Talent drives business and the Excellence in Human Resource program celebrates the region’s outstanding HR professionals who build and nurture the talent within their organizations. We are excited to recognize these individuals who mold and develop the personnel who help raise their companies to the top of their industries. We will be honoring HR professionals in the following industries:

 

Accounting | Banking & Finance Services | Education | Health Care | Hospitality | Insurance | Legal | Marketing & Public Relations 

 

Real Estate & Construction | Technology | Transportation & Logistics | Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominate Today!

Nominations for 2019 HR Awards are open!

 

 

Judging Process

 

Candidates will be judged on both their professional and community achievements, as well as demonstrated success in a leadership role. We’re looking for nominees who have a compelling and inspirational story, so be sure to define their path to success, their unique talents and accomplishments, their contributions to the community, and their overall successes. Judging is based solely on the online nomination form and any supporting documents provided. Nominees will be reviewed and final honorees selected by the SFBW editorial staff.

 

2018 Honorees

Accounting

Debra McCullough, Chief HR Officer of KMC Accounting

Samantha Downie, MBAF

Joy Batteen, Director of HR of Kaufman Rossin

 

Hospitals

Janene John, Director of Human Resources of Memorial Health Care System

Diana Montenegro, Director of HR of Baptist Health

Brian Altschuler, VP of HR of Boca Raton Regional Hospital

Peter Nyamora, SVP & Chief HR Officer of Broward Health

Jennifer Foreman, Assistant VP of HR of Mount Sinai Medical Center

 

Banking and Financial Services

Chris Perry, Executive Vice President of Human Resources of BankUnited

Ellen Charleton, Vice President of HR of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.

Claire Berquist, Executive VP, Chief Talent and Knowledge Officer of Power Financial Credit Union

Brenda Victoria, VP of Global Talent of MasterCard

 

Transportation & Logistics

Laurie David Villa, SVP & Chief HR Officer of Spirit Airlines

Jeanette Delgado, VP of HR of ABB Optical Group

Hospitality

Susan J. Saturday, SVP & Chief HR Officer of BBX Capital & Bluegreen Vacations

Lynn White, SVP of HR of Norwegian Cruises

Anya Varga, Senior HR Director of Starboard Cruises

Ana Hernandez, VP of HR or Miami Marlins

 

Technology

Johanna Bohorquez, Associate Director of HR of Medtronic

Debbie Cortina, Senior Director of HR of Modernizing Medicine

Kathleen Pai, VP of HR of Ultimate Software

 

Healthcare

Diana Pacheco, Global HR Executive of Baxter International

Raquel Diaz, Director of HR of Altor Bioscience Corp

Patti McEwen, Senior VP Human Resources of Sheridan Healthcorp

Marina DeMaio, Chief Human Resources Officer of MDLIVE, Inc.

David Tipp, VP of HR of Vision Group Holdings

Janelle Garcia, Director of HR of Warren Henry Auto Group

Real Estate & Construction

Julie Palmer, Director of People & Culture at Suffolk Construction

Maria Molina, Regional Director of HR at Plaza Construction

Mark King, Exec. Recruiter at Marquis Association Management

Paula Allen, VP HR at First Service Residential

Kristofer Cooper, Chief HR Officer at Turnberry Associates

 

Retail

Lynn Cohen, VP of HR Operations of Pet Supermarket

Giselle Ramos Recruiting Manager of Quirch Foods

 

Hotel & Resort

Nadya Velazquez, HR Manager of The Las Olas Company, Riverside Hotel

Al Linares, Director of HR of Trump Doral Miami

 

Marketing & PR

Joanne Mena, SVP of HR of LATAM-IPG Mediabrands

 

Government

Joseph Roglieri, Personnel Administration Director of the City of North Miami

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

Rita Craig, President of Top Tier Leadership

Purchase Tickets

Purchase Tickets

Thank you for your interest in attending the Excellence in Human Resource Awards!

This awards program was created by South Florida Business & Wealth (SFBW) to recognize the HR professionals who build and nurture the talent within their organizations. Our honoree categories will include Accounting, Banking & Finance Services, Education, Health Care, Hospitality, Insurance, Legal, Marketing & Public Relations, Non-Profit, Real Estate & Construction, Technology, Transportation & Logistics and Lifetime Achievement.

