2007 Honorees - Part 1

2007 Stevie Winners & Finalists - Part 1

Stevie winner indicates Stevie Award winner.  Follow the links to read the entries.

Best Canadian Entrepreneur
RFind Systems, Kelowna, British Columbia Sharon Barnes, CEO, RFind Systems
Stevie winnerSandra Rinomato, Toronto, Ontario Sandra Rinomato - Realtor
Best Canadian Executive
Strangeloop Networks, Vancouver, British Columbia Virginia Balcom, Vice President of Marketing, Strangeloop Networks
Stevie winnerTELUS Corporation, Vancouver, British Columbia Karen Radford, Executive Vice-President and President TELUS Quebec and TELUS Partner Solutions
Best Entrepreneur – Non-Services Businesses – up to 100 Employees
Breaking Ground Contracting Company, Jacksonville, FL Mary Tappouni, President of Breaking Ground Contracting Company
CableOrganizer.com, Fort Lauderdale, FL Valerie Holstein, President, CableOrganizer.com
Stevie winnerHappy Heiny’s, San Diego, CA Linda Byerline, President, Happy Heiny's
Neutral Posture, Inc., Bryan, TX Rebecca Boenigk, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Neutral Posture, Inc.
Peleman Industries, Inc.; Alpharetta, GA Brigitte Peleman-Vantieghem; CEO, Peleman Industries
Plantwise South Africa, Krugersdorp, Gauteng Jenneth Prinsloo
ZINK Imaging, Waltham, MA Wendy Caswell, President and CEO, ZINK Imaging
Best Entrepreneur – Non-Services Businesses – up to 2,500 Employees
Stevie winnerConstant Contact, Waltham, MA Gail Goodman, CEO Constant Contact®, Inc.
Stampin' Up!, Riverton, UT Shelli Gardner, CEO and cofounder of Stampin’ Up!
Best Entrepreneur – Service Businesses - Up to 100 Employees - Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Articulate Communications Inc., New York, NY Laura Grimmer, President and CEO, Articulate Communications Inc. 
Baer Consulting Inc., Montclair, NJ Michele Baer, President, Baer Consulting Inc.
E Video Productions, Forked River, NJ Darcie King, Owner, E Video Productions
Grow Marketing, San Francisco, CA Cassie Hughes, Co-Founder / Strategy Director, Grow Marketing
Grow Marketing, San Francisco, CA Gabrey Means, Co-Founder / Creative Director, Grow Marketing
Racepoint Group, Waltham, MA Marijean Lauzier, President and CEO, Racepoint Group
SpeakerBox Communications, McLean, VA Elizabeth Shea, President and CEO, SpeakerBox Communications
Stevie winnerThe Halo Group, New York, New York Linda Passante, Managing Partner, The Halo Group
Wow Things, Inc., Tenafly, NJ Elena Potoupa, President of Wow Things, Inc., owner of Wow-Coupons.com Web Site
Susan Benton, Los Angeles, CA Susan Benton, Principal, Benton Communications
Mind & Media, Inc., Alexandria, VA Dr. Marilyn Finnemore, Perpetual Power Source, Equestrian in Extremis, & President of Mind & Media, Inc.
Best Entrepreneur – Service Businesses - Up to 100 Employees - Business Services
BONUS Building Care, Indianola, OK Arleen Cavanaugh CEO
Chameleon Technologies, Kirkland, WA Melissa Acton, Chameleon
Ellen Levinas, Brooklyn, NY Ellen Levinas, President, The How to Guide Company
Stevie winnerJBK Associates, Englewood, NJ Julie Kampf, Talent Management Entrepreneur
The Marjon Corporation, Harrisburg, NC Felicia Dixon-Ward, CEO, The Marjon Corporation
Best Entrepreneur – Service Businesses - Up to 100 Employees - Financial Services
1st Service Solutions, Grapevine, TX Ann Hambly, President and CEO, 1st Service Solutions
Stevie winnerNational Tax Search LLC, Chicago, IL Lori Eshoo, President & CEO, National Tax Search, LLC
Stanley L. Compton (SLC) Insurance Services, Inc., West Hills, CA Shannah L. Compton, Partner, Stanley L. Compton (SLC) Insurance Services, Inc.
Tave Risk Management, Northbrook, IL Ruth Tave, Principal & Founder, Tave Risk Management
Best Entrepreneur – Service Businesses - Up to 100 Employees - All Other Industries
Boston-Power, Inc., Westborough, MA Dr. Lampe-Önnerud, Founder, Boston-Power
Cello in a Box, Helena, MT Lonna Weidemann, Founder of Cello In a Box® Co.
