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Congratulations to our 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Wednesday, June 6, 2018   (1 Comments)
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Congratulations to our 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Carole Sanderson, CDFA, Principal and CFO from Onyx Creative in Cleveland, OH. Here are a few excerpts from her nomination:

"Carole represents what a successful professional should be: a visionary, intelligent, passion and trustworthy professional with a long-term track record of running a creative and successful firm.  She has a natural ability to implement programs that make creativity accountable to profitability."

"Throughout her 35 years with the firm and 28 year in SDA, she has keep the company financial stable, maintained a spotless credit record as well as maintained a reputation for employee satisfaction and collaboration. She believes in giving back to the community, doing what’s right, and being a passionate participant and champion with everything she does."

"Carole exemplifies the success, character honesty and commitment fitting of the SDA Lifetime Achievement award. She is truly the type of person that can inspire others to achieve success in their personal and professional lives."

Comments from the jury included: 

  • "The amount of years of service to the Society is very impressive."
  • " Clearly business savvy.  A leader in her community."
  • " Kudos to her firm for the recognition of significant dedication and contribution."

According to the jury, the selection process was a difficult task, however, they all agreed that Carole demonstrated outstanding achievement and excellence through her leadership and lifetime commitment to SDA and the profession. 

We couldn't agree more -- congratulations Carole!


Brooke Simcik, CDFA says...
Posted Monday, June 11, 2018
I cannot imagine SDA without Carole, Congratulations!

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