CEO Eric Snelz was given the Mark Ashby Memorial Award at the Patriots Ball in Phoenix, AZ on October 16, 2021. The Mark Ashby Memorial Service Award is presented annually to a non-veteran member of the community who has provided extraordinary support to veterans and their families. The award was established in memory of former Southwest Veterans Chamber of Commerce chapter president, Mark Ashby. Mark was not a veteran, but his actions served as an inspiration to others. Recipients of this award distinguish themselves through service and programs that have demonstrated tangible results and outcomes to Veteran families in need.