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2018 Winners
One Planet Awards
 
Most Awarded (alphabetically)
Keysight Technologies
Makers Nutrition 
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
Total Administrative Services Corporation (TASC)
 
Company of the Year - 11 - 99 Employees
Gold
Norhart (Forest Lake, MN USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Real Estate and Construction) Achievement: First Minnesota smart apartments, creating a better way to live
Silver
Makers Nutrition (Hauppauge, NY USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Manufacturing) Achievement: Makers Nutrition reached $25 million+ from $12.9 in one year
 
Company of the Year - 100 - 499 Employees
Gold
ClickFunnels (Eagle, ID USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: ClickFunnels not only doubled their year over year revenue they also doubled their customers
Silver
Proven IT (Tinley Park, IL USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Business Products and Services) Achievement: In 2018, Proven achieved over 20% growth for the fifth consecutive year
Bronze
Zonar Systems (Seattle, WA USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Automotive, Transportation, Storage, and Logistics) Achievement: Technology integration to improve a child’s safety on school buses
 
Company of the Year - 500 - 2,499 Employees
Gold
Total Administrative Services Corporation (TASC) (Madison, WI USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Business Products and Services) Achievement: Created $30 billion in tax savings for clients and participants
Silver
Rimini Street, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Others: Third-party support for enterprise software products) Achievement: Rimini Street completed merger with GPIAC, began trading as RMNI
 
Startup of the Year
Gold
Bold Penguin (Columbus, OH USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet) Achievement: Bold Penguin cuts the friction out of commercial insurance
 
Best Place To Work
Gold
Bruce Power (Tiverton, Ontario, Canada | 2,500 or more Employees | Energy & Utilities) Achievement: Award-winning corporate culture; career development focus; comprehensive salaries and benefits
Silver
Makers Nutrition (Hauppauge, NY USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Manufacturing) Achievement: Dollar-to-dollar profit share 401k plan,increased team morale, advanced training
 
Fastest Growing Company of the Year
Gold
Makers Nutrition (Hauppauge, NY USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Manufacturing) Achievement: Makers Nutrition reached $25 million+ in just one year.
Silvers
Advance Financial (Nashville, TN USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance) Achievement: Opened 92nd store and expanded digital presence to 11 states
Proven IT (Tinley Park, IL USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Business Products and Services) Achievement: Hired 75 new employees to date
 
Most Innovative Company of the Year
Gold
Spearhead Development Group (Fairmont, WV USA | 1 - 10 Employees | Education and Training) Achievement: Created a unique and efficient solution to develop business leaders
Silver
Total Administrative Services Corporation (TASC) (Madison, WI USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Business Products and Services) Achievement: Reduced charitable organization's administrative costs by nearly 20 percent
 
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Executive of the Year
Gold
Virgil Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Aflac U.S. and President of Aflac Group (Columbia, SC USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance)
Silver
Cliff Mason, President @ Total Administrative Services Corporation (TASC) (Madison, WI USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Business Products and Services)
Jason Provenzano, CEO and President @ Makers Nutrition (Hauppauge, NY USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Manufacturing)
Bronze
Ajeta Sinha, Sr. Vice President - Strategic Relationships @ Net2Source (New Brunswick, NJ USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Others: Staffing & Recruiting)
Russell Brunson, CEO @ ClickFunnels (Eagle, ID USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations)
 
CEO of the Year
Gold
Joe Wang, Chief Executive Officer @ Impartner (South Jordan, UT USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet)
Silver
Jason Provenzano, CEO and President @ Makers Nutrition (Hauppauge, NY USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Manufacturing)
Bronze
Ilya Bodner, Chief Executive Officer @ Bold Penguin (Columbus, OH USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet)  
 
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COO of the Year
Gold
Virgil Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Aflac U.S. and President of Aflac Group (Columbia, SC USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance)
 
