Honorees

NRF Foundation Honors 2023 - Honorees

Honorees

Retail Professionals Building Better Lives

The NRF Foundation Honors recognizes The Visionary – the most coveted award in retail – and The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future. We also award a community partner making an impact with our retail skills training and announce the recipients of our undergraduate scholarships.

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NRF Foundation Honors 2023 - The Visionary
 
The Visionary

The Visionary is the most coveted award in retail. For more than 100 years, the National Retail Federation has honored an individual who has served the industry with distinction throughout their career.

Pictured: The Visionary 2023 Lowe's Chairman and CEO Marvin Ellison

 
NRF Foundation Honors 2023 - The List of People Shaping Retail's Future
 
The List

of People Shaping Retail's Future

A dynamic group of retail leaders creating opportunities and sparking innovation.

Pictured: Walmart Inc. Global CTO and CDO Suresh Kumar, Ministry of Supply Co-Founder & CEO Aman Advani, The Home Depot Senior Director of Workforce Programs Erin Izen, and Gap Inc. Head of Customer and Community Belonging & Enablement Bahja Johnson

 
NRF Foundation Honors 2023 - RISE Up Partner of the Year
 
RISE Up Partner of the Year

A dedicated partner that prepares people for life-changing careers through innovative use of the NRF Foundation’s training and credentialing program.

Pictured: The School District of Philadelphia's Denise Magasich

 
NRF Foundation Honors 2023 - Next Generation Scholarship
 
NRF Foundation Next Generation Scholarship

The highest honor that the NRF Foundation can bestow upon a student features a top award of $25,000 and recognition as an emerging leader in retail.

Pictured: NRF Foundation Next Generation Scholarship 2023 Finalists Clay Lute, Lauren Schmahl, Megan Marr, Olivia Meyer and Hiral Patadia

 
NRF Foundation Honors 2023 - Student Challenge
 
NRF Foundation Student Challenge

The team business competition provides undergraduates with real-world experience and up to $7,000 each.

Pictured: NRF Foundation Student Challenge 2023 Top Team from Florida State University - Gustavo Rubio, Grace Long, Alison MacCloud and Delaney Hanson