Past Tower of Excellence Award Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • 2018 – Terry Flahive, CCHP, Princeton Properties
  • 2017 – Thomas Vincent, Aaxsys Technology
  • 2016 – Bob Crawford, Jr., Brook Furniture Rental
  • 2015 – Howard Ruby, Oakwood Worldwide

Industry Impact

  • 2021 – Lee Curtis, CCHP, RESIDE Worldwide
  • 2020 – Gavan James, CCHP, Nomad Temporary Housing

Provider Member of the Year – Individual

  • 2021 – Joan McCarthy Mack, Synergy Global Housing
  • 2020 – Ken Brown, CCHP, Furnished Quarters
  • 2019 – Michelle Velasquez, CCHP, Preferred Corporate Housing
  • 2018 – Gavan James, CCHP, Nomad Temporary Housing (>300 units)
  • 2018 – Jim Drass, CCHP, Corporate Suites Network (<300 units)
  • 2017 – Kacey Lasczak, Furnished Quarters (>300 Units)
  • 2017 – Angela Vander Meyden, Housing Helpers of Colorado, LLC (<300 Units)
  • 2016 – Kimberly Schimenek, GMS; Korman Communities (>300 Units)
  • 2016 – Tammy Jackson, CCHP; Princeton Properties (<300 Units)
  • 2015 – Tracy Hayes, CCHP, GMS, CWS Corporate Housing (>300 Units)
  • 2015 – Javier Cepeda, LEVEL Furnished Living (<300 Units)
  • 2014 – Craig Partin, CCHP, Furnished Quarters (>300 Units)
  • 2014 – Paul Bates, CCHP, Corporate Accommodations, Inc. (<300 Units)
  • 2013 – Pam Wade, CCHP, Gables Corporate Accommodations (>300 Units)
  • 2013 – Joe Smith, Suite Accommodations (<300 Units)
  • 2012 – Samantha Elliott, CCHP, CRP, Preferred Corporate Housing (>300 Units)
  • 2012 – Doreen Compton, CCHP, Paragon Corporate Housing (<300 Units)
  • 2011 – Billy Cochran, TP Corporate Lodging (>300 Units)
  • 2011 – Shannon McGuey, Imperial Suites (<300 Units)
  • 2010 – Joan McCarthy Mack, CCHP, BridgeStreet (> 300 Units)
  • 2010 – Terry Flahive, CCHP, Princeton Properties (<300 Units)

Provider Member of the Year – Company

  • 2021 – Synergy Global Housing (more than $49 million in revenue)
  • 2021- Preferred Corporate Housing ($15-$49 million in revenue)
  • 2021-Korman Communities: AVE. aka ($5-$15 million in revenue)
  • 2021- Company of the Year dluxSuites (less than $5 million in revenue)
  • 2020 – RESIDE Worldwide(more than $49 million in revenue)
  • 2020 – Preferred Corporate Housing ($15-$49 million in revenue)
  • 2020 – Dwellworks ($5-$15 million in revenue)
  • 2020 – Today Living Group (less than $5 million in revenue)
  • 2019 – Synergy Global Housing (more than $49 million in revenue)
  • 2019 – Oasis Corporate Housing ($15-$49 million in revenue)
  • 2019- Pinnacle Furnished Suites ($5-$15 million in revenue)
  • 2019 – Imperial Suites (less than $5 million in revenue)
  • 2018 – National Corporate Housing (>300 units)
  • 2018 – Corporate Suites Network (<300 units)
  • 2017 – ABODA (>300 Units)
  • 2017 – Suite Home Chicago (<300 Units)
  • 2016 – Oasis Corporate Housing (>300 Units)
  • 2016 – Princeton Properties (<300 Units)
  • 2015 – Preferred Corporate Housing  (>300 Units)
  • 2015 – Avenida Suites (<300 Units)
  • 2014 – VIP Corporate Housing (>300 Units)
  • 2014 – Northeast Suites (<300 Units)
  • 2013 – Gables Corporate Accommodations (>300 Units)
  • 2013 – Oasis Corporate Housing (<300 Units)
  • 2012 – Gables Corporate Accommodations (>300 Units)
  • 2012 – Paragon Corporate Housing (<300 Units)
  • 2011 – BridgeStreet (>300 Units)
  • 2011 – Corporate Accommodations, Inc. (<300 Units)
  • 2010 – Marriott ExecuStay (>300 Units)
  • 2010 – AvenueWest Corporate Housing (<300 Units)

