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This unique event presents you with the opportunity to honor your employees, promote your business and reinforce your institutional values all at once. Participating in the ATHENA Awards is both an investment in your workforce and a terrific marketing tool for your business.  Increasing your business’s visibility through:

  • Active participation in an internationally respected program
  • Recognition of your employees’ accomplishments and community service
  • Promotion of your business’s support via comprehensive media and community based communication and marketing campaigns
  • Honoring employees in a convenient and affordable manner
  • Encouraging loyalty among your valued employees who…
  • Exceed or excel at meeting workplace standards and expectations
  • Represent your company’s definition of excellence
  • Embody your institutional values and principles

Hundreds of local businesses have benefited from this event over the  years. Their nominees, nominators and guests have shared in these benefits by attending the honorary celebration and networking with distinguished guests such as Senator Debbie Stabenow, Judge Pamela Gilbert O’Sullivan and ATHENA Awards founder Martha Mertz.

To sponsor the ATHENA program, phone Heather Scmuckel at 586.493.7600.

Recent winners

2016: Mashell Bezeau Carissimi, NAWIC Detroit V.P. and CEO of JMC Electrical Contractor

2015: Debra Guido-Allen, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Beaumont Hospital, Troy

2014: Leslie Wilson-Smith, Senior Logistics Manager at U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command

2013: Jennifer Morgan, Director/Administrator of the Martha T. Berry Medical Care Facility

2012: Mary Kay Scott, Executive Director of Real Estate & Facilities, General Motors

2011: Jaime Spriet, Vice President of Business Development, Health Alliance Plan

2010: Barbara Rossmann, CEO, Henry Ford Health Systems

Nomination Form