BALTIMORE, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In early March, Baltimore SmartCEO recognized this year's Executive Management Award winners. Thirty Greater Baltimore chief executives, including R2integrated's CCO, Dave Taub, were recognized for their creative management vision, leadership philosophy, innovative strategy and undeniable work ethic. The 2013 Executive Management Award winners collectively generated $1.32 billion in annual revenue and employed over 4,600 individuals.
For more information on this year's Executive Management Award winners, visit www.smartceo.com to view the digital edition of the March 2013 issue.
"All too often, senior leaders in an organization become unsung heroes. This is why SmartCEO designed the Executive Management Awards. The 2013 EMA winners are not only taking their companies and co-workers to new heights, but they are also leaders within the communities where we work and live," says Craig Burris, founder and president of SmartCEO magazine, "We are honored to award each of these individuals and tell the stories of their achievements and contributions."
More than 300 executives, friends and family attended the event to celebrate the winners and their achievements. The evening kicked off with a cocktail hour and high-level networking where guests had the opportunity to snack and sip on hors d'oeuvres and an open bar. An awards ceremony followed the networking hour. Continuing the event, high energy music welcomed each award winner on stage as they were recognized for their impressive achievements.
SmartCEO is an exclusive community of CEOs and business executives, highly regarded mentors and well-respected thought leaders whose experiences benefit their own organizations and the communities in which they serve. SmartCEO's mission is to educate and inspire the business community through the pages of its award-winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources.
For more than a decade, SmartCEO has been a leader in helping CEOs tell their stories in print, in person and most recently in video. SmartCEO's Mid-Atlantic focus began in Baltimore and has grown to include Philadelphia, Washington DC, and has recently expanded to New York City.
About the Executive Management Awards
The Executive Management Awards highlight chief executives who have gone above and beyond to support their organizations' initiatives. SmartCEO profiles chief executives in the Mid-Atlantic in four categories: CFO, CIO/CTO, COO and CXO. SmartCEO accepts award applications online and via email, which are then reviewed by an independent panel of business leaders who select winners based on the quality of the nominations. Each year, the winners are profiled in Baltimore SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards reception in March.
R2integrated ("r2i") is a high growth, next-generation digital/social marketing and technology firm specializing in creating meaningful customer engagement in the ever-changing world of peer-to-peer interactions. R2i provides advanced expertise in social media marketing and is able to bridge the gap between marketing disciplines and the advanced technologies required for 21st century execution. The company offers a comprehensive set of professional services and technology products including social/digital marketing strategy and programs, social/consumer data analysis technology, content strategy and content marketing technology, and reporting and analytics – all geared toward customer acquisition. R2i clients include Microsoft, Under Armour, Black and Decker, Time Warner Cable and Hershey's.