2017 HR Award Winners

Awards in all of these categories were presented at The 15th Annual American Business Awards banquet on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
Learn about the judging and awards process here.

Human Resources Department of the Year - Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Business Services and Financial Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Voya Financial, New York, NY: Voya’s HR Department: ONE Voya
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Ceridian, Minneapolis, MN: Ceridian's People Team Make Work Life Better
GL group, St. Louis, MO: GL group HR Department
Makovsky & Co, New York, NY: Makovksy Human Resources Department

Human Resources Department of the Year - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AT&T, Dallas, TX: The workforce evolution continues at AT&T
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Collette, Pawtucket, RI: Rebranding and transforming the HR function to drive business outcomes in alignment to Collette’s strategic priorities
Tata Consultancy Services, Edison, NJ: Aligning Human Resources to Create a World Class Employee Experience
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
BMC Software, Houston, TX: BMC's Employee Experience team
Callidus Software, Dublin, CA: CallidusCloud HR: Winning the Talent Battle in Tech
Empire Today, LLC, Northlake, IL: Empire Today Human Resources Department
Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, CT: Foxwoods Resort Casino Human Resources Department has the Personnel Touch
Gas South, Atlanta, GA: Gas South's #Amazing HR Department

Human Resources Team of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AT&T, Dallas, TX: Map your career at AT&T with PLE
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Cisco, San Jose, CA: Cisco Talent Brand Team - #WeAreCisco
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Callidus Software, Dublin, CA: CallidusCloud HR: Winning the Talent Battle in Tech
Empire Today, LLC, Northlake, IL: Empire Today Human Resources Team
Tata Consultancy Services, Edison, NJ: Engaging employees for successful growth and development

Human Resources Executive of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Aflac, Columbus, GA: Matthew Owenby, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
AT&T, Dallas, TX: John Palmer, Chief Learning Officer
Ceridian, Minneapolis, MN: Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer
Coyote Logistics, Chicago, IL: Marianne Silver, Chief People Officer
Makovsky & Co, New York, NY: Stacey Wachtfogel, Human Resources Executive
Voya Financial, New York, NY: Kevin Silva, EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Amur Equipment Finance, Grand Island, NE: Jackie Havel, VP of Human Resources
Callidus Software, Dublin, CA: Mary Ainsworth, EVP, Chief Talent and HR Officer
FEDCAP, New York, NY: Dr. Hassan M. Abdulhaqq, HR & Talent Acquisition Leader