2019 Leadership Excellence Awards

Leadership Palm Beach County’s Leadership Excellence Awards (LEA) recognize exceptional Leadership Engage (Adult) program graduates who make significant contributions to improve our community. The LEAs celebrate individuals who are active examples of the vision, and mission, of Leadership Palm Beach County; Nominees aspire to connect, collaborate and change.

This Year’s Award Will Include Three Categories:

Each award will recognize an individual who has worked outside their assigned job description and delivered results above and beyond the mission for their organization. These accomplishments have resulted in connections, collaborations and ultimately positive change in our community, in only one of the following categories.

Private Sector Award
Public Sector Award
Nonprofit Sector Award

All graduates of Leadership Palm Beach County are eligible for these awards. We encourage you to nominate a graduate who you believe best exemplifies the actions of Leadership Excellence as defined on the last page of this form.

Nominees will be honored at a breakfast on Friday, April 5, 2019. The recipient of each award will be announced on Monday, April 15, 2019 and honored at the annual Leadership Celebration, an evening reception and dinner to be held on Thursday, June 6, 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Leadership Excellence Awards must be received in Leadership Palm Beach County’s office by Friday, February 22 at 5 pm. Download the nomination form by clicking the link below. Please comply with the instructions on the nomination form and submit electronically to along with at least ONE Letter of Recommendation from a colleague, not including the nominator.