Last Thursday, we held our Annual Riley Decker Companies Awards Ceremony. During this award ceremony, we give out both personal and center awards to celebrate the accomplishments of our company and internal employees who work together to lead our brands to a successful year. Here are our 2022 Awards Finalists and Winners!

Passion and Purpose

The Passion and Purpose Award recognizes the passions of our employees outside of the office. Employees can apply with an essay describing their passions. Our dear friend Pastor James Duncan of Urban Outreach and The Lord’s Gym in Northern Kentucky decides on who will be awarded a maximum of $1,500 for the purposes of pursuing personal development, special interests, hobbies, and more. This year, our winners of the Passion and Purpose Program are as follows:

Jennypher Romero Nunez

Amanda Cole

Jessica Phillips

Brand Ambassador Award

The Brand Ambassador Award recognizes an employee who represents our brands in person and through social media. We measure this through leadership feedback and social engagement through our Brand Ambassador Program as well as personal social media pages. The finalists for the 2022 Brand Ambassador Award are:

Penny Sealey

Tiffany Feeley

Sloane Dierker

Jesse Brun

 

The winner of the 2022 Brand Ambassador Award is… Penny Sealey, Business Development Manager from Elizabethtown.

Brick Wall Award

The Brick Wall Award recognizes an employee who will “run through brick wall” to be successful. This employee is also considered a brick in the foundation of the company and is someone we can rely on growing our business for the foreseeable future with. The finalists for the 2022 Brick Wall Award are:

Jared Kunkel

Beth Judd

Ryan Baltes

Zachary Branner

 

The winner of the 2022 Brick Wall Award is… Jared Kunkel, Account Manager from Okolona.

Garden Hose Award

The Garden Hose Award recognizes an employee who is willing to drink out of a hose instead of fancy water bottles or Gatorades. Simply put they do a lot with a little and never make excuses of why they can’t be successful. They make the most of every opportunity no matter the support or resources. The finalists for the 2022 Garden Hose Award are:

Nathan Wolf

Grace Bennett

Amanda Cole

Maiyuri Morales

 

The winner of the 2022 Garden Hose Award is… Maiyuri Morales, Bilingual Staffing Supervisor from Covington.

Rookie of the Year Award

The Rookie of the Year Award is given to an employee who was hired during the 2021 year who lives and breathes our motto Effort, Accountability, Results. We measure this by leaderboard activity, client engagement and impact on our culture. The finalists for the 2022 Rookie of the Year Award are:

Gigi Fiskey

Steve Schlegel

Nick Booth

Joey Stoller

 

The winner of the 2022 Rookie of the Year Award is… Gigi Fiskey, Bilingual Staffing Supervisor from Springfield.

Employee of the Year Award

The Employee of the Year is the major individual award we give for overall excellent performance throughout 2022. The employee who is given this title has worked relentlessly throughout 2022 to improve their center, the company, and their personal, professional self. Our finalists for The 2022 Employee of the Year Award are:

Amanda Lemus

Brady Spiehler

Michelle George

 

The winner of the 2022 Employee of the Year Award is… Michelle George, Payroll Manager from the Center Support Team in Cincinnati.

Center Awards

The Center that had the Highest Sales during the 2022 year was Okolona, KY.

Our finalists for the 2022 Most Outstanding Center Award are:

Fairfield

Covington

Center Support

Sharonville

 

The Center that was awarded Most Outstanding Center during the 2022 year was Covington, KY.

Our finalists for the 2022 Rising Center Award are:

Reynoldsburg

Clarksville

Coatesville

 

The Center that was awarded Rising Center during the 2022 year was Clarksville, IN.