Chamber of Commerce recognizes business excellence

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce honoured several members of the UWindsor community Wednesday at the Ciociaro Club during its annual Business Excellence Awards presentations.

Lancer women’s basketball coach Chantal Vallée’s Athena Award and Board of Governors member Fouad Tayfour’s Believe Windsor Essex Award had been announced prior to the formal event.

Also recognized were Red Piston founders Ali Al-Aasm (BCS 2003), Andy Kale (BA 1997) and Jakub Koter, whose application development company was named Start-up of the Year, and Rising Star Gary Kalaci (BSc 2005, LLB 2009, MBA 2009), a lawyer, community volunteer and owner of Alexa Translations, which offers services in more than 100 languages.

Read the related Windsor Star article, “Young entrepreneurs celebrated at Windsor-Essex Business Excellence Awards.”