Coverall Cleaning Concepts, Boca Raton, FL Vicki Rhea, Master Franchise Owner, Entrepreneur and Leader
Coverall Cleaning Concepts, Boca Raton, FL Michelle Clark, President Coverall of Eastern Tennessee
Stevie winnerDelia Champion, Atlanta, GA Delia Champion, Founder – The Flying Biscuit Cafe
Dogtopia, Bethesda, MD Amy Nichols, President and CEO of Dogtopia
Facelogic International, Inc., Carlsbad, CA Sherryl Ford, President, Facelogic International
Fuentek LLC, Apex, NC Laura Schoppe, President and CEO of Fuentek, LLC
Funxion Fuzion, Roselle, IL Rose Jurczewski, Owner, Funxion Fuzion
Red Easel, Weddington, NC Mary Susan Vaughn, Editor-in-Chief, Red Easel
The Giddy Gander Company LLC, Fort Lee, NJ Laura Wellington, CEO, The Giddy Gander Company
VerticalResponse, San Francisco, CA Janine Popick, CEO and founder VerticalResponse
Best Entrepreneur – Service Businesses – up to 2,500 Employees
Stevie winnerRelated Cervera Realty Services (RCRS), Miami, FL Alicia Cervera Lamadrid, CEO, Related Cervera Realty Services
TranTech, Inc., Alexandria, VA TiTi McNeill, CEO, TranTech Inc.
Best Entrepreneur in EMEA
Stevie winnerBernice Paolozzi Solutions, Dublin, Ireland Bernice Maria Paolozzi, Independent Global Business Developer
Cleartag, Beirut, Lebanon Maya Karanouh, Managing Partner, Cleartag
Plantwise South Africa Jenneth Prinsloo
Best Executive – Non-Services Businesses – More Than 2,500 Employees
Motorola, Holtsville, NY Kathy Paladino, President, Motorola, Enterprise Mobility business
Stevie winnerRicoh Americas Corporation, West Caldwell, NJ Ann Moser, Senior Vice President, Printing Solutions Division, Ricoh Americas Corporation
Siemens Communications, Boca Raton, FL Eve Aretakis, CEO, Siemens Enterprise Communications
Best Executive – Non-Services Businesses – up to 100 Employees
Attune Systems, Santa Clara, CA Carolyn Hyde, Vice President of Sales, Attune Systems
Stevie winnerELAINE Construction, Newton Upper Falls, MA Lisa Wexler, ELAINE Construction
Integra 5, Burlington, MA Meredith Flynn-Ripley, CEO, Integra5
Best Executive – Non-Services Businesses – up to 2,500 Employees
Blackboard Inc., Washington, DC Jessica Finnefrock, Vice President Product Development at Blackboard Inc.
FIS SoftPro, Raleigh, NC Joyce Weiland, Chief Operating Officer
Ho-Chunk Inc, Winnebago, NE Annette Hamilton, Chief Operating Office, Ho-Chunk Inc
Informatica, Redwood City, CA Roslyn Jones, VP of Global Education Services, Informatica
Informatica, Redwood City, CA Dr. Linda Pfeifer, Director of Global Human Resources Learning and Performance
Stevie winnerManaged Objects, McLean, VA Siki Giunta, President and CEO, Managed Objects
Netezza Corporation, Framingham, MA Tricia Cotter, Vice President, Worldwide Customer Support & Manufacturing, Netezza Corporation
NetSuite, Inc., San Mateo, CA Mini Peiris, Vice President of Product Management, NetSuite,Inc.
TIBCO Software, Inc., Palo Alto, CA Fiona Tan, Vice President, Engineering, TIBCO Software
Best Executive – Service Businesses – More Than 2,500 Employees
Advertising.com, Baltimore, MD Lynda Clarizio, President, Advertising.com
Avaya Inc., Basking Ridge, NJ Karyn Mashima, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Technology, Avaya Inc.
Avaya Inc., Basking Ridge, NJ Jocelyne J. Attal, Chief Marketing Officer, Avaya Inc.
Avaya Inc., Basking Ridge, NJ Caroline Dorsa, Chief Financial Officer, Avaya Inc.
Capital One Financial, McLean, VA Lynn Pike, President, Capital One Banking business
HCR Manor Care, Toledo, OH Veronica Fogelman, Assistant VP, HCR Manor Care
Symantec Corp., Cupertino, CA Janice Chaffin, Group President of Symantec’s Consumer Business Unit
Stevie winnerTravelocity, Southlake, TX Michelle Peluso, President and CEO, Travelocity
Best Executive – Service Businesses – up to 100 Employees - Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Lydia Wilbanks, Birmingham, AL Lydia Wilbanks, Managing Partner, WilbanksElam
Shelton Group, Dallas, TX Jodi Shelton, founder, President and CEO, Shelton Group
ThinkMonster, Atlanta, GA Jennifer Louis, Creative Director, Think Monster
Stevie winnerWeber Shandwick, Edinburgh, Scotland Nora Senior, Managing Director, Weber Shandwick in Scotland
Best Executive – Service Businesses – up to 100 Employees - All Other Industries
Arizona Small Business Association, Phoenix, AZ Joan Koerber-Walker, CEO, ASBA - The Arizona Small Business Association
Care.com, Waltham, MA Sheila Marcelo, Founder and CEO, Care.com
Interbank FX, Salt Lake City, UT Marilyn McDonald, Interbank FX
Local.com, Irvine, California Jennifer Black, Vice President of Marketing, Local.com
MedX Jennifer Santoleri, Vice President, MedX, Inc.
