Management Awards Judging Committee

Jeanne TravisChair:                                                           

Jeanne Travis, President
Industrial Security Integrators, LLC, Herndon, Virginia, USA

Jeanne A. Travis is President of Industrial Security Integrators, LLC (IsI), joining them in 2010.  She is responsible for creating, communicating, and implementing IsI’s vision, mission, and overall direction.  Jeanne guides the direction on a level that includes and ensures that every employee is a part of something bigger than their role, and that their role is strategically important.

With the participation of the Executive Management Team, Jeanne works interactively to make sure that the decisions and direction IsI needs are well thought out and timely.  She inspires the Team to explore ideas and direction for IsI to formulate the Strategic Plan that guides the direction of the business. 

Jeanne represents the organization in civic and professional association responsibilities and activities in the local community, the state, and at the national level.  She tells us: “I am honored to participate in this award program that celebrates such great individuals and companies in a variety of areas.  These Awards offer a cost-effective opportunity to recognize the accomplishments of people through their profession, growth, service, product, and/or charity. They recognize influences, brands, and non-profits that have made a positive impact within their respective communities and across the globe.”


Doris Armooh, Owner
H Designers LLC, Stratford, Connecticut, USA

Lisa Abeyta, Founder/CEO
APPCityLife, Inc., Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Vishal Bhatia, Co-Founder
OfficialCOMMUNITY, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Jarie BolanderJarie Bolander, COO
Lab Sensor Solutions, Redwood City, California, USA

Jarie is an engineering by training and an entrepreneur by nature with 20 years of bringing an entrepreneur. He has formed or been part of 6 startups in various management roles. He has an MBA and a BSEE. He is an author and his latest book is The Entrepreneur Ethos.

Florence Britton, Director
Rainbow Care Solutions, Redditch, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Brandy CarmonaBrandy Carmona, Operations Manager
Makinex Construction Products, Redondo Beach, California, USA

As the Manager of Operations at Makinex, Brandy Carmona is in the business of making inefficiencies extinct.  She is passionate about solving problems and working with forward thinking leaders.  Armed with an extensive background in communications and over 15 years of management experience, Brandy is notorious for building unstoppable teams. 

Dr. Kevin Chen, Ph.D., CMC, President & CEO
Business Methods Corporation, Randolph, New Jersey, USA

Stephen ChildsStephen Childs, Vice President, Global Human Resources
Panasonic Automotive, Peachtree City, Georgia, USA

Stephen Childs is Vice President-Global HR for Panasonic Automotive. He won numerous awards including the 2013 SHRM Atlanta Pegasus Award, The 2016 American Business Bronze Award for HR Executive of the Year and his team won 2016 American Business Gold Award for HR Department and HR Team of the Year.

Ahmed Rauf EssaAhmed Rauf Essa, Co-Founder
Telemart, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Ahmed Rauf Essa is the person behind one of the biggest Online Company of Pakistan's. He started off single-handedly and now has a team of 100 plus like-minded​d people. He has won 5 Global Awards and one Brand Of The Year Award which is the highest award for any company in Pakistan. Through his vision and leadershi, ​ Telemart has acheived great success and is growing everyday.​

Phil GromanPhil Groman, Product Manager
Fastly, San Francisco, California, USA

Phil Groman is a Product Manager at Fastly, an edge cloud platform that provides content distribution, security and scale to some of the world’s most popular online businesses. He formerly built a live video platform at NBC News and once drove a Ford Fiesta from London to Mongolia.

Melody Haller, Principal
Joule Strategic Communications, Mount Hamilton, California, USA

Alison Higgins-Miller, CEO
Lightray Insights Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Syeda Amna Nasir Jamal, CEO
SAN Enterprises, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

She is an entrepreneur, law practitioner, freelance writer and consultant for various reputed businesses.She is proprietor of SAN Enterprises,a trading company.She is the founder and head of the Tavvun Welfare Association and Institute for Policy Studies, Research and Human Development in Pakistan. She runs programs of free education for underprivileged children.

Stephen Jannetta, Partner
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

KM Johnson Davis, President & CEO
KM Johnson International, Frisco, Texas, USA

Tara Jones, Vice President, Operations
Effex Management Solutions, Kingwood, Texas, USA

Dani Kahn, Owner/Consultant
Corporate Tails, Bothell, Washington, USA

Lura LeeLura Lee, CEO
L2 Ideas, Del Mar, California, USA

I am a small business owner, an executive strategist and program manager with narrative expertise and over 20 years of leadership of large-scale corporate initiatives and organizational change management.

Nomafu Mdlambuzi, Owner/Principal
Ezakwantu Sewing, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Lindsay Nahmiache, Co-founder/Partner
Jive PR & Digital, Santa Monica, California, United States

Max NikolaevMax Nikolaev, Product Champion - Stimulation Technologies
Schlumberger, Houston, Texas, USA

As the Global Product Champion for Well Services Chemistry, Max Nikolaev manages new product development and marketing efforts for one of the Fortune 500 companies - Schlumberger, driving the value of better chemistry in the oilfield market on a national and global level. Recognized as a subject matter expert in pressure pumping services, Max possesses extensive experience with domestic and international supply chain management, new chemistry and business development.

Frank Olguin, President/Founder
Atlantis Motorcars LLC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

John ParkerJohn Parker, CPA, CFA, Owner
Pervenio Business Writing, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

John A. Parker is the solopreneur owner of Pervenio Business Writing, providing communication services to companies seeking to transform ideas into words that produce results.  Before launching PBW, John gained 20+ years of experience in communication and  finance executive roles at a large U.S.-based manufacturing company and in the entrepreneurial services practice of a Big Four accounting firm.

Guy Perry, President, CEO & Founder
Salt Lake Running Company, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Matthew Toren, Co-founder, Pheonix, Arizona, USA

Anyck Turgeon, C-BISO/CIO
IBM, Austin, Texas, USA