cm_business2The North San Diego Business Chamber recently honored many businesses and individuals from San Diego’s business community. Donald Balfour of Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers and Janet Beronio, General Manager of Harrah’s Resort Southern California, received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Giordin Perlman of Northrop Grumman, Jason Cestaro of Mercedes-Benz of Escondido, and Ron Zuccaro of BAE Systems were recognized with the Emerging Leaders Award. The Business Leaders of the Year award recipients included Pablo Gonzalez of Northrop Grumman, Ric Militi of InnoVision LLC, and Stacey Hrountas of Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers. Active Digital Signage and Unicorn Jewelry and Watch Boutique were recognized with the Think Local First Champions award. The Community Champions of the Year award went to Millennium Health, San Diego County Credit Union, and Bill Loeber of Hewlett-Packard. Cox Communications, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, and Linda Strand of Independent Energy Solutions were named as Sustainability Champions of the Year. The Burn Institute and Patricia Reily of CSU San Marcos were also honored as Collaborators of the Year and Cooking 4 Life was awarded the Healthiest Business distinction. For more information visit