2015 Stevie Award Winners

2015 Stevie® Awards for Women in Business Winners

The following nominations were first selected as Finalists by the average scores of more than 120 first-round judges. Finalist nominations were then reviewed and rated again by the more than 40 members of five specialized final-judging committees, and their average scores determined the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements of the Finalists. The results were announced at the 12th annual awards dinner on Friday, November 13 in New York City. 

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GRAND STEVIE AWARD WINNERS

Grand Stevie Award trophies were presented to the five organizations that won the most Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevies in the 2015 competition, with a Gold Stevie win counting for three points, a Silver Stevie win for two points, and a Bronze Stevie win for 1.5 points.  The Grand Stevie winners are

#1: DP DHL
#2: Digital Risk
#3: iFinance Canada
#4: Accenture
#5: Pink Elephant
 

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS CATEGORIES

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Business Products -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Kim Flynn Consulting, Orem, UT USA: Kim Flynn, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
AJC Interior Design, New York: Alicia Cannon, Principal
Proforma SI, Newmarket, ON, Canada: Glenda McCarthy-Gaspar, Owner
Virtual Legal Pty Ltd, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Katie Richards, CEO & Founder
Young & Associates, Ameriprise Financial, Edina, MN USA: Michelle Young, President, Financial Advisor

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Business Products -11 or More Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Stride, New York, NY USA: Debbie Madden, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
BIME Analytics, Montpellier, France & Kansas City, MO USA: Rachel Delacour, CEO
HUYA Bioscience International, San Diego, CA USA & Shanghai, China: Mireille Gillings, Ph.D.
WebDAM, San Mateo, CA USA: Jody Vandergriff, Co-Founder & CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Fabric Innovations, Coral Gables, FL USA: Deborah Herman, Owner
OneShift, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Gen George, Founder & MD
Rapid Allweiler Group, Johannesburg, South Africa: Caroline Houghton, Managing Director
SPLICE Software, Calgary, AB, Canada: Tara Kelly, President and CEO

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Business Services -10 or Less Employees - Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Jacobson Strategic Communications, Philadelphia, PA USA: Susan Jacobson, President
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Brookline Public Relations Inc., Calgary, AB, Canada: Shauna MacDonald, Principal & Founder
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Acorn: An Influence Company, Bentonville, AR USA: Stephanie McCratic, CEO
DemandLab, LLC, Jenkintown, PA USA: Rhoan Morgan: Marketing Automation Pioneer, Champion, and Innovator
Hemsworth Communications, Fort Lauderdale, FL USA: Samantha Jacobs, ‎Founder and President
Innovate Marketing Group, Inc., Pasadena, CA USA: Amanda Ma, Founder
Mirus Promotions, Inc., San Diego, CA USA: Julie Seal, President and Founder

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Business Services -10 or Less Employees - Business Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Just For Pets Pty Ltd, Byron Bay, NSW, Australia: Karen Justice - Bringing Justice to Australian Independent Pet Retailers
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Inventium, Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Dr. Amantha Imber, Founder and Head Inventiologist
IOLITE Global Consulting, Bryn Mawr, PA USA: Erika Hovland, Founder, Managing Director
KeenAlignment, San Jose, CA USA: Margaret Graziano, Chief Talent Strategist
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Velocity Consulting Pty Ltd, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Jade Green, Managing Director
Women on Top Business Coaching, Mississauga, ON, Canada: Odette Laurie, Founder & President

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Business Services -10 or Less Employees - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Academic Achievers, Santa Monica, CA USA: Janis Adams, Founder/CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Harcourts The Garner Group, Bend, OR USA: Sandy Garner, President & CEO
Jones Publishing (Citywealth), London, United Kingdom: Karen Jones, founder and CEO
PTPA Media Inc., Concord, PA USA: Sharon Vinderine, Founder and CEO
The Global Art Agency, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: Joelle Dinnage, Co-founder
The Quick Law Group, Jacksonville, FL USA: Heather B. Quick, CEO
Your Architect, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Rebekah Hurworth, Director

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees - Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Collectively, San Francisco, CA USA: Ryan Stern, CEO + Founder
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
ClearPeople, London, United Kingdom: Katya Linossi, Co-Founder and Managing Director
Digital Air Strike, Scottsdale, AZ USA: Alexi Venneri, Co-founder/CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
SET, Portland, OR USA: Sabina Teshler, Founder and CEO

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees - Business Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
PharmaLogics Recruiting, Quincy, MA USA: Megan Driscoll, Founder and President
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
MalikCo, Campbell, CA USA: Stephynie Malik, Founder, President and CEO
Pink Elephant, Burlington, ON, Canada: Fatima Cabral, Co-founder & CEO
Selling Energy, San Francisco, CA USA: Rachel Christenson, President
PeopleFoundry, Chicago, IL USA: Michelle Joseph, Founder and CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Instant Alliance, Chicago, IL USA: Rona Borre, CEO and Founder
Unbabel, San Francisco, CA USA: Sofia Pessanha, Chief Marketing Officer

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Business Services -11 or More Employees - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Beta Soft Systems, Fremont, CA USA: Ritu Mangla, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Amadeus Consulting, Boulder, CO USA: Lisa Calkins, CEO & Co-founder
SOPHIYA Corporation, Phnom Penh, Cambodia: SREAT Mom Sophear, Director

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Consumer Products -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Senseez Pillows, Montreal, QC, Canada: Stephanie Mitelman, President, Founder and Inventor
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Blanks Boutique, Inc, Birmingham, AL USA: Lindsay Williams, Owner
MuTu System, Cornwall, United Kingdom: Wendy Powell, Director and CEO
Online Kratom, Cypress, CA USA: Natalie Adams, Co-Founder
Owl's Brew, New York, NY USA: Jennie Ripps, Founder and CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Carpet Couture by Rashi, New Delhi, India: Rashi Bajaj, Founder
ZippedMe, Stillwater, OK USA: Jody Harris, Transforming my life from outrageous adversity into outrageous success.

