2018 Excellence Awards Nominees

We are pleased to announce the nominees for the 2018 CBORD® Excellence Awards. The awards honor two organizations and one individual in three categories based on innovative applications of CBORD systems and service to the CBORD community. Winners will be announced in July and honored at the Excellence Awards Dinner on Monday, October 8 during our 39th annual User Group Conference.

Nominees include organizations from the Healthcare, Higher Education, and Senior Living industries and represent a wide range of achievements in creating unique solutions using CBORD technology to serve their local communities.

Above & Beyond

The Above & Beyond Award goes to an individual who has been working with CBORD to develop new products or has creatively applied CBORD solutions for the benefit of the larger user community.

Jessica Barbosa, Meal Plan Administrator, University of Michigan

Fred Coates, Client Engineering Specialist, University of Notre Dame

Lisa Conway, Clinical Nutrition Manager, Aramark Healthcare Services

Kathy Daerr, Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered, Forbes Hospital

Siaka Hill, Systems Analyst, Enterprise Business Operations, Piedmont Healthcare

Ken Johnson, Project Manager, Trinity Services Group

Nelly Katan, Clinical Registered Dietitian III, Medysis Hospital Network

Shaun Kavanagh, Lead Information Technologist, University of Rhode Island

Jeffrey Ketcham, Nutrition Services Systems Manager, Indiana University Health

Stacy Morrison, Nutrition Assistant, Advocate Health Care

Donna Quirk, IT Clinical Applications Analyst, Lexington Medical Center

Erin Rice, PMP Key Initiatives Manager, Guckenheimer

Melodie Rittenbach, Senior CIS Analyst, Adventist Health California

Brandon Sande, System Analyst I, Sam Houston State University

Anna Sazonova, IT Manager for Retail Systems, Carnegie Mellon University

Angeline Smith, Administrator of Campus Cards, Miami University of Ohio

Nathan Thomas, Computer Application Coordinator, Fort Defiance Indian Hospital

Derick Wigle, Assistant Director, St John Fisher College


The One CBORD Award recipient must exemplify integrated planning and foresight of linking multiple CBORD systems together across an organization in order to deliver a comprehensive solution for their customers.

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Suffolk University, Boston, MA

Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX

Universal Health Services, Inc., King of Prussia, PA

University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA

University of Colorado Health, Denver, CO

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

The University of Rhode Island - Dining Services, Kingston, RI


The Visionary Award recognizes the creative uses of CBORD solutions by an organization, and honors excellence in innovative applications of CBORD systems.

Banner Health, POSC Department, Mesa, AZ

Mackenzie Health Hospital, Richmond Hill, ON, CANADA

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Sam Houston State University, Bearkat OneCard Services, Huntsville, TX

Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI

SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

The University of Rhode Island - Dining Services, Kingston, RI

University of South Carolina, CarolinaCard Office, Columbia, SC

On behalf of CBORD, we congratulate our esteemed nominees! These organizations represent the excellence we strive to achieve, and we are proud to be associated with their successes.

Award winners will be announced in July.