• Exceptional Employee of the Month

  • Exceptional Employee of the Month Nomination Form

    We want to hear about and recognize your exceptional employees, employers and co-workers. The purpose of this brand new chamber program is to recognize employees who serve the local business community in an exceptional manner by exemplifying outstanding service through his or her work and exhibiting a positive and supportive attitude. If your business or employer is a member of the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, we invite you to nominate someone to be named an Exceptional Employee of the Month.

    Any chamber member is eligible to nominate and be nominated for the Employee of the Month. Forms need to be filled out and submitted by the 15th of each month. They will be kept on file for 90 days. Submit completed nomination form to Lindsay Quick at LindsayQ@champaigncounty.org or fax them to 217.359.1809.

    Employees may be nominated more than one time in 12 months, but if chosen Employee of the Month, they may only receive this award one time in a period of 12 months. Winners will receive:

    • A plaque from Awards Ltd./Stamps Direct, Hall of Fame Plaques & Signs or TrophyTime, Inc.
    • $50 gift card to LongHorn Steakhouse
    • Recognition in the e-Connection, on the Chamber website, social media and a press release issued to local media

    Have questions about the program? Contact Lindsay at LindsayQ@champaigncounty.org or call 217.359.1791.

    See her announcement here.
    “Amanda will come in on weekends and work- not because I ask her to, but because she takes ownership for the work and is committed to giving our clients the highest quality of legal service possible. She is incredibly organized and is always willing to go above and beyond.”
    -Cari Rincker

    See her announcement here.
    “Betty provides superb customer service. She has greatly improved our responsiveness to businesses large and small. She is exceptionally suited for her role.” 
    -John Baker

    See her announcement here.
    “Ranya is incredibly deserving of this award because of her passion and dedication to the individuals in Champaign County. She works tirelessly day-in-day-out to provide the highest level of service possible.” 
    -Monica Cherry

    See her announcement here.
    “Rachella does her job with a very positive attitude and always has a smile on her face. She is always available to answer questions and solve problems.” 
    -Awais Vaid

    See her announcement here.
    “Laura is an incredibly valuable employee. Her job is difficult but she makes it look so easy. She is the backbone of our hotel and she takes care of guests as if they are family.” 
    -Alana Fuller

    See her announcement here.
    “Ginger believes in the work we do and it shows. She has energy and a strong work ethic. Ginger makes it a priority to connect herself with our community.”
    -Sharla Jolly

    See her announcement here.
    “The positive image and success of the Sidney Dairy Barn is a direct result of Chris. She takes challenges and turns them into learning experiences and opportunities.”
    -Dennis Riggs

    See her announcement here.
    “Tavell takes each job personally. Her ability to come into a tense situation and put the homeowner at ease is quite amazing. Her dedication to her job is why Servpro has the reputation that it does.”
    -Butch Dalhaus

    See her announcement here.
    “I have never gone to Lauren with an issue that she hasn’t been able to fully resolve. She provides a positive attitude to those around her even in the most stressful situationsand she always strives to engage and motivate others."
    -Bess Wolff

    See her announcement here.
    “In the short time that Candy has been with us, she has already made herself an asset to our company. She has grown our current client base and frequently receives compliments from potential clients.”
    -Sarah Marshky

    See his announcement here.
    “Zack gives superb customer service to every person he encounters. We can count on him all the time - 24 hours a day. He is patient and thorough and always represents our company well.” 
    -April McKinnery

    See his announcement here.
    “Kendall’s industry knowledge and attention to detail has given our sales group a competitive edge time and time again. He always maintains an open line of communication with customers. He is a great asset to the Graybar organization.” 
    -Tonya Geese

    See her announcement here.
    "Nicole has overcome a lot in her life. Now, she uses her skills and intelligence to mentor others. She is not so much a boss, but a leader. She makes us a better company."
    - Sandra Ahten