Award Recipients

2007
The Honorable Edward G. Rendell
Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Award Recipients

2014
Gerard H. Sweeney
President and CEO, Trustee, Brandywine Realty Trust

2013
Bud Shuster
Former Member, US House of Representatives

2012
Walter D'Alessio
Principal, NorthMarq Advisors

2011
Denis P. O'Brien
President & CEO, PECO

2010
Nicholas DeBenedictis
Chairman & CEO, Aqua America

2009
Pasquale “Pat” T. Deon, Sr.
Chairman, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)

2008
William P. Hankowsky
Chairman, President, and CEO, Liberty Property Trust

2007
The Honorable Edward G. Rendell
Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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The recipient of the inaugural Ellipse Award was Governor Edward G. Rendell. His dedication to living his values has been a true inspiration, and his ability to communicate ideas and inspire cooperation has led to significant success in improving and preserving our precious infrastructure. His recognition of the importance of embracing change as an avenue to continuous improvement and considering new and innovative ideas are among the many reasons he was chosen as the recipient of this Quality of Life award.