True service is about selflessness. Gary and Nancy Chartrand exemplify that quality in everything they do. From their professional accomplishments to their exceptionally generous charitable endeavors, these honorees lead by example, doing their best to give back to the local area. Over the past 15 years Gary and Nancy, along with the Chartrand Foundation, have awarded $50 million in gifts and grants for various causes in our area.
Driven by faith and a desire to better our community, Gary and Nancy demonstrate a passion for helping those in need. Their focus on education is based on the idea that a quality education serves as the foundation for a fulfilling life. By ensuring that educators have the funding they need and tools they need to succeed, Gary and Nancy hope to create a better future for local students. We are proud to honor them as leaders in our area, and we hope you’ll take a few minutes to read more about their extraordinary contributions.