Congratulations to the 2021 Excellence Awards Winners

Congratulations to the 2021 Excellence Awards Winners
Editorial Team

It’s our pleasure to announce the winners of the 2021 CBORD Excellence Awards. These organizations and individuals represent the best ideas from our CBORD and Horizon communities, transforming how people work, grow, and succeed. 

Nominations were submitted by coworkers, colleagues, and leaders who recognize the special contribution these nominees have made in advancing knowledge and creating solutions applicable to the larger CBORD-Horizon community. View the complete list of nominees here. From all of us at CBORD and Horizon Software, congratulations and thank you! 

One Horizon Award: Buford City Schools 

Recognized as a school district that exemplified integrated planning and foresight through robust implementation of Horizon’s solutions to deliver an exceptional experience for their students, staff, and parents, Buford City Schools made it a priority to be fully engaged partners with Horizon in the rollout of their Horizon School Technology Front-of-House conversion. Megan Gower, Brooke Higgins, and their team were able to fulfill all phases of implementation in a record two months. Congratulations! 

One CBORD Award: Children’s Hospital Colorado  

Congratulations to Children’s Hospital Colorado who effectively used CBORD’s solutions across multiple platforms, including Foodservice Suite, Odyssey, Oracle MICROS 3700, GET, and Mobile Inventory, in an integrated and automated fashion to improve patient and staff experiences and fully leverage CBORD’s technology. 

Visionary Award: JPS Health Network 

Congratulations to Sarah Taylor, Neal Lavender, and the entire team at JPS Health Network for developing a creative, comprehensive strategy to modernize their network using CBORD systems, including solutions for inventory control and waste management as well as innovations in patient meal services, ultimately delivering exceptional experiences for patients and staff.  

Ambassador Award: Susan Dayton, University of Missouri  

Through her nearly four decades at University of Missouri, Columbia, Susan Dayton has exemplified the spirit of CBORD Ambassador. She was an early adopter of CBORD’s foodservice software and has established an impressive track record as a valued and respected influencer in the CBORD user community. She’s worked tirelessly to cultivate, engage, and educate FSS users, and we honor and congratulate her for her many achievements.  

Tech Trendsetter Award: Mark McKenna, University of Vermont 

Congratulations to Mark McKenna, University of Vermont, whose innovative and creative uses of CBORD’s campus card technology has positioned University of Vermont as a leader in higher education tech. Mark is a true visionary and strong leader among the CBORD user community. 

On behalf of CBORD and Horizon Software, we congratulate all winners and nominees. We are proud to be associated with their operational successes.