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Individual Awards Category Finalists

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Best Chairman

Adesso Systems, Boston, MA John Landry - Chairman & CTO
Stevie BugCummins Inc., Columbus, IN Tim Solso, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cummins Inc.
EMCOR Group, Inc., Norwalk, CT Frank T. MacInnis, EMCOR Group
Interbank FX, Salt Lake City, Utah Todd Crosland, Chairman
Premasai World Peace Foundation Inc.,
New York, NY
Mr. Runber Singh Jingga
ProV International, Tampa, FL Mr. Ajit Nair, Chairman of the Board
SafeHarbor Technology Corporation, Satsop, WA Annette Jacobs, chair and CEO, SafeHarbor Technology
Corporation

Best Communications Executive

Cummins Inc., Columbus, IN T. P. (Tom) Kieffer, Executive Director - Customer Support Excellence
DataArt, New York, NY Vica Vinogradova, VP-Corporate Communications
Stevie BugMWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ Michael W. Kempner, CEO
RCN Corporation, Herndon, VA Richard Ramlall, Senior VP, Strategic & External Affairs

Best Corporate Communicator

Allure Image Mgmt , Atlanta, Ga Amelia Keith, CEO
Stevie BugCaptain Hal Pittman, U.S. Navy, Washington, DC Captain Hal Pittman
Carlson Restaurants Worldwide Inc., Carrollton, TX Amy Freshwater,  Senior Director Communication
Feaster & Associates, Norfolk, VA Rebecca Feaster
PAIRELATIONS, LLC, Centennial, CO Susan J. Lewis, Public and Investor Relations Consultant
Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. Spring House, PA Stephen M. Cote,  Marketing Communications Manager

Best Creative Person

EMCOR Group, Inc., Norwalk, CT Serge Ghio
iCIMS, Hazlet, NJ Tim Ross
Mind & Media, Inc., Alexandria, VA Chris Ammon, Interactive Media and Graphics Guru
Stevie BugMind & Media, Inc., Alexandria, VA Sara Hill Isacson, Writing Wonder
The Federal Reserve Bank, Cleveland, OH Elizabeth Mervar, Graphics Designer

Best Customer Service Executive

CareerBuilder.com, Chicago, IL  Michael Hargis, Vice President of Customer Care
Interbank FX, Salt Lake City, UT  Arthur Apostolakos, Customer Service Executive
Jerith Mfg. Co., Inc., Philadelphia, PA Keith Lentini, Customer Service Manager
Kohl's Department Stores, Menomonee Falls,
WI
Troy Carrothers, SVP of Credit
Stevie BugNetwork Solutions, Herndon, Virginia Shelley Rawlings, SVP - Customer Service & Sales

Best Executive - Business Services

Headway Corporate Resources, Raleigh, NC Jean-Pierre Sakey, President and CEO
Stevie BugHKS, Inc., Dallas, TX H. Ralph Hawkins, FAIA, FACHA
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ Michael W. Kempner, CEO
Richardson, Philadelphia, PA David DiStefano, President and CEO
Specific Media, Irvine, CA Tim Vanderhook, Co-Founder, President and CEO

Best Executive - Computer Software

AppDev, Eden Prairie, MN Craig Jensen, President and CEO
Deltek, Herndon, VA Kevin Parker
ILOG, Sunnyvale, CA Pierre Haren, CEO
IQNavigator, Denver, CO John P. Raeder Jr., President and CEO
Stevie BugOmniture, Orem, UT  Josh James, CEO
Perceptive Software, Shawnee, KS Scott Coons, President and CEO
Servigistics, Atlanta, GA Mike Landry, CTO and Founder
SPECTRUM Human Resource Systems Corporation, Denver, CO Sybll Romley, President & CEO
VerticalResponse, San Francisco, CA Janine Popick, CEO and Founder

Best Executive - Computer Hardware or Services

Crossroads Systems, Austin, TX Rob Sims
Emulex Corp, Costa Mesa, CA Jim McCluney, CEO
Stevie BugHigh Performance Technologies, Inc., Reston, VA Timothy P. Keenan, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Image Solutions, Inc., Whippany, NJ Jinsoo Kim, CEO & President
TraceSecurity, Baton Rouge, LA Pete Stewart, President, CEO, and Co-Founder

Best Executive - All Other Industries

ADC Telecommunications, Inc., Eden Prairie, MN Robert Switz, President and CEO
Agel Enterprises, LLC, Provo, UT  Glen Jensen, Founder and CEO
CareerBuilder.com, Chicago, IL Brent Rasmussen, Chief Operating Officer
Christian Brothers Automotive Corporation, Houston, TX Mark Carr - CEO & President
Stevie BugFree Conferencing Corporation of America, Long Beach, CA  David Erickson, Founder and CEO
Grady Pridgen Inc., St. Petersburg, FL Grady Pridgen, President
Stevie BugHeartland Payment Systems, Princeton, NJ Robert O Carr, CEO
ICMA-RC, Washington, DC Joan McCallen, CEO
John Hancock Signature Services, Inc. Boston, MA John R. Hatch, President & CEO
LifeLock, Inc., Tempe, AZ Todd Davis, CEO
Network Solutions, Herndon, VA W.G. Champion Mitchell, Chairman & CEO
Raving Brands, Atlanta GA Stephen M. LaMastra, President and Chief Operating Officer
Thomas Group, Inc., Irving, TX Jim Taylor, CEO and President

Best Finance Executive

Accenture, Atlanta, GA Navneet Singh Narula, Financial Services Executive, ACN
Stevie BugCountrywide Financial Corporation, Calabasas, CA Eric Sieracki, CFO
High Performance Technologies, Inc., Reston, VA William Milligan, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Best Human Resources Executive

