2021 Awards for Professionalism
The Awards for Professionalism sponsored by the Network Professional Association® (NPA) announces this year’s winning individuals in the area of IT/Networking professionalism. The international contest for the Awards for Professionalism honors individuals working as network computing professionals. Selection is based on meeting the ideals of the Network Professional Association, the advocate for the network computing professional, including contributions to the community and industry and professionalism practiced in the workplace. Winners will receive a specially designed personalized trophy, or certificate, and a one-year membership in the NPA.
Congratulations to our esteemed winners in the following categories:
The Best Networking Professional – Career Achievement Award honors network computing professionals who have demonstrated years of the highest ideals of the network computing professional. This individual serves as a role model in the network computing community and may be considered by peers as an industry luminary.
“Rob is confident, conscientious, polite and knowledgeable, taking the time to research and explain, continually growing communication skills, project management, time management, and keeping pace with advances in technology.”
The Professional Excellence and Innovation – Corporate Award honors the network computing professional who demonstrates the most effective combination of the ideals of professionalism and the innovative use of networking technology and/or products for a particular networking project in a corporate environment.
“Helping the public sector across NSW, Australia to develop the digital strategy to help and support citizens and society, Vivek is helping government sectors and small businesses leverage technology”
The Professional Excellence and Innovation – Small Business Award honors the network computing professional who demonstrates the most effective combination of the ideals of professionalism and the innovative use of networking technology and/or products for a particular networking project in a corporate environment.
“Jerry is a great team player who focuses on the good of the project, customer and employer, Jerry looks at a project, determines a path to success, plans well with his team, and overcomes obstacles.”
The Certificate of Professional Excellence is presented to professionals meeting high standards in all-around IT performance, for achievement going beyond the standard level of professional service in IT Networking and Computing, for setting new levels and helping to define what it is to be a professional within the field of Information Technology.
“A veteran and family man, John has worked to continually expand his knowledge to deliver profitable projects while providing complete updates and information as a well-balanced IT professional.”
The Top of the Mark - Volunteer Award honors the networking professional who has made the most effective combination of the ideals of professionalism and is a notable example of the best in giving back through selfless effort.
"Jim's dedication to the ideals and values of the Network Professional Associaiton has no limit. During his professional career and into retirement, Jim has served IT?Networking Professionals by promoting the three Pillars of the NPA: Career Management, Professional Growth, and Ethics in IT/Networking"