SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Daniela Bin-Oteiza was honored by the San Francisco Admin Awards last night, receiving the organization’s Loyalty Award. The award was given in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the profession as well as the 18 years of remarkable work she has done supporting hyperactive San Francisco business executive, Keith Krach.
Bin-Oteiza’s dedication and service are truly extraordinary, as she has supported Krach through the creation and leadership of a broad range of successful enterprises, including Ariba, and DocuSign, as well as Purdue University, Sigma Chi fraternity, and 39 other organizations over the years.
Krach identified “The Magnificent 7” factors that make Daniela an invaluable partner and that distinguish her from the very top of her peer group. She was introduced to the audience as possessing these seven attributes:
- Infinite Range
- Unwavering Set Of Values
- More Than Just Work Ethic
- High Proficiency
- Renowned Customer Service
- Mission Driven Leadership
According to Krach, “For the past 18 years, Daniela has kept me focused, organized, directed and protected. She is the personification of loyalty and her capabilities are boundless. Everyone respects her, loves her, looks up to her, and aspires to be like her...myself included.”
Sunny Nunan, Founder and CEO of the Admin Awards, said, “We created the Admin Awards to honor the often unsung heroes of the professional world, Administrative Professionals. They are the backbones of their organizations, and give their all to make others successful. Daniela is a perfect example of this selfless devotion. Her dedication, service and loyalty are an inspiration to all.”
Other executives who have known Bin-Oteiza over the years agree that the recognition is more than well deserved:
“The title of the speech could be how the Assistant makes the Man,” says Lisa Caswell. “Daniela has mastered the art of access, and prioritizations; truly a strategic thinker with a get-it-done attitude.”
“She is a consummate professional and one of the warmest, sweetest, and most loyal people I have ever met,” says Noah Broadwater (former CTO, Special Olympics). “She has earned it a thousand times over.”
“Congratulations, Daniela - YOU ROCK!” says Art Norins, Founder, Chairman, and co-CEO of Nor1. “Mega thanks for all you do and for putting up with me all these years :-) You make the world go round. We love you!”
“Anyone who has interacted with Daniela over the years knows how wonderful she is. One of the messages my Dad delivered to me many years ago is the relationship with your Secretary...is one of the more difficult ones you will ever navigate,” says Jack Miles. “They look after you, make things easier, make things happen when you don’t have the time, you are better because of them. Daniela is everything and more. Congrats Daniela!”
“Congratulations Daniela. Well deserved just for keeping Keith in-line and on time!” says former President of AT&T, Drew Geisse.
“Daniela is the epitome of a world-class professional admin, teammate, and a better friend,” says Hiro Rodriguez, Keith Krach’s Chief of Staff, DocuSign. “Over the years, I have had the privilege to witness her unrivaled work ethic and how incredibly respected she is by her peers. Congratulations, Daniela!”