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Most Admired CEOs Application 2021

We encourage applicants to include letters of recommendation from current staff and at least one nonprofit or board the CEO serves.

Letters may be sent electronically to [email protected].

Fields marked with a red asterisk (*) are required.

Please provide as much information as possible so that our judges will be able to make the most informed decisions possible, based on your accomplishments.

Applications and up to 3 letters of recommendation are due August 31, 2021.

A winner is not eligible to win again the following year but can win a maximum of three times.

To be eligible for this award, the winner must live in or work in Maryland at the time of judging.

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  • Please type the name of your company as how you would like to see it in print
  • (e.g. http://www.facebook/johndoe)
  • (e.g.
  • (e.g. @johndoe)
  • List most recent first and include degree, institution and year graduated. (Ex. Master of Business Administration, University of Maryland, 2000)
  • List the most recent position first, including start and end dates and title (Ex. 2008-Present, Enterprise Homes Inc., President)
  • List most recent first and include the year, corporation and position (if applicable) (Ex. 2004-2005, Polo Ralph Lauren Corp.)
  • Limit to past 10 years, list most recent first and include year, position held and organization. (Ex. 2004, President, Literacy Works, Maryland Chapter)
  • What awards/honors have you been most proud to receive? List most recent first and include year, award/honor name and awarding institution. (Ex. 2006, Maryland's Top 100 Women, The Daily Record)
  • Provide a brief description of your leadership style and vision for your organization. Especially focus on your philosophy for leading people and managing through tough economic times.
  • Provide a brief description of your particular strengths in regard to competitiveness and innovation. Be as specific as possible about innovative ideas that have come to fruition under your leadership; results of the innovations and how they have helped your organization stay competitive in the marketplace.
  • Organization History/Financial Performance

    Please provide the following information. (NOTE: All financial data will be kept strictly confidential and will not be released or published without consent).
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