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01/11/2021

Announcing the 2021 DRI Awards of Excellence Finalists!

Each year, the DRI International Awards of Excellence program honors the leaders and innovators in the fields of continuity management, technology recovery, and crisis and risk management. We’re pleased to announce the finalists for this year’s Awards of Excellence. This year's winners will be revealed as part of a special free event, the Resilience Excellence Summit, to be held online Mar. 1-3, 2021. We hope you'll join us for educational resilience presentations and to virtually cheer on all the deserving finalists:

PROGRAM LEADER OF THE YEAR – PRIVATE SECTOR:
- Avashay Ben Barak, CBCP, Amdocs
- Holly McInroy, CBCP, BGIS Global Integrated Solutions
- Leah Sawyer, MBCP, Staples

PROGRAM LEADER OF THE YEAR – PUBLIC SECTOR:
- Dinesh Elangovan, Overseas Security Advisory Council
- Lyle McFadyen, CBCP, United Nations International Computing Centre

PROGRAM LEADER OF THE YEAR – NON-PROFIT SECTOR:
- Toulepi Fidele, NCYSD(NGO)
- Efraim Wielgus, Columbia University Information Technology

CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR:
- Nathan Early, Castellan
- Dennis McNeill, Fusion Risk Management
- Ravi Sheela, Business Continuity Management

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
- Harvey Betan, MBCP
- Robert Fucito
- Wasim Malik, MBCP
- Leah Sawyer, MBCP
- Daman Dev Sood
- Belinda Wilson
- Brian Zawada

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR:
- James C. Bowden, Freddie Mac
- Anna Kronesczuk, Fusion Risk Management
- Natasha Kovach, ABCP, Shell

TEAM OF THE YEAR:
- Commercial International Bank – Egypt
- OCC – Business Continuity Team
- USAA

PRODUCT/SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR:
- Agility Recovery
- Blackberry
- Castellan Solutions
- Continuity & Resilience
- Continuity Logic
- Fusion Risk Management
- Infinite Blue
- RecoveryPlanner
- SIMBCM – BCM SandBox Gaming
- Veoci

RESPONSE AND RECOVERY OF THE YEAR:
- Bank of America
- Northrop Grumman
- USAA

COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY OF THE YEAR:
- Amdocs
- AT&T
- Saudi Aramco
- Transunion

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