Pinnacle Award

The AIA Pinnacle Award is the most prestigious award given by the Aviation Insurance Association. Recipients of the award have demonstrated that their career achievements exemplify the standards and goals of the Association and have gone above and beyond the call of duty. The Pinnacle Award is presented annually at AIA's Annual Conference.

The announcement of the 2020 Pinnacle Award was postponed.

The previous recipients of the Pinnacle Award are:

  • John Scott Hoff - 2019
  • F. Thomas Bradshaw - 2018
  • W. Scott Brown - 2017
  • Doug Johnson - 2016
  • Mary D’Alauro - 2015
  • Michael and Gayle Charlesworth - 2014
  • Nancy Gratzer - 2013
  • Thomas P Fry - 2012
  • David Binks - 2011
  • James M. McJoynt - 2010
  • M.R. "Marty" Brown - 2009
  • Halton L. Hall - 2008
  • Jim Cooling - 2007
  • Phil Freeman - 2006
  • Darrell Hyde - 2005
  • Dick Gorsuch - 2004
  • Robin Skevington - 2003
  • Bill Eason - 2002
  • John A.E. Bassett - 2001
  • David McCredie - 2000
  • Clarke DeWaters - 1999
  • William H. Alderman - 1998
  • C.H. "Corky" Nason - 1997
  • E.R. Kinnebrew, III - 1996
  • William H. Gossell - 1995
  • Joseph L. Benero - 1994
  • Bill Brown - 1993