JA Inspiring Success Luncheon | Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania

JA Young Professionals luncheon and inspiring success award ceremony

When: February 8th, 2019; 12-1:30 pm  
Where: Westin Hotel and Convention Center Pittsburgh

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. 

Nominees are reviewed and selected by a distinguished selection committee before the event. 
Congratulations to the 2019 finalists and award winners:

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


Information Technology

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


Junior Achievement will begin accepting nominations for the 2020 Young Professionals Inspiring Success Luncheon and Awards Ceremony on August 2, 2019!
Please contact Adam Cagle, for any questions regarding the event.

Thank you DigiBooths for providing a gif photo booth for our Young Professionals Inspiring Success Luncheon and Awards Ceremony.

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