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Company/Organization Categories - 2009 Honorees

The following have been honored in The 2009 (7th annual) American Business Awards.

Best Overall Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees - Computer Software & Services Industries
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:

YouSendIt, Inc., Campbell, CA
FINALISTS:
LiquidSpoke, Inc., Norristown, PA
TraceSecurity Inc., Baton Rouge, LA
Aleri, Chicago, IL
Sapien LLC, Morristown, NJ
Terra Technology, Norwalk, CT
VerticalResponse, San Francisco, CA

Best Overall Company of the Year- Up to 100 Employees- All Other Industries
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Sirtis, A GSK Company, Cambridge, MA
FINALISTS:
ActionCOACH, Las Vegas, NV
International Checkout Inc, Santa Monica, CA
MAC Presents, Nashville, TN
NetPlus Marketing, Inc., Conshohocken, PA
Overture Networks, Raleigh, NC
PIBH, Harrisburg, PA
SAFEbuilt, Inc., Loveland, CO
ThrowThings.com, LLC, Ravenna, OH

Best Overall Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees - Computer Software & Services Industries
STEVIE AWARD WINNERS:
Constant Contact, Waltham, MA
High Performance Technologies, Inc., Reston, VA
FINALISTS:
American Unit Inc, Schaumburg, IL
CyberShift, Parsippany, New Jersey
DealerSocket, San Clemente, CA
iContact, Durham, NC
Informatica Corporation, Redwood City, CA
Xactly Corp, San Jose, CA

Best Overall Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees - All Services
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ
FINALISTS:
AdvanceMe, Inc. Atlanta, GA
Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System, Boca Raton, FL
John Hancock Signature Services, Inc. Boston, MA
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ
Pioneer Financial Services, Kansas City, MO
ReachLocal, Woodland Hills, CA
SurePayroll, Glenview, IL
True Partners Consulting, Chicago, IL

Best Overall Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees - All Other Industries
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
GT Solar International Inc. Merrimack, NH
FINALISTS:
Action Ambulance Service, Wilmington, MA
Althea Technologies, Inc. San Diego, CA
Farbman Group, Southfield, MI
GreatCall, San Diego, CA
Luminex Corporation, Austin, TX
MEDICAL REAL ESTATE SOLUTIONS (MRES), LLC, Southfield, MI
Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA
RCN Corporation, Herndon, VA
Sundance Vacations, Wilkes Barre, PA

Best Overall Company of the Year - More Than 2,500 Employees
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Harris Corporation, Melbourne, FL
FINALISTS:
AECOM, New York, NY
CACi International Inc.
Life Technologies, Carlsbad, CA
PAREXEL International, Waltham, MA
Rackspace Hosting, San Antonio, TX
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Plano, TX
Wingstop Restaurants, Inc. Richardson, TX

Best New Company of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
uTest, Southborough, MA
FINALISTS:
Aster Data Systems, Redwood City, CA
Carpio, Research Triangle Park, NC
Evolve IP, Wayne, PA
HubSpot, Cambridge, MA
Jivox, San Francisco, CA
Mazooma Inc., Miami Beach, FL
Zuora, Redwood City, CA

Business Turnaround of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
RCN Corporation, Herndon, VA
FINALISTS:
Farbman Group, Southfield, MI
John Hancock Signature Services, Inc. Boston, MA

Most Innovative Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees - Computer Software & Services Industries
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Appistry, Inc., St. Louis, MO
FINALISTS:
AdmitOne Security, Issaquah, WA
Amitive, San Mateo, CA
Articulate, New York, NY
Crossroads Systems, Austin, TX
EffectiveUI, Denver, CO
Marin Software, San Francisco, CA
Sapien LLC, Morristown, NJ
Terra Technology, Norwalk, CT
WhiteHat Security, Santa Clara, CA

Most Innovative Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees - All Services
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Weather Trends International, Bethlehem, PA
FINALISTS:
Conductor, Inc., New York, NY
House Party, Irvington, NY
International Checkout Inc, Santa Monica, CA
Millennial Media, Inc., Baltimore, MD
Regis Learning Solutions, Golden, CO

Most Innovative Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees - All Other Industries
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Universal Safety Response, Franklin, TN
FINALISTS:
Matrex Exhibits, Addison, IL
MBX Systems, Wauconda, IL
One Eighty, Seattle, WA
Pangea Foundation, San Diego, CA
Peleman Industries, Inc., Alpharetta, GA
SAFEbuilt, Inc. Loveland, CO
VisualCV, Inc., Reston, VA

