Fourth Annual Hooley Awards Finalists Announced
July 13—ImageTrend, Inc. announced the nine finalists for this year’s HooleyTM 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 10th annual ImageTrend Connect Conference on July 18, 2018.
“The Hooley Awards celebrate leaders in the industry for their contribution of innovation and excellence,” remarked Mike McBrady, President and CEO of ImageTrend. “We are honored to recognize all of the Hooley Finalists and celebrate their passion and impact in the communities they serve.”
Nominations for the sought after awards were reviewed by a committee to narrow down a list of finalists. A panel of judges who are considered 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.
Brenden Espie, Surprise Fire-Medical Department, Arizona
Kevin Spratlin, Memphis Fire Department, Tennessee
Allen Blaine, Robin Miller and Jessica Westmiller, Chandler Fire 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.
Douglas Butler Jr., Coastal Valleys EMS Agency, CaliforniaContinue Reading
Keith Finch, AMGH, South Jordan, Utah
Megan Sorensen, Children’s Hospital of Omaha, Nebraska
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.
Christopher Newsome, Orange County Fire Rescue Department, Florida
Tim Seplaki, New Jersey Department of Health
BJ Jungmann, Burnsville Fire Department, Minnesota
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 http://www.imagetrend.com/YouTube.Company