National Philanthropic Trust, Jenkintown, PA Eileen R. Heisman, President & CEO, National Philanthropic Trust
Oodle, San Mateo, California Faith Sedlin, Vice President of Marketing, Oodle
Stevie winnerOxford Lodging Advisory & Investment Group, LLC, San Francisco, California Maki Nakamura Bara, Managing Partner and Co-founder, Oxford Lodging Advisory & Investment Group, LLC
The Giddy Gander Company LLC, Fort Lee, New Jersey Heidi Schwartz, Director of Licensing, The Giddy Gander Company LLC
WebVisible, Irvine, CA Kirsten Mangers, Chief Executive Officer, WebVisible
Best Executive – Service Businesses – up to 2,500 Employees - Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Stevie winnerAvenue A | Razorfish, Philadelphia, PA Katy Thorbahn, Senior VP & General Manager, Avenue A | Razorfish
Avenue A | Razorfish, New York, NY Sarah Baehr, VP of Media, Avenue A | Razorfish
ePrize, Pleasant Ridge, MI Robyn Marcotte, Senior Vice President of Talent, ePrize
MarketStar Corporation, Ogden, UT Karen King, Vice President Human Resource Development, MarketStar Corporation
MarketStar Corporation, Ogden, UT Michelle Gunter, Vice President Client Services, MarketStar Corporation
Best Executive – Service Businesses – up to 2,500 Employees - All Other Industries
American Laser Centers, Farmington Hills, MI Dr. Kathleen Gilmore, corporate Medical director and Vice President for American Laser Centers
Avendra, Rockville, MD Sally Martin, Vice President, Strategic Contracting for Avendra
Cathy Stalick, the Dalbey Education Institute, Westminster, CO Cathy Stalick, President, Dalbey Education Institute
Commonwealth Business Media, Inc., East Windsor, NJ Tulinda Larsen, Managing Director, Analytical Solutions, Commonwealth Business Media
Direct Alliance, Tempe, AZ Judi Hand, President and General Manager of Direct Alliance
Stevie winnerDow Jones, New York, NY Clare Hart, Executive Vice President, Dow Jones & Company, and President, Dow Jones Enterprise Media Group
Dunkin' Donuts; Canton, MA Lynette McKee,  McKee, CFE, Dunkin' Donuts Vice President of Franchising
Global eProcure, Clark, NJ Neha Desai, Executive Vice President of Business Development
Heartland Payment Systems, Princeton NJ Irina D. Haydon, Executive Director, Heartland Payment Systems
Rubloff Residential Properties, Chicago, IL Gayle Tepper, broker associate, Rubloff Residential Properties 
Best Executive in EMEA
Stevie winnerMrs. Harriet Green, London, England Harriet Green, CEO, Premier Farnell, plc
TIBCO Software, Inc., Palo Alto, CA Gill Glendinning, Sales Controller, EMEA, TIBCO Software
Weber Shandwick, Edinburgh, Scotland Nora Senior, Managing Director, Weber Shandwick in Scotland
Best New Company of the Year
Stevie winnerCare.com, Waltham, MA
Imvubu Guest House, Durban, South Africa
Pro Publishing Services, Gold River, CA
Proformance Sports Marketing and Entertainment, Austin, TX
Protuo, Woodstock, GA
SheSpeaks, Maplewood, NJ
Thinkso Creative LLC, New York, NY
Waterford Village Bank, Williamsville, NY
Best New Product of the Year
3Leaf Systems, Santa Clara, CA 3Leaf V-8000 Virtual I/O Server Virtualization Solution
Ayudhya Allianz C.P.Life Pcl., Bangkok, Thailand AACP My Plan
Conceivex, Inc., Saranac, MI The Conception Kit/ Conception Cap
Healthy Shelf Inc., Thornton, CO Healthy Shelf Designer Towel & Wipe Dispenser
Neutral Posture, Inc., Bryan, TX Ntune Seating System
Stevie winnerSiemens Medical Solutions, Malvern, PA Breast Elasticity
Smart Picks, Inc., Lakewood, Ohio Interactive Nutrition Books about Fruit – “The Fruit Flies’ Picnic”, “The Fruit Flies Picnic Interactive CD-ROM”, “The Fish Who Wished He Could Eat Fruit”.
Best New Service of the Year
Ayudhya Allianz C.P.Life Pcl., Bangkok, Thailand AACP's Mobile Medical Services
MedeliaCommunications, Hollywood, FL Delia Passi’s Selling to Women Programs
Pro Publishing Services, Gold River, CA Pro Publishing Services, Founded by Author Stephanie Chandler
Stevie winnerSheSpeaks, Maplewood, NJ SheSpeaks : Insights on the Women’s Market
The Baby Planners, LLC, Studio City, CA The Baby Planners™ - we take the labor out of your delivery™
USA Bee Kidz, Chino Hills. CA USA Bee Kidz Pageant's Volunteer Service Commitment
Best Overall Company of the Year - Non-Services Businesses – Up To 100 Employees
ALOM Technologies, Fremont, CA
Stevie winnerBlue Vector Systems, Palo Alto, CA
Lotion Glow, Ontario, CA
Peleman Industries, Inc.; Alpharetta, GA    
     
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