2012 Stevie Award Winners

  

2012 Stevie® Award Winners

The following nominations have been selected as Stevie Award winners in the 2012 Stevie Awards for Women in Business.  The final results were announced at the 9th annual awards dinner on Friday, November 9 in New York.

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Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Products – 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Kanga Care, Golden, CO USA: Julie Ekstrom, President & CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Rubicon Project (Mobsmith), San Francisco, CA USA: Ingrid Lestiyo, CEO of Mobsmith
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ATIV Software, Santa Rosa, CA USA : Silke Fleischer, CEO
Pam Hendrickson Consulting, San Diego, CA USA: Pam Hendrickson, Owner
Proforma Professional Business Solutions, Austin, TX USA: Bethany Brevard, Owner

Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Products – 11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
HINT Inc., San Francisco, CA USA: Kara Goldin, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Alternative Technology Solutions, Aliso Viejo, CA USA: Vivian Keena, CEO
Interactive Wildfire, Inc., Mountain View, CA USA: Victoria Ransom, Founder & CEO
Marketing Maven Public Relations, Camarillo, CA USA: Lindsey Carnett, CEO & President
SLM Facility Solutions Nationwide, Green Lane, PA USA: Susan Daywitt, Founder and CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Integrated Archive Systems, Inc., Palo Alto, CA USA: Amy Rao, Founder & CEO
TravLynx, Hendersonville, TN USA: Kristin Intress, President and CEO
Valuebiz, Charlotte, NC USA: Delaine Mead, Owner and Chief Executive of Valuebiz and Relocation Strategies

Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Services – 10 or Less Employees – Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Write2Market, Atlanta, GA USA: Lisa Calhoun, CEO & Founder
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Pivot Communications, Salt Lake City, UT USA: Jane Johnson, Co-Founder and VP Content Development
SmartSearch Marketing, Boulder, CO USA: Patricia Hursh, President and Founder
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Creative Catapult, LLC/ Instant Celebrity Academy, St. Louis, MO USA: Kristen White, CEO & Creator of Instant Celebrity Academy
Durée & Company, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL USA: Durée Ross, President
KC Projects, Birmingham, AL USA: Krista Conlin, Principal and Founder
McKinsey Development, Inc., Warrenton, VA USA: Crystal McKinsey, Founder / President / Chief Executive Officer
Verdin, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA: Mary Verdin, President/CEO

Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Services – 10 or Less Employees – Business / Diversified Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Minerva Procurement Consultancy Services Ltd, Basingstoke, Hampshire, United Kingdom: Lorraine Ashover, Managing Director
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
International Association of Women in Business Coaching, Tucson, AZ USA: Kendall SummerHawk, President and Founder
Stratus Interactive, West Chester, PA, USA: Kymberly Robinson, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
The Amandas, Birmingham, AL USA: Amanda LeBlanc
Greater Yield, Ltd., Dallas, TX USA: Debbie Womack, CEO
Heart of Success, Inc., Tucson, AZ USA: Kendall SummerHawk, President and Founder
Kopp Consulting, LLC, Bedminster, NJ USA: Caryn Kopp, Chief Door Opener
Murray Resources, Houston, TX, USA: Marsha Murray, President

Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Services – 10 or Less Employees – All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
ClientAttraction.com, Stamford, CT USA: Fabienne Fredrickson, Founder
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Leverage a Lawyer LLC, Albuquerque, NM USA: Jessica Eaves Mathews, Founder
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Bryan Insurance Agency, LLC, New Windsor, NY USA: Amy Bryan, Agency Owner
Energetic Solutions, Inc., Huntington Beach, CA USA: Sheevaun Moran, Founder
Prosperwell Financial, Plymouth, MN USA: Nicole N. Middendorf, CDFA
Theresa Bradley-Banta Real Estate Consultancy, Denver, CO USA: Theresa Bradley-Banta, Founder

Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Services – 11 to 2,500 Employees - Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Reading Room, London, United Kingdom: Margaret Manning, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
BGT Partners, Miami, FL USA: Andrea Fishman, VP of Strategy
Bhava Communications, Berkeley, CA USA: Elizabeth Zaborowska and the Founding of Bhava Communications
BrightLine, New York, NY USA: Jacqueline Corbelli, CEO and Founder
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
DiGennaro Communications, New York, NY USA: Samantha DiGennaro, Founder

Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Services – 11 to 2,500 Employees – Business Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
e-Cycle LLC, Hilliard, OH USA: Tonia Irion, Co-Founder
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
DCR Workforce Inc., Boca Raton, FL USA: Ammu Warrier, President
etouches, Norwalk, CT USA: Leonora Valvo, CEO and Founder
KELL Partners, Austin, TX USA: Sandra Jensen, Founder and President
Pediatric Therapeutic Services, Inc., Conshohocken, PA USA: Pamela Hackett, Managing Partner
Sage Environmental Services, Inc., Seattle, WA USA: Julie Pond, Founder and President
Sullivan, New York, NY USA: Barbara Sullivan, Founder and Managing Partner
Vaco Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA USA: Frances Moreno, Managing Partner
VerticalResponse, San Francisco, CA USA: Janine Popick, CEO/Founder
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
24 Seven, Inc, New York, NY USA: Celeste Gudas, Founder and CEO
Dynamic Office & Accounting Solutions, Danville, CA USA: Tiffany Stuart, President
IAITAM, Inc., Canton, OH USA: Barb Rembiesa, CEO
Premier Staffing Inc., San Francisco, CA USA: Sara Menke, Founder & CEO

Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Services – 11 to 2,500 Employees – All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Axis Teknologies, Atlanta, GA USA: Jennifer Schoenhofer, Founder & CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
National Merchants Association, Temecula, CA USA: Heather Petersen - CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
BidSync, American Fork, UT USA: Sabrina Stover, CEO
Business Dynamics Limited, Mineola, NY USA: Barbara Cataletto, CEO & Managing Director
The Performance Group of Northern California, LLC Emeryville, CA USA: Suzanne Ashton, President
Sew What? Inc., Rancho Dominguez, CA USA: Megan Duckett, President

Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Consumer Products – 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Save Your Do LLC, Walnut Creek, CA USA: Nicole Ari Parker, Founder and Chief Visionary Officer
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Agile Therapeutics, Princeton, NJ USA: Katie MacFarlane, Commercial Consultant
AlphaBambi GmbH, Berlin, Germany: Victoria Chirita, Founder and CEO
DB Designs DBA Hugrz Boot Wraps, Troy, MI USA: Deb Miller, President

Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Consumer Products – 11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Medicard Finance Inc., Toronto, ON Canada: Ann Kaplan, President & CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Learning ZoneXpress, Owatonna, MN USA: Melanie Nelson, Founder and CEO
Reserveage Organics, Gainesville, FL USA: Naomi Whittel, CEO
Shear Enterprises, LLC, St,. Petersburg, FL USA: Rhonda Shear, President
Speron Inc/LeBootCamp, Los Altos, CA USA: Valerie Orsoni, CEO & Founder
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
CCA and B, LLC, Marietta, GA USA: Christa Pitts, Co-CEO

Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Consumer Services – Up to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Indus Health Plus Pvt. Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra, India: Kanchan Naikawadi, Director
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Advocacy and Consulting for Education, Inc., Wayne, PA USA: Melissa Bilash, CEO
I Had Cancer, New York, NY USA: Mailet Lopez, Founder
Medicard Finance Inc., Toronto, ON Canada: Ann Kaplan, President & CEO
SwimKids Swim Schools, Kitty Hawk, NC USA: Cindy Tonnesen, CEO and Co-Founder
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Dynamic Office & Accounting Solutions, Danville, CA USA: Tiffany Stuart, President
Everloop, Danville, CA USA: Hilary DeCesare, CEO & Co-Founder
Olneya Restoration Group, St. Louis, MO USA: Crystal Anderson, President/CEO

Female Innovator of the Year – Government or Non-Profit – 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Friends of the Global Fund Africa, Lagos, Nigeria: Dr. Akudo Anyanwu Ikemba, Founder and CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Cause4, London, United Kingdom: Michelle Wright, CEO
New Family Organization, Tel Aviv, Israel: Advocate Irit Rosenblum, Founder and Executive Director
Street Swags Ltd, Brookfield, QLD, Australia: Jean Madden, Founder
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
New Heights Educational Group, Inc., Defiance, OH USA: Pamela S Clark, Founder/Director

Female Innovator of the Year – Government or Non-Profit – 11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
FSG AUSTRALIA, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia: Vicki Batten, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
CompTIA, Downers Grove, IL USA: Nancy Hammervik, Senior Vice President, Industry Relations

Female Executive of the Year – Business Products –10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
ecoEnvelopes, LLC, Eden Prairie, MN USA: Gale Ward, President and General Manager

Female Executive of the Year – Business Products – 11 to 2,500 Employees - Computer Software
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
PGi, Atlanta, GA USA: Tammy Hammond, Senior Vice President, Global Product Management
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
BenefitsCONNECT, Rancho Cordova, CA USA: Ja'Nene Kane, President/COO
BlackLine Systems, Los Angeles, CA USA: Therese Tucker, CEO
Ontraport, Santa Barbara, CA USA: Lena Requist, Chief Operating Officer
Spend Radar, Chicago, IL USA: Cind Barlow, Senior VP Sales & Marketing
WhiteHat Security, Santa Clara, CA USA: Stephanie Fohn, Chief Executive Officer

