2018 Excellence Awards

Thank you for your nominations.

Announcing the 2018 Nominees

Winners will be announced in July and honored at the Excellence Awards Dinner on Monday, October 8 at 7:00 p.m.

Above & Beyond

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


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


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

About the Awards

Every year CBORD honors individual customers and client sites with our Excellence Awards. These awards showcase innovative applications of CBORD solutions by our users who enrich our entire user community through their service.

Award Categories

Above & Beyond

This award is given to an individual user who has been working with CBORD to develop new products or has creatively applied CBORD solutions for the benefit of the larger user community. This person is honored for their willingness to evaluate and provide feedback on new products and technology from within the community, working with CBORD and our partners to create new solutions and solve technical integration challenges, and/or has proven to be a valuable resource through the sharing of their specialized knowledge and experience.


A group or organization receives the One CBORD award because together they represent our mission to provide a wide range of integrated solutions that help customers in every market served. These solutions increase efficiency and reduce costs while increasing customer satisfaction. Recipients 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.


The CBORD Visionary award is given to a group of people or an organization. This award recognizes the creative uses of CBORD solutions and honors excellence in innovative applications of CBORD systems. This creativity and innovation may be demonstrated either through unique use of existing CBORD products or through the integration of CBORD software with other market solutions. Our Visionaries illustrate what it means to be leaders of system integration, and through the development of new business applications they create valuable services for their customers.

Past Awards

Excellence Award nominees exemplify the most engaged and innovative members of our CBORD user community. Looking through the achievements of past nominees and winners, we are proud to be associated with such a talented group of dedicated individuals and organizations.

View Past Winners and Nominees

We are so proud!