Entrepreneur / Founder of the Year
Gold
Bryan Ansley, Co-founder and CEO @ FNB Merchants (Nashville, TN USA | 1 - 10 Employees | Security Services)
Silver
Jason Provenzano, CEO and President @ Makers Nutrition (Hauppauge, NY USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Manufacturing)
 
Health Care Executive of the Year
Gold
Jason Provenzano, CEO and President @ Makers Nutrition (Hauppauge, NY USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Manufacturing)
 
Information Technology Executive of the Year
Gold
Ken Crutchfield, Vice President and General Manager @ Bloomberg Tax (Arlington, VA USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance)
 
Innovator of the Year
Gold
George Kriza, Founder & CEO @ MTC Performance (Schaumburg, IL USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Business Products and Services)
 
Manufacturing Executive of the Year
Gold
Jason Provenzano, CEO and President @ Makers Nutrition (Hauppauge, NY USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Manufacturing)
 
Marketing Executive of the Year
Gold
Amanda Carty, Chief Marketing Officer @ Diligent (New York, NY USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet)
Silver
Kristina Cleary, Global Chief Marketing Officer @ Ceridian (Toronto, Ontario, Canada | 2,500 or more Employees | Business Products and Services)
Bronze
Don Bush, VP Marketing @ Kount (Boise, ID USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Business Products and Services)
 
Female Entrepreneur of the Year
Gold
Anaida Deti, CEO & RDH @ DentalX (Toronto, Ontario, Canada | 11 - 99 Employees | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services)
 
Female Executive of the Year
Gold
Marie Hattar, Chief Marketing Officer @ Keysight Technologies (Santa Rosa, CA USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Engineering and Technology)
Silver
Lisa Fitzpatrick, President @ Bloomberg Tax (Arlington, VA USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance)
Bronze
Nidhi Raina, Global Head, Personal Excellence and Cultural Transformation @ Tata Consultancy Services (Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | 2,500 or more Employees | Information Technology Services) 
Pam Reynolds, Chief Development Officer @ Total Administrative Services Corporation (TASC) (Madison, WI USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Business Products and Services)
 
Female Professional of the Year
Gold
Anaida Deti, CEO & RDH @ DentalX (Toronto, Ontario, Canada | 11 - 99 Employees | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services)
 
Female Maverick of the Year
Gold
Kristina Cleary, Global Chief Marketing Officer @ Ceridian (Toronto, Ontario, Canada | 2,500 or more Employees | Business Products and Services)
 
Female Mentor of the Year
Gold
Nidhi Raina, Global Head, Personal Excellence and Cultural Transformation @ Tata Consultancy Services (Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | 2,500 or more Employees | Information Technology Services) 
 
Executive Team of the Year
Gold
Stephen Finnegan, Vice President and General Manager @ Makers Nutrition (Hauppauge, NY USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Manufacturing) Members in this team: Stephen Finnegan, Christopher Zecha, Patrick Gillespie 
 
Administrative Team of the Year
Gold
Andrea Losco, Administrative Assistant @ Makers Nutrition (Hauppauge, NY USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Manufacturing) Members in this team: Andrea Losco, Jillian Musumarra, Melissa Rodriguez
 
Customer Service Team of the Year
Gold
Craig Mackereth, GVP, Global Support @ Rimini Street, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Others: Third-party support for enterprise software products)
Silver
Andrea Losco, Administrative Assistant @ Makers Nutrition (Hauppauge, NY USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Manufacturing) Members in this team: Andrea Losco, Jillian Musumarra, Melissa Rodriguez
 
Human Resources Team of the Year
Gold
Nidhi Raina, Global Head, Personal Excellence and Cultural Transformation @ Tata Consultancy Services (Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | 2,500 or more Employees | Information Technology Services) The Personal Excellence Team - Members in this team: Nidhi Raina, Pankaj Mahadane, Kinari Shah, Gunjan Wadhwa
 
