Who We Are

The California Council for Excellence (CCE) is a non-profit educational organization that is administered by professional staff under the leadership, guidance, and direction of its members and elected Board of Directors. CCE is the official Baldrige-based Program in California. 


CCE administers the California Awards for Performance Excellence (CAPE) program, which honors manufacturing companies, services companies, educational institutions, government agencies, healthcare, non-profit and military organizations. The CAPE Program offers four levels of Baldrige-based assessments for organizations at any state of their performance excellence journey. 


Lindsey Cunningham

Director of Operations

lindsey@calexcellence.org I Tel: 858-486-0400


 To inspire and enable California organizations to achieve world-class results based on the framework of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. 


To be the partner of choice in leading organizations to world-class performance excellence.


Integrity; Customers; Members; Volunteers; Sponsors; Personal and Organizational Learning

CCE Board of Directors

California Council for Excellence is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization (Tax ID: 33-0542335)

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