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Consumer Products -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Maximum Games, Walnut Creek, CA USA: Christina Seelye, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
6SensorLabs, San Francisco, CA USA: Shireen Yates, co-founder and CEO
MELILEA International (Taiwan) Limited, Taipei City, Taiwan R.O.C.: Datuk Dr Stella Chin, Executive President, MELILEA International Group
OSKIA, London, United Kingdom: Georgie Cleeve, Founder
SmartyPants Vitamins, Marina Del Rey, CA, USA: Courtney Nichols Gould, Co-CEO and Co-Founder

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Consumer Services -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
LimBionics of Durham, Durham NC USA: Brittany Stresing, Prosthetist and Orthotist and President
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Caribbean Solar Company, St John, US Virgin Islands: Maya Matthews-Sterling, Owner
Studio Republic, Maroochydore, QLD, Australia: Traci Castle, Founder and Director
Thai Island, Holden, MA USA: Olga Kwasniewski - From proverbial silver spoon to real one as owner of top Boston-area restaurant
U & Improved, Scottsdale, AZ USA: Jodi Low, CEO

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Consumer Services -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Linda's Stuff, Hatboro, PA USA: Linda Lightman, CEO and Founder
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Accurate Home Care, Otsego, MN USA: Amy Nelson, Founder & CEO
Beedazzled Events, Woombye, QLD, Australia: Bianca Frankling, Director
iFinance Canada Inc., Toronto, ON Canada: Ann Kaplan, President and CEO
NF Global Corp, Hauppauge, NY USA: Neslihan Hidirligil, CEO
Rebecca Jean Catering, South San Francisco, CA USA: Rebecca Jean Alonzi, Founder & CEO

Female Innovator of the Year - Government or Non-Profit -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Valerie Herskowitz, Palm Beach Gardens, FL USA: Valerie Herskowitz, Providing Employment Opportunities for those with Autism
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Advocate Irit Rosenblum, Tel Aviv, Israel: The Infinity Card- The Digital Revolution in Legacy
AskAngy, New York State Youth Leadership Council, New York, NY USA: Angy Rivera, Founder
Dream it. Code it. Win it., New York, New York USA: Cristina Dolan, Organizer
Miss America's Outstanding Teen, Inc., Clearwater, FL USA: Kim Parrish, President

Female Innovator of the Year - Government or Non-Profit -11 or More Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Pathways Community Interest Company, Crewe, Cheshire, United Kingdom: Yvonne Clarke, Managing Director
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Hunterdon Medical Center, Flemington, NJ USA: Dr. Propa Ghosh, First Woman Robotic Surgery Medical Director

Female Executive of the Year - Business Products -11 to 2,500 Employees - Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Adello, Redwood City, CA USA: Jana Uhlig, COO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Digital Air Strike, Scottsdale, AZ USA: Josephine Svendblad, Vice President of People
Kahuna, Palo Alto, CA USA: Julie Ginches, Chief Marketing Officer

Female Executive of the Year - Business Products -11 to 2,500 Employees - Computer Software
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
ACL Services Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Canada: Laurie Schultz, President and CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
BrightPoint Security, San Mateo, CA USA: Anne Bonaparte, CEO
InMoment, Salt Lake City, UT USA: Kristi Knight, Chief Marketing Officer
Jive Software, Palo Alto, CA USA: Jive CEO Elisa Steele Engages Employees and Customers Alike
Progress, Bedford, MA USA: Karen Tegan Padir, President, Application Development and Deployment Business Unit
Salesfusion, Atlanta, GA USA: Carol O'Kelley, CEO
Zuora Inc., Foster City, CA USA: Marlene Summers, Sr. Director Zuora Global Support
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Innography, Austin, TX USA: Shauna Osborne, VP Client Success
Resilient Systems, Cambridge, MA USA: Maria Battaglia, Vice President of Marketing
SevOne, Inc. Wilmington, DE USA: Tanya Bakalov, Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff

Female Executive of the Year - Business Products -11 to 2,500 Employees - Health Products and Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Indus Health Plus Pvt Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra, India: Kanchan Naikawadi, Director
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
UPMC Health Plan, Pittsburgh, PA USA: Georgean Wielock-Orr, Associate VP Ancillary Products & Benefit Configuration
ZYTO Corporation, Lindon, UT USA: Kami J. Howard, President and COO

Female Executive of the Year - Business Products -11 to 2,500 Employees - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Ixia, Calabasas, CA USA: Bethany Mayer, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Hy-Performance Fluid Power Pty Ltd, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Sandra Gillanders, CEO
Mcor Technologies, Dunleer, Co. Louth, Ireland: Deirdre MacCormack, Chief Marketing Officer
Planar Systems, Beaverton, OR USA: Jennifer Davis, Vice President of Marketing and Product Strategy
WP Engine, Austin, TX USA: Heather Brunner, Chief Executive Officer
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Autoscribe Corporation, Jacksonville, FL USA: Laurie Nelson, Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel
DealStruck, Carlsbad, CA USA: Candace Klein, Chief Strategy Officer
Hillstone Networks, Sunnyvale, CA USA: Lingling Zhang, VP of Marketing and Business Development
LiveAction, Santa Clara, CA USA: Ulrica de Fort-Menares, VP-Product Strategy

Female Executive of the Year - Business Products -More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AT&T, Dallas, TX USA: Kay Kapoor, President, AT&T Government Solutions
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Red Hat, Raleigh, NC USA: Denise Dumas, Vice President, Operating System Platform
Resolute Forest Products, Montreal, QC, Canada: Pascale Lagace, Vice President of Environment and Climate Change
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
AT&T, Dallas, TX USA: Stacey Marx, Vice President of Business Acquisition Solutions
FIS, Jacksonville, FL USA: Nancy Langer, Executive VP, Chief Product Officer
FIS, Jacksonville, FL USA: Serena Smith, Chief Client Officer & Senior VP North American Retail Payments

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Irving Levin Associates, Inc., Norwalk, CT USA: Eleanor Meredith, Publisher and Partner
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Jacobson Strategic Communications, Philadelphia, PA USA: Susan Jacobson, President
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ICE Worldwide, Portsmouth, NH USA: Jocelyn Philbrook, founder and Managing Partner
KC Projects, Birmingham, AL USA: Krista Conlin, Founder and President

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees - Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Brighton Agency, Inc., St. Louis, MO USA: Tina VonderHaar, President and CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Amobee, San Diego, CA USA: Kim Reed Perell, President
Broadstreet, New York, NY USA: Claudia Rodriguez Tressler, COO + Partner
LLORENTE & CUENCA, Madrid, Spain: María Cura, Partner and Managing Director of LLORENTE & CUENCA Barcelona
LLORENTE & CUENCA, Madrid, Spain: María Esteve, Managing Director of LLORENTE & CUENCA in Colombia
Stratus Interactive, West Chester, PA USA: Kymberly Robinson, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Digital Air Strike, Scottsdale, AZ USA: Erica Sietsma, Senior VP Product & Strategy
Extractable, San Francisco, CA USA: Melanie Lowe, Chief Operations Officer
Facts International, Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom: Emily Kettle, Managing Director
Rakuten Display, Salt Lake City, UT USA: Jessica Joines, Chief Marketing Officer

