Honoring the best in our business community.

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The Greater Washington Good Business Awards honors and celebrates the leadership of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits that serve as powerful champions for good in our community. From corporate social responsibility champions to nonprofit organizations that help solve the region’s greatest challenges, the Greater Washington Good Business Awards honors purposeful community leadership, efforts that make a positive impact, and those who do good deeds.

2022 Good Business Award Winners:

Lifetime Achievement Award

Each year, the Chamber recognizes extraordinary business leaders for unparalleled achievement and dedication to the community through the Lifetime Achievement Award, formerly named the James M. Rees Award.  This award is the Chamber’s highest honor and is given to an individual with a proven track record of leadership and service to the greater Washington area.

We are proud to announce this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Kevin Reynolds, Executive Vice President and Regional President, Director of Sales, United Bank!

Kevin’s volunteer efforts, have helped organizations throughout the area with strategic planning, raising funds and building awareness for their causes.  His contributions have made a difference to organizations as diverse as the American Heart Association, The Economic Club of Washington, DC, Rotary International, The Gladney Center for Adoption, Children’s Science Center, Special Olympics, Homestretch and The Martin Luther King, Jr. Cultural Foundation.  He serves as the chairman of The 123 Club and former chairman of the Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools. Kevin is a board member of Marymount University and the current past-president of Westwood Country Club. He also serves as co-chairman of the United Bank Charity Classic, an annual golf tournament that has raised more than $6.8 million to benefit Inova Kellar Center and community organizations around the area.

Impact Awards

The Impact Award is given to volunteers who have made a significant impact in an area of strategic importance to the Chamber. Taking on issues such as diversity, equity and inclusion to solving for the region’s workforce challenges; this is why the Greater Washington Good Business Awards honors purposeful community leadership and efforts that make a positive impact.

This year’s Impact awards go to…

John A. Allen, Regional Bank President, Wells Fargo

The Chamber is honored to recognize John for his excellent leadership of the DE&I Board of Advisors.  In addition to being instrumental in the creation and launch of the Board of Advisors, John has been a strong, principled voice, thought leader and valued partner for Board leadership.

Lyles Carr, Senior Vice President, The McCormick Group

We are thrilled to recognize Lyles Carr for his thought leadership on the Governance Task Force, and for the important role he has played on the Nominating Committee over the past few years.  We couldn't have asked for a better ambassador for the Chamber.  Because of Lyles, the Chamber has made significant strides toward a more senior, more impactful board.  With Lyle’s help and endorsement, we are living up to our objective of being one of the leading business organizations in the Greater Washington region.

Janet Osborn, East Region Leader, Aon Corporation

It is our pleasure to recognize Janet for being a driving force behind the Greater Washington Apprentice Network (GWAN).  It just would not have happened without Janet’s leadership and commitment.  GWAN is not only creating workforce solutions for regional employers -- it is changing lives!



We announced the latest Business of the Year

Each year we award a business that has gone above and beyond for their community with the "Business of the Year" title. The business that wins this award exemplifies corporate social responsibility.


We named a Nonprofit of the Year



Each year we award a Nonprofit that has gone above and beyond for their community with the "Business of the Year" title. The business that wins this award exemplifies corporate social responsibility.

We name a nonprofit

of the Year



Each year we award a business that has gone above and beyond for their community with the "Business of the Year" title. The business that wins this award exemplifies corporate social responsibility.



We celebrate Lifetime Achievements

Being a corporate citizen leadership isn't a single year's effort. It's an ongoing and deliberate dedication to one's community. Each year we honor a business leader who has earned a distinction for their ongoing work.

What does being a good corporate citizen mean to me?

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