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  • MGM Impact Makers

    MGM Impact Makers

  • As you know, the Montgomery Chamber strives to make significant impacts in the region through the Imagine a Greater Montgomery strategy, and we want to honor and recognize member businesses within the community who are also making an impact in the following areas:

    • Talent – Education, Workforce Development, Recruiting and Maintaining Young Talent
    • Economy – Creating and Preserving Jobs, Small Business Development, Economic Development and Corporate Recruitment
    • Image – Transforming Montgomery’s Image and Quality of Place for Locals, Business Owners and Visitors
    • Community – Foster Collaboration among Elected Leadership; Engage Business Stakeholders & Business Owners to Increase Community Capacity
    • Military – Making Montgomery the Best Hometown in the Air Force by supporting military neighbors and families and helping develop new industry verticals that sustain Maxwell-Gunter Air Force base and enrich the entire River Region.


    • Nominations are open from May 1, 2019 to July 8, 2019
    • Voting will be from July 15, 2019 to August 30, 2019

    All of the 2019 nominees will be listed in the September MBJ, the finalists will be acknowledged in the November MBJ, and awards will be presented at the Chamber's Annual Meeting, December 17, 2019. 

  • Nominations and Voting for the 2020 MGM Impact Makers have closed!!!

  • 2020 WINNERS 2020 WINNERS


    Jevonnah Ellison, The Entrepreneurial 1st Lady, LLC
    Dr. Jevonnah "Lady J" Ellison is making a significant impact in Montgomery. She brought The Thrive Summit to Montgomery where leaders from all over the world were able to come together & learn how to grow their businesses while keeping God first. She also organized a Prayer & Justice Walk to help bring positive change and courageous kindness to our communities. 

    With post graduate studies from Oxford and Yale, Jevonnah is an award-winning Business Coach, Speaker, Author & 1st Lady. She is committed to helping you thrive in the midst of uncertainty. Her podcast, The Entrepreneurial 1st Lady, has over 15,000 unique downloads & was ranked in the top category of Personal Development & Leadership.  


    Down with the Pounds
    Down with the Pounds Medical Weight Loss and More has been helping people in the river region for over 12 years to look and feel better about themselves. We believe that everyone is created by God and should feel great about themselves. If someone finds themself not at the healthy weight that they should be, we will help you on your journey to a healthier and happier you. We strive to make patients feel at home as soon as they enter our office and we look forward to continuing to provide Healthy weight loss care to Alabamians for many years to come. 


    Chappy’s Deli
    Chappy’s Deli is a family owned and operated business gratefully working alongside, feeding, serving, and supporting the Montgomery community. Thankfully, Grandparents, Parents & Children have made Chappy’s Deli part of their lives for 30+ years enjoying the family atmosphere and the “kids eat free” menu. Many 2nd & 3rd generation children are still coming to eat for free.

    Chappy’s Deli strives to “Serve with Love” helping various community charities, the arts, schools, and other activities. The 300+ staff willingly embraces this giving spirit.  Values, principles, and integrity are the guide in all we do.


    MOBIS Alabama, LLC
    Mobis Alabama has been impacting the Montgomery community since 2002. A Tier 1 supplier for Hyundai and Kia, Mobis has grown to employ almost 1,500 River Region citizens at its state of the art manufacturing and assembly facility. We seek to serve our community through sponsoring youth sports teams, supporting local schools, and participating in charity events. Most recently, we donated thousands of masks to local first responders. At Mobis, we believe we are stronger when we work together, and that the same concept applies to our community. As we work and serve together, our investment will make Montgomery an even better home for us all.


    The Cancer Wellness Foundation of Central Alabama
    The Cancer Wellness Foundation of Central Alabama is dedicated to providing direct patient support and educational services following a cancer diagnosis.  We are not involved in testing or research. Our focus is helping cancer patients and their families from 30 counties in central Alabama as they seek treatments and focus on their recovery.  We serve those in need of assistance by providing transportation or gas vouchers to and from chemotherapy and radiation treatments, obtaining prescription medications for free or at a low cost, giving Chemo Comfort Care bags to all new patients and advocating on behalf of patients while they negotiate insurance issues and government programs such as social security, disability and Medicaid. We have successfully been Giving Help and Giving Hope in central Alabama since 1997.