Partner and Chief Diversity Officer Leslie Minier and partner Maribel Mata-Benedict have been selected to receive 2011 Program Champion Honorable Recognition from Chicago United, an advocacy organization made up of racially diverse CEOs and executive level management who increase economic opportunity for all races by promoting multiracial leadership development in corporate governance, the leadership pipeline and business partnerships. Each year the Chairman of Chicago United’s Board of Directors recognizes the extraordinary efforts of members of the organization's Leaders Council in four categories: Ambassador Honorable Recognition, Benefactor Honorable Recognition, Program Champion Honorable Recognition and Visionary Honorable Recognition. The 2011 awards will be presented at the Chicago United 2012 Annual meeting on March 21.