Savannah’s Stratton Leopold — filmmaker, community champion and ice cream entrepreneur — was honored at the ninth annual Opportunity Award Gala on Dec. 7 at Savannah Technical College.
The event, which drew more than 300 people and was hosted by the Savannah Technical College Foundation, honors deserving civic leaders for a lifetime of service in creating and enhancing opportunities for others to succeed.
Leopold was recognized for his leadership and commitment to improving the quality of life in Savannah.
From his career as a filmmaker based in Atlanta and California, to his entrepreneurial guidance and reinvigoration of the family business in Savannah, the foundation’s announcement said, Leopold has created opportunities for others in the entertainment industry and in the hospitality industry.
The Opportunity Award Gala is a fundraiser for the foundation.
—Business in Savannah