+ Share Posted on November 7, 2016 in Press Releases, Staff News
Lisa Brothers and Laurie Strickland - Brava Award

Nitsch Engineering is pleased to announce that Chairman and CEO Lisa A. Brothers, PE, LEED AP BD+C, and Director of Marketing Laurie Strickland, FSMPS, CPSM, have received 2016 Brava Awards in recognition of their leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. Run by SmartCEO, the Brava Awards program celebrates high-impact female business leaders in three categories: CEOs, Executive Directors of Nonprofits, and C-suite executives. Ms. Brothers received a CEO Award, while Ms. Strickland received an Executives Award.

Brava Award winners are selected by an independent committee of local business leaders based on company growth, community impact, and mentoring. Upon receiving the award, Ms. Brothers said, “Since our founding in 1989, Nitsch Engineering has been committed to building better communities by collaborating with our clients to improve infrastructure and the environment, working with our employees to build an excellent place to work, and supporting a number of charitable initiatives that make our world better. This commitment has directly resulted in the company’s continuous growth, including the opening of new offices, and I’m proud that SmartCEO has recognized this achievement!”

Ms. Strickland added, “During my career, I’ve been dedicated to enabling professional development and providing mentorship for the teams I work with. Since joining Nitsch Engineering six years ago, I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to apply my strategic marketing knowledge to help grow the company, and to help the staff here improve their skills. I’m excited that SmartCEO is recognizing these contributions, and feel honored to have been selected for a Brava Award!”

You can view the SmartCEO profile of Ms. Brothers here, and the profile of Ms. Strickland here.

About SmartCEO and the Brava Awards

SmartCEO’s mission is to educate, inspire and connect CEOs through its award-winning magazine (SmartCEO), high-energy C-level events, and access to valuable online resources. Their annual Brava Award winners combine irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community, and are exemplary leaders of both their companies and their communities. They encourage local philanthropy, mentor up-and-coming leaders and set their companies on the path to tremendous growth. Each year, an independent committee of local business leaders selects winners based on company growth, community impact, and mentoring.

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