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The following professionals judged entries in the Employer of the Year and Human Resources Team categories.  We thank them for their time, interest and commitment.

Stevie® Award winners in the Employer of the Year categories were determined by a unique blending of judges' average scores and public votes, with each public voting adding 1/1000 to the average score.  More than 44,000 public votes were cast in the 2016 awards.


Brenda Gallick, Director of Team Member Success
Billhighway, Troy, Michigan, USA


Richella Abell-Hawes, Compliance & Quality Director
Herkimer ARC, Herkimer, New York, USA

Amal Al-Najjar, HR Manager
FDH JV, Ahmadi, Kuwait

Asma Almarzoqi, Creative Consultant
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Ali Ayaz, Founder and General Manager
Realta Consultancy, Istanbul, Turkey

Marcella Barry, Chief Human Resources Officer
Design Within Reach, Stamford, Connecticut, USA

Heather Barton, Head of Human Resources
American Institute for Foreign Study, London, United Kingdom

Alyssa Dver, Executive Marketing Advisor
Mint Green Marketing, Westborough, Massachusetts, USA

Ibrahim Hamad, Expert Innovation and IT
DEMARS, Amman, Jordan

Meghan Hill, Director of HR
Builder Homesite, Austin, Texas, USA

Carmen Klann, Managing Director
USP-D GmbH, Dusseldorf, Germany

Dr. Shadiya Mohamed Baqutayan, Professor
Perdana School of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Rodney Morris, Senior Vice President
The Elliot Group, San Francisco, California, USA

Sharon Rudd, National Leadership, Sales & CS Consultant
TNT, Mascot, New South Wales, Australia