WAUKEGAN, Ill. (July 14, 2015) — The Illinois State Crime Commission has named Waukegan Tire & Supply Co. CEO Gerald (Jerry) Nerheim its 2015 Businessman of the Year Award recipient.
During the commission's 19th annual “A Salute to Those Who Make a Difference” awards dinner, Mr. Nerheim was presented his award.
“Mr. Nerheim's dedication, not only to his successful business but also to his community and law enforcement, creates vital partnerships that build trust within the community,” said Illinois State Police Director Leo Schmitz. “Honoring Jerry with this prestigious award represents his tireless commitment over four decades.”