This year, ITEP was selected by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce (WCC) as their 2011 Organization of the Year joining the ranks of previous award recipients the Port of Los Angeles, and St. Mary’s Foundation.
ITEP CEO Amy Grat attended the celebration and graciously accepted the award on behalf of ITEP from Cecilia Moreno, Community Affairs Advocate for the Port of Los Angeles and previous ITEP Keeper of the Flame Award winner, and Pat Wilson, Wilmington Chamber of Commerce President and ITA Advisory Board member from Fast lane Transportation. “It was a tremendous honor to stand up on stage with Cecilia and Pat and look out into a crowd made up of so many people and organizations who have shared so much of their time, energy, and resources with ITEP” said Grat.
ITEP would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce for recognizing all the wonderful things ITEP has done and will continue to do. Amy Grat remarked that “to be recognized in Wilmington by the business leaders in trade transportation and logistics was the utmost validation of ITEP’s work these past 12 years in the Harbor area.”
Established in 1904, the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce works to promote, support and enhance a positive business environment and improve the quality of life in the community. The WCC has a powerful list of Chamber Officers from companies including The Port of Los Angeles, Tesoro, BNSF and recent member of the month, Metro Ports who has been a member since 1955 and long standing supporter of ITEP. Under the leadership of Pat Wilson, the WCC is sure to achieve, and continue to achieve their mission.