Most Innovative Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees - Computer Hardware, Software, Services & Telecommunications
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
OnStar, Detroit, MI
FINALISTS:
Fusion-io, Salt Lake City, UT
Global eProcure, Clark, NJ
Intelius Inc., Bellevue, WA
Virtela Communications, Greenwood Village, CO

Most Innovative Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees - All Other Industries
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Luminex Corporation, Austin, TX
FINALISTS:
Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System, Boca Raton, FL
Debtwire, New York, NY
Farbman Group, Southfield, MI
MarketTools.com
ReachLocal, Woodland Hills, CA
SurePayroll, Glenview, IL
The RightThing, Findlay, OH
Total Attorneys, Inc., Chicago, IL
Wheels, Inc. Des Plaines, IL

Most Innovative Company of the Year - More Than 2,500 Employees
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Hormel Foods Corporation, Austin, MN
FINALISTS:
salesforce.com inc. , San Francisco, CA
Wingstop Restaurants, Inc. Richardson, TX

Business Innovation of the Year - Up to 100 Employees
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Nfinity Footwear, Atlanta, GA: Nfinity Shoes
FINALISTS:
Entuity, Marlborough, MA: Entuity Green IT Module First to Quantify Network’s Contribution to Business Sustainability Initiatives
iCIMS.com, inc. Hazlet, NJ: iCIMS Complete Talent Platform
QLess, Altadena, CA: QLess - The Company Committed to Wiping Lines off the Face of the Earth
VoloMedia, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA: VoloMedia Opens Up the Walled Garden of iTunes
Volusion, Austin, TX: Volusion’s Social Store Builder

Business Innovation of the Year - More Than 100 Employees
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Exal Corporation, Youngstown, OH: Exal Corporation's - Lightweight Aluminum Bottle
FINALISTS:
Epicor, Irvine, CA: Epicor Leads the Way in Delivery of Next Generation Business Solutions
Global eProcure, Clark, NJ: Global eProcure - eCompliance Product Innovation
iQor, New York, NY: iQor, Inc.
PayCycle Inc., Palo Alto, CA: PayCycle's Road to Payday
SurePayroll, Glenview, IL: SurePayroll’s 1-Click Payroll™ Technology
The Richardson Company, Philadelphia, PA: Training without Travel

Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Outside The Classroom, Needham, MA
FINALISTS:
Credit Solutions, Dallas, TX
Daimler Financial Services, Farmington Hills, MI
EMD Serono, Inc., Rockland, MA
High Performance Technologies, Inc., Reston, VA
Intelius Inc., Bellevue, WA
Liquidnet, New York, NY
PIBH, Harrisburg, PA
Pioneer Financial Services, Kansas City, MO
Reliv International, Inc., Chesterfield, MO

Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year - More Than 2,500 Employees
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
American Medical Response, Greenwood Village, CO
FINALISTS:
AMERIGROUP Corporation, Virginia Beach, VA
BMO Capital Markets, New York, NY
Doral Bank, San Juan, PR: Domingos d Museo (Sundays at the Museum)
Doral Bank, San Juan, PR: Ruta Pink (The Pink Route)
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Plano, TX
salesforce.com inc., San Francisco, CA
Schneider National, Inc., Green Bay, WI
Western Union, Denver, CO

Environmental Responsibility Program of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Enterprise Fleet Management, St. Louis, MO
FINALISTS:
AIReS AI Relocation Solutions, Pittsburgh, PA
Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System, Boca Raton, FL
EBSCO Publishing, Ipswich, MA
Heritage-WTI, East Liverpool, OH
John Hancock Signature Services, Inc. Boston, MA
Wheels, Inc., Des Plaines, IL

Fastest-Growing Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Future Ads, Irvine, CA
FINALISTS:
Carpio, Research Triangle Park, NC
Collective Media, New York, NY
ID Experts, Beaverton, OR
Intermark Media, Woodbury, NY
iSeatz, New Orleans, LA
MOST Brand Development and Communications, Aliso Viejo, CA
Overcome Everything, Inc. Brattleboro, VT
VerticalResponse, San Francisco, CA
Volusion, Austin, TX

Fastest-Growing Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
iolo technologies, Los Angeles, CA
FINALISTS:
Althea Technologies, Inc. San Diego, CA
ExactTarget, Indianapolis, IN
GT Solar International Inc. Merrimack, NH
IQNavigator, Denver, CO
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ
MyLife, Los Angeles, CA
Pegasystems, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA
Sundance Vacations, Wilkes Barre, PA
True Partners Consulting, Chicago, IL
Yodle, New York, NY