2015 Community Impact Award for Job Creation & Workforce Development | Evergreen Beauty College

2015 Community Impact Awards BackdropSEATTLE (October 22, 2015) – Seattle Business magazine honored the region’s most influential business and community leaders on October 21, 2015, at the second annual Community Impact Awards. A sold-out crowd of more than 360 guests at the Museum of History and Industry celebrated 26 honorees in categories ranging from sustainability to youth development.

Joni Earl received the Lifetime Achievement Award for her outstanding influence on the region as CEO of Sound Transit. The evening concluded with a touching video tribute to the legacy she has built.

In recent months, Evergreen Beauty Colleges – one of the Best Companies to Work For in the entire state – and 96 other nonprofits and for-profit companies were nominated Seattle Business magazine’s 2nd annual Community Impact Awards.  In such a competitive field, Seattle Business magazine is very pleased to announce that the judging panel named Evergreen Beauty College one of just three finalists in the state up for a  2015 Community Impact Award in the Job Creation and Workforce Development category.

Last night in front of a VIP audience of 300+ blue-chip executives, not-for-profit directors, thought leaders and community champions, Evergreen was honored at the Community Impact Awards dinner at MOHAI in Seattle with the Silver Award for Job Creation and Workforce Development!

2015 Community Impact Award SpeechThis news story will be in the November issue feature story on Seattle Business magazine’s 2015 Community Impact Award winners.

The event kicked off with an open bar cocktail reception at 6:30 pm, followed by the first-class dinner & awards program, ending at 9:00.

On a personal note, you know how pleased Evergreen Beauty College was to be named a Finalist for another of our high-end awards programs, this time for the critically-important work you do in job creation and workforce development! You can see picture of the event here.

Here are some of the other organizations that were honorees:

  • ArtsFun
  • Canyon Creek Cabinet Company
  • CFO Selections
  • Childhaven
  • El Gaucho Hospitality
  • Holland America Line
  • MOD Pizza
  • Pacific Continental Bank
  • Puyallup Tribe of Indians
  • Seattle Sounders FC
  • Second Use
  • Symetra
  • The First Tee of Greater Seattle
  • Windermere Real Estate
  • YouCare
  • Sound Transit

Thank you to all the Evergreen Beauty College staff, students, and local community for bringing so much purpose to our students education and changing their lives. Thank you to the local community for coming in and allowing Evergreen students to fine tune their craft to be better for the industry. Thank you to all the industry leaders to share your wisdom and thank you to all the EBC staff for your patience, inspiration and guidance to being the cheerleader to the graduates and counseling them through this transition time! All of you make a difference and an impact in our local communities!

2015 Community Impact Award Winner logo

Contact: Leslie Helm
Editor, Seattle Business magazine


Frank Trieu
Vice President of Business Development & Industry Relations

Frank Trieu is a cosmetology industry leader, and despite his accomplishments and accolades, he still prioritizes students on the Evergreen campus. Through building relationships within the community and local salons, retail stores, and spas, he helps facilitate job placements for aspiring beauty professionals using his expansive network.

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