LEADER FOR AMERICA.
With the culmination of The CrisCom Company's 10th anniversary in 2007, the firm established an annual "LEADER FOR AMERICA" award. This prestigious award is The CrisCom Company's highest honor, and recognizes those extraordinary leaders who have made a tremendous impact on our nation in a positive way.
Sgt. Ron Helus
Ventura County Sheriff's Deputy Ron Helus' selfless actions truly embody leadership and selflessness. It was a truly humbling experience to posthumously honor Sgt. Helus with CrisCom's 2018 Leader For America.
Mr. Sam Esraelian
Army veteran and American hero, Sam Esraelian was honored as CrisCom's 2017 Leader For America. Sam continues to be the epitome of a true country loving soldier and humble volunteer.
Mr. Jose Ramirez
Professional boxer and WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight Champion, Jose Ramirez was honored as CrisCom's 2016 Leader For America. Jose's story is the American dream, he hasn't forgotten where he came from and his athleticism and his philanthropic endeavors will ensure his lasting legacy.
Mr. Andrew Skinner
Andrew has worked tirelessly to help those who suffer from spinal cord injuries. Shortly after his own injury in 2004, Andrew and his wife created the Triumph Foundation to provide this support for others. "He is an inspiration to countless people, and his dedication and hard work are truly making a difference," says Chuck Jelloian.
Mr. George Voita
George's commitment to the children of this nation, and to the sport of baseball is an inspiration to us all. His selfless giving of time and mentoring to at-risk youth embodies not only the American spirit, but the spirit of our national pastime as well.
Mr. Fred Ruiz
Truly Mr. Ruiz is a well deserving recipient, not only for his entrepreneurial success in building a national company from humble beginnings, but also because of his philanthropic work.
Mr. John Greaves
As a longtime youth sports coach, John has worked with kids to build the skills, leadership and teamwork necessary to succeed in life, on and off the field. "He has served as a role model for our kids, and I want to thank him for his years of service to our youth and our community," says Chuck Jelloian.
Ms. Wendy Wooten, Ph.D.
Wendy is a proven leader in developing advanced science programs and curriculum for students throughout the United States. We are so fortunate to have her talent and leadership right here in the San Fernando Valley.
The Honorable Jon Rachford
Jon's distinguished public service, passion for his community and untiring devotion to the non-profit organizations serving his community are recognized and honored.
Mr. Dave Phillips
Because of Dave's vision and the tireless work of Children's Hunger Fund, over $1 billion in food and other important products has been distributed to more than 10 million children in 35 states and 72 countries.
Mr. Bob Jordan
Mr Jordan has devoted his life fighting to protect our country, and has fought to protect and assist other veterans who require help and direction with their benefits. Bob worked tirelessly and gave his time to hose deserving veterans who have been in harms way.
The Honorable Audra Strickland
Victories in California are measured everyday when our families have control over their education; when our children reject drugs; when the entrepreneur is not overburdened by government and when our military feels embraced by their nation.