2013 Silver Quill Recipients

2013 Awards of Excellence Winners

  • Medical Mutual Corporate Communications, Toledo, OH, for their entry “Mutual Appreciation,” employee/member eommunication
  • Employee Programs and Communications Team at Navy Federal Credit Union, Vienna, VA, for their entry “2013 Relocation Initiative,” employee/member communication
  • Comcast Spotlight-NorthCentral Division, Bingham, MI, for their entry “Roadmap to Success Annual Communication Plan,” employee/member communication
  • Lynne Hatlas, Alcoa Internal Communications, Pittsburgh, PA, for their entry “Alcoa Update,” electronic/digital communication/digital newsletters
  • Teresa Zumwald, Zumwald & Company, LLC, Englewood, OH, for her entry “Real Entrepreneurs Don’t Go It Alone,” writing/speeches

2013 Awards of Merit Winners

  • Medical Mutual Corporate Communications, Toledo, OH, for their entry “Mutual Appreciation,” special events/internal or external
  • NSF Communications & Marketing Team, Ann Arbor, MI, for their entry “Making Dietary Supplement Safety a Top News Story,” media relations
  • Ohio Department of Education and Navigator Management Partners, Sanger and Eby, Columbus, OH, for their entry, “Changing a Website, Changing A Culture,” electronic/digital communications
  • Susan G. Cochran, Vanguard, Wayne, PA, for her entry “Boston Scientific Women & Recruitment Quiz,” benefits communication
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Cleveland, OH, for their entry Forefront / “Experiments in Education,” special publications
  • Barry Kluczyk, Chevrolet, and MSLGROUP, Troy, MI, for their entry “The Chevrolet Corvette LT1,” writing & sales promotion & marketing
  • James Sansoterra, TruGreen and MSLGROUP, Troy, MI, for their entry “TruGreen: Planting a Seed With Brands,” interactive media design/internet site design
  • Sean Hayes, The Vanguard Group, Malvern, PA, for his entry “Vanguard Retirement Plans & Website Modification,” internet sites

Sixteen captains and judges were engaged in five judging teams located in Philadelphia, PA; Cincinnati, OH; New York City, NY; Elizabethtown, PA; and Troy, MI. Team captains included: Joy Lovejoy ABC, Past Heritage Region Director, Cincinnati, OH; George McGrath, Past IABC Chairman, NYC, NY; Deb Moore, Past IABC Executive Board member, Philadelphia, PA; Tamara Gillis, Ed. Ed.D ABC, Elizabethtown, PA; Patricia Radice, ABC, Troy, MI. Judges represented a mix of past Silver Quill chairpersons and award winners, accredited members, IABC leadership and other profession leaders.