CBORD has a long-standing tradition of celebrating excellence within our CBORD user community with the Excellence Awards.

It’s our pleasure to announce this year’s nominees for the annual CBORD Excellence Awards. Nominees represent the best ideas put into action, transforming how people succeed using CBORD systems across the community.

Congratulations to all our nominees!

Winners will be announced October 4 at 11:00 AM ET during Jim Hoefflin’s Opening Session at the CBORD virtual User Group Conference.


Recognizes an organization for its creative uses of CBORD solutions and honors excellence in innovative applications of our systems.


  • Catholic Health
  • The University of Rhode Island
  • Encompass Health
  • Auburn University
  • James Madison University – Card Services Team
  • Regency Healthcare
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • JPS Health Network


Recognizes an individual who has exhibited dedication and commitment to supporting fellow CBORD users by sharing knowledge and best practices, participating actively at CBORD events, and actively engaging in online forums.


  • Aleithia Castro, United States Naval Academy Midshipmen Food Service Division
  • Dan Havens, University at Albany
  • Amy Ohlendorf, MS, RD, L, Mercy Hospital St. Louis
  • Susan Dayton, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Aderonke Adegbenro (Ronnie), North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
  • Eric Colby, Catholic Health
  • Melissa Savoy, Gundersen Health System
  • Carol Munzor, New College of Florida
  • Nathan Gray, James Madison University
  • Rebecca Estey, The University of Rhode Island
  • Jason Fishner, SUNY Delhi
  • Michael Hyde, West Virginia University


Click here to view 2020 winners.


Recognizes an organization that exemplifies integrated planning and foresight through implementation of multiple CBORD systems linked together across an organization to deliver an exceptional experience on their campus.


  • Catholic Health
  • Deaconess Health System
  • Children’s Hospital Colorado
  • Advocate Aurora Medical
  • The University of Rhode Island



Tech Trendsetter

Recognizes an individual who thrives on staying updated on the latest CBORD solutions and leverages cutting edge technology to ensure the best campus experience.


  • Melanie Gonzales, Children’s Hospital Colorado
  • David Panish, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Eric Colby, Catholic Health
  • Angela O’Neil, Hunterdon Medical Center
  • Josto Puddu, University of California Santa Cruz
  • Keith Curtachio, FSA of University of Buffalo
  • Mark McKenna, University of Vermont
  • Nash Hasan, Belmont Abbey College
  • Paul Wedemeyer, Iowa State University
  • Sarah Taylor, JPS Health Network
  • Sean Hamad, Aramark
  • Shaun Kavanagh, The University of Rhode Island
  • Laura Amari, Vanderbilt University