CareerRise Workforce Excellence Awards 2024 Nominees

The Cinda Herndon-King Award for Excellence in Workforce Partnerships


This award honors an organization that has demonstrated innovation in creating collaborative, employer-driven career training programs in our metro Atlanta region. This organization creates family-sustaining wage opportunities and career pathways, and champions economic mobility.

The Coalition
Clean Energy Partnership

The Doug Hooker Award for Excellence in Workforce Equity


This award recognizes businesses, organizations and partnerships bringing together employers, education and workforce development entities, and economic development organizations as a key economic driver to achieve more equitable service delivery practices and outcomes.

The BIG Partnership
Business & Immigration for Georgia

The Mike Kenig Award for Excellence in Quality Careers


This award recognizes high performing businesses that have risen to workforce challenges by implementing innovative practices and strategies in support of their employees to create high quality jobs and workplaces. The employers recognized with this award have a track record of strong engagement and interest supporting workforce initiatives through partnerships, career pathways, and professional development.