Fournier is Vice President of Operations for Diamond Comic Distributors, and worked for a number of distrubutors that were eventually swallowed by Diamond. Working in the industry for twenty-six years, many retailers swear by her(and not at her)for sorting out problems and getting their comics to them on time, every week, across the country.
The Memorial Award went to Eisner for, well, if you have to ask. For being Will Eisner. Whether by creative, editorial or industry altering standards, Eisner stands head and shoulders above the rest.