Winners of the Most Admired CEOs award will be selected based on the following criteria:
• Leadership and vision
• Competitiveness and innovation
• Community leadership and service
• Financial performance and growth
• Corporate leadership
• Board service and nonprofit involvement
An independent panel of judges will select the finalists and winners.
Applications must include letters or recommendation from current staff and at least one nonprofit or board the CEO serves.
A winner is not eligible to win again the following year but can win a maximum of three times.
Winners are selected by a panel of business and legal professionals and a representative of The Daily Record.