Philadelphia SmartCEO Announces the 2017 Executive Management Award Winners

35 top executives in Philadelphia to be recognized in SmartCEO's Executive Management Awards program

Trevose, PA | January 17, 2017 Philadelphia SmartCEO is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Executive Management Awards. The Executive Management Awards (EMA) program recognizes the leadership and accomplishments of Philadelphia's management all-stars. The 2017 EMA winners' companies collectively generate more than $3.5 billion in annual revenue. This year's winners will be recognized in SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards ceremony on March 8, 2017 at the Ballroom at the Ben.

Please see below for a complete list of winners and event details. To share in the excitement leading up to the event, follow us on Twitter @SmartCEO #EMAs.

"Behind every great CEO is a team of smart, driven executives dedicated to ensuring a company's growth and success. This year's EMA winners are perfect examples of all-star executives. Not only do they inspire their own teams to achieve greater heights, they also believe deeply in their companies' missions, are consummate community stewards, and are dedicated to excellence, always," says Jaime Nespor-Zawmon, President of SmartCEO. "We're honored to share their stories and celebrate their great accomplishments."

The Executive Management Awards program recognizes the leadership and accomplishments of Philadelphia's management all-stars — the CFOs, CIOs/CTOs, COOs and other C-suite executives leading the region's top companies. Winners are recognized for their creative management vision, leadership philosophy, innovative strategy and undeniable work ethic. More than 300 local C-level guests will celebrate this elite group of executives at a cocktail reception in March. The event will kick off with a cocktail hour and networking followed by a video-packed awards ceremony.

2017 Executive Management Awards
Date: March 8, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Ballroom at the Ben
834 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Attire: Business Cocktail

2017 Executive Management Award Winners

Todd Pittman
Waqar Nasim
Charles P. Donato
Lauletta Birnbaum LLC
Joanne Settelen
MJ Settelen Construction, Inc.
Linda Cozzi
Philadelphia Cricket Club

Semyon Fishman
Daniel Guy
Clutch Holdings, LLC
Don Nawrocki
CoreDial, LLC
Michael Morton
Dell Boomi
Terrell Cassada
LoanLogics, Inc.
Robert Lepre
McCaffrey's Food Markets
Tom Morgan
NHS Human Services, Inc.
Seth Jaslow
Northgate Digital Corporation
Timothy F. Duffy
Teleflex Incorporated
John Marcante
The Vanguard Group

Sid Bhoopathy
Absorption Systems
Jim McKenzie
AnnieMac Home Mortgage
Michelle Glasson
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing
Kenneth Gilliam
Bolt On Technology
Amith Nanayakkara
CompanyVoice LLC
Robert Purdy
The Health Federation of Philadelphia
Stephanie Krzywanski
JR Global Events, Inc.
Jennifer Sturman
Magic Memories Child
Development Centers
Jill K. Blatstein
PCA Industrial & Paper Supplies, Inc.
Steve Quirke
RSI Content Solutions
John O'Brien
ScrubDaddy, Inc.

Dr. Kristen Nielsen Donnelly
Abbey Color Incorporated
Mary Hoffman
Ardent Credit Union
Shelley Potente
The Leader's Edge/Leaders By Design
Jina Kim
Meridian Bank
Megan MacDonald
My Alarm Center
Julie R. Golden
Square 2 Marketing
Gerry Romanelli
Angela E. Parsons
Xelerate LLC
Jasmeet Sawhney
YibLab, Inc.

About the Executive Management Awards The Executive Management Awards honor C-suite executives who have gone above and beyond to support and lead their organizations. SmartCEO recognizes executives — CFOs, CIOs/CTOs, COOs and other C-suite executives (CXOs) — who uphold the highest ethics, lead collaboratively and creatively, and enhance and support the organization's mission. An independent committee of local business leaders reviews the Executive Management Awards nominations and chooses winners based on their display of ethics, leadership, collaboration, creativity, and dedication and support to their organizations' missions. Executive Management Award winners are profiled in SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at a high-energy awards ceremony.

About SmartCEO SmartCEO's mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award-winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO's integrated media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Long Island, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, metropolitan areas.

To find out more about the 2018 Executive Management Awards nomination process, email us at For information about 2017 event sponsorship opportunities, email us at

Media Contact Kira Balbresky, (484) 362-6039
Emily Fischer, (484) 362-6033

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