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees - Business Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNERS:
Creative Lodging Solutions, Lexington, KY USA: Marsha Couch, CFO
Source Intelligence, Carlsbad, CA USA: Dr. Jennifer Kraus, CoFounder
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
DCR Workforce, Inc., Boca Raton, FL USA: Ammu Warrier, President and Founder
iTalent Corporation, San Jose, CA USA: Leslie Ottavi, Change Management Practice Lead & VP of Strategic Solutions
Lyons Consulting Group, Chicago, IL USA: Danielle Savin, Director of Digital Consulting Services
Pink Elephant, Burlington, ON, Canada: Fatima Cabral, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Irvine Technology Corporation, Irvine, CA USA: Nicole McMackin, President
iTalent Corporation, San Jose, CA USA: Silvia Quintanilla, VP of Business Development
Lyons Consulting Group, Chicago, IL USA: Christine Bedalow, Director of Talent Acquisition
Radius Financial Group Inc., Norwell, MA USA: Sarah Valentini, Co-Founder & CEO
The Frontier Project, Richmond, VA USA: Ryann Wayne, CEO
Virtual Incentives, Fishkill, NY USA: Michelle Andre, Vice President of Marketing

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees - Accounting and Financial Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Sol Systems, Washington, DC USA: Stephanie Smith, COO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Digital Risk, Orlando, FL USA: Laura Williamson, Senior VP, Client Services
Kessler International, New York, NY USA: Susan M. Peterson, Cr.FA, FACFEI, DABFE, Vice President & COO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Behringer, Addison, TX USA: Kellie Richter, Chief Marketing Officer
Digital Risk, Orlando, FL USA: Kristina Cmorey, SVP, Capital Markets, Digital Risk

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees - Health Products and Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., San Diego, CA USA: Jeanette Sanchez, Chief Information Officer
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Strategic Medical, Orange County, CA USA: Strategic Medical's Maureen Khamsi: Bringing vision and clarity to the reinvention of diagnostic imaging
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., San Diego, CA USA: Julie Fletcher, Chief Talent Officer
XANGO, Lehi, UT USA: Leslie A. Gallacher, President

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
MaintenanceNet, Inc., Carlsbad, CA USA: Kelly Crothers: Young VP Leads Innovative Tech Company to Next Level with Successful Acquisition Strategy
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Allconnect, Atlanta, GA USA: Kim Shumway, Executive Vice President, Partner Services and Business Development
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Cree-Con Construction Inc., Edmonton, AB, Canada: Karma Hunter, Vice President and Chief of Operations
Improving Enterprises, Addison, TX USA: Jacquie Bickel, Director of Sales
Retale, Chicago, IL USA: Pat Dermody, President
Sumo Logic, Redwood City, CA USA: Joan Pepin, Chief Information Security Officer

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -More Than 2,500 Employees - Business Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AECOM, Germantown, MD USA: Jill Bruning, Executive Vice President and General Manager
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Teresa L. Poggenpohl, Senior Managing Director, Global Image
AT&T, Dallas, TX USA: Brooks McCorcle, President, AT&T Partner Solutions
HGS, Lisle, IL USA: Kathy Hamburger, President, HGS USA - Leading Through Transformation
ManpowerGroup, Milwaukee, WI USA: Kate Donovan, Senior Vice President and Global RPO President, ManpowerGroup Solutions
SterlingBackcheck, New York, NY USA: Clare Hart, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Concur Technologies, Bellevue, WA USA: Elena Donio - Embracing and leading through change
Novitex Enterprise Solutions, Stamford, CT USA: Irina Novoselsky, President
Pearson English Business Solutions, Brisbane, CA USA: Karine Allouche Salanon - Leading Business Turnaround Success - The journey from negative to double digit growth

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -More Than 2,500 Employees - Computer Hardware, Services & Software
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Cisco Systems, San Jose, CA USA: Shanthi Iyer, IT Executive: Changing the company and the industry
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
BMC Software, San Jose, CA USA: Elizabeth Xu, CTO and Global VP of Engineering
Cisco, San Jose, CA USA: Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn, Vice President and General Manager
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Sungard Availability Services, Wayne, PA USA: Patricia Boujoukos, Chief Compliance Officer

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -More Than 2,500 Employees - Transportation
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa, Cape Town, WC, South Africa: Fatma Abubakar, Country Manager, DHL Express Uganda
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
DHL Express (Canada), Ltd, Brampton, ON, Canada: Kerri Evans, Senior Director
DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa, Cape Town, WC, South Africa: Dominique Lalous, Country Manager - Mozambique
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
DHL Express, Cairo, Egypt: Nada Rezk, Marketing Manager
DHL Express Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria: Olayemi Olusona, Head of Customer Service
DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa, Cape Town, WC, South Africa: Juliet Umutoni, Country Manager, DHL Express Rwanda
DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa, Cape Town, WC, South Africa: Lebo Tseladimitlwa, Vice President of Human Resources
DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa, Cape Town, WC, South Africa: Victoria Wambui Kagai, Commercial Manager, DHL Express Kenya

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -More Than 2,500 Employees - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Synchrony Financial, Stamford, CT USA: Margaret Keane, President and CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Amadeus North America Inc., Miami, FL USA: Carolyn A Cauceglia, Vice President, Strategic Sales
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
athenahealth, Watertown, MA USA: Kristi Matus, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Honeywell Aerospace, Phoenix, AZ USA: Kristin Guthrie, Vice President, Customer Experience
Level 3 Communications, Broomfield, CO USA: Laurinda Pang, Chief Administrative Officer
MWH Global, Broomfield, CO USA: Claire Rutkowski, CIO

Female Executive of the Year - Consumer Products or Services -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
World Financial Group, San Jose, CA USA: Yvonne Mei, Executive Vice Chairman
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ECLAT! on madison, New York, NY USA: Pat Nicholson, Owner
Online Kratom, Cypress, CA USA: Natalie Adams, Co-Founder

Female Executive of the Year - Consumer Products -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Roshan, Kabul, Afghanistan: Shireen Rahmani, Director of Human Resources
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
ARIIX, Bountiful, UT USA: Anita Shen, Vice President of Greater China
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
AdvoCare International, LP, Plano, TX USA: Allison Levy, Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
ARIIX, Bountiful, UT USA: Deanna Latson, Chief Product Officer
Blackhawk Network, Pleasanton, CA USA: Talbott Roche, President
MELILEA International (Taiwan) Limited, Taipei City, Taiwan R.O.C.: Datuk Dr Stella Chin, Executive President, MELILEA International Group

Female Executive of the Year- Consumer Products -More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
PayPal, San Jose, CA USA: Christina Smedley, Global Brand and Communications Officer
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa, Cape Town, WC, South Africa: Fatima Sullivan, Vice President of Customer Services
Synchrony Financial, Stamford, CT USA: Sue Davis-Gillis, GM and Platform Leader/Consumer Banking

