Morris J.W. Gaebe Profile in Excellence Awards Dinner
May 5, 2016

The Morris J.W. Gaebe Profile in Excellence Award is JA’s highest honor. The award, named after Morris J.W. Gaebe, Chancellor Emeritus of Johnson & Wales University, recognizes leaders who demonstrate excellence within the Rhode Island community. These leaders and corporate partners have demonstrated courageous thinking and actions, vision and innovation, inspiring leadership, and community mindedness.

The 2017 Profile in Excellence Awards Ceremony will be held on May 4, 2017 at the Providence Marriott Downtown. For more information, visit the Junior Achievement of Rhode Island website.

2016 Honorees



Buff Chace

Founder & Managing Partner

Cornish Associates




General Dynamics Electric Boat

represented by: Sean Davies

General Manager - QUonset Point




Nicki Maher

Senior Vice President

Alex and ani | charity by design




Laurie White

President & CEO

Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce