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2016 Company of the Year Award Winners

Stevie® Awards in these categories were presented at The 14th Annual American Business Awards banquet on Monday, June 20, 2016 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

Company of the Year - Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Makovsky & Co, New York, NY
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Ad Exchange Group, Irvine, CA
C-4 Analytics, Saugus, MA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Amobee, San Diego, CA
Chief Outsiders, Houston, TX
Digital Air Strike, Scottsdale, AZ
Mirus Promotions, Inc., San Diego, CA
PAN Communications, Boston, MA

Company of the Year - Banking & Financial Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
First GREEN Bank, Mount Dora, FL
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
CAN Capital, New York, NY
New American Funding, Tustin, CA
Opus Capital Markets Consultants, a Wipro Limited Company, Chicago, IL
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Ally Financial, Detroit, MI
DRB (Darien Rowayton Bank), New York, NY
John Hancock Financial Services, Boston, MA
radius financial group inc., Norwell, MA

Company of the Year - Business Services - Less than 100 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Kount, Boise, ID
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
DemandLab, LLC, Jenkintown, PA
Vaco Los Angeles LLC, Los Angeles, CA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Alight Analytics, Kansas City, MO
Beyond20, Phoenix, AZ
Endurance, Northbrook, IL

Company of the Year - Business Services - 100 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Fleetmatics, Waltham, MA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
DayNine Consulting, Pleasanton, CA
Roth Staffing Companies, L.P., Orange, CA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
AgreeYa Solutions, Folsom, CA
Centrify, Santa Clara, CA
ClearSlide, San Francisco, CA
COTG - A Xerox Company, Bolingbook, IL
Dice, San Jose, CA
ProSight Specialty Insurance, Morristown, NJ
SocialCode, New York, NY
TempWorks, Eagan, MN

Company of the Year - Business Services - More than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNERS (TIE):
Infinite Computer Solutions, Rockville, MD
TransPerfect, New York, NY
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
John Hancock Financial Services, Boston, MA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Accenture, Chicago, IL

Company of the Year - Computer Hardware & Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
QLess Inc., Pasadena, CA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Callidus Software, Dublin, CA
The Control Group, San Diego, CA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Datapipe, Inc., Jersey City, NJ
Service Express, Inc. (SEI), Grand Rapids, MI

Company of the Year - Computer Software - Up to 500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Tintri, Mountain View, CA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Centage Corporation, Natick, MA
Host Analytics, Redwood City, CA
Jasper, Santa Clara, CA
PlanSource, Orlando, FL
Zyme, Redwood Shores, CA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Darktrace, Cambridge, United Kingdom
GridGain, Foster City, CA
RES Software, Radnor, PA
Sisense, New York, NY
STRV, San Francisco, CA
SYSPRO, Costa Mesa, CA

Company of the Year - Computer Software - 500 or More Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
HubSpot, Cambridge, MA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Callidus Software, Dublin, CA
Intuit, Mountain View, CA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Cvent, Tysons Corner, VA
Ve Interactive, Boston, MA
Zuora, Foster City, CA

Company of the Year - Consumer Products
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Jeunesse Global, Orlando, FL
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Isagenix International, Gilbert, AZ
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Empire Today, LLC, Northlake, IL
Shinola, Detroit, MI

Company of the Year - Food & Beverage
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Fazoli's Italian Restaurants, Lexington, KY
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Peapod, Skokie, IL
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Talking Rain Beverage Company, Seattle, WA

Company of the Year - Health Products & Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Jeunesse Global, Orlando, FL
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
InDemand Interpreting, Seattle, WA
Makers Nutrition, LLC, Hauppauge, NY
NutraScience Labs, Farmingdale, NY
ScribeAmerica , Fort Lauderdale, FL
VIP Petcare, Windsor, CA

Company of the Year - Hospitality & Leisure
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Marriott Vacations Worldwide, Orlando, FL
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Creative Lodging Solutions, Lexington, KY
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Casino Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ
Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ

Company of the Year – Insurance
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
USHEALTH Advisors, LLC, Grapevine, TX
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Westminster American Insurance Company, Owings Mills, MD
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Applied Systems, University Park, IL
PURE Insurance, White Plains, NY

Company of the Year – Manufacturing
GOLD STEVIE WINNERS:
Popular Ink, McKinney, TX
Proto Labs, Inc., Maple Plain, MN
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
M&M Electric Service, Inc. Gastonia, NC
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Crown Paper Converting, Ontario, CA
Makers Nutrition, LLC, Hauppauge, NY

Organization of the Year - Non-Profit or Government
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Southwest Michigan First, Kalamazoo, MI
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
New Heights Educational Group, Defiance, OH
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), Montvale, NJ

Company of the Year – Pharmaceuticals
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
PAREXEL International, Waltham, MA
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Noble, Orlando, FL
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Makers Nutrition, LLC, Hauppauge, NY

Company of the Year - Real Estate
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Farbman Group, Southfield, MI
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
The Agency, Beverly Hills, CA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
SoftPro, Raleigh, NC

Company of the Year – Retail
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Shinola, Detroit, MI
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
N&F Global Corp, New York, NY Hollywood, CA
Rhea Lana's Franchise Systems, Inc., Conway, AR

Company of the Year - Service Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
LCG, Ltd. & H.E.L.P.® Legal Plan, Philadelphia, PA
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Morton Grove, IL
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
College Works Painting, Irvine, CA
Wolters Kluwer's BizFilings, Madison, WI

Company of the Year – Telecommunications
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
GTT Communications, Inc. (GTT), McLean, VA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
AT&T, Dallas, TX
Level 3 Communications, Broomfield, CO
RingCentral, Belmont, CA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
CallFire, Santa Monica, CA
MASS Communications, New York, NY
Switch.co, San Francisco, CA

Company of the Year - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Future Energy Solutions, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Donlen Fleet Leasing And Management, Northbrook, Illinois
College Works Painting, Irvine, CA

Startup of the Year - Business Products Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
TextRecruit, San Jose, CA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Allbound, Scottsdale, AZ
Bastille, Atlanta, GA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Forter, San Francisco, CA
Gorilla Safety, Houston, TX
Loom Systems, Tel Aviv, Israel
RippleNami, Inc., Cardiff, CA

Startup of the Year - Business Services Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
STRV, San Francisco, CA
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Coastal Risk Consulting, Plantation, FL
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Life Safety Systems Inc., Green Bay, WI
Team Eagle Logistics, Inc. Scottsdale, AZ

Startup of the Year - Consumer Products Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
MONAT Global, Doral, FL
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
MAX'IS Creations, Inc., Boston, MA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
84.51°, Cincinnati, OH

Startup of the Year - Consumer Services Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
EverSport Media, Los Gatos, CA
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
MyHopscotch.com, Novato, CA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Always Christmas in  NY, New York, NY
MicroHealth LLC, Vienna, VA

Tech Startup of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
TextRecruit, San Jose, CA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Gorilla Safety, Houston, TX
Interana, Redwood City, CA
Symphony, Palo Alto, CA
Teridion, San Francisco, CA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
84.51° Cincinnati, OH
Allbound, Scottsdale, AZ
Blueshift Labs, San Francisco, CA
Cashpundit Inc, Valley Cottage, NY
CloudEndure, New York, NY and Tel Aviv, Israel
Coastal Risk Consulting, Plantation, FL
Maestro Health, Chicago, IL
RippleNami, Inc., Cardiff, CA
Simility, Palo Alto, CA
STRV, San Francisco, CA
Vidder, Campbell, CA

Most Innovative Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
ezCater, Boston, MA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Future Energy Solutions, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
LEAN Frog Business Solutions Inc., Huntsville, AL
Qubole, Mountain View, CA
RiskSense, Sunnyvale, CA
Seal Software, San Francisco, CA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
John Hancock Financial Services, Boston, MA
MessageGears, Atlanta, GA
OpenSpan, Atlanta, GA
Opmantek, Charlotte, NC
Winner Winner Chicken Dinner, Dallas, TX

Most Innovative Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Enterprise Fleet Management, St. Louis, MO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Amobee, San Diego, CA
Ixia, Calabasas, CA
Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Morton Grove, IL
USHEALTH Advisors, LLC, Grapevine, TX
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Acumatica, Bellevue, WA
Callidus Software, Dublin, CA
Maestro Health, Chicago, IL
Penton, New York, NY
ProSight Specialty Insurance, Morristown, NJ
Workiva Inc., Ames, IA