Female Executive of the Year - Consumer Services -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
One Medical Group, San Francisco, CA USA: Kimber Lockhart, CTO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
The Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia, PA USA: Anne Gordon, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Media and Communications
XO Group Inc., New York, NY USA: Kristin Savilia, President, Local Marketplace
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Great Expressions Dental Centers, Bloomfield Hills, MI USA: Pamela Holder, Vice President of Insurance and Accounts Receivable
iFinance Canada Inc., Toronto, ON Canada: Suzanne Dixon, Director of Operations
Measat Broadcast Network Systems Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Liew Swee Lin, Chief Commercial Officer, The Emerging Woman of Tomorrow
Wells Fargo Health Benefits Services, Minneapolis, MN USA: Elizabeth Ryan, Executive VP
Zoës Kitchen, Plano, TX USA: Rachel Phillips-Luther, Vice President of Marketing

Female Executive of the Year - Consumer Services -More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Target, Minneapolis, MN USA: Stevie Benjamin, VP-Media Strategy
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Aflac, Columbus, GA USA: Half a Year to One Day Pay
MetLife Hong Kong, Central, Hong Kong: Sunshine Farzan - Illuminating a Different Side of Insurance
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
AT&T Dallas, TX USA: Jamie Barton, AEIS Executive Vice President Sales and Service
Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ USA: Patricia Tate, CFO

Female Executive of the Year - Government or Non-Profit -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Smarter People Planning, North Aurora, IL USA: Mireya Eavey, Executive Director, CareerEdge Funders Collaborative
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Dream it. Code it. Win it., New York, NY USA: Cristina Dolan, Founder and Organizer, Dream it. Code it. Win it.
Miss America's Outstanding Teen, Inc., Clearwater, FL USA: Kim Parrish, President
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Colombian American Chamber of Commerce, Miami, FL USA: Carolina Coulson, Director
The Mentoring by Example Foundation, Inc., Bowie, MD USA: L. Michelle Graham, Founder and Executive Director
Regina Brooks YB Literary Foundation, New York, NY USA: Regina Brooks: Engineer, Pilot, Writer and Community Leader
ROCeteer, Las Vegas, NV USA: Heather Wilde, CTO, NeverGiveUp Foundation

Female Executive of the Year - Government or Non-Profit -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Tourism New Zealand, Los Angeles, CA USA: Adriena Daunt - An Innovative Destination Marketer
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Enterprise Community Partners, Columbia, MD USA: Ali Solis, SVP, Public Policy and Corporate Affairs
Restoration of Appearance and Function Trust, London, England, United Kingdom: Leonor Stjepic, CEO
UN Association in Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria: Ani Koleva, Bulgarian Youth Delegate
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Dental Assisting National Board, Inc., Chicago, Il USA: Cynthia Durley: Champion of Lifelong Learning and Public Health

Female Executive of the Year - Government or Non-Profit -More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
The Joint Commission, Chicago, IL USA: Lisa Vandecaveye, General Counsel
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Dignity Health, San Francisco, CA USA: Deanna Wise, CIO
Hunterdon Medical Center, Flemington, NJ USA: Dr. Propa Ghosh, First Woman Robotic Surgery Medical Director

Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Asia, Australia, or New Zealand
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Your Architect, Brisbane, QLD, Australia:Rebekah Hurworth, Director
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
BMA Global Services, Taipei, Taiwan: Belinda Ma, CEO and Founder
Bounce Consulting Pty Ltd, Maryborough, VIC, Australia: Maria Smith, CEO, Bounce Australia, Bounce USA & Career Change Happens
Cherry Blooms, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia: Jellaine Dee, Founder
HUYA Bioscience International, San Diego, CA USA & Shanghai, China: Mireille Gillings, Ph.D.
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Danielle Di-Masi, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Danielle Di-Masi, The Digital Communicator, Had private meeting with Dalai Lama to discuss her work
Executive Virtual Associate, Bendigo, VIC, Australia: Sam Spence, Owner & Principal Executive Assistant
Indus Health Plus Pvt Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra, India: Kanchan Naikawadi, Director
MELILEA International (Taiwan) Limited, Taipei City, Taiwan R.O.C.: Datuk Dr Stella Chin, Executive President, MELILEA International Group
OneShift, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Gen George, Founder & MD

Female Executive of the Year in Asia, Australia: or New Zealand
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
MetLife Hong Kong, Central, Hong Kong: Sunshine Farzan: Illuminating a Different Side of Insurance
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Hy-Performance Fluid Power Pty Ltd, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Sandra Gillanders, CEO
Unitrends, Burlington, MA USA: Anna Liu, Director of Advanced Cloud Research and Development
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
China Direct Sourcing, West End, QLD Australia: Lindy Chen, Founder
Karrikins Group, North Sydney, NSW, Australia: Yvette Bellamy, CEO
PSG Global Solutions, Inc., Manila, Philippines: Monica Maralit, VP Operations

Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Canada:
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Pink Elephant, Burlington, ON, Canada: Fatima Cabral, Co-founder & CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
iFinance Canada Inc., Toronto, ON Canada: Ann Kaplan, President and CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Beyond The Stage Homes, Kitchener, ON, Canada: Shauna Lynn Simon, Owner/Founder
Brookline Public Relations Inc., Calgary, AB, Canada: Shauna MacDonald, Principal & Founder
Fabulous@50, Edmonton, AB Canada: Dianna Bowes, Founder & Creative Director
Steps2Happiness Inc, London, ON, Canada: Pat Mussieux, Founder/CEO

Female Executive of the Year in Canada:
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Luvo, Inc, Vancouver, BC, Canada: Christine Day, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
ChooseRESULTS, Toronto, ON, Canada: Karen Kessler, Founder, CEO and Partner
Pink Elephant, Burlington, ON, Canada: Fatima Cabral, CEO
RevenueWire Inc, Victoria, BC, Canada: Bobbi Leach, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Bayshore Groups, St. Catharines, ON Canada: Chiara J-Megna, Vice-President
Canadian Tire Financial Services, Oakville, ON Canada: Mary Turner, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Tire Bank
DHL Express (Canada), Ltd, Brampton, ON, Canada: Kerri Evans, Senior Director
iFinance Canada Inc., Toronto, ON Canada: Lori Johnson, Director of Marketing

Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Europe, the Middle East & Africa
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
ClearPeople, London, United Kingdom: Katya Linossi, Co-Founder and Managing Director
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Tashkeil, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Sofana Dahlan, CEO & Founder
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Cebile Capital, London, United Kingdom: Sunaina Sinha, Founder and Managing Partner

Female Executive of the Year in Europe, the Middle East & Africa
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Calik Energy, Ankara, Turkey: 'Double, double...' Gorkem Ozkan
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
DHL Express, Doha Qatar: Nisha Chandnani, Call Center Supervisor
JazzArabia, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Dr Lyria Messahel, Head of Programs
LLORENTE & CUENCA, Madrid, Spain: María Cura, Partner and Managing Director of LLORENTE & CUENCA Barcelona

