16th Annual Pinnacle Awards


17th Annual Pinnacle Awards Luncheon

Thank you to all who attended the 17th Annual Pinnacle Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the Barn at Bull Meadow. We recognized businesses and individuals who have demonstrated professional excellence in their fields and committment to the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce and our community. Learn more.

  • Small Business of the Year:   The Hotel Concord
  • Business of the Year:  Bangor Savings Bank
  • Nonprofit of the Year:   The Friendly Kitchen
  • Business Leader of the Year:   Jonathan Halle

Read about their contributions to the community.

The awards luncheon also recognized:

  • 2022 W. Grant McIntosh Volunteer of the Year:  Megan MacMullin
  • 2022 Concord Young Professional of the Year:  Erin Schaick

Learn more about these honorees.

ConcordTV, Your Community Media Center recorded this special awards ceremony so the whole community can celebrate our award recipients.

You can also view photos from the event on our Facebook page.

This event was generously sponsored by Eastern BankEversource Energy Sanel NAPA and Business NH Magazine.

Eastern Bank logo  Eversource logo   Sanel NAPA logo  Business NH Magazine logo

Additional support by Barn at Bull Meadow, Duprey Hospitality, LLC and Speedy Printing and Copying.


Join us in june 2023

We look forward to gathering together in June 2023 for the 18th Annual Pinnacle Awards Luncheon.


The 2023 award recipients will join an esteemed group of businesses and individuals who have been honored since Pinnacle Awards were established seventeen years ago:

Small Business of the Year 

2022      The Hotel Concord
2021       Constantly Pizza, Inc.
2020       The Works Café      
2019       Gibson's Bookstore 
2018       Warrenstreet Architects, Inc.
2017       Arnie's Place
2016       Russell Animal Hospital, PA
2015       Cimo’s South End Deli
2014       Capitol Craftsman & Romance Jewelers
2013       Windmill Family Restaurant
2012       Irish Electric Corp.
2011       Mason + Rich, PA
2010       All-Ways Accessible
2009       Millennium Integrated Marketing
2008       Capital Regional Development Council
2007       Sparks Employment Group
2006       J Maze Design

Business of the Year

2022      Bangor Savings Bank
2021       Associated Grocers of New England, Inc.
2020       The Common Man Concord
2019       Mainstay Technologies 
2018       Duprey Hospitality
2017       Merrimack County Savings Bank
2016       Cobb Hill Construction, Inc.
2015       Nobis Engineering, Inc.
2014       Bank of New Hampshire
2013       Grappone Automotive Group
2012       Nathan Wechsler & Company, PA
2011       Franklin Savings Bank
2010       Sanel Auto Parts
2009       New Hampshire Distributors, Inc.
2008       Concord Litho
2007       Orr & Reno, PA
2006       Ocean Bank

Nonprofit Business of the Year

2022      The Friendly Kitchen
2021       Best Buddies New Hampshire
2020       Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association
2019       Concord Community TV 
2018       Intown Concord 
2017       White Birch Center
2016       Concord Coalition to End Homelessness
2015       CATCH Neighborhood Housing
2014       Concord Hospital Center for Health Promotion
2013       Red River Theatres
2012       Riverbend Community Mental Health
2011       Concord Family YMCA
2010       Granite State Independent Living

Business Leader of the Year

2022     Jonathan Halle, Warrenstreet Architects, Inc.
2021       Nicolette Clarke, Capitol Center for the Arts and Bank of New Hampshire Stage
2020       Christopher Emond, Boys and Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire
2019       Rosemary Heard, CATCH Neighborhood Housing 
2018       Cindy Flanagan, Concord Dance Academy
2017       James P. Bouley, Mayor City of Concord
2016       Claudia B. Walker
2015       David K. Fries, Esq.
2014       Teresa Rosenberger
2013       Maria White
2012       Chris Brown
2011       Lynn Kilchenstein
2010       Stephen Duprey
2009       Byron O. Champlin
2008       Ronald A. Wilbur
2007       Rene Drouin
2006       Michael Palmieri

Outstanding Performance
2017       Severino Trucking Company*
*This one-time award was given to Severino Trucking Company in 2017 for their outstanding contribution to Concord's award-winning Main Street project.