Cybertrust, Herndon, VA

Kim Martin, Vice President of Human Resources

EMC Corp., Hopkinton, MA Delia Vetter, EMC Benefits Hero
Stevie BugHarris Corporation, Melbourne, FL  Jeffrey S. Shuman, Vice President - Human Resources & Corporate Relations
High Performance Technologies, Inc., Reston, VA Eleni Z. Antoniou, Director of Human Resources

Best Marketer

Mind & Media, Inc., Alexandria, VA Jay Ferrari, Full-Tilt, High-Octane, Mighty-Like-a-Fist Communication Consultant
Stevie BugNutritional Concepts, Northbrook, IL Steve Minsky, Marketing Innovator
Prime-Time Business Institute, Inc., Saratoga Springs, UT Tim Paulson, "The Head Coach of Marketing"

Best Marketing Executive

ClickTracks Analytics, Santa Cruz, CA Michael Stebbins, VP Marketing
Cybertrust, Herndon, Va. Jim Ivers, Senior Vice President of Marketing
Deltek, Herndon, VA William Clark, Executive VP and Chief Marketing Officer
Landmark Aviation, Tempe, AZ Andrew Farrant, Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Omniture, Orem, UT  Gail Ennis, SVP Worldwide Marketing
Stevie BugRealtyTrac, Irvine, CA Rick Sharga, VP of Marketing
Resource Interactive, Columbus, OH Kelly Mooney, President & Chief Experience Officer
Schneider Electric North American Operating Division, Palatine, IL Thomas Insprucker, Vice President of Marketing
Stevie BugSilverstein Properties, New York, NY Dara McQuillan, World Trade Center Marketing Director
Sundance Vacations/Dowd Marketing, Wilkes Barre, PA Joe Molitoris, VP-Marketing and General Manager

Best MIS & IT Executive

Harris Corporation, Melbourne, FL  William H. Miller, Jr., Vice President - Information Services & Chief Information Officer
Stevie BugState of Missouri, Jefferson City, MO William Bott, Deputy Chief Information Officer
Winland Electronics, Inc., Mankato, MN James J. Oudekerk, IT Manager

Best Product Developer

Stevie BugCleveMed, Cleveland, OH Craig Frederick, Software Engineering Manager
CleveMed, Cleveland, OH Joseph Giuffrida, Director
Mind & Media, Inc., Alexandria, VA Jill Nienhiser, Mastermind
Mind & Media, Inc., Alexandria, VA Sophia Lambrou, Master of Media
Mind & Media, Inc., Alexandria, VA Willie “The Flash Man” Freer

Best Product Development or Engineering Executive

Stevie BugCybertrust, Herndon, VA  Jennifer Mack, Director of Product Management
Cypress Care, Atlanta, GA Eileen Ramallo, VP of Product Development
Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., Wayne, PA Kirk Gallion, President

Best Sales Executive

Adnet, Inc., Mc Lean, VA Shrikant Sinha, Chief Sales Officer
CDW Government, Inc., Herndon, VA Christina V. Rother, Group Vice President, Public Sector
Cybertrust, Herndon, VA Bryan Gernert, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Americas
Double-Take Software, Inc., Southborough, MA  Dan Jones, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Wellesley, MA Vincent Capozzi, Sales Executive
Heartland Payment Systems, Princeton, NJ Sanford Brown, Heartland Payment Systems
Microchip Technology, Chandler, AZ Mitch Little, Vice President Worldwide Sales & Applications
Stevie BugOmniture, Orem, UT Christopher C. Harrington, President Global Sales & Services

Best Sales Manager

Stevie BugAdvertising.com, Baltimore, MD Marcus Startzel
BONUS Building Care, Indianola, OK Chad Weaver, Branch President, BONUS Building Care
CertainTeed Corporation; Valley Forge, PA Doug Nyberg; Director, Sales Force Productivity
Cypress Care, Atlanta, GA Mark Pergolini, VP of Medical Services
Mimeo.com, New York, NY Barbara Carvajal, National Account Manager

Best Sales Trainer

Bold Approach, Inc., Boise, ID Dave Lakhani - Persuasion and Mass Influence Trainer"
Insight North America, Tempe, AZ Gary Zimmermann, New Hire Sales Training Manager
iSpeak, Inc., Round Rock, TX Russ Peterson, Sales Trainer
JM Family Enterprises, Deerfield Beach, FL Bo Lane, Senior Trainer for the PDC
Kimball Hill Homes, Chicago and Houston Lilli Barnett, Director of National Sales Training
Stevie BugPAETEC, Rochester, NY Dan Reinbold, Vice President of Training

Best Salesperson

Advertising.com, Baltimore, MD Casey Cook
Mind & Media, Inc., Alexandria, VA Amy Gareis, Ace Account Executive
Stevie BugWebEx Communications, Santa Clare, CA Jeff Linton, Corporate Sales Executive

Best Support Staffer

Stevie BugHigh Performance Technologies, Inc., Reston, VA Jacob Weyant, Associate of Corporate Development
John Hancock Signature Services, Inc. Boston, MA Remi Kendall
Mind & Media, Inc., Alexandria, VA Josef Villanasco, Customer Service Coordinator/Staff Assistant/Jack-of-All-Trades

Best Turnaround Executive

ADC Telecommunications, Inc., Eden Prairie, MN Robert Switz, President and CEO
Stevie BugBrightpoint, Indianapolis, IN Robert Laikin
DMS International, Inc., Silver Spring, MD Magdalah Sinva, President, Chief Executive Officer
Liberty Pacific Medical Imaging, Encino, CA Steven R. Renard, President and COO
RCN Corporation, Herndon, VA Peter D. Aquino, President & CEO
Wu Consulting, LLC, Arlington, VA Dr. Mary Wu, President

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