Human Resources Awards

in Partnership with Delaware SHRM

The HR Awards program honors executives, partners and companies that have demonstrated a commitment to their employees or clients through leadership, innovation and achievement in Delaware. Through these programs, today’s companies are investing in not only the strength of their business’ future but also the futures of employees and their families. A judging committee of local business leaders selects honorees based on engagement, effectiveness and ROI. Delaware SHRM Chapter shares their inspiring stories in Delaware Business Times and celebrates their success at a high-energy awards reception during the Delaware State Human Resource Conference & Expo where the winners will be announced live.

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2019 HR Awards Finalists

HR Executive of the Year Category < 700 Employees:

Michael C Smith Navient

Rob Sorantino M&T Bank

Paula Swain Incyte Corp WINNER

 HR Executive of the Year Category > 699 Employees:

Colleen Clark Mt. Cuba Center WINNER

LeAnne Diebold Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A.

Susan Romano Duffield Associates, Inc.

HR Department of the Year Category:

DryZone, LLC Rob Roberts

Wesley College Heather Schalk WINNER

HR Innovator Category:

Erika Broadwater The National Association of African Americans In Human Resources

Cindy Campanella Bancroft Construction WINNER

Patricia Clendening HR Strategies, LLC

HR Emerging Leader Category:

Lindsey CropperUnited Electric Supply

• Matthew Esteves Anaconda Protective Concepts, Inc.

Julia McDerby Artisans' Bank WINNER

Talent Person of the Year Category:

Terri Bertrando Corrado Management Services

Monica Eboda PrideStaff

Lori Koval University of Delaware WINNER

HR Champion of the Year Category:

• Maria Clyde BHI  WINNER

Kenyetta McCurdy-Byrd Reach Riverside

Debra Shears Weiner Benefits Group


HR Awards Gallery 2019


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