Business Person of the Year
For the Business Person of the Year, the selection was made from a number of suggested candidates, based on a history of success in business and contributions to the community.
More specifically, the Chamber’s Business Person of the Year is to have qualities among the following characteristics.
- Is a member of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce
- Owns or is part of a Newport Business or a company doing business in Newport Beach
- Successful business person
- Affiliated with other leaders in business
- Involved in philanthropic activities
- Supporter of local community activities
- Serves as a role model for other business persons
Newport Beach Business Person of the Year Recipients
2021 – Mario Marovic
2019 – Jim Walker