Impact Awards

Celebrating those who create opportunity

The Impact Awards recognize and celebrate the many accomplishments of businesses, community leaders, and military spouses as they create strong communities that support and provide economic opportunities for military spouses.

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About the Awards

Awards are presented to companies and individuals that have developed and applied best practices that positively impact economic opportunity of military spouses.

The 2022 award recipients will be announced at the 6th Annual Military Spouse Employment Summit on May 18, 2022.

Bonnie Amos Impact Award
for Lifetime Achievement
2021 Recipient
Suzie Schwartz was honored with the Bonnie Amos Impact Award for Lifetime Achievement.
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Award Categories
Bonnie Amos
Impact Award for Lifetime Achievement
Presented to a person or entity for going above and beyond the call of duty to promote and protect economic opportunities for military spouses.
  • 2021 Recipient: Suzie Schwartz
  • 2020 Recipient: Dawn Goldfein
  • 2019 Recipient: Sheila Casey
Impact Awards photo with Jill Biden, Sheila Casey, and Eric Eversole.
Military Spouse
Volunteer Impact Award
Presented to a volunteer for great contributions to strengthen and empower his or her communities and the military spouses in those communities.
  • 2021 Recipient: Samantha Domingo
  • 2020 Recipient: Dr. Ingrid Herrera-Yee
  • 2019 Recipient: Mary Reding
Military Spouse
Entrepreneur Impact Award
Presented to a military spouse entrepreneur for serving as an example of entrepreneurial innovation by creating long-term economic opportunities for military families.
  • 2021 Recipient: Jasmine Tiara, Black Wallet
  • 2020 Recipient: Maria Reed, CEO, Moving with the Military
  • 2019 Recipient: Call Sign Coffee Company
Community Leader Impact Award
Presented to a community and its leaders for their efforts to create a strong, inclusive community that allows military spouses to thrive both inside and outside of the gates.
  • 2021 Recipient: Tampa
  • 2020 Recipient: Washington State
  • 2019 Recipient: City of San Antonio
Impact Awards
2022 Nominations
The nomination period for the 2022 Impact Awards is now open.
Impact Awards photo with Jill Biden, Sheila Casey, and Eric Eversole.
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