Awards Luncheon 2019
2019 marks the 10th anniversary of STANDING FIRM’s service to the business community in Western Pennsylvania and across the nation. The Stand Up for STANDING FIRM Awards Luncheon brings leaders of the business community together to reaffirm their commitment to address partner violence in the workplace and to support survivors
Employer of the Year
Accepting his year’s Employer of the Year Award was President and CEO, James McQuade of Dollar Bank. Dollar Bank was recognized for the significant action steps made by the company this year to address partner violence in the workplace.
Champion(s) of the Year
Our 2019 Champion of the Year Award was presented to Patricia Cluss, Founder of STANDING FIRM after her years of dedication and commitment to bringing awareness to partner violence in the workplace. Keynote Speaker, Shannon TL Isom,President and CEO of the YWCA of Dayton, Ohio, shared her powerful and captivating message- highlighting the critical importance of the business community and all communities coming together to address partner violence.
Thank you to our sponsors
We wish to offer a special thank you to our naming sponsors, UPMC Health Plan & Magee Women’s Hospital, without whom this event would not be possible.
To all our sponsors, donors and friends – we deeply appreciate and value your continued support, and we look forward to continuing our work with you over the coming months and years.