Female Entrepreneur or Executive of the Year in Mexico, Central & South America
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
LLORENTE & CUENCA, Madrid, Spain: María Esteve, Managing Director of LLORENTE & CUENCA in Colombia

Innovator of the Year - Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Business Services & Financial Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Synchrony Financial, Stamford, CT USA: Carol Juel, Chief Information Officer
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Teresa L. Poggenpohl, Senior Managing Director, Global Image
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
American Express Global Business Travel, New York, NY USA: JoAnne Kruse, Chief Human Resources Officer
Crocon d.o.o., Kastav, Croatia: Linda Poscic Borovac, President
Danielle Di-Masi, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Danielle Di-Masi, The Digital Communicator
iFinance Canada Inc., Toronto, ON Canada: Lori Johnson, Director of Marketing
Jacobson Strategic Communications, Philadelphia, PA USA: Susan Jacobson, President
MetLife Hong Kong, Central, Hong Kong: Immortalizing Happiness: MetLife Hong Kong’s Infinity App

Innovator of the Year - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Luvo, Inc, Vancouver, BC, Canada: Christine Day, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
GE, Fairfield, CT USA: Beth Comstock, CMO
Red Hat, Raleigh, NC USA: Jackie Yeaney, Executive Vice President, Marketing & Strategy
Silverlink Communications, Burlington, MA USA: Kathleen Durant, PhD, Director of Analytics
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Bridgewater, NJ USA: Mary Teryek, Director of Marketing for Skin Care
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ARIIX, Bountiful, UT USA: Deanna Latson, Chief Product Officer
DHL Express Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria: Adesola Animasaun Kudirat
Jones Publishing (Citywealth), London, United Kingdom: Karen Jones, founder and CEO
SpendWell Health, Portland, OR USA: Marcee Chmait, President

Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Global Good Fund, Arlington, VA USA: Carrie Rich, Co-Founder & CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
AB Co., Toronto, ON, Canada: Sari Delmar, Founder
LimBionics of Durham, Durham NC USA: Brittany Stresing, Prosthetist and Orthotist and President
Owl's Brew, New York, NY USA:Maria Littlefield, President
Simple Mills, Chicago, IL USA: Twenty-something Katlin Smith is Revolutionizing the Baking Aisle with Simple Mills Mixes
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
The Art and Craft Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Akshaya Borkar, Co-Founder
MeriEducation, Pasadena, CA USA: Joan Nguyen, Founder

Maverick of the Year - Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Business Services & Financial Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Creative Lodging Solutions, Lexington, KY USA: Marsha Couch, CFO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
6sense, San Francisco, CA USA: Amanda Kahlow, CEO and Founder
Digital Risk, Orlando, FL USA: Kim Lanham, VP, Marketing & PR
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Teresa L. Poggenpohl, Senior Managing Director, Global Image
Brookline Public Relations Inc., Calgary, AB, Canada: Shauna MacDonald, Principal & Founder
ChoiceStream, Boston, MA USA: Anna McCarthy, Vice President, Account Management
Digital Air Strike, Scottsdale, AZ USA: Alexi Venneri, Co-founder/CEO
iFinance Canada Inc., Toronto, ON Canada: Ann Kaplan, President and CEO
Wells Fargo & Company, San Francisco, CA USA: Stacey Falconer, Senior Vice President, Treasury Management Client Delivery (TMCD)
Zahrina Photography, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Zahrina Robertson, Director

Maverick of the Year - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
DHL Express (Canada), Ltd, Brampton, ON, Canada: Kerri Evans, Senior Director
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
AT&T, Dallas, TX USA: Melissa Arnoldi, Senior Vice President - Technology Systems and Business Systems Strategy
Cisco Systems, San Jose, CA USA: Shanthi Iyer, IT Maverick: Changing the company and industry through disruption
Hy-Performance Fluid Power Pty Ltd, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Sandra Gillanders, CEO
Silverlink Communications, Burlington, MA USA: Kathleen Ellmore, VP, Engagement Sciences
Unitrends, Burlington, MA USA: Anna Liu, Director of Advanced Cloud Research and Development
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
PMFTC Inc, Manila, Philippines: Varinia Elero-Tinga, External Affairs Director
Source Intelligence LLC, Carlsbad, CA USA: Lina Ramos, Chief Business Officer/EVP

Lifetime Achievement - Business
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
iFinance Canada Inc., Toronto, ON Canada: Ann Kaplan, President and CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Teresa L. Poggenpohl, Senior Managing Director, Global Image
CBIZ, Inc., Cleveland, OH USA: Mary Kay Griffin, CPA, Managing Director
Hy-Performance Fluid Power Pty Ltd, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Sandra Gillanders, CEO
Pink Elephant, Burlington, ON, Canada: Fatima Cabral, Co-founder & CEO
PMFTC Inc, Manila, Philippines: Varinia Elero-Tinga, External Affairs Director
Roshan, Kabul, Afghanistan: Shainoor Khoja, Former Managing Director of Corporate Social Responsibility
Working Solutions, Plano, TX USA: Kim Houlne,  President  & Founder

Mentor or Coach of the Year - Business - Business Services and Financial Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Dr. Kate Siner Inc., Providence, RI USA: Dr. Kate Siner, Owner
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
ROCeteer, Las Vegas, NV USA: Heather Wilde, CTO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Amazing Coaching, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Lisa Phillips, Founder
Digital Risk, Orlando, FL USA: Traci Cox, VP, Quality & Training
Synchrony Financial, Stamford, CT USA: Courtney Gentleman, Senior VP Marketing
World Financial Group, San Jose, CA USA: Yvonne Mei, Executive Vice Chairman
YES to Coaching, Sacramento, CA USA: Maggie Chu, Founder and Coach

Mentor or Coach of the Year - Business - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AT&T, Dallas, TX USA: Cathy Martine, President, AT&T Enterprise Business Solutions
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Great Expressions Dental Centers, Bloomfield Hills, MI USA: Dr. Sindy Goodman, National Orthodontic Director
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Complete Active Living, Toronto, ON, Canada: Michelle Soares, President and Owner
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, New Brunswick, NJ USA: Teri Lawver, Global Commercial Strategy Leader, Global Vice President, for the Cardiovascular and Metabolism Therapeutic Area
MELILEA International (Taiwan) Limited, Taipei City, Taiwan R.O.C.: Datuk Dr Stella Chin, Executive President, MELILEA International Group
Red Hat, Raleigh, NC USA: Leigh Cantrell Day, Vice President of Marketing Communications
Silverlink Communications, Burlington, MA USA: AnneMarie Gramling, VP Professional Services

