Team Member / November 20, 2018
BrightSpring Health Services announced Debra Giordano, ResCare Workforce Services vice president of service delivery, was awarded the Silver Stevie Award in the Female Executive of the Year category at the 15th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business held November 16 in New York.
“We are extremely proud of Debra’s accomplishments,” said ResCare Workforce Services President Mark Douglass. “She was recognized among the top women executives, entrepreneurs and leaders in the world. This award exemplifies how important it is to foster a workplace culture where female executives can lead successfully.”
Giordano was awarded for her leadership of a national workforce team that manages new contracts and development and execution of initiatives to deliver results. Workforce Services manages career centers, Job Corps centers, business services operations, and family support functions, all of which combine to assist nearly 1 million job seekers and thousands of employers annually in more than 400 locations throughout the U.S.
About the Stevie Awards
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are recognized as the world’s premier business awards for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women Run Workplace of the Year. Nicknamed the “Stevies” for the Greek word for “crowned,” gold, silver and bronze Stevie awards were presented to the winners during a gala attended by more than 550 people at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel. The event took place during the Woman|Future Conference and was broadcast via Livestream. Read more about this year’s Stevie Awards for Women in Business here.
About BrightSpring Health Services
BrightSpring Health Services is the parent company of a family of brands and services that provides both clinical and nonclinical habilitative care services for people of all ages and health and skill levels, across home and community settings. BrightSpring is one of the largest providers of diversified home and community-based health services to complex, high-cost populations. Its primary businesses include: behavioral health (including autism services), home health care (including personal care, home health, and hospice), neuro therapy, and job placement and vocational training, supported by pharmacy and telecare ancillary technologies and services. These businesses employ more than 45,000 dedicated team members in more than 40 states and provide services to more than 2 million people annually.
BrightSpring Health Services is focused on providing quality and lower-cost outcomes to challenging, high-cost and must-service populations, through best-in-class services and technology innovation. Our Connected Home care model is an industry-leading approach to the future of health care services to achieve strong quality and compliance while also driving efficiency and cutting waste. Our care professionals work in thousands of communities across the United States. Founded and headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, we have been making a difference in people’s lives and communities since 1974 – providing home and community-based health services to complex populations and helping people live their best life.
About ResCare Workforce Services
ResCare Workforce Services is the nation’s leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work. With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare’s team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals assist approximately 1 million job seekers and thousands of employers every year.
By managing a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions in more than 30 states, ResCare Workforce Services has established itself as the largest for-profit workforce development company in the United States.
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