Every day across the world, Uber partners work seamlessly to move people around their cities. And in the midst of helping riders get from point A to point B, a driver can do something amazing. Together with American Express, we award one of these partners through our Sixth Star Award program.

Today, we’re excited to introduce you to Romy, Chicago’s second Sixth Star Award winner. To thank him for his exceptional work, Romy will receive an Uber gift package including a $1,000 American Express gift card.

Thank you, Romy!

Winning the Sixth Star Award is no easy task. We look for “above-and-beyond” feedback from riders and a partner’s track record of excellence on the Uber system. Below is a Chicago rider’s feedback from his experience with Romy:


“Romy was absolutely amazing today. He picked me up and drove me to the site where my wife and children were in an accident and stayed with us to make sure everyone got home safely. He helped make a very traumatic morning much less so by being so kind and helpful – please pass on my families sincerest thanks to him – I’m sorry we weren’t more grateful to him in person but please make sure he knows how thankful we were to have him there with us this morning.” 


We asked Romy what he thought of his experience driving this passenger, and he replied with, “I thought of my own family, and I did what any father would do. I tried to be as calming as possible.”

We’re absolutely honored to call Romy an Uber Partner. His compassion and humility allow him to genuinely connect with riders. Congratulations, Romy!

Every driver in the U.S. is eligible to win.

Riders, don’t forget to nominate your amazing drivers for a Sixth Star Award today by leaving a comment, along with your star rating, at the end of your ride.

To all our partners, thank you for your hard work and excellent service!

 Last updated March 11, 2016