Female Executive of the Year – Business Products – 11 to 2,500 Employees - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Denihan Hospitality Group, New York, NY USA: Brooke Denihan Barrett, co-CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Actiontec Electronics, Sunnyvale, CA USA: Lesley Kirchman, Senior Director of Corporate Marketing
CFI Group, Ann Arbor, MI USA: Sheri Petras, CEO
Epec Engineered Technologies, New Bedford, MA USA: Dana Laflash, Vice President of Manufacturing Operations and Finance
FordDirect, Dearborn, MI USA: Stacey Coopes, CEO
Walton Isaacson, Los Angeles, CA USA: Julie Hubert, Account Executive

Female Executive of the Year – Business Products – More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
HP, Palo Alto, CA USA: Bethany Mayer, Senior VP and General Manager, HP Networking
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Cisco Systems, Inc., San Jose, CA USA: Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer
VeriFone Systems, Inc. San Jose, CA USA: Jennifer Miles, Executive Vice President, VeriFone North America
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Assurant Employee Benefits, Kansas City, MO USA: Jeanne Schwartz, Vice President of New Venture Commercialization
Citrix Online, Santa Barbara, CA USA: Lisa Reeves, Vice President and General Manager, Access and Cloud Services
EMC Corporation, Hopkinton, MA USA: Bethann Pepoli, Chief Technology Officer, State and Local Government and Education Division
Fujitsu, Inc., SunnyVale, CA USA: Nina Lutjens, Vice President of Sales
Juniper Networks, Sunnyvale, CA USA: Lauren Flaherty, CMO

Female Executive of the Year – Business Services – 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Stratus Interactive, West Chester, PA USA: Kymberly Robinson, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Designated Editor, Newport, RI USA: Suzanne McDonald, Founder
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Pivot Communications, Salt Lake City, UT USA: Erin Bolton, VP Strategic Sales Initiatives

Female Executive of the Year – Business Services – 11 to 2,500 Employees - Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
BGT Partners, Miami, FL USA: Andrea Fishman, VP of Strategy
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
360i, New York, NY USA: Sarah Hofstetter, President
Decipher, Inc. Fresno, CA USA: Kristin Luck, President
FITCH, Columbus, OH USA: Vicky Leavitt, Managing Director, North America
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ USA: Alissa Blate, Executive Vice President, Global Consumer Marketing Practice Leader
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ChappellRoberts, Tampa, FL USA: Colleen Chappell, President and CEO
Conversation, New York, NY USA: Kristen Link, Director of Client Services
The Search Agency, Los Angeles, CA USA: Barbara Palmer, President
Walton Isaacson, Los Angeles, CA, USA: Sophia Honore Taylor, Vice President of Account Services

Female Executive of the Year – Business Services – 11 to 2,500 Employees – Business Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Health Revenue Assurance Associates, Inc., Plantation, FL USA: Andrea Clark RHIA, CCS, CPC-H, Chairman, CEO and Founder
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Americas' SAP Users Group (ASUG), Chicago, IL, USA: Bridgette Chambers, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ActionCOACH, Las Vegas, NV USA: Jodie Shaw, ActionCOACH CEO USA and Canada
MARC USA, Pittsburgh, PA USA: Michele Fabrizi, CEO
Neolane, Inc., Newton, MA USA: Kristin Hambelton, Vice President - Marketing
NEOS, Hartford, CT USA: Carla Gregory, VP Consulting Operations
Peak 10, Inc. Charlotte, NC USA: Karin Davies, Vice President of Human Resources
Revana, Tempe, AZ, USA: Judi Hand, President and General Manager
Richardson, Philadelphia, PA USA: Andrea Grodnitzky, Senior Vice President, Global Performance Solutions
User Insight, Atlanta, GA, USA: Rachel Walsh VP, User Experience Strategy, User Insight
Vaco Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA: Anita Shelley, Partner
Vaco Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA: Stephanie Keairns, Partner

Female Executive of the Year – Business Services – 11 to 2,500 Employees - Computer Hardware & Software
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AMAX, Fremont, CA USA: Julia Shih, Director of Strategic Alliances
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
C2 Solutions Group, Inc., Reston, VA USA: Antoinette Rucker, Project Manager
Cvent, Inc., McLean, VA USA: Manjula Aggarwal, Senior Vice President of Client Services and Relationship Management
Improving Enterprises, Inc., Dallas, TX USA: Melissa Meeker, Chief Marketing Executive
SugarCRM, Cupertino, CA USA: Lila Tretikov, Chief Product Officer

