Jane Skeeter, the founder and chief executive of UltraGlas Inc. in Chatsworth, was given the Fernando Award Sept. 9 at a black-tie gala at the Skirball Center.
The Fernando is awarded to a person who exemplifies the spirit of volunteerism. Skeeter has long been involved with the Boy and Girls Club of the West Valley as well as Woodbury University, among others.
Other finalists for the award: Steve Fazio, the president and owner of Fazio Cleaners and Laundry; Kathleen Sterling, publisher of the Valley News Group; Kevin Tamaki, Tamaki Consulting; and Sharon Udkoff, a certified public accountant.
Hannah Madans Welk is a managing editor at the Los Angeles Business Journal and the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. She previously covered real estate for the Los Angeles Business Journal. She has done work with publications including The Orange County Register, The Real Deal and doityourself.com.