2020 Award Winners

Congratulations to our employee award winners of 2020. Join us in celebrating some of Advanced Imaging Solutions’ top performers of the past year.

This year our company award ceremony looked a little different with small groups and social distancing, darn coronavirus… However, we still placed importance on recognizing those who demonstrated exemplary performance in 2020.

We awarded 8 individuals. The awards include:

  • Employee of the Year
  • Rising Star
  • Admin Person of the Year
  • Sales Person of the Year
  • Service Person of the Year
  • Paul Cowan Award

We have a strong, dedicated team at Advanced Imaging Solutions and are so grateful for each and every employee. Our leadership team selected the award winners this year, and picking the top talent in each area was not an easy task. So many individuals performed well this year, and this resulted in a few ties….

Now, let’s take a look at who our employee award winners were for 2020.

The Employee Award Winners

Employee of the Year: Todd Cabanaw

(Left to Right) Maintenance Supervisor – Todd Cabanaw; President – Steve Klatt

The Employee of the Year Award represents the MVP of our organization. It goes to someone who contributes day in and day out, and is there to help at every turn. Todd Cabanaw was nominated Employee of the Year by his peers and voted by the Executive team for best exemplifying the values of our organization.

Todd has been dedicated to our organization for 25 years working as, Maintenance Supervisor. Often working behind the scenes, Todd always carries himself with a positive attitude. He welcomes each challenge thrown his way and executes it the right way, the first time.

He’s played a major role throughout the pandemic taking on extra responsibilities to keep the workplace clean and keep our employees safe.

His commitment to going above and beyond set Todd apart as our Employee of the Year. Todd is a great team contributor and we’re glad to have him on our team.

Rising Star Award

The Rising Star award recognizes an employee who has gone above and beyond the duties of their position. Rising Stars are quick learners and very concentrated on getting their job done to the best of their ability. We recognize a Rising Star because they have a lot of promise in what they can contribute to the company and have a bright future ahead of them.

In order to be acknowledged as a rising star in our company, an individual must be employed with us for less than three years.

This year, we had two individuals who were deserving of this title. Therefore, we have co-earners of the Rising Star award, Kenneth Geljack and Skyler Mudd

Rising Star: Kenneth Geljack & Skyler Mudd

(Left to Right) IT Services Delivery Manager – Dennis Durre; Service Desk Engineer – Kenneth Geljack; VP of Professional Services – Matthew Brown

Our first Rising Star is Kenneth Geljack. Ken started his time at Advanced Imaging Solutions as an IT Intern and has since become a Service Desk Engineer. He has been with the company for just one year. While Ken may be fairly new to the organization, he is the IT team’s resident Office 365 expert. He continually steps up to take on additional tasks and is always the first to volunteer to learn something new.

Ken’s willingness to learn and ability to pick-up on new skills quickly has prepared him for a very bright future with our organization.

(Left to Right) Service Manager – Mark Davis; Service Technician – Skyler Mudd; Field Service Manager – Heath McVay

The second Rising Star is Skyler Mudd, a Service Technician. Skyler has been with the company for a little less than a year. He has completed more training than any of our Service Technicians had this early on in the role. Skyler has even put together a presentation to teach a network class to the other technicians.

Additionally, Skyler quickly became the point-person on our Temperature Screening Kiosks and has owned the training, demonstration, and installation of the devices.

Sales Person of the Year: Dan Young

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(On Screen) Account Executive – Dan Young; (Left to Right) President – Steve Klatt; General Sales Manager – Mark Sandberg; VP of Sales – Chris Jankoviak

The Sales Person of the Year award recognizes a member of our sales team who best displays our core values and shows results. We are happy to present this award to Dan Young.

The accountability and integrity that Dan brings to our team are highly appreciated. Dan’s positive attitude makes a tremendous impact on his customer relationships. He takes great care of his clients and receives glowing feedback.

Dan demonstrates our company core values on a day-to-day basis and has truly earned this award. We appreciate his dedication and contribution to the team.

Admin Person of the Year Award

The Admin Person of the Year award recognizes an employee who exemplifies our company’s core values and has demonstrated exemplary performance over the past year. This employee should have a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, a dedication to the organization, and a drive to make an impact. This year, we couldn’t choose just one individual as our Admin Person of the Year, so both Micki Haluda and Janet McClean have earned this title.

Admin Person of the Year: Janet McClean & Micki Haluda

(Left to Right) Financial Director – Janet McClean; Admin & Purchasing Coordinator – Micki Haluda

The first Admin Person of the Year is Janet McClean, Financial Director. Janet stepped into a challenging role to take over for a past employee who retired and has done a phenomenal job. She has a positive attitude and helps others whenever she’s needed.

The second Admin Person of the Year is Micki Haluda, Admin & Purchasing Coordinator. Micki has been with Advanced Imaging Solutions for over 20 years and she always seems to have a smile on her face. She’s a problem solver, a team player, and is absolutely someone who makes an incredible impact on our organization.

Both of these individuals are willing to do whatever they need to do behind the scenes to help. In roles with work that often goes unrecognized, we are pleased to give these two the recognition they deserve.

IT Person of the Year: Paul Haughee

(Left to Right) IT Services Delivery Manager – Dennis Durre; IT Field Engineer – Paul Haughee; VP of Professional Services – Matthew Brown

The IT Person of the Year is given to an individual from our IT team who embodies our core values and demonstrates amazing customer service. Paul Haughee has been with Advanced Imaging Solutions for 9 years and Customer Service should really be his middle name!

Paul dedicates himself to helping customers. There is an abundance of stories, however, one year he even volunteered to run installs for a customer over New Year’s weekend.

Needless to say, customers are truly appreciative of Paul and we are lucky to have him on our team.

Paul Cowan Award: Scott Newman

Service Technician – Scott Newman

This Award is given in honor of an outstanding, one-of-a-kind Service Technician, Paul Cowan himself. The Paul Cowan Award for Exceptional Customer Service honors a technician who embodies the mission, vision, and values of Advanced Imaging Solutions. We honor an individual who has a track record of positive client interactions, displays stellar customer communication skills, and has a “can-do” and “will-do” attitude. This award distinguishes those who are self-starts, lifelong learners, researchers, and problem-solvers. This individual carries the best interest of both the client and the company into every engagement.

Over the past year, Scott has received very positive feedback from customers on his survey results. His excellent customer service and work ethic have put him on top this year.

Years of Service Awards

We were unable to recognize those who hit milestones in their years of service due to the pandemic, so we would like to recognize them now. We are grateful to have dedicated and committed employees. Thank you for your many years of service!

25 Years
Mike Plummer

20 Years
Toby Dornan
Joe Trierweiler
Mason Silvia
Frank Eisemann

10 Years
Heath McVay

5 Years
Jean Hamilton
Bob Nafrady
Richard Barger
Charlie Faso

Interested in working for a company that values its employees? We are always looking to add individuals who will embody our core values to our team. Learn more about our culture and see our open positions here!