July 27th, 2017

Jackie Havel Receives Bronze Stevie® Award for Human Resources Executive of the Year in the 2017 American Business Awards

GRAND ISLAND, NE June 28th, 2017 – Amur Equipment Finance (AmurEF), one of the nation’s leading commercial equipment finance companies, announced today that Jackie Havel, Vice President of Human Resources, was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award for Human Resources Executive of the Year in the 15th Annual American Business Awards. The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. 

More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.

“Jackie is certainly well-deserving of this recognition and we are very proud of her,” said Andrea Zana, AmurEF Co-President and Chief Risk Officer. “Jackie was able to achieve a number of notable accomplishments in a short period of time, which has helped build a durable foundation for our employees and company.”

The judges on this year’s panel said that Jackie’s employee-centric approach was the reason for the success of the various initiatives and programs that she instituted for the company. They also recognized that Jackie is a well-balanced Human Resources leader who has “powerfully” led in all the expected dimensions of the role.

Jackie Havel stated, “I am personally honored to be recognized as a Bronze Stevie® Award winner, yet due credit must also be given to my amazing team and to all of the employees that truly make Amur Equipment Finance a great place to work.”

More than 190 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie® Award winners.

“Each year the judges find the quality and variety of the nominations to be greater than the year before. The 2017 competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2017 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.    



About Amur Equipment Finance

Founded in 1996, Amur Equipment Finance (AmurEF) is a nationally ranked 2016 independent equipment finance provider and Top Twenty vendor channel origination company, dedicated to ensuring that its customers and employees around the nation are equipped to grow and succeed. AmurEF offers customized capital financing programs that draw on its uniquely expansive expertise in the world’s most essential industries – from transportation and technology to manufacturing and medicine – to support its network of over 15,000 vendors and other partners. AmurEF is a subsidiary of New York-based Amur Finance Company, a global diversified holding company with over $800M in assets.

For more information, visit amuref.com.

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Jacklynn Manning

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Amur Equipment Finance

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