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Ampy Awards

Top-performing Viridian Associates are honored at a formal gala during the company’s annual PowerUP! convention. Award winners are true leaders whose hard work and dedication have not only paid off in their own lives, but have also been recognized by their peers. They are an inspiration to us all.

Watch all of the nominees being announced live by CSO Cami Boehme!

Generation V Award

This award will be given to the Associate who embodies everything it means to be Generation V. From building their business, to growing a team, to inspiring others, to representing the brand, to supporting a sustainable future, this Associate understands the eventual ripple effect of their choices and actions. The recipient of this award is someone who works hard and inspires others to do the same. They represent what it means to be Generation V—they are dedicated to a more sustainable future and committed to taking steps today to reach that future.

Make sure you’re in Philly Saturday night to see who receives this coveted award!

Learn about the award:

Utah-based eco-artist Owen Mortensen finds his inspiration in the quiet beauty that surrounds us every day. For our Generation V Award each year he selects a different natural medium. Watch below to see how our awards have been made.

Culture Awards

Culture awards are given to Associates who are inspirational, motivational, and successful and who demonstrate leadership. Award recipients are determined through a combination of peer nomination from other Associates as well as nomination from corporate executives and staff. All recipients must be active and in good standing with compliance. These awards represent the critical Five Core Beliefs for success at Viridian.

VLife Ampy

This Associate truly “lives Viridian.” He or she is a constant promoter of Viridian and an excellent steward of the Viridian brand. He or she is likely decked out in Viridian apparel, but more importantly is plugged in to all things Generation V: events, communication, products, incentives and opportunities.

Nominees 2015:

John LoPresto, Diamond Partner, NJ
RaeAnn & Brian Nichols, Platinum Partner, NY
Denise Luke, Lead Director, MA
Chris Dare, Director, NY
Mikkalisa Lefkowitz, Director, NJ

Sustainability Ampy

This Associate demonstrates sustainability in everything, every day: regularly hosting and participating in sustainability events, endorsing the 100% Pure Green product, educating others about green energy, living sustainably and exemplifying social responsibility.

Nominees 2015:

Donna French, Platinum Partner, MA
Chris Galli, Senior Director, MA
John Mocarski, Senior Director, NY
Ron Cole, Lead Director, RI
Ellen Struber, Lead Director, DC

Integrity Ampy

This Associate is a role model for upholding the Direct Selling industry’s Code of Ethics and Viridian compliance. This individual is proud of his or her involvement with direct selling and has true conviction for the power the profession has to change lives.

Nominees 2015:

Terrie Walker, Diamond Partner, CT
Sean Ahearn, Partner, MA
Jim Hennigan, Partner, MA
Ken Olson, Partner, MA
Kenneth Cloutier, Lead Director, MA

Team Leader Ampy

This Associate puts team above self, and understands and exemplifies the mantra that when others succeed, we all succeed. This Associate is available for you, provides a shoulder to lean on, helps with your game plan, participates on calls and at events and will go to bat for you any day of the week.

Nominees 2015:

Bob & Pennie Quintana, Platinum Ambassador, NJ
Team V, Ambassador, CT
John & Lella Pyontek, Diamond Partner, NJ
Paul Poirier, Platinum Partner, MA
Mikkalisa Lefkowitz, Director, NJ

Inspiration Ampy

This Associate inspires others by sharing, living and achieving their personal purpose for being with Viridian. This person uses their “Why” every day to inspire and motivate others on their team. They are becoming their best self and achieving their dreams and aspirations.

Nominees 2015:

Ed Kenny, Ambassador, MD
Jenna Marzullo, Crown Partner, CT
Doug Borden, Partner, NJ
Monica Keith, Director, MA
Mikkalisa Lefkowitz, Director, NJ

Performance Awards

These awards are given to top-performing Associates in many categories. Recipients are determined through commission reporting analysis and approval from corporate executives and staff. All recipients must be active and in good standing with compliance. In the event of a tie, the Associate with the highest Organizational Customer Count (OCC) will receive the award.

