Recognizing Lifetime Achievement
NomiNate An Exceptional Candidate
An AAF-Akron special committee will select the winner among all submissions during a closed session vote in late August 2021.
Award criteria include:
Contribution To Their Company
Must have achieved success in one of the following areas of work: advertising agency, advertiser, media, or advertising service.
Must have shown a consistent, high degree of original thinking in their field.
Contributions to the General Advancement of Advertising
Contributions to the Community
Should be active in other groups dedicated to human or social welfare in their community.
2021 Recipient: Janice Troutman
Dennis Kleidon, Kleidon & Associates
Janet VonGunten, Veritiv
Doug Smiley, Smiley & Hanchulak
Jack DeLeo, Hitchcock Fleming & Associates
Fred Anthony, Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital
Roger Berk, Sr. WAKR/WAEZ/TV-23
Kitty Brown, Voiceover Talent
Stanley Buda, Jr., Hitchcock Fleming & Associates
Mary Lou Ciborek, WNIR
Robert Crawford, The Crawford Company
Tim Edwards, Inventure Place
Daniel Forrer, Ohio Edison
John DeVries, The Crawford Company
Richard Harris, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Cyrus Hitchcock, Hitchcock Fleming & Associates
Jack Houlette, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Leo LeFort, Hesselbach & Mitten
Edward Lynch, Akron Beacon Journal
Victor Pavona, ETA Systems
Dixie Vinez, FirstMerit Corporation