

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Al Goldstein
Avant
(Chicago, Illinois)

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Bonnie Micheli and Tracy Roemer
Shred415
(Chicago, Illinois)

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Lou Gentine and Louie Gentine
Sargento Foods Inc.
(Plymouth, Wisconsin)

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Cary Wood

Sparton Corporation
(Schaumburg, Illinois)

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Tim Walbert

Horizon Pharma
(Deerfield, Illinois)

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Scott Mandell
Enjoy Life Natural Brands, LLC
(Schiller Park, Illinois)

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Marc Kiven, Eric Lunt and
Michael Sands

Signal Digital, Inc.
(Chicago, Illinois)
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