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“Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do."

-Potter Stewart


September 6, 2023

7p.m. - 8p.m.


Ceremony will be televised on KSEE24

and streamed on

The “Celebration of Ethical Leadership” is a combined effort that stems from BBB’s annual “Excellence in Ethics” and Fresno State’s “Ethical Leadership” which is a true representation and a grand celebration of ethics in our local community.


The alliance between The Ethics Center, the Lyles Center, and the BBB is an opportunity to not only recognize and celebrate ethical leadership, but also bring the message of ethics to the community on a much larger scale.

Presenting your 2023 Finalists!

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Peter Weber

2023 Ethical Leadership Award Honoree

Mr. Weber’s 36-year career in business includes serving as vice president of FMC Corporation, a diversified Fortune 500 manufacturing company; CEO of Teknowledge, Inc., a publicly traded artificial intelligence company; and CEO of Riverbend International, a publicly traded agribusiness company.

In 2001, he retired early to devote himself to public service, specifically to help renew the California Dream. Since then, he has served as an advisor to every mayor of Fresno, his place of residence. He is the founder of the NCC Heartland Chapter of the New California Coalition. and chairs its Housing Task Force. He is co-chair emeritus of California Forward and currentlyserves on the board of California Competes,

co-chairs the working group for the California Inland Port, and serves as a senior advisor to the Center for deliberative Democracy at StanfordUniversity. He is the founder of the Fresno Bridge Academy (now the California Bridge Academies) and a founding member of the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley.

Mr. Weber has testified before the U.S. Congress and been a guest lecturer at Stanford University and U.C. Berkeley on strategies for lifting people out of poverty and renewal of California’s middle class. In 2016, he was selected as a leadership award winner by the James Irvine Foundation. In 2019, he was recognized as California Steward Leader of the year at the State Economic Summit.

Mr. Weber was born and raised in Peru and first came to the U.S at age 17 to attend Oakland High School as a foreign exchange student. He is an engineering graduate from U.C. Berkeley and a graduate of the Stanford University Executive Program. Mr. Weber’s wife, their two daughters, their two sons-in-law. and two of their four grandchildren, went to Fresno State University.

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Emily Erwin

Emily Erwin joined KSEE24 News in November 2020 as the host of Central Valley Today. Join her every day at 3:30 for the Central Valley’s only live local lifestyle show. You’ll get to hear from local businesses, discover new trends and just chat about live in the Central Valley, something Emily knows a lot about because Fresno is her home town.

Emily was born in Ventura but moved to Clovis when she was just a little girl. She went to elementary school at Gettysburg and graduated from Clovis East in 2007. As a Timberwolf she was the golf captain, played varsity soccer and ran varsity track.

Before joining KSEE24 Emily was an investigative reporter in Bakersfield, where she followed major court cases, kept an eye on local officials and investigated stories straight from viewers. While she loves a good investigation or a juicy court case, Emily’s true passion is the fun stuff on local TV!

Emily has a Bachelor’s Degree from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State and a Master’s Degree in Broadcasting from San Francisco State University.

When she’s not on TV you’ll likely find Emily restaurant hopping around town or hanging out with her family her yellow lab Waylon. Emily roots for the Sun Devils and the Dodgers. She’s an avid snowboarder, golfer and country music fan. So, if you see her out and about say hi!

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