The evening will feature a celebratory reception inclusive of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres followed by a sit-down dinner and awards program.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship

Partnering with SFBW on our signature events will position your organization in front of more than 117,000 of South Florida¹s top, C-Level executives through our publications and digital media. In addition, partners are given the opportunity to mingle with the area’s business elite at our exclusive networking events and cocktail receptions.

WHY SPONSOR A SFBW SIGNATURE EVENT?

  • Our high profile award programs and events generate new business opportunities through brand awareness, sales leads, networking and entertaining. These awards bring together the community in a positive way to recognize, reward and celebrate outstanding professionals and community advocates.
  • Sponsors will benefit from visibility in our multimedia marketing campaign including both print and digital promotion.
  • The promotional period will commence six months prior to the awards event. Sponsors will receive advertising and branding through the South Florida Business & Wealth publications, our website, social media, email blasts sent to over 50,000 local professionals, the awards special section and in the awards day program.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

PRESENTING SPONSOR – $25,000 (Value $114,315)
  • Two full-page 4-color advertisements in the Awards Special Section to appear in all editions of South Florida Business & Wealth. (Value $14,010)
  • A 500-word profile to be included in the Awards Special Section to appear in all editions of South Florida Business & Wealth. (Value $7,005)
  • A full-page 4-color advertisement in the event day program. (Value $750)
  • A full-page Letter From our Presenting Sponsor² in the event day program. (Value $750)
  • A professionally produced and edited Sponsor Video that will air at the opening of the awards celebration.(Value $20,000)
  • A package of 12 tickets to attend the awards celebration. (Value $1,800)
  • Company logo will appear prominently on all print promotional advertising leading up to the celebration. (Value $30,000)
  • Company logo will appear prominently on all digital promotional advertising leading up to the celebration. (Value $10,000)
  • Company logo will appear on the event microsite on the South Florida Business & Wealth website; logo and business description featured on website sponsor page with company link (Value $6,000)
  • Company logo will appear prominently on nomination form. (Value $3,000)
  • Company representative will participate in the presentation of awards to honorees on event day. (Value Priceless)
  • Sponsor credit on press release. (Value $1,000)
  • Contact information for awards celebration attendees, finalists and winners. (Value $20,000)
GOLD SPONSOR $17,500 (Exclusive by Industry at this Level) (Value $61,060)
  • A package of 10 tickets to attend the awards celebration. (Value $1,500)
  • A half-page 4-color advertisement in the special Awards Section to appear in all editions of South Florida Business & Wealth. (Value $5,305)
  • A 250-word profile to be included in the awards publication. (Value $5,305)
  • A half-page 4-color advertisement in the event day program. (Value $450)
  • Company logo will appear on all print promotional advertising leading up to the celebration. (Value $20,000)
  • Company logo will appear on all web promotional advertising leading up to the celebration. (Value $2,000)
  • Company logo will appear on the event microsite on the South Florida Business & Wealth website; logo and business description featured on website sponsor page with company link (Value $5,000)
  • Company logo will appear on nomination form. (Value $750)
  • Company representative will participate in the presentation of awards to honorees on event day. (Value Priceless)
  • Sponsor credit on press release. (Value $750)
  • Contact information for celebration attendees and winners. (Value $20,000)
SILVER SPONSOR $12,500 (Value $29,755)
  • A package of 6 tickets to attend the awards celebration. (Value $900)
  • A quarter-page 4-color advertisement in the special Awards Section to appear in all editions of South Florida Business & Wealth. (Value $3,655)
  • A half-page 4-color advertisement in the event day program. (Value $450)
  • Company logo will appear on all print promotional advertising leading up to the celebration. (Value $18,000)
  • Company logo will appear on all web promotional advertising leading up to the celebration. (Value $2,000)
  • Company logo will appear on the event microsite on the South Florida Business & Wealth website; logo and business description featured on website sponsor page with company link (Value $4,000)
  • Sponsor credit on press release. (Value $750)
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