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Fast 15 Awards

Congratulations to all our 2021 nominees and winners!

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About the Fast 15 Awards

The Fast 15 awards recognize the MVP employees who drive innovation. Great companies need great talent to keep growing, and great talent looks for outstanding opportunities. Don’t be shy! Toot your own horn, so we can celebrate your success and showcase our community as a great place to live and work!

Award Categories

Fast 15 MVP Employee

Evening Reception

The winners were announced October 11, 2021 at The Mill!

Fast 15 Business Awards

(On hold for 2021) Awarded to the fastest-growing companies who meet these criteria:

  • Privately owned & based in Monroe County
  • Independent, not a subsidiary or division of another company
  • Started earning revenue by March 31st, 2017
  • Had revenue no less than $100,000 in 2017
  • Had revenue no less than $2,000,000 in 2020

Fast 15 MVP Employee Awards

Awarded to those outstanding employees who drive growth for everyone and meet these criteria:

  • Live in Bloomington or Monroe County
  • Work for any company (even those outside our area)

Yes, you can nominate yourself or nominate multiple people!

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2021 Winners

LESLIE ABSHIER

Resource Development Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington

PENNY CAUDILL

Monroe County Health Department Administrator

ERIK COYNE

Chief Operating Officer, Folia

JOSH DAVID

Vice President of Student Service, Ardeo Education Solutions

MICHELLE DAVIS

Visual Content Manager, Cook Medical

MARIA DOUGLAS

Vice President of Operations, Express Employment Professionals

STACY FLYNN

Assistant Director, New Leaf–New Life

HUNTER HAWLEY

Founder & CEO, Blueprint Stats

MEGAN HOLTSCLAW

Financial Center Manager, German American Bank

CY MEGNIN

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Velocities Region

JAIME MILLER

Ready Schools Coordinator, RBBCSC

COURTNEY PAYNE-TAYLOR

Operations Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington

STACY SEDORY

Outreach & Innovation Coordinator, MCCSC

SANKALP SHARMA

Founder & President, People of IU

KIRK WHITE

Assistant Vice President for Strategic Partnerships, IU Office of the Vice President for Government Relations and Economic Engagement

Past Winners

2020 MVP Winners
  • Jennifer Borland | Director of Research Programs, Rockman et al.
  • Kyle Caird | Global Visual Brand Manager, Cook Medical
  • Megan Cox | CEO, Genie Supply
  • Stephen Crane | Editor, Herald-Times
  • Kurtis Cummings | Founder and President, Switchyard Brewing Company
  • Cory Hawkins | Program Specialist, Banneker Center, City of Bloomington
  • Anne McCombe | Business Relationship Manager, MetroStar Systems
  • Jennie Moser | Founder and CEO, Stagetime
  • Molly Nagy | Director of People Operations, Brainlabs
  • Dana Palazzo | Engineer, Chexology
  • Ben Swanson | Co-Founder, Secretly Group
  • Becky Throckmorton | HR Manager & EEO Officer, Weddle Bros. Construction
  • Geng Wang | CEO and Co-Founder, Civic Champs
  • Jason Whitney | Associate Vice President, IU Ventures, & Executive Director, IU Angel Network
  • Markay Winston | Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, MCCSC
2019 Winners
  1. FormAssembly
  2. Cardinal Spirits
  3. Envisage Technologies
  4. Ardeo Education
  5. Bailey & Weiler
  6. Hanapin Marketing
  7. Harrell-Fish Inc.
  8. Express Employment Professionals
  9. B&L Sheet Metal and Roofing
  10. Gant Travel
  11. Weddle Bros. Construction Co.
  12. Upland Brewing Co.
  13. One World Enterprises
  14. Circle-Prosco
  15. Cornerstone Information Systems