michael ricks award

Michael Ricks Outstanding Business Leader Award

Press Release

SANTA MONICA, CA – The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce announces the awardee for the Outstanding Business Leader to Michael Ricks, CEO of Providence Saint John’s, at the second annual Business Summit on January 25th, 2024. This distinguished honor recognizes Ricks’ exemplary community engagement, unparalleled business acumen, and transformative leadership within the healthcare sector. Notably, as a former Chair of the Chamber, Ricks continues to serve on the Chamber’s Executive Committee, further solidifying his commitment to the Santa Monica community.

Younes Atallah, General Manager at Regent Santa Monica Beach and the current Chair of the Chamber, expressed his enthusiasm for presenting this accolade, stating, “Michael Ricks embodies the spirit of leadership and dedication that defines our community. His contributions have not only shaped the landscape of healthcare but have also enriched the Santa Monica business ecosystem. We are honored to recognize his achievements and look forward to celebrating his continued impact at the Business Summit.” The event, set to take place at Santa Monica Brew Works, promises an evening of inspiration as industry leaders come together to honor leadership and highlight businesses of Santa Monica.

The Power Of Business Summit will take place at Santa Monica Brew Works from 4 to 7 pm on January 25th 2024. It will feature highly esteemed panelists from various business sectors in Los Angeles including, SNAP Inc, Lionsgate, Go Biz, City Of Santa Monica, SBDC, Botcopy AI and many more. The panels will focus on the areas of marketing, workforce, and procurement. Tickets and more details can be purchased at members.smchamber.com/events/details.