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DRI International issues list of 2018 awards finalists

The finalists for the 2018 DRI Awards have been announced by DRI International. The awards recognize individuals and organizations for excellence in the fields of continuity management, technology recovery, and crisis management.

The winners will be announced at the DRI2018 Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony on February 13, 2018.

The finalists

Program Leader of the Year (Private Sector)

  • Pauline Williams-Banta, The Energy Authority
  • John Liuzzi, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
  • Keith Cantando, Cisco Systems

Program Leader of the Year (Public Sector)

  • Michael Mastrangelo, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Ryan Miller, Howard County Government
  • Kamroonbanu Mohideenbasha, City and County of San Francisco

Program Leader of the Year (Non-Profit Sector)

  • Rich Leonardo, OhioHealth
  • Nicolette Louissaint, Healthcare Ready
  • Rania Al-Maghraby, The EAITSM Inc.

Consultant of the Year

  • Dean Gallup, Advantaged Solutions, Inc.
  • Philip Bigge, Ripcord Solutions
  • Carlo Kelejian, Continuity Innovations, LLC

Newcomer of the Year

  • Robert Summerson, Continuity Logic
  • Alexandria Brennan, State Street Bank
  • Christopher Hucke, Barclays

Team of the Year

  • Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • ADP
  • TCF Bank

Response and Recovery of the Year

  • Gallagher
  • Cisco Services Business Continuity
  • First Data

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Greg Holdburg
  • Tejas Katwala
  • Fred "Freddie" H. Sebren
  • Frank Perlmutter
  • R Vaidhyanath

Product/Service Provider of the Year

  • BC in the Cloud
  • Continuity Logic
  • Fusion Risk Management
  • GlobalSUITE - Business Continuity
  • Northrop Grumman
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia
  • Rentsys Recovery Services
  • Strategic BCP ResilienceOne
  • Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS)
  • The Social Simulator.

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