ReadyNation – Business Champion for Children Award Recipients


ReadyNation has selected its 2018 Business Champion Recipients, which included Every Child Succeeds, Board Chair Jim Spurlino. Every Child Succeeds is very proud of Mr Spurlino’s accomplishments and for his involvement in the community.

ReadyNation – Business Champion for Children Award Recipients

Thursday, November 1st

Gideon Badagawa, Executive Director, Private Sector Foundation (Uganda)
William J. Canary, Chairman, Canary & Company; Ret. CEO, Business Council of Alabama
Jeff Gardner, Chairman, LaundryCares Foundation; President, The Laundry Doctor
James Lee Sorenson, Founder & Chairman, Sorenson Media
Jim Spurlino, CEO, Spurlino Materials (Every Child Succeeds Board Chair)
Brian Wallace, President & CEO, Coin Laundry Association; Executive Director, LaundryCares Foundation
Jeff Wasden, President, Colorado Business Roundtable

Friday, November 2nd

Douglas M. Baker, Jr., Chairman & CEO, Ecolab Inc.
Gregory Davis, Chief Investment Officer, Vanguard
J. Scott McCain, President, JSM Capital Corporation; former President & COO, Maple Leaf Foods Inc.; Director, McCain Foods Limited; Director, Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation (Canada)
Mariano Montero, Director, FEMSA Foundation; former CEO, Executive President, and General Director of multiple FEMSA companies over three decades
Mike Petters, President & CEO, Huntington Ingalls Industries

About Jim Spurlino

He is active in and supportive of various construction industry associations and charitable organizations, including serving or having served on the Board of RMC Research and Education, the Mixed Concrete Association, Ohio Concrete and the University of Dayton Graduate School.

Jim has been very active in the promotion of early childhood issues for over 10 years. He has served on the Board of Trustees of Every Child Succeeds, a Cincinnati-based home visitation program serving first-time, at-risk mothers in the greater Cincinnati are, and on the Board of Trustees of Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY), a national program approved by the U.S. government for home visitation as part of the Affordable Care Act, MIECHV-funded programs.

Jim is a member of ReadyNation CEO Task Force on Early Childhood and signatory to the ReadyNation Pledge, joining hundreds of business leaders, organizations, and other individuals nationally that have signed on indicating their belief in the importance of quality early childhood development programs. He has also been active in Cincinnati, Dayton, and Middletown, Ohio United Way and is a Preschool Promise Committee member for Dayton/Montgomery County, Ohio.

About ReadyNation:

ReadyNation leverages the experience, influence, and expertise of over 2,000 business executives to promote public policies and programs that build a stronger workforce and economy. Since 2006, ReadyNation members have made a bottom-line case for effective, bipartisan investments in children as the future workforce that will drive success in the global marketplace.

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