Management Categories

Management Categories

2008 Stevie® Award winners and Finalists are listed by category.  Follow the links to view the full-text of Stevie Award-winning entries.

Best Executive - Computer Hardware & Services
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Devender Aerrabolu, CEO and President, American Unit Inc, Schaumburg, IL
FINALISTS:
Ajit Nair; President, CEO, Chairman, ProV International, Tampa, FL
Chris Andreozzi, President, KnowledgeCentrix, Inc., Brea, CA
Gerry Cohen, President and CEO, Information Builders, New York, NY
Jeffrey Housenbold, CEO, Shutterfly, Inc., Redwood City, CA
Karen Dutch, Vice President, Advanced Storage Products Group, NEC Corporation of America, Santa Clara, CA

Best Executive - Computer Software
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Ron Books, COO, eCommerce Industries (ECi), Fort Worth, TX
FINALISTS:
Amir Moussavian, President & Chief Executive Officer, MIR3, San Diego, CA
Patrick W. Grady, Founder/Chairman/CEO, Rearden Commerce, Foster City, CA
Janine Popick, CEO of VerticalResponse, San Francisco, CA
Jim Johnson, President & CEO, BakBone Software, San Diego, CA
Josh James, CEO and co-founder, Omniture, Orem, UT
Lars Dalgaard, CEO, SuccessFactors, San Mateo, CA
Peter Gassner, President and CEO, Verticals onDemand, Inc., Pleasanton, CA
Peter Stewart, President & CEO, TraceSecurity, Baton Rouge, LA
Sybll Romley, President and CEO, SPECTRUM Human Resource Systems Corporation, Denver, CO

Best Executive - Financial Service
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
John R. Hatch, President and CEO, JHSS John Hancock Signature Services, Inc. Boston, MA
FINALISTS:
John Wood, Wood Financial Group LLC, Fairfax, VA
Michael P. Maurer, Vice President and Controller, Harris Corporation, Melbourne, FL

Best Executive - Media & Entertainment
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Bill Disbrow, CEO, Valpak Direct Marketing,, Largo, FL
FINALISTS:
Heath Clarke, Founder and CEO, Local.com, Irvine, CA
Jeffrey Pollack, Commissioner of the World Series of Poker and Vice President of Sports and Entertainment,Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.,Las Vegas, NV
Josh Linkner, Founder and CEO, ePrize,Pleasant Ridge, MI

Best Executive - Services
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Daniel Fantasia, President and Founder, Treeline, Inc., Wakefield, MA
FINALISTS:
Amy Rees Anderson, CEO, MediConnect Global, Inc. South Jordan, UT
David DiStefano, President and CEO, Richardson, Philadelphia, PA
Dominick Crea, Founder/President, The PSP Group, Mamaroneck, NY
Sue Penchansky, Vice President, KGA, Inc. Framingham, MA
Tim Vanderhook, CEO, Co-founder, Specific Media, Irvine, CA

Best Executive - Telecommunications
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Kevin Sheehan, President and CEO, Hatteras Networks, Research Triangle Park, NC
FINALISTS:
John Wise, President, Viscom International, Atlanta, GA
Peter Aquino, President, RCN Corporation, Herndon, VA
Robert Switz, President and CEO, ADC Telecommunications, Inc., Eden Prairie, MN

Best Executive - All Other Industries
STEVIE AWARD WINNERS:
Brigitte Peleman-Vantieghem, CEO, Peleman Industries, Inc., Alpharetta, GA
Patrick J. Balthrop, President and Chief Executive, Officer Luminex Corporation, Austin, TX
FINALISTS:
College Courtion, Founder and CEO, Calidora Skin Clinic, Seattle, WA
Gail Goodman, CEO, Constant Contact®, Inc., Waltham, MA
Glen Jensen, CEO,Agel Enterprises, Provo, UT
James Saccacio, CeO, RealtyTrac, Irvine CA
Lisa Sacchetti, President, The Renaissance Network, Inc., Newton, MA
Magda Marquet, Co-President and Co-CEO, Althea Technologies, San Diego, CA
Michael Kempner, CEO, MWW Group and FRB, East Rutherford, NJ
Michael Massari, VP of Meeting Sales & Operations, Las Vegas Meetings by Harrah's Entertainment, Las Vegas, NV
Michael Saxton, President, Cross Country Automotive Services, Medford, MA
Patrick McKenna, CEO, DMi Partners, Philadelphia, PA
Robert Mather, CEO, Pre-employ.com, Anderson, CA
Sam Chanin, CEO, Outside Ventures, New York, NY
Scott Kreisberg- Founder and CEO, One Step Retail Solutions, Glendale, CA
Todd Davis, CEO, LifeLock, Tempe, AZ

Best Chairman
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
George Klaus, Executive Chairman of the Board, Epicor Software, Irvine, CA
FINALISTS:
James C. Walker, CEO and Chairman, Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., Wayne, PA
Todd B. Crosland, Founder & Chairman, Interbank FX, Salt Lake City, UT

Best Turnaround Executive
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Todd Wille, President and CEO, Unify Corporation, Sacramento, CA
FINALISTS:
Dan Pritchard, CEO, eCommerce Industries (ECi), Fort Worth, TX
John Jastrem, President & CEO, Exhibitgroup/Giltspur, Roselle, IL
John R. Hatch, President and CEO, John Hancock Signature Services, Inc. Boston, MA
Michael Fields, CEO, KANA, Menlo Park, CA
Robert Switz, President and CEO, ADC Telecommunications, Inc., Eden Prairie, MN
Steve Wiehe, President & CEO, SciQuest, Inc., Cary, NC

Best Finance Executive
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Larry LeMaster, CPA, CFO, HKS, Inc., Dallas, TX
FINALISTS:
Keith Wilson, CFO, PAETEC, Rochester, NY
Mike Sicoli, Executive VP & CFO, RCN Corporation, Herndon, VA
William Milligan, CFO, High Performance Technologies, Inc., Reston, VA

Best Management Team
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Michael C. Fina, New York, NY
FINALISTS:
Aternity, Westborough, MA
Farbman Group, Southfield, MI
INTTRA, Parsippany, NJ
iSeatz.com, New York, NY
John Hancock Signature Services, Inc. Boston, MA
Las Vegas Meetings by Harrah's Entertainment, Las Vegas, NV
Métier, Ltd. Arlington, VA
Miro Consulting, Fords, NJ
Morpheus Media LLC, New York, NY
Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas, Chicago, IL
RCN Corporation, Herndon, VA
TGaS Advisors, E. Norriton, PA