Women Helping Women - Business - Business Services, Financial Services and Legal
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
YWoman, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Shar Moore, Business Mentor, Author, Speaker
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
The Quick Law Group, Jacksonville, FL USA: Heather B. Quick, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Amazing Coaching, Sydney, NSW,  Australia: Lisa Phillips, Founder
World Financial Group, San Jose, CA USA: Yvonne Mei, Executive Vice Chairman

Women Helping Women - Business - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
BMC Software, San Jose, CA USA: Elizabeth Xu, CTO and Global VP of Engineering
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Ooredoo, Doha, Qatar: Adrianna Tan, Founder and CEO, Wobe
Red Hat, Raleigh, NC USA: DeLisa Alexander, Chief People Officer
Roshan, Kabul, Afghanistan: Shireen Rahmani, Director of Human Resources
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Jones Publishing (Citywealth), London, United Kingdom: Karen Jones, founder and CEO
SmartyPants Vitamins, Marina Del Rey, CA USA: Courtney Nichols Gould, Co-CEO and Co-Founder
ZippedMe, Stillwater, OK USA: A new business model to do business

Women Helping Women - Government or Non-Profit
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership, Babson College, Wellesley, MA USA: Susan Duffy, Co-Founder of the WIN Lab
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Miss America's Outstanding Teen, Inc., Clearwater, FL USA: Kim Parrish, President
US Embassy, Connect to Success Program, Libson, Portugal: Kim Sawyer, President of TLSG and wife of US Ambassador to Portugal

Employee of the Year - Business - Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations and Business Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
KC Projects, Birmingham, AL USA: Alicia Rohan, Media Relations Executive
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Digital Air Strike, Scottsdale, AZ USA: Joell Robinson, Director of Client Excellence
Digital Air Strike, Scottsdale, AZ USA: Rachel Allen, Marketing Coordinator
Gragg Advertising, Kansas City, MO USA: Cathryn Vaughn, Digital Media Group Director
iTalent Corporation, San Jose, CA USA: Valerie Risch, Practice Director for Social Knowledge Management
Lyons Consulting Group, Chicago, IL USA: Sarah Griffis, Senior Digital Consultant
Swiss Post Solutions, New York, NY USA: Lisa Clark, Regional Client Director

Employee of the Year - Business - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Digital Risk, Orlando, FL USA: Bridget Brennan, Supervisor, Employer Branding
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Wells Fargo & Company, San Francisco, CA USA: Jessica Osterholt, ‎Business Initiatives Manager
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ARIIX, Bountiful, UT USA: Anita Shih, Assistant General Manager
iFinance Canada Inc., Toronto, ON Canada: Sophie Fournier, National Marketing Manager
SPLICE Software, Calgary, AB, Canada: Debbie White, Campaign Manager
SPLICE Software, Calgary, AB, Canada: Tracy Bradley, Director of Client Care
Synchrony Financial, Stamford, CT USA: Jill Zellmer, Senior Commercial Counsel

Woman of the Year - Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Teresa L. Poggenpohl, Senior Managing Director, Global Image
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
BoardroomPR, Fort Lauderdale, FL USA: Julie Talenfeld, Founder and President
Collectively, San Francisco, CA USA: Ryan Stern, CEO + Founder
Enterprise Community Partners, Columbia, MD USA: Amalia Kastberg, VP, Marketing and Communications
InMoment, Salt Lake City, UT USA: Kristi Knight, Chief Marketing Officer
Jacobson Strategic Communications, Philadelphia, PA USA: Susan Jacobson, President
The James Agency, Scottsdale, AZ USA: Veronique James, CEO
LLORENTE & CUENCA, Madrid, Spain: María Esteve, Managing Director of LLORENTE & CUENCA in Colombia
Tourism New Zealand, Los Angeles, CA USA: Adriena Daunt - An Innovative Destination Marketer
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
97th Floor, Lehi, UT USA: Shante Schroeder, Lead Enterprise Digital Marketer
Aflac, Columbus, GA USA: Catherine Blades Champions Diversity at Aflac
Broadstreet, New York, NY USA: Claudia Rodriguez Tressler, COO + Partner
Butterfly Public Relations, Freiburg, Germany: Christine Hohlbaum, President
Klick Communications, Santa Monica, CA USA: Charlotte Crivelli, Founder and Director
Latham & Watkins, Madrid, Spain: Belén Bautista, Business Development Manager
LLORENTE & CUENCA, Madrid, Spain: María Cura, Partner and Managing Director of LLORENTE & CUENCA Barcelona
Phenomenal PR & Events, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Heba Zahid, Vice President
Synchrony Financial, Stamford, CT USA: Toni White, Chief Marketing Officer

Woman of the Year - Business Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Ernst & Young, New York, NY USA: Kate Barton, Vice Chair, Tax Services for the Americas Tax practice
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Teresa L. Poggenpohl, Senior Managing Director, Global Image
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., San Diego, CA USA: Susan Salka, CEO, president and director
Creative Lodging Solutions, Lexington, KY USA: Carolyn Hundley, Chief Culture and Development Officer
Digital Risk, Orlando, FL USA: Debbie Hoffman, Chief Legal Officer
Irving Levin Associates, Inc., Norwalk, CT USA: Eleanor Meredith, Publisher and Partner
Pink Elephant, Burlington, ON, Canada: Fatima Cabral, Co-founder & CEO
Roshan, Kabul, Afghanistan: Shainoor Khoja, Former Managing Director of Corporate Social Responsibility
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
24Notion, Portland, OR USA: Ivo Lukas, CEO/Founder
DHL Express Peru SAC, Lima, Peru: Trayectoria De Exito De Rosario Nakama
MetLife Hong Kong, Central, Hong Kong: Sunshine Farzan - Illuminating a Different Side of Insurance
ReneSola America, San Francisco, CA USA: Jessica Super, President
Strategic Medical, Orange County, CA USA: Strategic Medical's Maureen Khamsi: Bringing vision and clarity to the reinvention of diagnostic imaging

Woman of the Year - Industry
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Wells Fargo & Company, San Francisco, CA USA: Heather Magaha, SVP, National Client Service Manager
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
DHL Express (Canada), Ltd, Brampton, ON, Canada: Kerri Evans, Senior Director
PMFTC Inc, Manila, Philippines: Varinia Elero-Tinga, External Affairs Director
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Teresa L. Poggenpohl, Senior Managing Director, Global Image
Calik Energy, Ankara, Turkey: 'Steel Magnolia' - Gorkem Ozkan
Complete Active Living, Toronto, ON, Canada: Michelle Soares, President and Owner
Ship and Shore Environmental, Inc., Signal Hill, CA USA: Anoosheh Oskouian Revolutionizes the Pollution Control Industry
Strategic Medical, Orange County, CA USA: Strategic Medical's Maureen Khamsi: Bringing vision and clarity to the reinvention of diagnostic imaging
Word & Brown General Agency, Orange, CA USA: Jessica Word, President

