Finalists Announced for the 2016 SIIA Emerging Leader Awards

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Congratulations are in order for the 15 finalists in this year’s SIIA Emerging Leader Awards, which recognize the rising stars under the age of 35 who work at Connectiv, SIPA or SIIA member companies. The awards are sponsored by the SIIA Women’s Leadership & Networking Council.  

All finalists will be honored and five winners will be announced at the official Awards Luncheon at the annual Business Information & Media Summit in Ft. Lauderdale on Tuesday, November 15th.  Be sure to register for the event to attend this popular B2B summit and support the next generation of leaders who are shaping the future of our industry.

See the 2015 winners, click here

The 2016 Emerging Leader Finalists

Alexandria Alati, Sales Manager, SourceMedia

Rachel Bennett, Director, Marketing, Gordian

Caroline Celano, Executive Brand Manager, McGraw-Hill Education

Robert Dippell, VP, Corporate Development, Praetorian Digital

Sarah Gefter, Senior Analyst, Reorg Research

Alexandra Schultz Hodges, Sr. Marketing Manager, McGraw-Hill Education

Roland Kanichuk, Manager of Products, Safety Now

Christina Karabetsos, Executive Vice President, QCSS, Inc.

Bill Mulford, Sr. Brand Manager, McGraw-Hill Education

Chris Napolitan, Director, Business and Corporate Development, Everyday Health Professional

Shareen Pathak, Managing Editor, Digiday

Jacob Perry, Database Marketing Manager, Business Valuation Resources

Kalani Rosell, Vice President & Publisher, NewsRx

Tara Tesimu, SVP - Digital Products and Audience Development, Winsight, LLC

Johanna Wetmore, CEO / Co-Founder, EvoText Inc.

Matt Matt Kinsman is vice president of content + programming at Connectiv, the only association focused on the integrated b-to-b model—including publications, events, digital media, marketing services and business information. Prior to joining Connectiv's predecessor American Business Media in 2011, Kinsman was executive editor of Folio:, the leading information provider for the magazine industry.