Female Executive of the Year – Business Services – 11 to 2,500 Employees - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Great Place to Work Institute, San Francisco, CA USA: Susan Lucas-Conwell, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Clinical Research Advantage, Tempe,AZ USA: Kim Kundert, RN, Vice President of Clinical Operations
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ConAm Management Corporation, San Diego, CA USA: Angie Lausch, Regional Vice President
Direct Agents, New York, NY USA: Jenny Sun, Senior Account Manager
Kessler International, New York, NY USA: Susan M. Peterson, Vice President & COO
National Merchants Association, Temecula, CA USA: Heather Petersen, CEO
Renters Warehouse, Golden Valley, MN USA: Ashley Hayden, CFO
Telesphere, Scottsdale, AZ USA: Tamara Saunders, Controller

Female Executive of the Year – Business Services – More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
BT, London, United Kingdom: Emer Timmons, President of BT Global Services UK
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, New York, NY USA: Teresa Poggenpohl, Managing Director - Global Image
DHL Global Forwarding, Miami, FL USA: Carol Sheldon, Global Customs Head and Sr. VP of Customs Brokerage and Regulatory Compliance
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Cigna, Hartford, CT USA: Julie Vayer, Chief Operating Officer, Total Health and Network
Citrix Online Service Division, Santa Barbara, CA USA: Elizabeth Cholawsky, VP/GM, IT Support Product Line
Ogilvy & Mather, New York, NY USA: Lauren Crampsie, Global CMO
OgilvyRed, New York, NY USA: Carla Hendra, Founder and Global Chairman

Female Executive of the Year – Consumer Products –Up to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Reserveage Organics, Gainesville, FL USA: Naomi Whittel, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
iolo technologies, LLC, Los Angeles, CA USA: Julia Zamorska, VP of Corporate Communications
SugarSync, Inc. San Mateo, CA USA: Laura Yecies, Chief Executive Officer
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
AHAVA North America, New York, NY USA: Elana Drell Szyfer, CEO
CCA and B, LLC, Marietta, GA USA: Chanda Bell, Co-CEO
iolo technologies, LLC, Los Angeles, CA USA: Cammie Kristy, VP of Channel Sales
K'NEX, Hatfield, PA USA: Barb Rentschler, Chief Marketing Officer
Michele's Foods, South Holland, Il USA: Michele Hoskins, CEO
Rao's Specialty Foods, Inc, New York, NY USA: Sharon Straci, Partner and COO
Save Your Do LLC, Walnut Creek, CA USA: Jill Osur, President and Co-Founder
Vinotemp International, Irvine, CA USA: India Hynes, President/CEO

Female Executive of the Year– Consumer Products – More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH USA: Linda Clement-Holmes, Senior Vice President
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Unilever, Englewood Cliffs, NJ USA: Gina Boswell, Executive Vice President, Personal Care, Unilever North America
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
General Motors, Detroit, MI USA: Mary Barra, SVP of Global Product Development

Female Executive of the Year – Consumer Services – Up to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Perry's Fine, Antique and Estate Jewelry, Charlotte, NC USA: Hadley Perry Pacheco, Vice President and General Counsel
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
First West Credit Union, Langley, BC, Canada: Shelley Besse, President, Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union
Heidi's Vision, Sydney, MSW Australia: Heidi Hanley
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
IFS North America, Itasca, IL USA: Cindy Jaudon, President and CEO
Vodafone Istanbul, Turkey: Gizem Kececi, Director of Marketing Communications

Female Executive of the Year – Consumer Services – More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Kings Food Markets, Parsippany, NJ USA: Judith Spires, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, CT USA: Rebecca Carr, Chief Marketing Officer
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, El Segundo, CA USA: Mary Kasper, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Home Care Assistance, Palo Alto, CA USA: Lily Sarafan, President and COO

Female Executive of the Year – Government or Non-Profit
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
DCI Donor Services, Nashville, TN USA: Jill Grandas, Corporate Executive Director
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Birds Nest Foundation, New York, NY USA: Avis Richards, CEO and Founder
First Power Canada, Delta, BC Canada: Donna Morton, CEO and Founder
Greater Boston Area Food Bank, Boston, MA USA: Catherine D'Amato, President & CEO
National Restaurant Association, Washington, DC USA: Dawn Sweeney, President
Save the Children, Westport, CT USA: Carolyn Miles, President & CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Association of Educational Publishers, Wilmington, DE USA: Charlene Gaynor, CEO
Pathways Community Interest Company, Crewe, United Kingdom: Yvonne Clarke, Co-Managing Director

Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Asia, Australia or New Zealand
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
CropLogic Ltd., Christchurch, New Zealand: Jane Hill, Chief Executive
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Indus Health Plus Pvt. Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra, India: Kanchan Naikawadi, Director
Reading Room, Australia: Margaret Manning, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Inspired Spirit Coaching Academy, Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia: Sandy Forster, Director
The Kanga Group, Northbridge, NSW Australia: Annalise Law, Founder and MD

