When Rubicon® created the company’s annual George Washington Carver Award, we did so under the premise that at Rubicon, we not only inspire innovation and creative considering in all of its varieties, but we also obstacle workforce users to established the bar for their functionality, and their private plans, higher.
Past year, we extra two new worker awards: The Thomas Edison Award and The Clara Barton Award. This yr, we added a fourth, The Theodore Roosevelt Award, so we can celebrate far more workers than at any time.
At Rubicon, our staff members are at the center of all that we do. Considerably like our customers, we could not conclude waste devoid of you, and I am so happy to publicly announce this year’s winners.
The George Washington Carver Award
George Washington Carver (1864-1943) was an agricultural chemist, experimenter, and inventor whose development of new merchandise derived from peanuts, sweet potatoes, and soybeans assisted revolutionize the agricultural overall economy of the South. For substantially of his career, Mr. Carver taught and executed investigation at the Tuskegee Regular and Industrial Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama.
We are thrilled to announce that the 2022 winner of the George Washington Carver Award is Damla Meral.
Damla joined Rubicon in 2017 and is a Vital Accounts Manager. Nominated for this award by Rubicon’s Main Commerical Officer, Tom Owston, he stated of Damla: “Newly designed a Key Account Supervisor, Damla has led electronic integration although simultaneously operating to assist elevate the expertise and effectiveness of the team. Most impressively, she always has a smile on her facial area and is undertaking this though elevating twin two-yr-outdated boys at dwelling!”
The Thomas Edison Award
Thomas Edison (1847-1931) was an American inventor and businessman who has been described as our country’s greatest inventor. He created innovations in fields these kinds of as electric powered electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion images, including electrical lights, the phonograph, and the fluoroscopy.
We are thrilled to announce that the 2022 winner of the Thomas Edison Award is Atta Hassan.
Atta joined Rubicon in 2021 and is a Commercial Operations Manager focusing on Business Finance. Nominated for this award by last year’s winner of the George Washington Carver Award, Jordan Pilsch, and Sustainability Analyst Carolyn Burch, Jordan explained of Atta: “Atta is extremely down to earth and clear, she normally retains her spirits significant and is optimistic. She is keen to support any person, and even if she simply cannot provide a alternative herself, she will enthusiastically guide the individual to anyone who can. There is never a ‘not my job’ remark from Atta, and she definitely embodies the spirit of Rubicon.”
The Clara Barton Award
Clara Barton (1821-1912) was an American nurse who launched the American Purple Cross. She was a hospital nurse in the American Civil War, a instructor, and a patent clerk. Given that nursing instruction was not then truly formalized and she did not show up at nursing university, she taught herself the needed competencies and strategies.
We are thrilled to announce that the 2022 winner of the Clara Barton Award is Makeda Guillory.
Makeda joined Rubicon in 2019 and is a Round Overall economy Specialist. Nominated for this award by the 2019 winner of the George Washington Carver Award, Ryan Cooper, he said of Makeda: “Similar to Clara Burton’s drive to innovate and provide, for the duration of Makeda’s yrs of assistance to Rubicon she has diligently and continuously worked to make improvements to procedures within and across groups. One particular case in point is when she has gone the further mile and participated in Rubicon’s Environmentally friendly Crew routines, these kinds of as squander audits and staffing waste and recycling stations to enable colleagues sort their components effectively. Yet another is her avid participation in many of the affinity teams at Rubicon. People that get the job done with her know that Makeda can be relied on as a constant, earnest, and beneficial contributor to the process at hand as nicely as supporting the society of Rubicon as a complete.”
The Theodore Roosevelt Award
The 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) was the youngest President in the Nation’s background, at just 42 years and 322 times at the get started of his presidency in 1901. Among many, some of President Theodore Roosevelt’s most successful achievements were in conservation. He additional enormously to the nationwide forests in the West, reserved lands for general public use, and fostered fantastic irrigation jobs.
We are thrilled to announce that the quite initial winner of the Theodore Roosevelt Award is Keith Brooks.
Keith joined Rubicon in 2015 and is an Functions Manager on the Innovation and Hauler Administration group. He was nominated for this award by Rubicon’s Chairman and CEO, Nate Morris.
Congratulations Damla, Atta, Makeda, and Keith. On behalf of the entire team at Rubicon, it is an honor and a privilege to be performing along with you all in our mission to finish waste.
Stacie Moore is Vice President of Human Resources at Rubicon. To stay ahead of Rubicon’s bulletins of new partnerships and collaborations all-around the globe, be guaranteed to abide by us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, or call us today.