Blue Diamond IT Awards Finalists Announced


There is much excitement around the Blue Diamond IT Awards celebration. Seventy-four nominations were submitted. “ We were surprised to learn the nominations represent more than 50 different unique businesses, organizations and individuals across the region. We are very pleased with these results, the first year back after the seven year hiatus” says Dan Royle, ettain group and 2015 Blue Diamond Awards co-chair.

The judging teams have assessed all nominations and determined the finalists. They are:


Business Value – Small/Medium

Barnhardt Manufacturing




Business Value – Corporate

Bank of America

LPL Financial

Rubbermaid Healthcare


Business Value – Non-Profit


Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

City of Charlotte


Cool Innovation


Hours Tracking, Tapity

SmartCharge Bulb, TVL International


Human Capital

Logical Advantage

Queen Associates

Tech Talent South


Student Innovator

Michael K, Young Engineers of Today

Crystal S, Girl Develop IT

Zack M, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools


IT Entrepreneur

David Jones, Peak 10

Brian Kelly, CloudGenera

Eric Waynick, Thinkgate


Community Outreach

Bosch Rexroth Olympic Community of Schools

STARS Computing Corps

Women Executive WINGS


For the celebration information and  sponsorship opportunities, go to  or contact Kay Read, [email protected].

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