Female Executive of the Year in Asia, Australia or New Zealand
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Sentis Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Chandra Clements, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Informatica Corporation, Redwood City CA, USA: Narelle Wilson, Vice President, Marketing Asia Pacific / Japan
Reading Room, London, United Kingdom: Sarah Vick, CEO, Reading Room Australia
Sum Creation, Tochigi, Japan: Tomoko Nozawa, President

Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Canada
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Wealthy Women Leaders, London, ON Canada: Pat Mussieux, Founder
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
SPLICE Software, Calgary, AB Canada: Tara Kelly, Founder and CEO

Female Executive of the Year in Canada
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Navantis Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada: Susie Ibbotson, Marketing & Corporate Communications Executive
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
DHL Global Forwarding, Miami, FL USA: Donna Letterio, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Canada
First West Credit Union, Langley, BC, Canada: Shelley Besse, President, Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union

Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Europe, the Middle East & Africa
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Heaven by Deborah Mitchell, Shifnal, Shropshire, United Kingdom: Deborah Mitchell, Founder and Owner
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Friends of the Global Fund Africa, Lagos, Nigeria: Dr. Akudo Anyanwu Ikemba, Founder and CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
EZface, Bnei-Brak, Israel: Ruth Gal, Founder & VP Marketing

Female Executive of the Year in Europe, the Middle East & Africa
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Alcoa Fjardaál, Reydarfjördur, Iceland: Janne Sigurdsson, Managing Director

Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Mexico, Central & South America
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Consorcio Nobis, Guayaquil, Ecuador: Isabel Noboa de Loor, CEO

Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
ContextMedia, Chicago, IL USA: Shradha Agarwal, President & Chief Strategy Officer
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Kokoda Track Foundation, Sydney, Australia: Genevieve Nelson, Executive Director
MPIL Steel Structure ltd, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India: Priyanka Gupta, Executive Director
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
MARDA Management Inc., Windsor, ON, Canada: Marla Coffin, President & CEO
Orchidea PR Monika Paduch, Gdansk, Poland: Monika Paduch, Owner and Managing Director

Maverick of the Year - Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Ketchum Pleon, Berlin, Germany: Christiane Schulz, Member of the German Executive Board, Global Partner, MD
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
FITCH, Columbus, OH USA: Vicky Leavitt, Managing Director, North America
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ USA: Carreen Winters, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications Practice Leader
Pascale Communications, Fairfield, CT USA: Georgette Pascale, CEO

Maverick of the Year - Business & Diversified Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
CBIZ, Inc., Cleveland, OH USA: Nancy Mellard, National Leader, CBIZ Women’s Advantage
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Health Revenue Assurance Associates, Inc., Plantation, FL USA: Andrea Clark RHIA, CCS, CPC-H, Chairman, CEO and Founder
Primetime, Inc., Tokyo, Japan: Atsuko Sakamoto, President
Sage Creative, Inc., Culver City, CA USA: Dallas Travers, CEO
Vivint, Provo, UT USA: Kristi Knight, VP of Corporate Communications

Maverick of the Year - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Aegis Media, Cape Town, South Africa: Dawn Rowlands, CEO, Aegis Media Sub Saharan Africa
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
BT, London, United Kingdom: Emer Timmons, President of BT Global Services UK
Hilton Worldwide, McLean, VA USA: Jennifer Silberman, VP of Corporate Responsibility
Tocci Building Companies, Woburn, MA USA: Laura Handler, Director of VDC
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Carbonite Inc., Boston, MA, USA: Danielle Sheer, VP and General Counsel
ClientAttraction.com, Stamford, CT USA: Fabienne Fredrickson, Founder
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, Inc., El Segundo, CA USA: Strategic Visionary and Leader of Talent Acquisition
Improving Enterprises, Inc., Dallas, TX USA: Melissa Meeker, Chief Marketing Executive

Lifetime Achievement
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Mozilla, Mountain View, CA USA: Mitchell Baker, Chairperson, Mozilla Foundation and Mozilla Corporation
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Kanga Care, Golden, CO USA: Julie Ekstrom, President & CEO
Medicard Finance Inc.. Tornoto, ON Canada: Ann Kaplan, President & CEO
Omega World Travel, Fairfax, VA USA: Gloria Bohan, Founder, President and CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Airstream Travel, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada: Diane H. Motley-Bailey, President
FITCH, Columbus, OH USA: Vicky Leavitt, Managing Director, North America
IntelePeer, Inc. San Mateo, CA USA: Margaret Norton, General Manager, Enterprise
Miyako Knitwear, Co. Ltd. Shimane, Japan: Haruyo Saito, President
VM Learning, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Julie Verner-Mackay, Director

