TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Microsoft Dynamics CRM User Group (CRMUG®) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 CRMUG All Star award, the 2016 Chapter of the Year award, and the 2016 Chapter Leader of the Year award. These winners were recognized during a ceremony at CRMUG Summit 2016 in Tampa, FL.
The 2016 CRMUG All Star Award recipients are Ashley Steiner, TrueBlue Inc., Andreas Kraemer, Wells Fargo, Joel Lindstrom, Hitachi Solutions, and Rick McCutcheon, Full Contact Selling.
"CRMUG is so fortunate to have Members in our community like Ashley, Andreas, Joel, and Rick. This past year, they have shared their Dynamics CRM knowledge with the community through webinars and Chapter meetings, they have served on various committees & boards, and they help other users through the Open Forum. We are incredibly thankful that they have given their time and energy to this community – we have all benefitted greatly," said Tony Stein, CRMUG Program Director. "Congratulations to each of these very-deserving recipients."
The 2016 Chapter Leader of the Year award recipient is Kylie Kiser who leads CRMUG's DC Chapter. Chapter Leader of the Year candidates were nominated by the users and partners who attend their meetings.
"I'm super impressed by the energy, consistency, and with the broad reach of participants we've had at the CRMUGDC! We owe Kylie for this, she keeps up the enthusiasm and makes it fun and also very professional," said one of her nominators. "Kylie has formed a great mix of commercial and public sector, partner and customer, small and large organizations that make our chapter meetings very supportive and informative. She is respected by members of her Chapter and other Dynamics CRM users; She is very deserving of this award."
The 2016 Chapter of the Year award goes to the CRMUG Texas (Houston) Chapter. Leader Mark Suchman, Ascend Performance Materials, can be proud of his chapter's accomplishments. They had the highest attendee satisfaction score across all CRMUG Chapters; a 33% quarterly increase in attendance and hold regular quarterly meetings, offering Dynamics CRM users and partners a consistent cadence to network and learn in-person. All of these accomplishments were accomplished with a one-person leadership team.
"Mark is a great leader for the Houston Chapter. He is consistently looking for ways to deliver quality education and training to their members," said Gretchen Ingbretson, CRMUG Chapter Manager. "His dedication to holding quarterly meetings to keep attendees involved and their increase in quarterly attendance is inspiring."
ABOUT ALL STARS
The CRMUG All Star Award program recognizes CRMUG Members who have in-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM application and make significant contributions of their time and expertise to educate and connect the greater CRMUG community. CRMUG All Star Award recipients are nominated and voted on by CRMUG Members.
Past CRMUG All Star Award recipients include Adam Rose of ImageSoft, Inc., Kylie Kiser of Edelman Financial, Chris Cognetta of Tribridge, and Gretchen Opferkew of PowerObjects.
ABOUT CRMUG CHAPTER PROGRAM
The success of the Chapter program and specific chapters depend on the generosity of CRMUG volunteers. All locations are led by local members with the support of the Chapter team to identify presentation topics, and secure speakers and meeting locations. View upcoming meetings and join your local Chapter's virtual community by visiting www.crmug.com/chapter.
CRMUG provides a hub for thousands of CRM user, partners and developers to exchange knowledge on how to best maximize product performance to achieve business success. Our resourceful community is powered by users, for users and specializes in the delivery of member-driven education and enriched networking – helping to boost competencies, confidence levels and connections for our members. Learn more at www.crmug.com.
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