Top Customer Enroller

The foundation of any Viridian organization is its Customer base, and future rank advancements rely upon the consistent addition of Customers. This Associate submitted the most qualified Personal Customer Credits (PCC) between August 2014 and July 2015 in each of the following categories:

Contenders 2015:
Commodity Customer Enroller:

Devaney Energy, Inc. – Thomas Killbride, Lead Director, MA
Denise Luke, Lead Director, MA
Al & Lynda Perry, Lead Director, MA
Billy Rodriguez, Lead Director, MA
Tammie Chenevert, Director, MA

Commercial Customer Enroller:
Scott Rotblat, Senior Consultant, NJ
Ellen Gorin, Lead Consultant, PA
Joel Moskowitz, Lead Consultant, MA
Dean Devito, Consultant, NY
Housing Works, Inc. – Andrew Coamey, Senior Associate, NY
Solar Customer Enroller:

Rennard Sweetney, Director, MD
Robert Clark, Consultant, UT
Stewart Carswell, Senior Associate, TN
Brian Lewis, Senior Associate, UT
Dallas Lamoreaux, Associate, UT

Rockstar Rookie

This new Associate has impressive organizational growth and rank advancements, as well as an ever-increasing customer base, but more importantly this person is a shining star who sets an example and is admired by others within Generation V.

Contenders 2015:

Brian Dalmaso, Senior Director, MA
Matt Payne, Lead Director, MA
Nicole Esposito Harding, Director, MA
Devorah Kizelnik,
Director, NY
Mikkalisa Lefkowitz, Director, NJ


Top Associate Sponsor

Long-term residual earnings are what make network marketing so attractive, and introducing others to Viridian is paramount to success. Top producers are strong recruiters, and this award winner is set up for success. This person signed up the most Personally Sponsored Associates (PSAs) between August 2014 and July 2015.

Contenders 2015:

Brian Dalmaso, Senior Director, MA
Jalil Muhammad, Director, MD
Otis Brown Jr., Consultant, NJ
Jackson Lucas, Senior Associate, IL
Ephriam McDaniel, Associate, TX

Top Mentor Bonus Achiever

One key to building a sustainable business is coaching others to follow a proven plan of success. Indeed, all of our Viridian leaders have distinguished themselves as powerful mentors as well. This individual earned more in Mentor Bonuses for Personally Sponsored Associates than any other Associate between August 2013 and July 2014.

Contenders 2015:

Donna French, Platinum Partner, MA
Usher Energy, Inc. – Byle Landau, Partner, NY
Kevin Keith, Executive Director, MA
Brian Dalmaso, Senior Director, MA
Bill Galvin, Senior Director, MA

The All-Star Ampy Awards

The quality and excellence of Viridian’s field leadership is second to none, and each one contributes to the overall success as a whole. These awards go to the leaders of the teams with the highest overall growth measured by a percentage of increase. Awards go to leaders based on their paid-as rank in the month of December 2014 as reflected on the January 2015 commission rank. There is one award for each leadership rank.

All-Star Ampy Awards – Lead Director
Contenders 2015:

Dan Mascroft, Executive Director, MA
Eric Fromm, Senior Director, MA
Leo Hannan, Lead Director, MA
Steve Levy, Lead Director, NJ
Charles O’Donnell, Lead Director, NY

All-Star Ampy Awards – Senior Director
Contenders 2015:

Paul Poirier, Platinum Partner, MA
Marie Johndro, Executive Director, CT
Kevin Morgan, Executive Director, MA
Richard Shaw, Executive Director, MA
Peter Stathoulopoulos, Executive Director, MA

All-Star Ampy Awards – Executive Director
Contenders 2015:

Sean Ahearn, Partner, MA
James Hennigan, Partner, MA
Tom Braddock, Executive Director, NJ
Eric Friedberg, Executive Director, MA
Marc Marsi, Executive Director, NJ

All-Star Ampy Awards – Partner
Contenders 2015:

Donna French, Platinum Partner, MA
John Gabriel, Partner, NY
Brian Giblin, Partner, MA
Jerry Kersh, Partner, IL
Ken Olson, Partner, MA

All-Star Ampy Awards – Platinum Partner
Contenders 2015:

Jacob Mendlovic, Diamond Partner, NY
Steve Finch, Platinum Partner, VA
Robert Florentine, Platinum Partner, NJ
RaeAnn & Brian Nichols, Platinum Partner, NY
Justin Phillips & Fred Stewart, Platinum Partner, NY

All-Star Ampy Awards – Diamond Partner
Contenders 2015:

John LoPresto, Diamond Partner, NJ
Lella & John Pyonteck, Diamond Partner, NJ
Anthony Serino, Diamond Partner, NY

All-Star Ampy Awards – Crown Partner
Contenders 2015:

Ralph Malek, Crown Partner, NY
Jenna Marzullo, Crown Partner, CT

All-Star Ampy Awards – Ambassador
Contenders 2015:

Joe Occhiogrosso & Frank Marone, Diamond Ambassador, NJ
Bob & Pennie Quintana, Platinum Ambassador, NJ
Team V, Ambassador, NJ/MD/MA