Mentor or Coach of the Year – Business - Business & Diversified Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Suzanne Evans Coaching, Murrells Inlet, SC USA: Suzanne Evans, Owner and Founder
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
CBIZ, Inc., Cleveland, OH USA: Nancy Mellard, National Leader, CBIZ Women’s Advantage
Heart of Success, Inc., Tucson, AZ USA: Kendall SummerHawk, President and Founder
International Association of Women in Business Coaching, Tucson, AZ USA: Kendall SummerHawk, President and Founder
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Inspired Spirit Coaching Academy, Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia: Sandy Forster, Director
Opinion Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan: Toki Ura, Executive Vice President
SLM Facility Solutions Nationwide, Green Lane, PA USA: Susan Daywitt, President & CEO
Unlimited Expectations Training and Consulting, LLC, Milton, DE USA: Alisha Broughton, CEO
Vaco Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA USA: Frances Moreno, Managing Partner

Mentor or Coach of the Year – Business – All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Creative Catapult, LLC/ Instant Celebrity Academy, St. Louis, MO USA: Kristen White, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ClientAttraction.com, Stamford, CT USA: Fabienne Fredrickson, Founder
Volt Consulting Group, New York, NY USA: Tracy Scheid, VP of Client Program Operations

Women Helping Women – Business – Business Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Dynamic Office & Accounting Solutions, Danville, CA USA: Tiffany Stuart, President
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
CBIZ, Inc., Cleveland, OH USA: Nancy Mellard, National Leader, CBIZ Women’s Advantage
Suzanne Evans Coaching Murrells Inlet, SC USA: Suzanne Evans, Owner and Founder
Women Unlimited, London, United Kingdom: Julie Hall, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Enlightened Goddesses Business Network, Coolum Beach, QLD, Australia: Natalie McIvor, Director

Women Helping Women – Business –All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Decipher, Inc. Fresno, CA USA: Kristin Luck, Founder, Women in Research (WIRe)
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
DHL Global Forwarding, Miami, FL USA: Carol Sheldon, Global Customs Head and Sr. VP Customs Brokerage and Regulatory Compliance
Little PINK Book, Atlanta, GA USA: A Beautiful Career, A Beautiful Life With Little PINK Book
Vodafone, Istanbul, Turkey: Vodafone Turkey's 'mWomen': Closing the Gender Gap in Turkish Mobile
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Denihan Hospitality Group, New York, NY USA: Brooke Denihan Barrett, co-CEO
Isagenix International, LLC. Chandler, AZ USA: Kathy Coover, Co-founder and Executive VP

Women Helping Women – Government or Non-Profit
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
One Heart World-Wide, San Francisco, CA USA: Arlene Samen, President and Founder
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Mercer-MacKay Solutions, Burlington, ON, Canada: Gail Mercer-MacKay, Owner
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Momentum, Inc., Camp Hill, PA USA: Ruth Koup, Founder and CEO, Dress For Success, South Central, PA

Female Employee of the Year – Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ USA: Traci E. Carpenter, Speechwriter/Content Editor
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Howden North America, Inc., Columbia, SC USA: Nicole MacLean, Marketing Communications Specialist
McKinsey Development, Inc., Warrenton, VA USA: Therese Crowther, Operations Manager
MMI Public Relations, Cary, NC USA: Jennifer Fair, Senior Account Executive
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ USA: Christine Marra, Account Director

Female Employee of the Year – Computer Hardware and Software
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
iolo technologies, LLC, Los Angeles, CA USA: Katharine Coble, Director of Channel Sales
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
iolo technologies, LLC, Los Angeles, CA USA: Cynthia Cruz, Junior PR Manager
iolo technologies, LLC, Los Angeles, CA USA: Karen Sorenson, PR Manager
iolo technologies, LLC, Los Angeles, CA USA: Marina Totalca, Sales Manager
Ontraport, Santa Barbara, CA USA: Rochelle Yoshida
Privia LLC, Herndon, VA USA: Michelle Sullivan, Director of Marketing
Unitiv, Inc., Alpharetta, GA USA: Amanda Browning, Client Support Manager

Female Employee of the Year – Manufacturing
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
U.S. Water Services, St. Michael, MN USA: Karen Danielson, Marketing Communication & Brand Manager
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Howden North America, Columbia, SC USA: Jessica Todd
K'NEX, Harfield, PA USA: Kate Loffio, Marketing Communications Specialist
Precision Metal Industries, Pompano Beach, FL USA: Susan Rosen, Marketing and Sales Manager

Female Employee of the Year – All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
DHL Global Forwarding, Miami, FL USA: Kim Petersen, Branch Manager: Newark, New Jersey
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Aegis Media, Cape Town, South Africa: Lana vd Walt, Marketing & Communications Manager, Aegis Media Sub Saharan Africa
DHL Global Forwarding, Miami, FL USA: Melissa Anderson, District Manager: Portland, Oregon
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, Inc., El Segundo, CA USA: Melanie Tom, Social Recruitment & Employment Branding Manager
Vaco Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA USA: Melissa Arnold., Director of Administration
VerticalResponse, San Francisco, CA USA: Martha Thompson, Senior Technical Support Engineer


