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World Trade Week Past Stanley Award Winners

Past Stanley T. Olafson Bronze Plaque Award Winners
Year Chair Organization
2018 Jim MacLellan Port of Los Angeles
2017 Amb. Vilma Martinez Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners
2016 Fred Latuperissa U.S. Department of Commerce
  Ilse Metchek California Fashion Association 
2015 Amb. Mickey Kantor Mayer Brown LLP
2014 Mario Cordero Federal Maritime Commission
2013 Joseph Czyzyk Mercury Air Group Inc.
2012 Bella Heule World Trade Center San Diego
2011 Dr. Richard Drobnick CIBER, University of Southern California
2010 Dr. Abraham Lowenthal University of Southern California
2009            Carol Rowen           International Trade Education Programs
2008  Nancy W. Hiromoto Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc.
2007  Carlos Valderrama Carlsmith Ball, LLP
2006  Captain Karsten Lemke Founding Executive Director of Future Ports
  Leslie Cazas Nissan North America
2005  Marianne Venieris California State University, Long Beach – Center of International Trade and Transportation (CITT)
2004  Marian Duntley Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.
2003  R. Thomas Decker Strategic Resources Alliance, Inc.
2002  Arthur L. Litman FedEx Trade Networks
2001  Tom Teofilo World Trade Center Assc. LA-LB
2000  Jay Winter International Association Services
1999  Guy Fox Global Transportation Services
1998  Richard Shostak Stein Shostak Shostak & O'Hara
1997 Michael Dugan Western Overseas Corp.
1996  Ezunial Burts Port of Los Angeles
1995  Irene Fisher California Export Finance Office
1994  Fermin Cuza Mattel, Inc.
1993  Russell Hanlin Sunkist Growers, Inc.
1992  Clifton A. Moore Los Angeles Department of Airports
1991  Manfred H.K. Aschemeyer Stevedoring Services of America
1990  L. Fargo Wells Export Finance Office, CSWTC
1989  John R. Liebman Hill, Farrer & Burrill
1988 William B. Filbert Intl. Diversified Technologies, Inc.
  James McJunkin Port of Long Beach
1987  Enrico Salvo Carmichael International Service
1986  Richard Hoffman L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce
1985  Kenneth Waymire Mattel Toys, Inc.
1984  Tom Bradley Mayor, City of Los Angeles
1983  Charles Nevil Meridian Group of Companies
1982  Carl Scanlon C. Scanlon and Company
1981  Bradford Daniel Daily Commercial News
1980  Richard King Office of International Trade
1979  Sam Orr Sam E. Orr, International Public Relations
1978  Stanley "Buddy" Epstein Anglo–American Aviation
1977  Francis V. Swanson Association Services
1976  Thomas Thorley Port of Long Beach
1975  Lew Coppersmith L.E. Coppersmith, Inc.
1974  Dr. Vittorio Sanguineti Italian Trade Commissioner
1973  Samuel Yorty Mayor, City of Los Angeles
1972  W. Theodore Johnson United California Bank
1971  Robert F. Holbrook Williams Dimond and Co.
1970 John F. Parkinson Port of Los Angeles
1969 Charles L. Vlckers Port of Long Beach
1968  Fran Wilcox Sunkist Growers
1967  Albert Perrish Winter, Wolff & Co.
1966  Milo Hefferlin Bank of America
1965  Robert O. Vernon Foreign Trade Assn. of So. California
1964  John A. Sowers  L.A. Chamber of Commerce
1963 Albert Rebel Albert Rebel, Inc.
1962 Robert D. Kleist Pacific Far East Lines
1961 Marjorie Shostak Stein & Shostak
1960 Eugene D. Flaherty American President Lines
1959 Lloyd L. Menveg L.A. Harbor Commission
1958 Ned Lewis Wilbur-Ellis Co.
1957 Dr. Adamantios T. Polyzoides University of Southern California
1956 Bernard J. Caughlin L.A. Harbor Department
1955 Jack Warner Warner Brothers Studios
1954 S.J. Hindle American President Lines
1953 Robert D. Parrish Woodbury College
1952 Eloi J. Amar Long Beach Harbor Dept.
1951 Norman E. Dunnavant Los Angeles Commercial News
1950 Philip Stein Law Offices of Philip Stein
1949 W.S. Rosecrans L. A. Chamber of Commerce
1948 Michael Harris Max Factor Co.
1947 Walter Disney Walt Disney Productions
1946 Edgar Wilson American President Lines
1945 Fletcher Bowron Mayor, City of Los Angeles
1944 Max Linder Transmarine Navigation Co.
1943 Henry Human Banco Nacional de Mexico
1942 Dr. Rufus B. Von Kleinsmid University of Southern California
1941 Arthur Eldridge Los Angeles Harbor Dept.
1940 W.D. Fraser Importer
1939 Stanley T. Olafson L. A. Chamber of Commerce
1938 Gustav Riedlin Bank of America
1937 Unknown  
1936 Unknown  
1935 Unknown  
1933 E.E. Manning  Southern California Tel