2004 Preliminary Round Judges

2004 Preliminary Round Judges

The following business professionals participated in preliminary judging between January 1 and April 7, 2004.  They reviewed and scored nominations in categories that were assigned to them based on their function and experience.  We thank them for their time, efforts, and insights. 

Susan Baranczyk, Advertising & Promotions Coordinator, Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Frank Bartell, Creative Director, I-many, Inc., Edison, New Jersey

Michael Berman, Partner, CPath Solutions, LLC, New York, New York

Lea-Ann Berst, President, Sleddogg Marketing, Raleigh, North Carolina

Amy Blackwood, Marketing Manager, Lakewood Engineering & Manufacturing Co., Chicago, Illinois

Kathleen Boylan, Vice President, Public Communications Inc., Chicago, Illinois

Kathi Brown, Marketing Manager, Wheels, Inc., Des Plaines, Illinois

Jeff Campese, President, Elite Business Productions and Elite Digital Video, Orlando, Florida

Luigi Carinci, Executive Director, Pinpoint Experts Corp., Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada

Teresa Caro, President, Caro Consulting, Alpharetta, Georgia

Chris Carroll, Client Relations Director, Olsson Associates, Lincoln, Nebraska

Alan Cervasio, VP Sales Strategy and Talent Relationship Management, Marriott Vacation Club International, Orlando, Florida

Kevin Chen, President/CEO, Business Methods Corp., Randolph, New Jersey

Bernie Clark, Marketing Manager, iJET Travel Risk Management, Annapolis, Maryland

Carolyn Clendening, National Quality Assurance Senior Manager, Office Depot, Inc., Delray Beach, Florida

Nikki Conyers-Williams, Writer, Wachovia, Charlotte, North Carolina

Ron Coxsom, President, GME Consulting, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee

Lorrie Crum, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Parker Hannifin Corp., Cleveland, Ohio

Katherin Dax, Assistant to the President, WPS Resources, Green Bay, Wisconsin

John DeMetro, VP Sales & Marketing, Steffen Publishing, Holland Patent, New York

Kristen des Chatelets, Chief Marketing Officer, BDS Marketing, Inc., Irvine, California

Lisa Dilg, Senior Account Executive, PerkettPR, South Lyon, Michigan

Leslie Doyle, Senior Director of Communications, Global Support Services, Oracle Corporation, Redwood City, California

J. Thomas Duffy, President, Equinox Music Festival Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Jill Ellman, Vice President, Winner & Associates, Encino, California

Ken Faith, Director of Manufacturing & Projects, PACCAR Inc, Bellevue, Washington

Susan Foede, Director of Customer Support Services, Winland Electronics, Inc., Mankato, Minnesota

Jonas Garbovetsky, Founder & CEO, Clickmedios, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Scott Giordanella, Sales/Marketing Manager, NightHawk Radiology Services, Coeur D'Alene, Idaho

David Greene, President, Urbanomics Consulting Group, Washington, DC

Shannon Gregg, Director, Gregg Services, East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Barbara Grundy Evans, Vice President of Business Services, Devon Health Services, Inc., King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Cynthia Guzik, Senior Manager of Human Resources & Agent Services, Family Heritage Life Insurance Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Larry Hamilton, Senior Account Executive, Pitney Bowes, Sugarland, Texas

Stacey Holst, Director of Human Resources, Washington Speakers Bureau, Alexandria, Virginia

Brent Jones, Executive Vice President, FGR, Newport Beach, California

Angie Kellen, Senior Associate, MCA, Inc., San Jose, California

Amanda Kelso, Producer, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco, California

Isabel Kersen, President, The Power Edge, Secaucus, New Jersey

Robert Klein, President, Robert Klein and Associates, Harleysville, Pennsylvania

Leo Koganov, TSS Coordinator, ACDelco, General Motors, West Bloomfield, Michigan

Kyra Lawrence, Leadership Development Manager, SCA Personal Care Inc., Eddystone, Pennsylvania

Michele Lodin CCP PHR, Director of Compensation, Benefits & HRIS, Advanced Medical Optics, Inc., Santa Ana, California

Katie McManus, Marketing and Projects, Washington Speakers Bureau, Alexandria, Virginia

Sarah Miller, President, Axis Marketing & Public Relations, San Francisco, California

Robyn Miller, Senior VP of Marketing, Fine Living Network, Los Angeles, California

Lisa Murphy, VP/Service Coordinator, Fidelity Information Services, Jacksonville, California

Neil Myers, President, Connect Public Relations, Santa Barbara, California

Tomas Neilsen, Manager, TUESDAY Business Network, Prague, the CzechRepublic

Chukwuka Okafor, M.D., BostonUniversitySchool of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

Frank Olguin, Director of Special Projects, Office Depot, Delray Beach, Florida

Tamara Oliverio, Communications, Valassis, Livonia, Michigan

Lauren Orsini, Manager - Employee Loyalty, Cendant Car Rental Group, Parsippany, New Jersey

Mithila Patel, Account Executive, Gibbs & Soell Public Relations, New York, New York

Felix Pekar, COO, Questaweb Inc, Westfield, New Jersey

Luca Penati, Executive Vice President, Edelman, Mountain View, California

Khalid Pervaiz, Managing Director, Clifton Group LLC, San Francisco, California

Andy Reynolds, Vice President, Executive Diversity Service, Inc., Seattle, Washington

Michael J. Rojas Jr., CEO, ACE Production Entertainment Group, Burbank, California

Meredith Roth, Director of Corporate Communications, KnowledgeStorm, Alpharetta, Georgia

Vishal Sapra, Co-Founder/Director of Operations, Teen Freedom Corps, Allendale, New Jersey

Charles Sciberras, Managing Director, International Agency Facilities Ltd, High Wycombe, Bucks, United Kingdom

Kim Seney, Manager, Bricks & Clicks, APS, Phoenix, Arizona

Jill Silman, Vice President, Meador Staffing, The Woodlands, Texas

Larry Sites, Benefits Technician, King's DaughtersMedicalCenter, Ashland, Kentucky

Chris Stanley, Communications Specialist, Memphis Light, Gas and Water, Memphis, Tennessee

Donna Tolley, Director of Marketing Communications, Unica Corp., Waltham, Massachusetts

Angie Torongo, Public Relations Coordinator, Domino's Pizza LLC, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Leon Turetsky, CEO, QuestaWeb, Inc., Westfield, New Jersey

Jamie Vollmer, Assistant Account Executive, Fleishman Hillard, St. Louis, Missouri

John Wall, Director of Marketing, Tibersoft, Westborough, Massachusetts

Laura Walter, Corporate Marketing Manager, Enterprise Fleet Services, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, St. Louis, Missouri

Sean Weide, Public Relations Account Executive, Ervin & Smith, Omaha, Nebraska

Michael Weiss, CEO, imagistic, Venice, California

Jake Wengroff, Analyst Relations Manager, ABI Research, Oyster Bay, New York

Venus Windmiller, Director of Human Resources, Mercy Ridge, Timonium, Maryland

Glenn Wohl, Marketing Manager, eSales & Service, AT&T, Bridgewater, New Jersey

Darrell Zahorsky, Small Business Editor, About.com, New York, New York

Joseph Zitzelberger, Director of Manufacturing Development, Kenworth Truck Company, PACCAR Inc, Chillicothe, Ohio