Tritronics received four awards and special recognition at the National Professional Service Convention held in Orlando July 2002. The NPSC, sponsored by the National Electronic Service Dealers Association (NESDA) is the premier industry event for electronic servicers.
Kim Wagner, Vice President of Tritronics, was named Person of the Year. Dorothy Cicchetti, a member of the Electronics Hall of Fame, presented the award and cited Wagner’s years of service to the industry. The award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to advance the best interests of the product service industry and the goals of NESDA. Tritronics garnered the PARTners in Excellence award for the second year in a row. “This award honors exemplary parts distributors who are truly partners to the independent product service industry,” said Sheila Fredrickson, NESDA’s director of Communications and Information Technology.
Tritronics was also named Distributor of the Year by Sharp Electronics and Toshiba America, two prestigious manufacturers of consumer electronic products. This was the second year running for the Sharp award. Tritronics received an Industry Angel Award for promoting membership in NESDA. No other company received this many awards.
For more information or photographs, please visit www.nesda.com and www.tritronicsinc.com or contact Kim Wagner at (800) 638-3382 ext. 1211.
NPSC 2002 Event Photos
March 1, 2002
The Athena Award Sculpture
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about this award program! Kimberly L. Wagner, Vice President of Tritronics in Abingdon, MD, was honored with the first Athena Award at the Harford County Women’s Leadership meeting. The Athena Award is given to a person who as achieved excellence in his or her profession or business, served the community and helped women reach their full leadership potential.
In a nomination for Kim Wagner, Sheryl David-Kohl wrote “As an employer in Harford County, Kim promotes women’s issues in the workplace by providing pre-tax plans for medical and child care expenses, affordable medical insurance, generous leave policies for working parents and tuition reimbursement and flexible schedules for those choosing to attend college.
Tritronics employees approximately 90 people between their two locations. Fifty-eight percent of the employees are women, and fifty percent of the officers and managers are women.”
Kimberly L. Wagner
receiving the Athena Award,
the first in Harford County, MD
Kim, also the recipient of the first Harford County Award, is a board member of the Small Business Development Center for Harford County, is a member of the Chesapeake Professional Women’s Network, is on the board of directors of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce and is on the Northeast Advisory Council for Allfirst Bank. She also served as the President of the Harford County Bar Foundation, on the YMCA Board of Managers, the Harford County Leadership Academy Board of Directors, the Harford County League of Women Voters, the Harford County Republican Central Committee and has taught Sunday School.