Mr Gilles Herard has been giving back to the community for decades and these awards and certificates of recognition stand as testament. Read on.
Business Hall of Fame 2019
Gilles Herard, Managing Director of Capital Corp Merchant Banking, was awarded the Best of Orlando Award as International Merchant Banker for the 7th consecutive year.
AI Awards 2017
Winner for Merchant Banking CEO of the Year for 2017 by International Finance Magazine
ACQ5 Global Awards 2017- Gamechanger
Gilles Herard, President of CCMB, was honoured as Gamechanger of the Year for 2017 by Acquisition Finance Magazine, a leading corporate magazine news site.
Gilles Herard Best of 2017 Award
Gilles Herard of Capital Corp was given the Best of Orlando Award for International Financial Consultant for the 5th consecutive year in 2017
Business Hall of Fame 2016
Mr Gilles Herard was Awarded the 2016 Best of Orlando Award as International Financial Consultant, his 4th consecutive year earning such an award.
Business Hall of Fame 2014
Gilles Herard was awarded the 2014 Best of Orlando award for International Financial Consultant for the second consecutive year, resulting in his induction into Orlando's Business Hall of Fame
Gilles Herard Best of Orlando Award
Gilles Herard was awarded the Best of Orlando Award in 2013 in the category of Financial Consultant
Academy of Political Science
Gilles Herard was inducted as a fellow member of the Academy of Political Science in 2005. The Academy of Political Science is an American non-profit organization and publisher devoted to cultivating non-partisan, objective analysis of political, social, and economic issues.
Member: Library of Congress
Mr Gilles Herard was generously awarded a Bicentennial Membership to The Library of Congress with all special benefits accorded to Bicentennial Members
Orlando (FL) Mayor Commendation
Mr Gilles Herard was commended for his business presence in Orlando, FL, by Orlando's Mayor, Buddy Dyer, in 2004
Induction, Ntnl Geographic Society
Gilles Herard was inducted into the National Geographic Society by the Officers & Board of Trustees in 1995 and has been a member since. The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888. It is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.
Member: Academy of Political Science
Mr Gilles Herard became a member of the Academy of Political Science (based in New York City) in 2005. He remains a member of this esteemed organization to this day.
Symposium of the Americas
Mr Gilles Herard was an active participant in the 1996 Symposium of the Americas, an event that provides the opportunity to bring together business and government leaders from throughout the hemisphere to discuss issues of importance to the region's international trade community.
Project Healing Waters
Mr Herard is proud to be a donor to Project Healing Waters. Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.
Mr Herard is a proud donor to Mercy Ships, which is an organization made up of a team of nurses, doctors, surgeons, and other crew members from all over the world who donate their time to help on board the world’s largest non-governmental floating hospital. As a floating hospital, Mercy Ships can sail directly to some of the world’s poorest people to deliver life-saving medical care and provide safe, state-of-the-art facilities in which to treat them.
Ongoing Supporter, Smile Train
Gilles Herard has been given special recognition for his generous donations to Smile Train, an organization whose mission it is to provide a child born with a cleft palate the same opportunities in life as a child born without. Smile Train provides free cleft surgery to hundreds of thousands of poor children in developing countries; trains doctors and medical professionals in over 80 countries; and treats the “whole child” with comprehensive, total rehabilitative care.
Wounded Warrior Project
Mr Herard is proud to be a continued supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project, supporting war veterans and their families.
Builder Award, Sheriffs Youth Ranch
Gilles Herard received the Builder Award. The Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches' vision is to provide young men and women with the ability to face the future with a sense of direction, ability and hope. The mission of the organization is to prevent youth delinquency and develop strong, resilient, lawful, and productive citizens who will make a positive contribution for our communities for years to come. In 2010 alone, the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch was able to help out 3,700 boys & girls in FL.
Room to Read Program
Gilles Herard was given special recognition for his generous donations to Room to Read, an organization that seeks to provide reading materials and an education to children in developing countries throughout Asia and parts of Africa. The organization develops literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children, and supports girls to complete secondary school with the relevant life skills to succeed in school and beyond.
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Mr Herard is proud to be a contributing member of the Shriners Hospital for Children, who provides specialized care to children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palates worldwide, regardless of the patients' ability to pay.
The Independence Fund
Mr Herard proudly supports war veterans as a donor to the Independence Fund, which offers services and programs for disabled veterans that they do not otherwise receive.
Dreams for Teens
Gilles Herard, Jr was recognized and thanked for his support towards the organization Dreams for Teens. Dreams for Teens is an organization that has helped disadvantaged teens throughout Central Florida since 1989. The organization's yearly gift drive helps upwards of 1,600 teenagers during the holidays every year, aside from other drives that it carries out to support kids that are disadvantaged.
United States Holocaust Museum
Gilles Herard, Jr. was honored by the United States Holocaust Museum in grateful appreciation of his generous donation. A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, promote human dignity, and prevent genocide. A public-private partnership, federal support guarantees the Museum's permanence, and its far-reaching educational programs and global impact are made impossible by donors nationwide.
Benefactor, Mayo Clinic
Gilles Herard was awarded a Benefactor Certificate for his contribution to the Mayo Clinic. This award certifies that the person has made a contribution to medical progress by supporting Mayo's programs in medical research and education. The Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research is the first and largest integrated, not-for-profit group practice in the world.
CCHS (FL) Swim Team
Gilles Herard, Jr was thanked by the Cypress Creek High School Swim Team for his generation donation and sponsorship ahead of their regional competition time. Mr Herard's contributions helped the swim team to procure new uniforms, equipment, and covered entry fees to various swim meets throughout their season.
Supporter, U.S. Olympic Committee
Gilles Herard was given special recognition by the United States Olympic Committee for supporting America's olympic athletes and for honoring the spirit of sports competition that energizes the nation's olympic efforts. The vision of the United States Olympic Committee is to enable America's athletes to realize their Olympic and Paralympic dreams. Donations aid athletes through training, coaching, and support while they train to represent the United States at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Christian/Jews Int'l Fellowship
Gilles Herard, Jr has been a generous ongoing contributor to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews of Canada.
American Heart Association
Gilles Herard, Jr. was awarded a Certificate of Recognition in recognition of his support of the American Heart Association's 2009 Annual Appeal and the goal of lives saved. The American Heart Association's mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all the AHA does. The need for the association's work is beyond question. Mr Herard is proud to have been able to contribute to the American Heart Association's appeal.
Gilles Herard, Jr was profusely thanked for his generous donation in support of the Huntingdon Huskies Atom A hockey team. The donation contributed to paying tournament fees as well as replacing worn-out gear.
Rescue Recognition, City of Montreal
Gilles Herard, Jr was rewarded in 1988 by the city of Montreal for rescuing two children from a burning building before the firefighters were able to arrive.