In 2022, the RGCA board established The Cardies, an award program to recognize the members who go above and beyond for the RGCA each year.

The RGCA Lifetime Achievement Award
Presented to RGCA co-founder and past chair Nathan Ehrlich, this award will be given at the discretion of the board when warranted.

The Member of the Year Award - Best Buy
Recognizes a member company that has demonstrated commitment to and investment in the RGCA.  

2022 Recipient:

The Volunteer of the Year Award

Recognizes an individual who goes above and beyond in sharing their time and talent with the association. 

2022 Recipient:
Jeff Weatherly, Optimum Card Services

The New Member of the Year Award

Recognizes someone who is new to the association but has already made their mark and shown promise of future leadership. 

2022 Recipient:
Catherine Easterling, Walmart