Here is the list of winners for the 2017 Mutual Fund Industry Awards. If you are viewing this page on a small screen, click here to view the winners.

Category Winner

Fund Action Lifetime Achievement Award Joe Mansueto, Executive Chairman, Morningstar

Fund Directions Lifetime Achievement Award Jamie Baxter, Chair, Putnam Funds

Hall of Fame State Street Global Advisors

Thomas Butch

Paul Dykstra

Carl Frischling

George Gatch

Don Phillips

Paulita Pike

Rising Star Benjamin Wells, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Jeremy Smith, Ropes & Gray

Kathryn Lakin, Putnam Investments

Matthew Kutner, Morrison Foerster

Marguerite Laurent, K&L Gates

Nicole Trudeau, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young

Todd Rosenbluth, CFRA Research

Jeff Schwantz, Morningstar

Patrick Newcomb, FUSE Research

Harvey Steele, New York Life Investment Management

Trustee of the Year Gary Schpero, AXA EQ Advisors Trust

Small Board Trustee of the Year Mary Joan Hoene, ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited

Independent Counsel of the Year Lori Schneider, K&L Gates

Fund Leader of the Year Joseph Sullivan, Legg Mason

Fund Marketer of the Year Laura Morrison, Bats Global Markets

Retirement Leader of the Year Dimensional Fund Advisors

Ad Campaign of the Year OppenheimerFunds

Deal of the Year Henderson Group merges with Janus Capital Group

Sales success of the Year BlackRock's iShares Fixed-Income ETF Suite

Newcomer Director of the Year James Stavridis, Neuberger Berman Funds

Progressive Fund Board of the Year Diamond Hill Funds

Social Media Leader of the Year JP Morgan Funds

Fund Innovation of the Year WisdomTree Investments Dynamic Currency-Hedged ETF Suite

Alternative Product of the Year Catalyst/Millburn Hedge Strategy Fund (MBXIX)