Community Leadership Person of the Year

Dick Peach

Evanston Chamber Names Richard (Dick) Peach Community Leadership Person of the Year Born and raised in Evanston, Dick attended Evanston schools; College Hill Elementary, Skiles Junior High School and ETHS. Evanston has been his home for the past 73 years. His work experience runs the gamut from being a printing press operator at Rand McNally […]

Nonprofit Person of the Year 2020

Steve Newman

Evanston Chamber Names Steve Newman of Evanston Scholars Nonprofit Person of the Year Steve is the founder and executive director of Evanston Scholars, a non-profit organization that improves college access and success for a diverse group of ambitious Evanston students who are traditionally first-generation college entrants. They are low-income students, and students of color, starting […]

Business Person of the Year 2020

Sandy Chen

Evanston Chamber Names Sandy Chen of KOI Businessperson of the Year When I immigrated to the U.S. from Mainland China with my parents and three younger siblings, I would never imagined that one day I had the ability to open my own business, help other people, and make positive impacts to my community in which […]