Announcing the 3rd Annual Great Place to Work For All Leadership Awards

Great Place to Work's For All Leadership Awards recognize the best leaders at companies that have a winning workplace culture. (Photo: Business Wire)

SAN FRANCISCO--()--The 3rd Annual Great Place to Work® For All Leadership Awards – For All Leadership Gala took place last night at the Four Seasons San Francisco to honor leaders from companies on the Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, the 100 Best Workplaces for Women, the 150 Best Small and Medium Businesses, and the 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity Lists. These leaders were nominated by their companies for being For All Leaders who have consistently played critical roles in help their companies drive revenue by practicing humility and empathy, for dedication and commitment to the development of their team, for connecting diverse people to a common purpose, for adapting to uncertainty and for fostering trusting relationships within and beyond their teams.

The awards dinner kicked off the 17th Annual Great Place to Work For All Summit, held March 3 - 5, in San Francisco.

Recognizing the award winners, Great Place to Work CEO, Michael C. Bush said, “We are honored to celebrate your shining examples of For All Leaders—the individuals who are adept at cultivating genuine human connections, solving multi-dimensional problems, and enabling every employee to bring their unique selves to work.”

The Great Place to Work For All Leadership Awards are sponsored by Cadence, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, O.C. Tanner, Salesforce and World Wide Technology.

Here are the Great Place to Work For All Leadership Winners honored for their “For All Leadership” contributions to their businesses and are listed below in alphabetical order by company. You can read their inspirational stories here.

  • AbbVie, Timothy Richmond, Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Accenture, Marty Rodgers, Senior Managing Director—US Southeast
  • Activision Blizzard, Julia Kazaks, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs
  • Adobe, Rosemary Arriada-Keiper, Vice President, Total Rewards
  • Alliant Credit Union, Norm Buchanan , Vice President Design & Transformation
  • Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, Jenny Guldseth, Chief Human Resources Officer
  • American Fidelity, Margaret Vickers, Director, Enterprise Business Solutions
  • AppFolio, Aimee Miller, Chief Marketing Officer
  • AT&T, Dale Street, Chief of Staff Team-Advanced Solutions, AT&T Business
  • Atlantic Health System, Ingrid Johnson, Manager, Patient Access
  • Bright Horizons, Leslie Spanier, Executive Vice President, Center Operations
  • Burns & McDonnell, John Olander, Chief Operating Officer
  • Cadence, Alessandra Costa, Vice President Technical Field Operations
  • CarMax, Rosey Sanders, Regional Vice President and General Manager, Sacramento Region
  • Chegg, Heather Hatlo Porter, Chief Communications Officer
  • Cisco, Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President-Corporate Affairs, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Sustainability
  • Civic Financial Services, Merced Cohen, Director of Operations
  • Collaborative Solutions, Bonnie Dowler, Chief People Officer
  • continued, Asher Primrose, Director, HR
  • Conviva, Shirley Dacanay, Workplace Operations Manager
  • Cooley, Kay Chandler, Partner, Co-Chair of Cooley's Women's Initiative
  • Deloitte, Terri Cooper, Chief Inclusion Officer
  • dk Engineering, Andrew Palffy, President / Principal-in-Charge
  • EAG Services Incorporated, Lindsey Mersman, Vice President, Business Development
  • Encompass Health, Bob Thompson, Chief Financial Officer
  • EY, Hiren Shukla, Automation & Innovation Leader / Neurodiversity Centers of Excellence
  • First American Financial Corp, Janette Waller, EVP, Direct Division President
  • First American Equipment Finance, Carol Roselle, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • Five Guys, Steven Steele, Director, Crew Champion
  • Four Seasons, Kalani Garcia, Executive Pastry Chef
  • Hilton, Gretchen Stroud, Vice President of Talent Development and Team Member Engagement
  • Honeybook, Yona Levine, Head of Growth
  • HubSpot, Eric Richard, SVP Engineering
  • Hughes Marino, Shay Hughes, President, COO and Owner
  • Hulu, Shannon Sullivan, SVP Talent and Organization
  • Insight, Jen Vasin, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • Inspire, Mike Durst, Chief Technology Officer
  • Intuitive Research and Technology Corporation, Vergenia Shelton, President
  • Jackson Healthcare, Robyn Smith, Executive Vice President of Human Resources
  • KPMG, Lisa Daniels, Office Managing Partner, San Francisco and Bay Area and Pacific Northwest Market Leader
  • Kronos, Peggy Powers, Vice President, Cloud
  • Marriott, Julie Colwell, Regional Vice President Human Resources
  • Medical Solutions Supplier, Joseph Carberry, Executive Director
  • Pluralsight Inc., Anita Grantham, Chief People Officer
  • Point B , Brian Turner, President of Consulting
  • Propeller, Inc., Sunil Kasturi, Managing Director, San Francisco
  • PwC, Joe Atkinson, Chief Digital Officer
  • ReliaQuest, Scott Noonan, Senior Vice President of Development & Engagement
  • SAP, DJ Paoni, President, SAP North America
  • Synchrony, Florin Arghirescu, Senior Vice President of Technology
  • The Trade Desk, Aravind Chandrasekharan, Director of Engineering
  • Thumbtack, Alex Lahmeyer, Diversity & Inclusion Lead
  • Ultimate Software, Cecile Alper-Leroux, Vice President Human Capital Management Innovation
  • Vantagepoint ai, Lane Mendelsohn, President
  • Weave, Megan Prince, Director of Sales
  • Wegmans, Ayana Douglas, Vice President, District Manager Maryland
  • Wellstar, Nancy Carper Hall, Nurse Manager
  • Wonolo, Jeremy Burton, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
  • Workiva, Emily Forrester, Vice President of Human Resources
  • World Wide Technologies, Jeree Hanavec, Executive Vice President, Global Operations

About the Great Place to Work For All Summit

The Great Place to Work For All Summit assembles executive leaders from Best Workplaces, including Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, Great Place to Work-Certified organizations, and companies embarking on their workplace journey. Its mission is to share best practices for creating and championing high-trust cultures that are better for business, better for people, and better for the world.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, it has surveyed more than 100 million employees around the world and used its deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Great Place to Work helps organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Emprising®, its culture management platform, empowers leaders with the surveys, real-time reporting, and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Great Place to Work’s unparalleled benchmark data is used to recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces™ in the U.S. and more than 60 countries, including the 100 Best Companies to Work For® and World’s Best list published annually by Fortune. Everything it does is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a Great Place to Work For All™.

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