Associate Partner of the Year

  • 2021 – Sunshine Rentals
  • 2020 – Southern Furniture Leasing
  • 2019 – Southern Furniture Leasing
  • 2018 – Sunshine Rentals
  • 2017 – AZUMA Leasing
  • 2016 – Sunshine Rentals
  • 2015 – Palmetto Linen Distributors
  • 2014 – Brook Furniture Rental
  • 2013 – CHBO
  • 2012 – Express Furniture Rental
  • 2011 – Accessories Plus Houseware Rentals
  • 2010 – Sunshine Rentals

Volunteer of the Year

  • 2020 – Jessica Wheeler, CCHP, CAM, CAPS, Murphy’s Corporate Lodging
  • 2019 – Ryn Jarrett, Travelers Haven
  • 2018 – Billy Cochran, CCHP, TP Corporate Lodging
  • 2017 – Kari Utz, CCHP, Apartment & Relocation Center
  • 2016 – Samantha Elliott, CCHP, CRP; Preferred Corporate Housing
  • 2015 – Ryn Jarrett, Corporate Housing Systems
  • 2014 – Michelle Velasquez, CCHP, Preferred Corporate Housing
  • 2013 – Maria Telfer, Suite Interiors
  • 2012 – David Flando, CCHP, Habitat Corporate Suites Network
  • 2011 – BJ Rosow, AZUMA Leasing
  • 2010 – Piper Ayala, CCHP, Marriott ExecuStay Suite Options

Best Green Progress

  • 2021 – Sunshine Rentals
  • 2020 – Sunshine Rentals
  • 2019 – Sunshine Rentals
  • 2018 – Sunshine Rentals
  • 2017 – DelSuites
  • 2016 – DelSuites
  • 2015 – ABODA Corporate Housing
  • 2014 – Compass Furnished Apartments
  • 2013 – Synergy Corporate Housing
  • 2012 – BridgeStreet
  • 2011 – Paragon Corporate Housing
  • 2010 – Compass Furnished Apartments

Best Community/Philanthropic Program

  • 2021 – Suite Home Corporate Housing
  • 2020 – CWS Corporate Housing
  • 2019 – Express Corporate Housing
  • 2018 – Preferred Corporate Housing
  • 2017 – Preferred Corporate Housing
  • 2016 – Gables Corporate Accommodations
  • 2015 – ABODA Corporate Housing
  • 2014 – Today Living Group
  • 2013 – Princeton Properties
  • 2012 – CWS Corporate Housing
  • 2011 – CWS Corporate Housing
  • 2010 – ABODA Corporate Housing

Most Creative Marketing

  • 2021 – Dwellworks Living ($5-15 million in revenue)
  • 2021 –  SilverDoor Apartments (more than $49 million in revenue)
  • 2020 – Compass Furnished Apartments ($15-$49 million in revenue)
  • 2020 – Synergy Global Housing (more than $49 million in revenue)
  • 2019 – Oakwood Worldwide (> $49 million)
  • 2019 – ExecuStay & Oakwood Midwest ($15-49 million)
  • 2019 – VisionApartments (< $5 million)
  • 2018 – ExecuStay Midwest & Oakwood Midwest (>300 units)
  • 2018 – Northeast Suites (<300 units)
  • 2017 – ABODA (>300 Units)
  • 2017 – Manilow Suites (<300 Units)
  • 2016 – Furnished Quarters (>300 Units)
  • 2016 – Attache Corporate Housing (<300 Units)
  • 2015 – Blvd Suites (>300 Units)
  • 2015 – Northeast Suites (<300 Units)
  • 2014 – ExecuStay Midwest & Synergy Corporate Housing (>300 Units) (tie)
  • 2014 – Stay Furnished Apartments (<300 Units)
  • 2013 – Oakwood Worldwide (>300 Units)
  • 2013 – Corporate Housing Experts (<300 Units)
  • 2012 – BridgeStreet (>300 Units)
  • 2012 – Nomad Temporary Housing (<300 Units)
  • 2011 – Marriott ExecuStay (>300 Units)
  • 2011 – Compass Furnished Apartments (<300 Units)
  • 2010 – Oakwood Temporary Housing (>300 Units)
  • 2010 – ABA & IDEAL (<300 Units)

Innovation of the Year

  • 2021 – Preferred Corporate Housing
  • 2020 – SuiteAmerica

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