North County, Inc. Honors Negwer, Lester

By on April 15, 2019

Negwer Materials’  Scott Negwer and Clayco’s Dan Lester are among leaders begin recognized for their contributions to the North County region at North County Inc.’s 42nd Annual Leadership Breakfast, May 10 at the Marriott St. Louis Airport.

More than 600 business, civic and community leaders are expected to attend the event. More information can be found at

Dan Lester, left, and Scott Negwer

“There are many dedicated businesses and organizations in North County driving our economic development and improving resident’s quality of life. It is a privilege to be able to honor their work.” said NCI President and CEO, Rebecca Zoll. “These leaders go above and beyond everyday helping raise the stature of our communities.”

Leadership awards and recipients:

  • Business Development 
    • NorthPoint Development
    • SSM Health Cardinal Glennon
    • Pediatric Specialty Services Center: Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital
    • and the Sansone Group
  • Community Development
    • Just Moms STL
    • Project Home Partnership: U.S. Dist. Court for Eastern Dist. of MO Office of Probation and Parole, U.S. Bank, Beyond Housing, Prosperity Connection, Coldwell Banker
    • Ritenour Co-Care Food Pantry
  • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Lt. Col. Troy Doyle, St. Louis County Police Department
    • Dan Lester, Clayco
    • Scott Negwer, Negwer Materials, Inc.
  • Elmer Belsha Leadership
    • Mayor Thomas Schneider, City of Florissant
  • Excellence in Partnership Award
    • 911 Vision Foundation, First Responder Initiative
  • Public Service
    • Mayor Robert Doerr, City of Bellefontaine Neighbors
    • Police Officer Timothy Benning, City of Hazelwood Police Department
    • Chancellor Tom George, University of Missouri-St. Louis
    •  Special Recognition – St. Louis County Library and CITI: The Little Bit Foundation Project

North County Inc., founded in 1977, is an economic and community development advocacy organization serving the North St. Louis County community with a focus on education, healthcare, infrastructure and transportation. NCI builds collaborative partnerships and coordinates resources and efforts of civic and business leaders to speak as a unified voice on regional issues.


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