Most Innovative Company of the Year - 2,500 or More Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Cricket Wireless, Atlanta, GA
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Dell Boomi, Berwyn, PA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Ceridian, Minneapolis, MN
OptumRx, Irvine, CA
Paychex, Inc,. Rochester, NY
PayPal, San Jose, CA

Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Prevedere, Columbus, OH
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
MediaBrix, New York, NY
MessageGears, Atlanta, GA
Movidius, San Mateo, CA
Updater, New York, NY
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Compare.com, Glen Allen VA
goTransverse, Austin, TX
iText Software Corp., Cambridge, MA
OrionVM, San Francisco, CA
SIM Partners, Chicago, IL
VertaMedia LLC, New York, NY
Ytel, Foothill Ranch, CA

Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNERS:
DocuSign, San Francisco, CA
Malwarebytes, San Jose, CA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Amobee, San Diego, CA
Jasper, Santa Clara, CA
Workiva Inc., Ames, IA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Callidus Software, Dublin, CA
ClearSlide, San Francisco, CA
Datapipe, Inc., Jersey City, NJ
DCR Workforce, Boca Raton, FL
Globoforce, Southborough, MA
Innovid, New York, NY
mindWireless, Austin, TX
PlaceIQ, New York, NY
RiseSmart, San Jose, CA
Ve Interactive, Boston, MA

Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year - 2,500 or More Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Qualcomm, San Diego, CA
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Ceridian, Minneapolis, MN
FIS, Jacksonville, FL
VirtusaPolaris, Westborough, MA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
AT&T, Dallas, TX

Innovation of the Year - Business Products Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Applied Systems, University Park, IL: IVANS Market Appetite
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Dealstruck, Inc., Carlsbad, CA: Dealstruck, Inc. Innovates on Small Business Finance
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Callidus Software, Dublin, CA: Predicting the Future by Knowing the Past: CallidusCloud's ThunderBridge

Innovation of the Year - Business Service Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
ModusLink, Waltham, MA: 4 Minute Click-to-Ship: A Major Industry Milestone
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
LanguageLine Solutions, Monterey, CA: The Olympus Platform
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Callidus Software, Dublin, CA: Predicting the Future by Knowing the Past: CallidusCloud's ThunderBridge
Managed Maintenance, Inc., Boca Raton, FL: QUOTE-it Solution, a services sales and contract management system
OptumRx, Irvine, CA: Innovation of the Year – OptumRx

Innovation of the Year - Consumer Products and Services Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
The Control Group, San Diego, CA: Instant Checkmate - Innovation of the Year
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Citi Retail Services, Atlanta, GA: Entity Linkage Framework
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
John Hancock Financial Services, Boston, MA: Putting our Customers First!

Technical Innovation of the Year - At Organizations With Up to 100 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Prevedere, Columbus, OH: Data, correlation and predictive modeling all delivered in Prevedere’s easy-to-use, cloud-based solution
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Fasetto, Superior, WI: Link by Fasetto
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
CoreOS, San Francisco, CA: Tectonic by CoreOS
Gorilla Safety, Houston, TX: Gorilla Safety’s Fleet And Safety Management Mobile App: Transforming Transportation

Technical Innovation of the Year - At Organizations With Up to 1,000 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Host Analytics, Redwood City, CA: The Introduction of Cloud-based Financial Modeling
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Callidus Software, Dublin, CA: ThunderBridge Analytics, by CallidusCloud
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
SoftPro, Raleigh, NC: SoftPro: Helping You Navigate the Uncertain

Technical Innovation of the Year - At Organizations With 1,000 or More Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Qualcomm, San Diego, CA: Qualcomm® Snapdragon ™ 820 processor
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Citi Retail Services, Atlanta, GA: Digital Sales and Services Project
PayPal, San Jose, CA: Data Challenge: How PayPal Separated Over a Decade of Intertwined Technology
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Starkey Hearing Technologies, Eden Prairie, MN: Halo 2 by Starkey Hearing Technologies

Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year - At Organizations With Up to 100 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Prositions, Inc., Urbandale, IA: Prositions' ProVeteran Program
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Lambert, Edwards & Associates, Grand Rapids, MI: The 10,000 Scoops Challenge
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Hamilton Jewelers, Princeton, NJ: Hamilton Jewelers CSR

Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year - At Organizations With Up to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
TCC, Carmel, IN: How TCC is building a nationwide Culture of Good, one community at a time
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Family Heritage Life Insurance Company of America, Broadview Heights, OH: Family Heritage CSR
Fluent Home, Draper, UT: Annual Fluent Home #fluentcares Charity Project - Dominican Republic
Pioneer Services, A Division of MidCountry Bank, Kansas City, MO: Pioneer Services CSR Program for Military Families
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: USANA Health Sciences Social Responsibility Efforts
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
BMO Capital Markets, Chicago, IL: Playground Unveiling | BMO Capital Markets Gives Back
Capstrat, Raleigh, NC: Capstrat's Boomerang Society
Farbman Group, Southfield, MI: Farbman Group Corporate Social Responsibility
Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Morton Grove, IL: Lakeshore Recycling Systems: CSR
OptumRx, Irvine, CA: United Health Group (OptumRx): Veterans Hiring

Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year - At Organizations With More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Timberland, Stratham, NH: Planting Seeds for the Future: Timberland Tree Planting Milestones
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
EMC, Enterprise Content Division, Pleasanton, CA: Patents4Water: EMC's Enterprise Content Division
Marriott Vacations Worldwide, Orlando, FL: Marriott Vacations Worldwide, Harvests For Hunger, Collects 26 Tons of Non-Perrishable Food Item For Deserving Food Banks Worldwide
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Subaru Drives Home the Shocking Need for Pet Safety
Tata Consulting Services (TCS), Edison, NJ: TCS STEM Initiative: Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders, Today!
TriNet, San Leandro, CA: TriNet Cares Makes a Difference, One Charity at a Time
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
School District of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, FL: Corporate Social Responsibility - Student Intern Programs

Fastest Growing Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
CATMEDIA, Atlanta, GA
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
MONAT Global, Doral, FL
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
G-Force Shipping, Norwell, MA

Fastest Growing Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Jeunesse Global, Orlando, FL: Jeunesse Reaches Billion Dollar Annual Sales in Record Time
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
GTT Communications, Inc. (GTT), McLean, VA
New American Funding, Tustin, CA
ProSight Specialty Insurance, Morristown, NJ
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
BioIQ, Santa Barbara, CA: On the Rise
Callidus Software, Dublin, CA: CallidusCloud: Growing by Helping Customers Turn Leads into Money Faster
Fleetmatics, Waltham, MA: Fastest Growing SaaS Company
Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Morton Grove, IL
TMG (The Members Group), Des Moines, IA: Achieves Unprecedented Growth

Fastest Growing Company of the Year - 2,500 or More Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AGS Health, New York, NY
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
BDS Marketing, Inc., Irvine, CA: Progressive Planning Paid Off: How BDSmktg Took Agency Growth into Their Own Hands
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
TransPerfect, New York, NY: TransPerfect Shatters Records

Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
L4 Digital, Seattle, WA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
FloQast, Sherman Oaks, CA
Futuri Media, Cleveland, OH
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
QASymphony, Atlanta, GA
Resilient Systems, Cambridge, MA
VertaMedia LLC, New York, NY

Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Malwarebytes, San Jose, CA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Curriculum Associates, North Billerica, MA
Netsertive, Morrisville, NC: Digital Marketing Company on the Rise
SocialCode, New York, NY
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Avaap, Edison, NJ
Callidus Software, Dublin, CA: CallidusCloud: Ever-increasing Acceleration
Rise Interactive, Chicago, IL
SevOne, Boston, MA
ZipRecruiter, Santa Monica, CA

Minority-Owned Business of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
70kft, Dallas, TX
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
N&F Global Corp, New Yorl, NY
New American Funding, Tustin, CA
Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Casino Arizona, Scottsdale. AZ
DCR Workforce, Boca Raton, FL

Veteran-Owned Business of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Tipping Point Solutions, Centennial, CO
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
IntelliGenesis LLC, Columbia, MD
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Collipsis Web Solutions, Tulsa, OK
Copart, Dallas, TX
Press-One Customer Care, Inc., Fort Collins, CO

Energy Industry Innovation of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
SimpliPhi Power, Ojai, CA: New Non-Toxic High-Output Battery and Company Growth Drive Market Evolution
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
d.light design, San Francisco, CA: d.light A1
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
FreeWave Technologies, Boulder, CO: The Introduction of DC Gateway and the WaveContact Family of Products by FreeWave Technologies
Spotter Inspection App, Baton Rouge, LA: Spotter Inspection App