2018 Service Excellence Awards

Recognizing Excellence and Empowering Growth

2018 Service Excellence Awards

Each year, the ServiceSource Foundation honors staff, participants, community, and corporate partners who uphold our mission. Please join us in congratulating these individuals and companies who are creating inclusive communities.



On October 17, ServiceSource Delaware honored participants who have made great strides in their job development and recognized key community members who help strengthen our mission.

Community Placement Employee of the Year: Jesus Garcia

AbiltyOne Employee of the Year: Jordan Engle

Employer of the Year: Masley Gloves

Community Partner of the Year: Switch Skate & Snow




On November 2, ServiceSource Florida held its Service Excellence Awards at the Marriott Sand Key in Clearwater Beach.

Placement Employees of the Year: Jessica Fernandez, Jeffrey Smith, Thomas Burnett, and Kayla Wilhelmi. This year’s Staff Employees Rehabilitation Professionals of the Year awardee are Caitlyn Forman, Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor and Amilcar Urroz, Certified Work Incentive Counselor. Thank you for your continued dedication to the ServiceSource mission.

Community Partners of the Year: Tarpon Springs Aquarium, The Konger Family and AARP Florida, and Colleen Krepstekies

Corporate Citizen of the Year: Publix Super Markets

Community Employer of the Year: BarProducts.com, Peter Szymaniak

Special thanks to our host Ann Kelly, from WDUV-FM’s The Dove Radio and ServiceSource Board of Directors Treasurer Frank Burke for his warm remarks.

Woman holding AARP award plaque Four women posing for their award


North Carolina

On October 24, ServiceSource NC was honored to recognize over 35 employees with disabilities who work at Fort Bragg, Cherry Point, VA Hospital and throughout our community, as well as our community partners at our annual Service Excellence Awards banquet at the beautiful Cape Fear Botanical Garden. The night was sponsored in part by ProGuard Service and Solutions.

Community Partners of the Year:

Dr. Scott & Avery Cameron – Friendship House Fayetteville

Wade Duggins – Duggins/Smith Companies

Highland Presbyterian Church

Andy Privette – Design to Build

Jimmy Hall- Jimmy Hall and Son Heating, Air Conditioning & Electrical Contractor

ServiceSource Staff Employee of the Year: Narda Rogers, Employment Development Specialist

ServiceSource Community Placement Employee of the Year: Jarrel Hunt, Vocational Rehabilitation Services, McDonald’s

ServiceSource AbilityOne Employee of the Year: Jaleesa Covington, Fort Bragg Food

Group of Awardees with Family and ServiceSource Board Members
Group of Awardees with Family and ServiceSource Board Members
Employee of the Year Jarrel Hunt with ServiceSource Leadership
Employee of the Year Jarrel Hunt with Andy Rind, Regional Executive Director of North Carolina; ServiceSource Board Members Paul Thieberger and Julie Rufenacht



On October 18, 2018 ServiceSource Virginia welcomed staff, participants, familes, and caregivers to the Service Excellence Awards banquet held at the J.W. Marriott in Washington, DC.

Staff Employee of the Year Award: Adam Hughson, Site Maintenance Manager, Mark Center

Community Partner of the Year: Bryan Gauthier, Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro

Placement Employee of the Year: Richard “Ricky” Kuron, Laborer, Fort Belvoir North Post Express

Thank you to Erika Gonzalez, Anchor and Reporter NBC 4 Weekend Evening News for hosting the event.

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