The AAF Montgomery Golden Service Award is given only to those who have contributed the most to our organization’s success.

Created in 2010 in memory of a dedicated AAF Montgomery member, Tony Patiño, The Golden Service Award is given to an AAF Montgomery member who demonstrates the principles of volunteering for AAF Montgomery and is committed to exceptional public service that extends beyond that of his/her accomplished peers contributing to the betterment of the advertising industry and their community. Nominations may be submitted at any time to the President, and the recipient is voted on by the awards committee.

golden service award recipients

2010 Tony Patiño, Patiño-Burch Designs
2011 Leigh Farrior, Cunningham Group
2013 Sarah Churchman, Matrix, LLC
2014 Summer Patterson, Matrix, LLC

2015 Amber Willingham, Stamp Idea Group
2016 Kristina Turner, Southern Poverty Law Center
2018 Michelle Leland, Southern Poverty Law Center