JA Inspiring Success Awards Ceremony and Young Professionals Luncheon
Junior Achievement's first Young Professional Award was presented to distinguished business leader, Christy Uffelman, at the Spirit of Enterprise Dinner and Awards Ceremony in 2016. This event recognizes young professionals in the region for their contributions in Healthcare, Information Technology, Business and Finace, Construction/ Real Estate, and Engineering/ Science/ Production.
Richard S. Caliguiri
Winner: Keyva Clark: City of Pittsburgh
Finalists: Corey O'Connor: City of Pittsburgh and Zach Malone: Draper Triangle Ventures
Winner: Rebecca Lukens: Rebecca Lukens Images
Finalists: Alexandra Kozak: Duquesne University and Jean Pierre Nsanzabera: UPMC
Winner: David Bubas: UPMC
Finalists: Heather Tomko: University of Pitt and Arjun Hattiangadi: UPMC
Business and Finance
Winner: Jennifer Bibb Hisdorf: Wesbanco
Finalists: Katharine Perry: Fort Pitt Capital, Serina Green: Signature Financial Planning Services, and Tom Donahue: Capital Foundry
George Robinson: UPMC
Finalists: Dominic Alan Janidas: Hanna Langholz Wilson, Matt Pauvlinch: McCrossin Foundations, and Shawn Smith: Smith Construction
Winner: Ben Stoviak: Washington Jefferson
Finalists: Teresa Shine: Skyword and Ty Brown: BNY Mellon (Mellon Capital)
Engineering Science and Production
Winner: Zach Brown: PPG
Finalists: Grant Cupp: EQT and Josh Hickman: Hickman Geological Consulting
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