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Nominations for the Fearless Frontline Leader Award Now Open

Since 2014, EACC President's Circle member Definity Partners has been honoring frontline leaders who fuel the manufacturing industry through the Fearless Frontline Leader Award. The award recognizes the day-to-day contributions of frontline leaders across the US who power the manufacturing industry, with 80% of the industry's workforce reporting to a frontline leader.

Candidates are nominated by colleagues who have witnessed their integrity and consistent impact first-hand. Selection criteria  focuses on qualities (calm, empathy, nonjudgement, respect, excellence, humility, caring and leads by example) that set apart the best frontline leaders and make them effective in their most critical responsibility: developing their people. Candidates can be nominated from a diverse range of companies/organizations, including manufacturing companies, non-profits and service providers.

Nominations for the 2017 Fearless Frontline Leader Award are now open, and nominating a frontline leader is a special way for leaders in the EACC network to recognize and celebrate their top performers, while also raising the profile of EACC members in the region. All of the necessary details about the program and the nomination process can be found at The dealdline to submit nominations is Monday, September 4.

The EACC staff had the privilege of attending the 2015 award ceremony and celebration at Great American Ballpark. The evening's inspirational program included honorees sharing their personal stories and empowering remarks by speakers Marty Brennaman, legendary Cincinnati Reds announcer, and Ray Attiyah, Definity Partners founder and author (click here to learn more). This year, the  2017 Fearless Frontline Leader Award ceremony and celebration will take place on October 26. Stay tuned for more information on event registration! 

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