October 2, 2015
USBLN Hands out Top Leadership Awards at Annual Conference

Winners include Microsoft, AT&T, Wells Fargo, IBM and Capital One

USBLN Annual Leadership AwardsWASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 2, 2015) – The US Business Leadership Network®(USBLN®) presented top awards on September 30, 2015 during the annual conference Leadership Awards in Austin, Texas. Recognition was given to six companies, an individual and an affiliate network for their outstanding commitment to and work in the disability inclusion community.

This year the USBLN expanded the Marketplace Innovator of the Year category to include two awards, one for a disability inclusive advertisement and one for product development.

The eight 2015 USBLN Leadership Award categories and winners are:

  • The John D. Kemp Leadership Award – Oswald “Oz” Mondejar, Senior Vice President, Mission and Advocacy for Partners Continuing Care, non-acute care services division of Partners HealthCare, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Affiliate of the Year – Wyoming’s Uinta County Business Leadership Network
  • Advocate of the Year – Supply Chain Inclusion – Capital One
  • Supplier of the Year – Mark Ellson, Founder and CEO, Jemni, Inc.
  • Top Corporation for Disability-Owned BusinessesIBM
  • Marketplace Innovator of the Year, Disability Inclusive Advertisement Wells Fargo & Company
  • Marketplace Innovator of the Year, Product DevelopmentAT&T
  • Employer of the YearMicrosoft

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