Spirit of Life® Award Dinner

Honoring Greg Werner
Senior Vice President, Mortenson
26 years ago a group of construction and real estate professionals came together to fund City of Hope and the search for a cure for cancer, diabetes and life-threatening illness. Since that time, the Chicago Construction and Real Estate Council for City of Hope has grown to include representatives from all levels of the industry. Each year, the industry group comes together to a gala dinner where The Spirit of Life® Award is award to an industry leader.

The Spirit of Life® Award is City of Hope's most prestigious honor. The Spirit of Life Award Dinner offers industry professionals a unique combination of networking, socializing, and honoring an important business leader all while raising money for a worthy cause.

Landmark Sponsors - $25,000


Centennial Sponsors - $10,000

Hill Logo
Mechanical Logo

Founders Circle - $7,500

Event Donors

Dinner Committee

Dan Johnson, President & CEO, Mortenson
Andy Stapleton, General Manager, Mortenson
Terry Graber, President & CEO, Power Construction
Ken Egidi, President, Pepper Construction
Meredith O'Connor, Executive Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle
Erin Lavin Cabonargi, Director of Development Services, Sterling Bay
Leif Selkregg, President, Ascent
Mike McInerney, Chairman, Titan Electric
Brian Helm, President & CEO, Mechanical, Inc.
Jim Hill, President, Hill Mechanical

Past Recipients

Joseph Xavier Cushing
Jim DeStefano
Mark Dewalt
John DiCiurcio
Al Gorman
Hem Gupta
Lori Healey
Lamar Johnson
Chris Kennedy
Ron Materick
Mike McInerney
Meredith O'Connor
Bill O’Neil
Jeff Riemer
Dan Ryan
Adrian Smith
Richie Stein
Steve Stratton
Mike Szkatulski
Myron Warshauer
Jim Zajac