Major Michelle Anglin/Gwinnett County Police Department (Influence Award)
The Gwinnett County Police Department is the second largest police agency in Georgia with an authorized strength of 905 sworn officers, supported by 289 civilian employees, and is an agency with a long history of excellence, integrity, and fairness. The department enjoys a strong relationship with the diverse community it serves and continues to build that reputation by constantly engaging and interacting with the residents.
Jill Edwards/United Community Bank (Pay It Forward Award)
United Community Bank (NASDAQ: UCBI) is a bank holding company headquartered in Blairsville, GA, with executive offices in Greenville, SC. United is one of the largest full-service financial institutions in the Southeast, with $17.8 billion in assets, and 160 offices in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. United Community Bank, United’s wholly owned bank subsidiary, specializes in personalized community banking services for individuals, small businesses and companies throughout its geographic footprint, including Florida under the brand Seaside Bank and Trust. Services include a full range of consumer and commercial banking products, including mortgage, advisory, treasury management, and wealth management.
Lorri Christopher/City of Peachtree Corners (Greater Good Award)
The City of Peachtree Corners, Gwinnett County’s newest city, is 10 years old and has a diverse population of over 43,000 residents. The city encompasses 17 square miles and is the home of Curiosity Lab and the test bed road for autonomous vehicles.
About the Moxie Awards:
Built for women who are bold in business, the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce honored more than 90 finalists and seven winners at the 2021 Moxie Awards on Friday, Aug. 27. The Moxie Awards recognize women and organizations that are making it happen. Organizational awards highlighted companies that support the advancement of women, as well as those that are women-led. Individual awards honored those who are trailblazers in a male-dominated field, Gwinnett County champions, emerging leaders, professionals who are at the peak of their career and those who are generous with their time, talent, or resources.