Woman of the Year - Technology
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Cisco Systems, San Jose, CA USA: Shanthi Iyer - Changing the company and the industry through innovation
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Amobee, San Diego, CA USA: Kim Reed Perell
BMC Software, San Jose, CA USA: Elizabeth Xu, CTO and Global VP of Engineering
iOffice, Houston, TX USA: Elizabeth Dukes, Co-Founder of iOffice
NuCompass Mobility Services Inc., Pleasanton, CA USA: Elise Riordan, Vice President, Strategic Solutions
RingCentral, Belmont, CA USA: Kira Makagon, Executive VP
Virgin Media, Hook, Hampshire, United Kingdom: Sam Lloyd, Director of Development and Delivery
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Blackhawk Network, Pleasanton, CA USA: Christine Vonderach, Chief Information Officer
Instant Alliance, Chicago, IL USA: Rona Borre, CEO and Founder
Red Hat, Raleigh, NC USA: Katrinka McCallum, Vice President, Products and Technologies Operations
Stride, New York, NY USA: Lisa Van Gelder, Vice President of Engineering


COMPANY/ORGANIZATION AWARDS CATEGORIES
 

Company of the Year - Business Services - 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
DemandLab, LLC, Jenkintown, PA USA
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Irving Levin Associates, Inc., Norwalk, CT USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Brookline Public Relations Inc., Calgary, AB, Canada
Jacobson Strategic Communications, Philadelphia, PA USA
KC Projects, Birmingham, AL USA
Tasman Consulting, San Francisco, CA USA

Company of the Year – Business Products & Services - More Than 10 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Vaco Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA USA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
ALOM, Fremont, CA USA
Consultants 2 Go, Newark, NJ USA
Grow Marketing, San Francisco, CA USA
Pink Elephant, Burlington, ON, Canada
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
DCR Workforce, Inc., Boca Raton, FL USA
eZCom Software, Englewood, NJ USA
HUYA Bioscience International, San Diego, CA USA & Shanghai, China
Stratus Interactive, West Chester, PA USA

Company of the Year - Consumer Products & Services - 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Owl's Brew, New York, NY USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ECLAT! on madison, New York, NY USA
MuTu System, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Organization of the Year - Government or Non-Profit- 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Dream it. Code it. Win it., New York, NY USA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
The Australian Charity for the Children of Vietnam (ACCV), Queensland, VIC, Australia
The Double Hit Lymphoma Foundation, Chicago, IL USA
Miss America's Outstanding Teen, Inc., Clearwater, FL USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
The Mentoring by Example Foundation, Inc., Bowie, MD USA

Organization of the Year - Government or Non-Profit- More Than 10 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Enterprise Community Partners, Columbia, MD USA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
The Connecticut Open, New Haven, CT USA: The Connecticut Open Tennis Tournament and Its Ability to Connect the Community
Pathways Community Interest Company, Crewe, Cheshire, United Kingdom: Impacting Health Through Work

Startup of the Year - Business Products Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Indigo Interactive, Schaumburg, IL USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Publicity Genie, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Startup of the Year - Business Services Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Stride, New York, NY USA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Hemsworth Communications, Fort Lauderdale, FL USA
Virtual Legal Pty Ltd, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Acorn: An Influence Company, Bentonville, AR USA
The Art and Craft Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
EasySize, Copenhagen, Denmark
Kombucha On Tap, San Diego, CA USA
Luminary Global Immigration, LLC, Atlanta, GA USA
Publicity Genie, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Rita Trehan LLC, Washington, DC USA
YES to Coaching, Sacramento, CA USA

Startup of the Year - Consumer Products Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
6SensorLabs, San Francisco, CA USA
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Love Lockets, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Passion for Spices, Summit, NJ USA
ZippedMe, Stillwater, OK USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Acacia Law, Ipswich, QLD, Australia
Crystal Garnet Bridal Boutique, Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Startup of the Year - Consumer Services Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Virtual Legal Pty Ltd, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Bold Betties Outfitters, Denver, CO USA
Dream it. Code it. Win it., New York, NY USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Cataract on Paterson, Tasmania, Australia
Ooredoo, Doha, Qatar: Wobe

Most Innovative Company of the Year - 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Lightwave Inc., San Francisco, CA USA
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
ZON, Manhattan Beach, CA USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Crocon d.o.o., Kastav, Croatia
Jacobson Strategic Communications, Philadelphia, PA USA
Just For Pets Pty Ltd, Byron Bay, NSW, Australia
Rita Trehan LLC, Washington, DC USA
Tashkeil, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Virtual Legal Pty Ltd, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Most Innovative Company of the Year - More Than 10 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Rapt Media, Boulder, CO USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Aspire, Phoenix, AZ USA

Fastest Growing Company of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Karrikins Group, North Sydney, NSW, Australia: Formerly known as ChangeLabs
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Cree-Con Construction Inc., Edmonton, AB, Canada

Community Involvement Program of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
I Change Her Life, Lahore, Pakistan & Istanbul, Turkey: I Change Her Life
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Family Development Foundation, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Community Innovation and Excellence Program
HKA, Inc. Marketing Communications, Tustin, CA USA: HKA, Inc. Marketing Communications
Ooredoo, Doha, Qatar: INSPERA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
DHL Express UAE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: DHL UAE Customer Service CSR Team

Management Team of the Year - More Than 10 Employees
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Axonify, Waterloo, ON, Canada
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
iFinance Canada Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada

Women-Run Workplace of the Year - 10 or Less Employees - Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Precision Marketing Group, Framingham, MA USA
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Jacobson Strategic Communications, Philadelphia, PA USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Brandstyle Communications, New York, NY USA
Goodwin Group PR, Walpole, MA USA
The Power Group, Dallas, TX USA

Women-Run Workplace of the Year - 10 or Less Employees - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Kim Flynn Consulting, Orem, UT USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Cebile Capital, London, United Kingdom
Inventium, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
KeenAlignment, San Jose, CA USA
Owl's Brew, New York, NY USA
Studio Republic, Maroochydore, QLD, Australia
Thai Island, Holden, MA USA
Velocity Consulting Pty Ltd, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Women-Run Workplace of the Year - More Than 10 Employees - Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations and Business Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
SpeakerBox Communications, McLean, VA USA
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Betts Recruiting, San Francisco, CA USA
Brighton Agency, Inc., St. Louis, MO USA
Collectively, San Francisco, CA USA
Crawford Group, Campbell, CA USA
The Luminations Group, LLC, Hillsborough, NJ USA

