Crystal D Honors 36 Employees at 12th Annual WOW Day Recognition Event
Crystal D, the supplier based in St. Paul, Minn., recently honored employees at the company's 12th annual WOW Day recognition event, designed to recognize employees for a variety of achievements in 2013.
During the event a new group of Value Champions were announced. Value Champions are nominated by their peers for embodying one of the five Crystal D corporate values throughout the year: commitment, integrity, quality, respect and passion. The Grand Value Champion exemplifies all five corporate values that create the foundation for Crystal D.
The 2013 Crystal D Value Champions are:
Grand Value Champion
Commitment Value Champion
Winner: Toua Yang
Honorable Mention: Vantha Khou
Integrity Value Champion
Winner: TeriKay Thein
Honorable Mention: Ann Kirch
Quality Value Champion
Winner: Joe Christensen
Honorable Mention: Todd Zimmermann
Respect Value Champion
Winner: Bukhari Arab
Honorable Mention: Kong Meng Thao
Passion Value Champion
Winner: Kale Wallner
Honorable Mention: Mike Cygan
In addition to the Value Champion awards, nine other awards were distributed including a new honor, the Leadership Award. The Leadership Award was given to Mike Irvine, a 16-year veteran of the company, for his many contributions, leadership abilities and alignment with company culture. The other award winners include:
Leadership Award 2013 Winner
Expect Excellence 2013 Winner
Kick Ass Attitude 2013 Winner
Rich “Fish” Irvine
Step Up Award 2013 Winner
Above and Beyond 2013 Winners
Rookies of the Year 2013 Winners
Rising Star 2013 Winners
Never Fear, Always Here 2013 Winners
Chris Doering, Bukhari Arab, Mike Irvine, David Saatzer, John Stefani, TeriKay Thein, Tom Warkel, Vantha Khou, Ann Kirch, Bridget Dahlgren, Paula Doll, Toua Yang, Mike “Zito” Vitali, Will Hutchinson
“Each year WOW Day exceeds my expectations—this year was no different," said Bridget Dahlgren, marketing coordinator for Crystal D. "It was truly a day when everyone at Crystal D was recognized and honored for their contributions. Throughout the year we all work as a team and it is wonderful to see each individual appreciated for their special contributions."
For more information, visit www.crystal-d.com.