Radio personality Frank Ski was among a host of  award recipients who were honored for “their achievements and for utilizing their reach and resources to edify those whose lives they touch,” says Munson Steed, CEO/Publisher rolling out magazine, at the Men of Power and Influence Awards sponsored by Ford.

One of Atlanta’s favorite radio personalities, Frank Ski hosts the top-rated morning show, “Frank and Wanda in the Morning,” at V-103 FM, a position he’s held since 1998. Beloved and well-regarded, Frank Ski wears many hats including one for journalism, DJing, acting, motivational speaker, and producer and most importantly, philanthropist with the Frank Ski Kids Foundation and other charitable pursuits. His show draws in more than 1.2 million listeners weekly and covers a wide range of celebrities from Michael Jordan to T.I., news and lifestyle topics. The proprietor of Frank Ski’s Restaurant, a popular Buckhead eatery, serves on the boards of Hands on Atlanta, Leadership Atlanta and the Latin American Association. What you probably didn’t know about Frank Ski is that he has a knack for acting and has had roles in Stomp the Yard and ATL.

Supermodel Tyson Beckford and TV personality and author Toya Wright co-hosted the event celebrating this diverse group of industry leaders which was held at the Twelve Ballroom at Atlantic Station in Atlanta on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012.

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