Amway Hero Awards 2012

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Amer-Heros-logo-2012-leftIndependent Business Owners are a special lot, so it was no simple task selecting the recipients for the third annual Amway Hero Awards for Determination, Generosity, Leadership, and Patriotism.

We hope other IBOs find their remarkable stories inspirational and motivational.

DETERMINATION: Frank Morales

DETERMINATION: Frank Morales

Son of Mexican migrant workers overcame prejudice to excel in life and as an IBO. Growing up poor in pre-Korean War America as the son of Mexican migrant workers, Frank Morales experienced prejudice and discrimination at school from not only his classmates, but also from his teachers and coaches. Instead …Read Full Story

PATRIOTISM: Mike Carroll

PATRIOTISM: Mike Carroll

Following the September 11 attacks, this IBO underwent hip surgery in order to re-enlist in the Navy at 49. After qualifying as an Emerald in 1992, Mike Carroll felt financially secure enough to leave the U.S. Navy, where he had been a SEAL and achieved the rank of senior chief …Read Full Story

LEADERSHIP: Mark Schaible

LEADERSHIP: Mark Schaible

IBO beat rare and deadly form of cancer, then climbed Everest to further inspire. Mark Schaible always was a leader, so the military was a natural fit for him. After joining the Air Force, he became its No. 1-rated experimental test pilot and a top 1% officer. He was endorsed …Read Full Story

GENEROSITY: Jim and Nancy Dornan

GENEROSITY: Jim and Nancy Dornan

Helping others, especially children, motivates one of Amway’s most successful IBO couples. The Dornans have dedicated their lives to helping others, particularly disadvantaged children. They and their charitable organization have been recognized as the largest corporate network of child sponsors to World Vision, the international children’s charity. They helped to …Read Full Story