2017

Mano Nazar
President, Nuclear Division and Chief Nuclear Officer
Nextera Energy, Inc.

2016

Daniel T. Ariens
Chairman & CEO
Ariens Company

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2015

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Bill Morgan
President
Johnsonville Sausage

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2014

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Don Zietlow
CEO & Owner
Kwik Trip, Inc.

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2013

Timothy J. Howald
Chairman & CEO
Tweet/Garot Mechanical, Inc.

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2012

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Mike Swenson
Former President/CEO
Northern States Power Company-Wisconsin; Xcel Energy, Inc.

 

 

2011

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Jim Leef
President
ITU, Inc.

 

2010

Curtis L. Hoppestad
Global Director, Riding Lawn Equipment
John Deere Horicon Works

 

2009

Jerry G. Ryder
President
InSinkErator Division, Emerson Appliance Solutions

 

2008

Mark Glendenning
President and CEO
Inland Label and Marketing Services

2007

Robert Cervenka
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Phillips Plastics Corporation

2006

Dale R. Schuh
Chairman, CEO and President
Sentry Insurance

2005

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John Baumann
President
Colony Brands, Inc.

2004

Brad Rosenwald
President
Vulcan Chemicals

2003

Thomas J. Boldt
CEO
The Boldt Company

2002

Erroll B. Davis, Jr.
Retired Chairman, President & CEO Alliant Energy/Wisconsin Power & Light