July 18—ImageTrend, Inc. announced the nine finalists for this year’s Hooley Awards. The Hooley Awards recognize innovators and thought leaders, honoring their involvement, creativity and passion in three categories: Innovation, Service and New Frontier. The winners will be announced at the 11th annual ImageTrend Connect Conference on July 24, 2019.
“Each year’s nominees continue to impress us with their initiatives,” remarked Mike McBrady, President and CEO of ImageTrend. “We appreciate and celebrate their important efforts and the inspiration they offer to others.”
Nominations for the sought after awards were reviewed by a committee to narrow down a list of finalists. A panel of judges, who are regarded as industry experts, selected one award recipient in each category by secret ballot. The finalists for each category are as follows.
Innovation Award Finalists: To recognize those who are serving in a new or innovative way to meet the needs of their organization, including developing programs or solutions to benefit providers, administrators, or the community.
Eric Anderson, Department of Health Services, Wisconsin
Chelsea Dubie, Department of Health, Vermont
Jesus Rivera, City of Surprise Fire-Medical Department, Arizona
Service Award Finalists: Considers how data is being used to further the safety of their community or reach community goals, and acknowledges the fact that data is boundless and can be used in any number of ways for the benefit of society.
Todd Donovan, Derry Fire Department, New Hampshire
Mike Hilley, Whatcom County, Washington
J.D. Postage, Violet Township, Ohio
New Frontier Award Finalists: To recognize those that are going above and beyond the call of duty, and breaking new ground or serving in a humanitarian way.
Nicholas Adams, Cobb County, Georgia
Lori Boland, Allina Health EMS, Minnesota
Benjamin P. Thelen, Milwaukee Veterans Administration Hospital, Wisconsin
The Hooley Awards dinner will showcase each finalist’s nomination prior to the announcement of the winners. Hooley Award nominations from previous years can be viewed on ImageTrend’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/ImageTrend.
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