Anchor, Business, and Partner of the Year

April 25, 2017

Awards at CASE 3rd Anniversary

Anchor of the Year: University of Chicago Medicine

Congratulations to Jonathan Stegner, VP Supply Chain at University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) and his team, including David Spence, Mike Carey and Eric Tritch on receiving the CASE 2016 Anchor of the Year Award!

As one of the founding CASE anchors, UCM has been committed to the CASE mission since inception. UCM is one of the earliest adopters of the targeted matchmaking process by sending RFPs to the CASE team as well as using CASE recommended businesses on some of their opportunities. In 2016, UCM instituted two awards in partnership with CASE at the Supplier Conference solidifying its commitment to local and diversity spend among Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers.

Business of the Year: Anchor Staffing, Inc.

Congratulations to Anchor Staffing Inc. on being named Business of the Year! As a native Chicagoan and President of Anchor Staffing Inc., Joyce Johnson has a firm commitment to strengthening businesses in the city by matching them with talent from the qualified candidates in the Chicago workforce. When placing workers, Anchor Staffing Inc. strives to place talent near the communities in which they live. This not only strengthens the economies of Chicago neighborhoods, but also benefits people who have been placed by Anchor Staffing Inc., as they will be working near their own communities.

Partner of the Year: Chapman & Cutler

Congratulations to the team led by Tim Mohan, including John Martin, Nancy Linder, Myles O’Kelly, and Claire Wambach, on receiving the CASE 2016 Partner of the Year Award.

In 2016, Chapman & Cutler went above and beyond to help CASE fulfill its mission. Thanks to the legal experts at Chapman, CASE has the foundation it needs to launch the online version of the diagnostic tool in 2017. Additionally, Chapman has been a trusted adviser on some key decisions, as well as a generous host for many important CASE events through the year. Thank you for your support, guidance, and time.