Annette M. Walker, MHA, president of strategy, Providence St. Joseph Health,
and chief executive, St. Joseph Health, will be honored with the Bishop’s
Award for Exemplary Business Integrity at the 15th annual Conference on Business & Ethics on May 12.
The Most Rev. Kevin Vann, Bishop of Orange, will honor two Orange County
business leaders at the 15th annual Conference on Business & Ethics,
sponsored by the Orange Catholic Foundation and held at the Hilton Anaheim;
May 12, 2017, from 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The annual event is dedicated
to supporting Catholic education, promoting ethical business practices
and recognizing local business leaders for exemplary dedication to ethical
business practices. Annette Walker, MHA, President of Strategy and Chief
Executive of St. Joseph Health, and Christopher Furman, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Ventura Foods, will be recognized with the
Bishop’s Award for Exemplary Business Integrity. This award recognizes
accomplishment and personal dedication to ethical business practices.
“We are blessed to have so many business people that lead their companies
according to resolute and compassionate ethical codes that respect their
employees, associates, and our communities. I am again inspired by two
such leaders that have excelled in their respective professions without
sacrificing their commitment to leading their lives as Christ has shown
us. Annette and Christopher are truly applying their faith in all aspects
of their lives and I am blessed to recognize their efforts and commitment
at this year’s conference,” said Bishop Vann.