COMPANY/ORGANIZATION AWARDS CATEGORIES
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Company of the Year – Business Products
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Getech Equipments International Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad, India

Company of the Year – Business Services – 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Oncology Rehab Partners, Northborough, MA USA
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
ClientAttraction.com, Stamford, Ct USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Barefoot & Pregnant, Corte Madera, CA USA: Barefoot and Pregnant Launches Belly Friendly for Spas
Pivot Communications, Salt Lake City, UT USA
Tasman Consulting, San Francisco, CA USA: Respectfully Integrating Human Capital in Silicon Valley
Young & Associates, Washington DC USA

Company of the Year – Business Services – More Than 10 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
e-Cycle LLC, Hilliard, OH USA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Pure Romance, Loveland, OH USA
Reading Room, London, United Kingdom
VerticalResponse, San Francisco, CA USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
DCR Workforce Inc., Boca Raton, FL USA
DiGennaro Communications, New York, NY USA
SmartMark Communications, LLC, Newtown, PA USA
Sullivan, New York, NY USA
Vaco Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA USA

Company of the Year – Consumer Products or Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
LAJQ Chick Enterprises Inc., (Operating as FIT CHICKS), Toronto, ON Canada
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Olneya Restoration Group, St. Louis, MO USA
Prosperity Organic Foods, Inc., Boise, ID USA: Say Goodbye to Butter, Say Hello to Melt
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Cinnamon Toast New Media Inc., Ottawa, ON, Canada
Dollhouse, Budapest, Hungary
SoundSense, LLC, East Hampton, NY USA

Organization of the Year – Government or Non-Profit
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Friends of the Global Fund Africa, Lagos, Nigeria
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
New Heights Educational Group, Inc., Defiance, OH USA
Women Presidents' Organization, New York, NY USA

New Company of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Leverage a Lawyer LLC, Albuquerque, NM USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Tasman Consulting, San Francisco, CA USA: Respectfully Integrating Human Capital in Silicon Valley

Most Innovative Company of the Year – 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Oncology Rehab Partners, Northborough, MA USA: Oncology Rehab Partners
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Cause4, London, United Kingdom: Cause4
HERSTORY, Co. Ltd. Tokyo, Japan: HERSTORY, Co. Ltd.
ImprovEdge, Powell, OH USA: ImprovEdge
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Aspire, Phoenix, AZ USA: Aspire Sales and Marketing

Most Innovative Company of the Year – More Than 10 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Sentis Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Innovation in Action
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Vaco Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Métier, Ltd., Healdsburg, CA USA: Innovation: The seed at the core of our company

Fastest Growing Company of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Vaco Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA USA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
BlackLine Systems, Los Angeles, CA USA
Reserveage Organics, Gainesville, FL USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Health Revenue Assurance Associates, Inc., Plantation, FL USA

Community Involvement Program of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Transcend Academy, Washington, DC USA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Bodycentral Physical Therapy, Tucson. AZ USA: Bodycentral Physical Therapy
Vaco Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA USA

Employer of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Vaco Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
YJT Solutions, Chicago, IL USA

Technology Innovator of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Marvell Technology Group Ltd, San Francisco, CA USA: Weili Dai, CoFounder, Vice President and General Manager of Communications and Consumer Business
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Network9, New York, NY USA: Network9
VerticalResponse, San Francisco, CA USA: VerticalResponse Social
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Métier, Ltd., Healdsburg, CA USA: Disruptive Innovation in Enterprise Software

Management Team of the Year – 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Advocacy and Consulting for Education, Inc.,Wayne, PA USA: The Women of ACFE
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Pivot Communications, Salt Lake City, UT USA: Pivot Communications Management Team

Management Team of the Year – More Than 10 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Susan Davis International, Washington, D.C. USA: Small Firm, Great Impact: All Work, Lotsa Play
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Vodafone Istanbul, Turkey: Vodafone Turkey's Management Team: 'Lean and Mean'
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Sentis Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: The Sentis Management Team - Making Things Happen
Vaco Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA USA: Vaco Los Angeles Management Team


NEW PRODUCT & SERVICE AWARDS CATEGORIES

Best New Product or Service of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Everloop, Danville, CA, USA: Everloop
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
CCA and B, LLC, Marietta, GA, U.S.A.: The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf's Story
EMD Millipore, Billerica, MA USA: EMD Millipore and Mobius Cellready and hMSCs
Heaven by Deborah Mitchell, Shifnal, Shropshire, United Kingdom: Heaven by Deborah Mitchell's Black Label Bee Venom Mask
HINT Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA: HINT Inc.'s HINT Fizz
Save Your Do LLC, Walnut Creek, CA USA: Save Your Do's Revolutionary GymWrap Product

COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING AWARDS CATEGORIES

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Community Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Susan Davis International, Washington, D.C. USA: Through the Eye of the Storm: Celebrating the Life, the Legacy, the Dream of Dr. Martin Luther King
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Encore Public Relations , Rochester, MN USA: Promise Walk for Preeclampsia

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Low Budget (under $10,000/€7000):
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Marketing 24/7, Inc., Trussville, AL USA: Bluestone Building's PR & Social Media Campaign
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Actiontec Electronics, Sunnyvale, CA USA: Building a Community...the Actiontec Cookbook

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing – Business to Business
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Savoir Media LLC, Belmont, MA USA: Savoir Media Promotes Historic Public-Private Partnership for Allied Minds
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Accenture, New York, NY USA: Accenture High Performance Delivered

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing – Consumer Products
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Horn Group, New York, NY USA: Dyle Sweeps CES with Breakout Product Launch
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
K'NEX, Hatfield, PA USA: K'NEX Mario Kart Wii Building Set product launch campaign

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing – Consumer Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Vodafone Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey: Vodafone Turkey's FreeZone: 'Live Young, Live Free'

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Reputation/Brand Management
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Nadel Phelan, Scotts Valley, CA USA: Nadel Phelan, Inc. Acquisition Campaign for Odyssey Software, Inc.
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Accenture, New York, NY USA: Accenture High Performance Delivered
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
KoçSistem Bilgi ve Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S., Istanbul, Turkey: Art of Communication

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Public Service
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Duffey Communications, Inc., Atlanta, GA USA: Giving a Voice to Victims of Child Sex Trafficking
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Reading Room, London, United Kingdom: Reading Room's Campaign to Youth for the Environment
Susan Davis International, Washington, D.C. USA: Fighting the War, Battling the Economy
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
KC Projects, Birmingham, AL USA: KC Projects for Shelby Humane Society
Reading Room, London, United Kingdom: Reading Room's We Listen campaign for Audible Hearts

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Social Media Focused
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, Inc., El Segundo, CA USA: Company's Use of YouTube to Showcase Employer Brand
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Aegis Media, Cape Town, South Africa: Aegis Media SSA Thought Leadership Digibates
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Vodafone Istanbul, Turkey: Vodafone Turkey's FreeZone: 'Live Young, Live Free'

Business-to-Business Advertising Campaign of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Accenture, New York, NY USA: Accenture High Performance Delivered

Business-to-Business Marketing Campaign of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Accenture, New York, NY USA: Accenture High Performance Delivered
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Monitronics, Dallas, TX USA: YOU HAVE A MISSION - Tradeshow marketing campaign
Tradies, Sydney NSW, Australia: iPromise

Consumer Marketing Campaign of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
McKinsey Development, Inc., Warrenton, VA USA: Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center -- World Class Care, Right Here, Right Now

Small-Budget Marketing Campaign of the Year (<$3 million/€2 million)
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
MAC Presents, New York, NY USA: AT&T/Samsung sponsorship with rag & bone
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
MHIA, Charlotte, NC USA: MODEX 2012
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Actiontec Electronics, Sunnyvale, CA USA: “Angry Birds” Haunted House

MEDIA AWARDS CATEGORIES

Website of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Little PINK Book, Atlanta, GA USA: The Little PINK Book website
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Accenture Corporate Website
Reading Room, London, United Kingdom: Reading Room's We Listen campaign for Audible Hearts
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Career Woman, Inc., Seattle, WA USA: The Career Woman, Inc. Website
Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System®, Deerfield, FL USA: Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System® Web Site
Kaspersky Lab, Woburn, MA USA: Threatpost: The Kaspersky Lab Security News Service
ReciProty. Aloha, OR USA: The ReciProty Website is a Vibrant Online Community

Blog of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Career Woman, Inc., Seattle, WA USA: The Career Woman, Inc. Blog

Smartphone or Tablet App of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
BeeVisual LLC, Southborough, MA USA: Choiceworks App
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Accenture App for iPhone
MyCityWay, New York, NY USA: MyCityWay

Video of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Creative Catapult, LLC/ Instant Celebrity Academy, St. Louis, MO USA: The Mikey Story: Portrait of a Successful Career Woman with a Special Needs Child
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
GreyHawk Films, Charlotte, NC USA:. Wednesdays at the Gem Trailer
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
McKinsey Development, Inc., Warrenton, VA USA: Verdun Adventure Bound's Gala Video
The Pearl Girls, Athens, GA USA: The Pearl Girls International Pearl Tour