Women-Run Workplace of the Year - More Than 10 Employees - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
MamaMia.com.au Pty Ltd, Surry Hills, NSW Australia: MamaMia Women's Network
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Maximum Games, Walnut Creek, CA USA
SmartyPants Vitamins, Marina Del Rey, CA USA
SPLICE Software, Calgary, AB, Canada
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Advanced Care Australia: Pty Ltd, Maroochydore, QLD, Australia
CCA&B, LLC, Atlanta, GA USA: Creatively Classic Activities and Books
Full Circle Insights, San Mateo, CA USA: Full Circle Insights Doubles Growth and Impact
Métier, Healdsburg, CA USA: Métier Virtual Workplace


NEW PRODUCT & SERVICE AWARDS CATEGORIES

Best New Product or Service of the Year - Business Products
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Beckon Inc., San Mateo, CA USA: Beckon Marketing Scorecards
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Cast & Crew, Burbank, CA USA: Cast & Crew Open Health
Fabric Innovations, Coral Gables, FL USA: Fabric Innovations
LiquidPlanner, Inc. Seattle, WA USA: LiquidPlanner launches @Work, Unifies Project and Task/Work Management

Best New Product or Service of the Year - Business Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
iTalent Corporation, Santa Clara, CA USA: Social Support Solution Saves $40 Million Annually
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Accenture's New Service
Dice, a DHI Company, New York, NY USA: Sourcing Concierge: The Hands-On Technology Professional Sourcing, Screening, and Qualification Service
eZCom Software, Englewood, NJ USA: EDI on the Edge: eZCom Software Provides EDI Suite for MTO Manufacturer/Retailer Partnerships

Best New Product or Service of the Year - Consumer Products
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
CCA&B, LLC, Atlanta, GA USA: Elf Pets®: A Reindeer Tradition
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Advocate Irit Rosenblum, Tel Aviv, Israel: The Infinity Card - The Digital Revolution in Legacy
Marvellous Superfood, Lampeter, Ceredigion, Wales: Super Protein by Marvellous Superfood

Best New Product or Service of the Year - Consumer Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNERS:
Bold Betties Outfitters, Denver, CO USA: Bold Betties Outfitters: Rental Gear for the Gutsy Gal
Just For Pets Pty Ltd, Byron Bay, NSW, Australia: The Pet Health Centre - Saving Just For Pets from Extinction
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Classloom, Istanbul, Turkey: Classloom: A Brand New Free Teacher Parent Communication App
iFinance Canada Inc., Toronto, ON Canada: CosMedicList.com

COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING AWARDS CATEGORIES

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Community Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., San Diego, CA USA: AMN Healthcare Team Esperanza Guatemala Mission
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Mediaocean, New York, NY USA: Mediaocean's Women in Tech Initiative

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Internal Communications
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Mediaocean, New York, NY USA: Mediaocean's Connect/Knowledge Series
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
DHL Express Canada, (Ltd)., Brampton, ON, Canada: Rugby World Cup Employee Engagement Campaign
Mediaocean, New York, NY USA: Mediaocean's Brand Ambassador
NurseWise, Clayton, MO USA: 20 Stories for 20 Years

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Low Budget (Under $10,000 / €7000)
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
NurseWise, Clayton, MO USA: NurseWise Behavioral Health and Crisis Line Awareness Campaign

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Business to Business
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
SABIC, Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands: Stories of Possible
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
11mark and EMC, Alexandria, VA USA: Integrated Marketing Program: Video Surveillance Big Impact Campaign
IBM, Armonk, NY USA: z 13 Marketing Launch Campaign

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Consumer Products & Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Pivot Point Marketing, Larkspur, CA USA: Genova - Creating the Building Blocks to Launch a Premium Brand.
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
CCA&B, LLC, Atlanta, GA USA: Ideas for Scout Elves
Pivot Point Marketing, Larkspur, CA USA: It's Time to Pink Up Your Lunch with NEW Flavored Salmon Pouches
The S3 Agency, Boonton, NJ USA: BMW Motorcycles: Ultimate Ride Magazines

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Public Service
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Roshan, Kabul, Afghanistan: Roshan: Telemedicine Healthcare System
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
REP Interactive, Los Angeles, CA USA: This Is My VA

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Social Media Focused
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Collectively, San Francisco, CA USA: Collectively + That Bass Tour with HP
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
IBM, Armonk, NY USA: Social Media Launch of the IBM z 13
Pivot Point Marketing, Larkspur, CA USA: MEGA Brands, Graphic Skinz: Tapping Into Tween Influencers via YouTube and Bloggers
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Dental Assisting National Board, Inc., Chicago, IL USA: DANB Celebrates Dental Assisting Excellence

Business-to-Business Marketing Campaign of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Digital Risk, Orlando, FL USA: Digital Risk Thought Leadership Campaign
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Monitronics, Dallas, Texas USA: ISC West 2015 Campaign
SABIC, Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands: Stories of Possible

Consumer Advertising or Marketing Campaign of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL USA: Lynn University, College Reimagined
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Collectively, San Francisco, CA USA: Collectively + That Bass Tour with HP
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Acorn: An Influence Company, Bentonville, AR USA: Fight Hunger Campaign
Ooredoo, Doha, Qatar: Wataniya Mothers Day Campaign

Online Marketing Campaign of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
REP Interactive, Los Angeles, CA USA: Coldwell Banker's CBx Online Marketing Campaign

Small-Budget Marketing Campaign of the Year (<$3 million / €2 million)
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL USA: Lynn University, College Reimagined

MEDIA AWARDS CATEGORIES

Website or Blog of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
ClearPeople, London, United Kingdom: ClearPeople - a B2B brochure site for digital services
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Absolute Assistance - Virtual Assistant, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Self Confident Women
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Accenture Corporate Website
IBM, Armonk, NY USA: Mainframe Insights
MamaMia.com.au Pty Ltd, Surry Hills, NSW Australia: MamaMia Women's Network
Pivot Point Marketing, Larkspur, CA USA: Pivot Point Marketing's Website - Creating Unimaginable Possibilities
Resolute Forest Products, Montreal, QC, Canada: The Resolute Blog
TechBeacon, HP, Sunnyvale, CA USA: TechBeacon.com by HP

Event of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Digital Risk, Orlando, FL USA: Digital Risk Executive Women’s Summit
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Caravents, Inc., Los Angeles, CA USA: Caravents Elle Women in Hollywood Awards

Smartphone or Tablet App of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Ooredoo, Doha, Qatar: MayMay / PhayPhay

Video of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
LuxStory Media, Toronto, ON, Canada: Fogo Island Inn
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Red Couch Stories, Rochester, MN USA: Sisters of St. Francis: A Compassionate Presence in our World
REP Interactive, Los Angeles, CA USA: Coldwell Banker Brand Promise