Pittsburgh Smart 50 Awards
Since 2014, the Pittsburgh Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in the Greater Pittsburgh region for their ability to effectively build and lead successful organizations. All 50 winners will be honored at a special celebration, and three organizations will receive specialty awards for their achievements in three category areas – innovation, impact and sustainability.
Eligible Smart 50 nominees must be a top executive of an organization with a physical office in the Greater Pittsburgh region. Specialty award winners will be recognized for Innovation, Impact and Sustainability.
Next Pittsburgh Smart 50 Awards • November 1, 2022
Presented by: Smart Business
The Duquesne Club • 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Congratulations to the 2022 Honorees!
Ameesh Kapoor • 412 Food Rescue
Charlie Bitzer • ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages
Kinesh Doshi • Accion Labs US, Inc.
Brett Randall • Aliner
Rama Subba Rao • Aquatech International
Jessica Gibson • Ariel Precision Medicine
Rodney King • Automotive Systems Warehouse
Sreekar Gadde • BlueTree Allied Angels
Oliver S. Schmidt • C4CS, LLC
Charles Yhap • CleanRobotics Technologies
J.D. Ewing • COE Distributing
Pat Cavanaugh • Come Ready Foods
Thomas Longenecker • Commonwealth Charter Academy
Edward Gunner Saxon • Conco Services
Kevin Walker • Duquesne Light Company
Laura Maines • Every Child Inc
J. Christopher Donahue • Federated Hermes
Jennifer Owen • Flyspace Productions
Thanassis Avgerinos • ForAllSecure, Inc.
Johnathan Garlow • Ford Office Technologies
Robert Fragasso • Fragasso Financial Advisors
Frank & Joe Leonello • Franjo Construction
Matthew Ferrari • GAMMA Sports
Jason Wolfe • GiftYa
Robert Stape • Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
James Gillespie • GrayMatter
Kyle Gillis • Iconic Air
William Baker • Irwin Car and Equipment
William C. Polacek • JWF Industries
Brian Quinn • Keystone Foam PA LLC
Kristy Knichel • Knichel Logistics Inc.
Mary Yohannan • Life is Better Traveling, LLC
Jim Berlin • Logistics Plus Inc.
Lou Plung • Louis Plung & Company
Vivek Gupta • Mastech Digital
Chris McMahon • MFA Wealth Management
Gina Luffy • p.r.n. Health Services
Kevin Acklin • Pittsburgh Penguins
Joel Reed • Pittsburgh Robotics Network
Alicia B. Harvey-Smith, Ph.D. • Pittsburgh Technical College
Dr. Douglas Gebhard; PharmD MBA • RareMed Solutions
Jeff Eiben • River Point Technology
Graham Rihn • RoadRunner Recycling
Timothy A. Haluszcak • SteelBridge Labs
Stephen Gurgovits • Tecum Capital
Christy Pietryga • Veterans Leadership Program
Sharise Nance • Vitamin C Healing, LLC
Douglas Muetzel • Wesley Family Services
Philip Brenckle • West Shore Home
David M. Wilke, CPA, MBA • WILKE CPAs & Advisors
VIEW PAST SMART 50 AWARDS COVERAGE:
The 2021 Pittsburgh Smart 50 Awards was a Virtual Conference held on November 18, 2021.
The 2020 Pittsburgh Smart 50 Awards was a Virtual Conference held on November 19, 2020.