Mary Walsh Boatfield, president and CEO of Happiness House, CP Rochester and Rochester Rehabilitation, was recently named 2016 Executive of the Year by the Rochester Business Journal and the United Way of Greater Rochester.

A ceremony and awards program was held at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center to recognize contributions in the nonprofit sector. Boatfield was recognized for her record of leadership.

Rochester-area individuals and organizations were honored in seven categories: board leadership, career achievement, community champion, executive of the year, rising star, outstanding corporate volunteer group and Bank of America Impact Award.