Congratulations, Tom Richards, 2022 Recipient of the Leon S. Peters Award!

Celebrating the recipient of the 2022 Leon S. Peters Award

Thomas G. Richards has been announced as the 2022 recipient of the Leon S. Peters Award by the Fresno Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Richards was chosen for the award based on outstanding leadership through devotion of his philanthropic efforts to better the community. The selection of this prestigious honor is based upon the recipient’s professional accomplishments, commitment to public service, and entrepreneurial spirit.

“We could not be more excited to honor Tom Richards with this prestigious award,” said Scott Miller, President & CEO of the Fresno Chamber of Commerce. “Tom is a servant leader who has consistently dedicated his time and resources to the betterment of Fresno. He is an incredible asset in our community and his name belongs on the list of our most esteemed members.”

The award will be presented to the recipient during the Valley Business Awards broadcast which will air on February 24, 2022, on KSEE 24 at 7:00 p.m. Additional award recipients for the 2022 Valley Business Awards include the Student Entrepreneur Award, the Community Champion Award, the Rising Star Award and the Harold Zinkin Award.

Sponsorships for the Broadcast are available. Please contact Fresno Chamber Director of Development, Rebecca Johnson at for details.