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The Diamond Awards program was established to recognize employers and individuals who are redefining the popular notion of commuting in King County. Through their outstanding and innovative programs, these employers improve the performance of our transportation system, keep our economy vibrant and protect our precious ecosystems.  2013 marks the 20th Anniversary of the Diamond Awards.

This year the Diamond Awards recognizes the following companies and individuals:

Diamond Ring for Outstanding Leadership

Diamond Award for Organizational Leadership

Diamond Award for ETC Leadership

  • Karlyn Byham, Puget Sound Blood Center
  • Laura Emmons, HDR Engineering
  • Sarah Hollis, Group Health
  • Lorraine Hyatt, Russell Investments
  • Jan Law, Amgen

Diamond Award for Special Achievement

  • Innovative Program: Telework - Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air
  • Outstanding Program Innovations: Tip Guides - The Boeing Company
  • Outstanding New Program - Clarisonic
  • Outstanding Voluntary Program - ERM
  • Outstanding Bicycle Program - Nuance Communications

2013 Pacesetters:

  • City of Bellevue
  • Casey Family Foundation
  • Conenza, Inc.
  • Google, Inc.
  • MulvanneyG2 Architecture
  • Precor Incorporated
  • QBE North America
  • United Way of King County
  • Wave Broadband
  • WSDOT and WSF: Northwest Region