Rubicon Awards Season 2022 | Rubicon

Jeanne A. Curley

When Rubicon® created the company’s once-a-year George Washington Carver Award, we did so below the premise that at Rubicon, we not only really encourage innovation and resourceful thinking in all of its forms, but we also obstacle staff members to set the bar for their performance, and their individual ambitions, substantial.

Very last year, we extra two new staff awards: The Thomas Edison Award and The Clara Barton Award. This 12 months, we additional a fourth, The Theodore Roosevelt Award, so we can celebrate additional personnel than ever.

At Rubicon, our workforce are at the middle of all that we do. Considerably like our shoppers, we could not end squander without the need of you, and I am so very pleased to publicly announce this year’s winners.

The George Washington Carver Award

George Washington Carver (1864-1943) was an agricultural chemist, experimenter, and inventor whose enhancement of new products and solutions derived from peanuts, sweet potatoes, and soybeans aided revolutionize the agricultural overall economy of the South. For substantially of his occupation, Mr. Carver taught and executed exploration at the Tuskegee Regular and Industrial Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama.

We are thrilled to announce that the 2022 winner of the George Washington Carver Award is Damla Meral.

Damla joined Rubicon in 2017 and is a Essential Accounts Manager. Nominated for this award by Rubicon’s Main Commerical Officer, Tom Owston, he said of Damla: “Newly created a Essential Account Supervisor, Damla has led electronic integration though at the same time working to enable elevate the expertise and performance of the group. Most impressively, she constantly has a smile on her experience and is performing this though raising twin two-year-aged boys at property!”

The Thomas Edison Award

Thomas Edison (1847-1931) was an American inventor and businessman who has been described as our country’s best inventor. He made improvements in fields this sort of as electric powered ability technology, mass conversation, seem recording, and movement photos, including electric lights, the phonograph, and the fluoroscopy.

We are thrilled to announce that the 2022 winner of the Thomas Edison Award is Atta Hassan.

Atta joined Rubicon in 2021 and is a Professional Operations Manager concentrating on Industrial Finance. Nominated for this award by previous year’s winner of the George Washington Carver Award, Jordan Pilsch, and Sustainability Analyst Carolyn Burch, Jordan stated of Atta: “Atta is very down to earth and clear, she often retains her spirits superior and is favourable. She is willing to support any one, and even if she just cannot offer a option herself, she will enthusiastically guide the particular person to somebody who can. There is by no means a ‘not my job’ comment from Atta, and she genuinely embodies the spirit of Rubicon.”

The Clara Barton Award

Clara Barton (1821-1912) was an American nurse who launched the American Red Cross. She was a hospital nurse in the American Civil War, a instructor, and a patent clerk. Due to the fact nursing schooling was not then certainly formalized and she did not attend nursing faculty, she taught herself the essential abilities and strategies.

We are thrilled to announce that the 2022 winner of the Clara Barton Award is Makeda Guillory.

Makeda joined Rubicon in 2019 and is a Round Economic climate Professional. Nominated for this award by the 2019 winner of the George Washington Carver Award, Ryan Cooper, he claimed of Makeda: “Similar to Clara Burton’s travel to innovate and provide, all through Makeda’s several years of service to Rubicon she has diligently and constantly labored to increase procedures within just and throughout teams. Just one illustration is when she has gone the excess mile and participated in Rubicon’s Environmentally friendly Group routines, these types of as squander audits and staffing waste and recycling stations to help colleagues sort their products properly. A further is her avid participation in quite a few of the affinity teams at Rubicon. All those that operate with her know that Makeda can be relied on as a continual, earnest, and favourable contributor to the undertaking at hand as nicely as supporting the tradition of Rubicon as a total.”

The Theodore Roosevelt Award

The 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) was the youngest President in the Nation’s heritage, at just 42 a long time and 322 days at the begin of his presidency in 1901. Among lots of, some of President Theodore Roosevelt’s most effective achievements ended up in conservation. He extra enormously to the national forests in the West, reserved lands for community use, and fostered great irrigation projects.

We are thrilled to announce that the quite very first winner of the Theodore Roosevelt Award is Keith Brooks.

Keith joined Rubicon in 2015 and is an Functions Supervisor on the Innovation and Hauler Administration workforce. He was nominated for this award by Rubicon’s Chairman and CEO, Nate Morris.

Congratulations Damla, Atta, Makeda, and Keith. On behalf of the overall staff at Rubicon, it is an honor and a privilege to be doing work along with you all in our mission to conclusion waste.


Stacie Moore is Vice President of Human Resources at Rubicon. To stay forward of Rubicon’s announcements of new partnerships and collaborations around the globe, be absolutely sure to abide by us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, or call us today.

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