PLANTATION, Fla., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DentalPlans.com's Senior Human Resources Director Olga Patarroyo was honored as an "outstanding HR professional" at South Florida Business & Wealth (SFBW) magazine's second annual Excellence in Human Resource Awards. The unique awards program, which recognizes the region's top HR professionals in 13 different industry-specific categories, was held at the Weston Country Club on March 9.
"We are thrilled that Olga was recognized for her work in the community and the workplace. As a seasoned professional and a key member of our company's leadership team, she is most deserving of this award," said DentalPlans.com CEO Bob Harris.
More than 300 people attended the awards event, which was sponsored by StevenDouglas, Celebrity Cruises, Ultimate Software and more. The celebratory evening included a reception then an awards program, which recognized 29 HR professionals in the following categories: Accounting; Banking & Financial Services; Education; Health Care; Hospitality; Insurance; Legal; Marketing & Public Relations; Non-Profit; Real Estate & Construction; Technology; Transportation & Logistics; and Lifetime Achievement Award.
"We are proud to honor and recognize Olga Patarroyo and the rest of the 2017 recipients of the Excellence in HR Awards for all they do within their organizations and communities," said Jordan Knowles, market manager for SFBW.
Honorees were chosen based on their professional and community achievements, as well as demonstrated success in a leadership role, according to the SFBW website. And, they were recognized at the event and in a multi-page special section of South Florida Business & Wealth.
"It is an honor to be recognized, alongside so many esteemed and passionate industry professionals," said Patarroyo.
Patarroyo joined DentalPlans.com in 2015 serving as the company's Senior Human Resources Director. She is dedicated to implementing and administering all areas of Human Resources for the company. Additionally, her specialized psychology background has allowed her to further develop and motivate employees as well as implement necessary companywide HR initiatives.
DentalPlans.com, founded in 1999, is a leading dental and health savings marketplace in the U.S., helping more than a million people to affordably access quality healthcare services. Our mission is to empower consumers with the tools, information, and services that they need to live happier, healthier lives. www.dentalplans.com.
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