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Each year at PowerUP!, we’ve done our best to celebrate our best in a night of celebration: the Ampy Awards. This is our version of the Oscars, and they are no less anticipated. These Viridian Associates are true leaders whose hard work and dedication have been recognized by their peers. They are an inspiration to each member of Generation V. Congratulations to all of our nominees and winners.

Saturday September 12, 2015 – Ampy Awards

Announcement of Culture Awards

Presenter:
Cami Boehme – Chief Strategy Officer


Viridian culture is something pretty special, and Cami explains how each of the Culture Awards, and each of their recipients, aligns with who we are as Generation V. We are so proud of every nominee and winner, and the way they represent all of us.

VLife Ampy – Winners: RaeAnn & Brian Nichols

Presenters:
Justin Phillips – Platinum Partner
Henri Aymonier – Platinum Partner


Nominees:

John LoPresto
RaeAnn & Brian Nichols
Denise Luke
Chris Dare
Mikkalisa Lefkowitz

Sustainability Ampy – Winner: Ellen Struber

Presenters:
Fred Stewart – Platinum Partner
Bob Meneve – Platinum Partner


Nominees:

Donna French
Chris Galli
John Mocarski
Ron Cole
Ellen Struber

Integrity Ampy – Winner: Terrie Walker

Presenters:
Tony DiPaula – Executive Director
John Gabriel – Partner


Nominees:

Terrie Walker
Sean Ahearn
Jim Hennigan
Ken Olson
Kenneth Cloutier

Team Leader Ampy – Winners: Bob & Pennie Quintana

Presenters:
Gus Philemont – Platinum Partner
Marie Johndro – Executive Director


Nominees:

Bob & Pennie Quintana
Team V
John & Lella Pyonteck
Paul Poirier
Mikkalisa Lefkowitz

Inspiration Ampy – Winner: Ed Kenny

Presenters:
Anthony Serino – Diamond Partner
Jerry Kersh – Partner


Nominees:

Ed Kenny
Jenna Marzullo
Doug Borden
Debra Healy
Monica Keith

Nicaragua Video


Join us as we return to Nicaragua and relive our journey to turn on the lights for the inhabitants of the hardworking village of Portrero Platanal. Our latest 7 Continents in 7 Years trip was our most challenging to date, but it was worth every moment of hard work.

2016 7-in-7 Announcement Video


Viridian is five years into its 7 Continents in 7 Years commitment. Where will the journey take us in 2016?

Performance Awards

Presenter:
Trei Henri – Senior Vice President


At Viridian, hard work is rewarded, and the nominees and winners in each of these categories certainly know the meaning of hard work. Trei congratulates our top performers as he introduces the next set of awards.

Top Customer Enroller: Commodity – Winner: Denise Luke

Presenters:
Patrick Manning – Lead Director
Ryan Briggs – Partner


Contenders:

Denise Luke
Al & Lynda Perry
Billy Rodriguez
Tammie Chenevert,
Devaney Energy Inc. – Thomas Kilbride

Top Customer Enroller: Commercial – Winner: Scott Rotblat

Presenters:
Paul Poirier – Platinum Partner
Pat Manning – Lead Director


Contenders:

Scott Rotblat
Housing Works, Inc – Andrew Coamey
Ellen Gorin
Dean Devito
Paul Carassone

Top Customer Enroller: Solar – Winner: Stewart Carswell

Presenters:
Ellen Struber – Lead Director
Chris Galli – Executive Director


Contenders:

Rennard Sweetney
Rob Clark
Southern Magazine Promotions – Stewart Carswell
Brian Lewis, Dallas Lamoreaux

Top Associate Sponsor – Winner: Otis Brown Jr.

Presenters:
Ralph Malek – Crown Partner
Herb Palmer – Partner


Contenders:

Brian Dalmaso
Jalil Muhammad
Otis Brown Jr.
Jackson Lucas
Ephriam McDaniel

Top Mentor Bonus Achiever – Winner: Brian Dalmaso

Presenters:
Jim Hennigan – Partner
Michael Fitzpatrick – Ambassador


Contenders:

Donna French
Usher Energy INC – Byle Landau
Kevin Keith
Brian Dalmaso
Bill Galvin

Lead Director All-Star – Winner: Charles O’Donnell

Presenters:
Sadri Gjonbalaj – Partner
Eric Stewart – Executive Director


Contenders:

Ecogen Services LLC – Dan Mascroft
Eric Fromm
Leo Hannan
Steve Levy
Charles O’Donnell

Senior Director All-Star – Winner: Marie Johndro

Presenters:
Mark Miller –  Partner
Chris Dare –  Director


Contenders:

Paul Poirier
Marie Johndro
Kevin Morgan
Richard Shaw
Peter Stathoulopoulos

Executive Director All-Star – Winner: Eric Friedberg

Presenters:
John LoPresto – Diamond Partner
Madison Dalmaso – Director


Contenders:

Sean Ahearn
Jim Hennigan
Tom Braddock
Eric Friedberg
Marc Marsi

Partner All-Star – Winner: Jerry Kersh

Presenters:
Steve Finch – Platinum Partner
Denise Luke – Lead Director (2014 Inspiration Ampy Winner)


Contenders:

Donna French
John Gabriel
Brian Giblin
Jerry Kersh
Ken Olson

Platinum Partner All-Star – Winner: Jacob Mendlovic

Presenters:
Doug Borden – Partner
Sophia Lombard – Senior Director


Contenders:

Jacob Mendlovic
Steve Finch
Robert Florentine
RaeAnn & Brian Nichols
Fred Stewart & Justin Phillips

Diamond Partner All-Star – Winners: John & Lella Pyonteck

Presenters:
Sean Ahearn – Partner
Ron Cole – Lead Director


Contenders:

John & Lella Pyonteck
Anthony Serino
John LoPresto

Crown Partner All-Star – Winner: Jenna Marzullo

Presenters:
Joel Brizzi – Partner
Kirby Spencer – Senior Director


Contenders

Jenna Marzullo
Ralph Malek

Ambassador All-Star – Winners: Frank Marone & Joe Occhiogrosso

Presenters:
Trei Henri – Senior Vice President
Marty Hale – Chief Ambassador


Contenders:

Joe Occhiogrosso and Frank Marone
Team V
Bob & Pennie Quintana

2016 Amazon Preservation Project Announcement Video

Presenter:
Cami Boehme – Chief Strategy Officer


Cami shares the details on the final destination for the Amazon Preservation Project, and congratulates those who have earned a spot on the trip in January 2016.

Rockstar Rookie Ampy – Winner: Matt Payne

Presenters:
Vin LaMantia – Platinum Partner
Monica Keith – Director


Nominees:

Brian Dalmaso
Matt Payne
Nicole Esposito Harding
Devorah Kizelnik
Mikkalisa Lefkowitz

Meaning of the Generation V Award

Presenters:
Michael Fallquist – CEO
Cami Boehme – Chief Strategy Officer


The Generation V Award is given to someone who is committed to a sustainable future, who represents all of us with pride and who embodies everything it means to be Generation V. The recipient is unique, so it’s only fitting that the award is, as well. Each Generation V award is created by Utah eco-artist Owen Mortensen from a different natural medium.

Gen V Winner Announcement – Winners: Frank Marone & Joe Occhiogrosso

Michael Fallquist – CEO
Cami Boehme – Chief Strategy Officer


Not only are they top earners with Viridian, but Frank and Joe also embody what it means to be Generation V. Join us in congratulating them for representing Viridian and all of you in everything they do.

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