Most Innovative Product of the Year - 1 - 10 Employees
Gold
World Forklifts West (Ventura, CA USA | 1 - 10 Employees | Manufacturing) for World Lithium
Silver
KMS Designs Inc. (Portage, MI USA | 1 - 10 Employees | Manufacturing) for TheEcoDryer by Green Glove Dryer 
 
Most Innovative Product of the Year - 11 - 99 Employees
Gold
Luminance (London, Greater London, United Kingdom | 11 - 99 Employees | Legal) for Luminance v3.4
Silver
Magentrix Corporation (Thornhill, Ontario, Canada | 11 - 99 Employees | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet) for Partner Relationship Management Software 
 
Most Innovative Product of the Year - 100 - 499 Employees
Gold
AppViewX (Seattle, WA USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Information Technology Software) for CERT+ (version AppViewX 12.4)
Silver
Bloomberg Tax (Arlington, VA USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance) for Bloomberg Tax Research Solution
Bronze
Impartner (South Jordan, UT USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet) for ImpartnerPRM 
 
Most Innovative Product of the Year - 500 - 2,500 Employees
Gold
SYSPRO USA (Costa Mesa, CA USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Information Technology Software) for SYSPRO Software Release 9
Silver
SE2, LLC (Topeka, KS USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Others: Life Insurance and Annuities) for SE2 Digital Direct Life
Bronze
Total Administrative Services Corporation (TASC) (Madison, WI USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Business Products and Services) for Combined Federal Campaign Online Charity Enrollment & Donation System 
 
Most Innovative Product of the Year - 2,500 or more Employee
Gold
Keysight Technologies (Santa Rosa, CA USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Engineering and Technology) for PathWave v1
Keysight Technologies (Santa Rosa, CA USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Security Software) for BreakingPoint Cloud v2
 
Most Innovative Service of the Year
Gold
Spireon, Inc. (Irvine, CA USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Automotive, Transportation, Storage, and Logistics) for NSpire 3.0 
Bronze
OnProcess Technology (Ashland, MA USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Business Products and Services) for IntelliForce 
 
New Product, Service, Upgrade, or Innovation of the Year - 11 - 99 Employees
Gold
Makers Nutrition (Hauppauge, NY USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Manufacturing) for Private Label Program v2
Silver
MTC Performance (Schaumburg, IL USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Business Products and Services) for Claim Your Sale
 
New Product, Service, Upgrade, or Innovation of the Year - 100 - 499 Employees
Gold
USA TODAY NETWORK, part of Gannett Co., Inc. (McLean, VA USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) for LOCALiQ v1
Silver
Bloomberg Environment (Arlington, VA USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Environmental Products and Services) for Environment & Safety Resource Center™
Bronze
Anuta Networks (Milpitas, CA USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Information Technology Software) for Anuta ATOM v7.0
ARIIX (Bountiful, UT USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) for Giving Greens™ v1
 
New Product, Service, Upgrade, or Innovation of the Year - 2,500 or more Employees
Gold
Tata Consultancy Services (Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | 2,500 or more Employees | Information Technology Services) for Personal Excellence Academy v3
 
Product or Service Launch of the Year
Gold
USA TODAY NETWORK, part of Gannett Co., Inc. (McLean, VA USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) for LOCALiQ v1
 
Social Media Channel of the Year
Gold
SE2, LLC (Topeka, KS USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Others: Life Insurance and Annuities) for SE2 expands online presence through LinkedIn and employee ambassador program
 
Corporate Milestone of the Year
Gold
VAI (Ronkonkoma, NY USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Information Technology Software) Milestone: Leading ERP Developer, VAI, Celebrates 40 Years in Business
Silver
Advance Financial (Nashville, TN USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance) Milestone: Hired 1,000th Employee
One Planet Awards
It’s an honor to be nominated, and to receive the Gold One Planet Award. We’ve come this far only because of my team’s hard work, dedication, and perseverance. This Award is for my entire team. We're super excited to have received three Awards this year, the other two being Golden Bridge Business Awards, and Stevie Women in Business Awards.