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Employee Recognition

Jenn Rodriguez, 2020/2021 President's Award

2020/2021 President's Award 
Jenn Rodriguez

Particle Technology Labs is proud to recognize the achievements of Jenn Rodriguez (Assistant Customer Service Manager), who has been honored with the 2020/2021 President’s Award. The President's Award is given annually to the individual who best exemplifies a high commitment to PTL's business values in the past year. Jenn joined PTL in 2015, beginning her career here as an Order Entry Specialist. In 2017, she moved into supporting the Customer Service department, splitting her responsibilities between reporting, sales, and human resources and benefit administration. Most recently in 2020, Jenn accepted the position of Assistant Customer Service Manager, taking on direct management of staff processing incoming samples for analysis, as well as increasing her overall managing footprint in both the Customer Service and Human Resources departments. She has demonstrated excellent integrity and critical thinking skills, flexibility, and professionalism. She has worked tirelessly over the last year to monitor all federal and state Covid-related guidelines to ensure PTL is doing its utmost to maintain a safe environment. She is a trusted staff member, always performing as a professional with a calm demeanor. Congratulations, Jenn!

Annual Safety Award 2020 Gina Kahl

Annual Safety Award 2020
Gina Kahl

Particle Technology Labs has awarded Gina Kahl (Particle Characterization Chemist I) with the annual Safety Award for 2020. Gina has not only demonstrated an exceptional safety mindset within the lab, always ensuring that herself and others are safe when handling samples and chemicals, but she has also shown great concern for the safety of all of those in our office and beyond. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gina handmade washable, cloth masks for any PTL staff wanting one, and extended the offer to our loved-ones as well. All of us here at PTL appreciate Gina’s efforts to promote a safe work environment. Congratulations, Gina!

Exemplary Service Award Rebecca Borghi

Exemplary Service Award
Rebecca Borghi

Particle Technology Labs has awarded Rebecca Borghi (Particle Characterization Chemist II) with the biannual peer-nominated Exemplary Service Award for 2020. A valued and respected member of the PTL team, Rebecca consistently and diligently works to meet our clients’ needs. She has demonstrated expertise in many techniques and has proven to be a great resource for handling more complex projects in the lab. And through all of this, Rebecca never ceases to be professional and friendly. Her dedication to providing quality results as well as always demonstrating a courteous, hardworking attitude have made Rebecca an indispensable member of the PTL team. Congratulations, Rebecca!

Jackie Balog, Exemplary Service Award

Exemplary Service Award
Jackie Balog

Particle Technology Labs has awarded Jackie Balog (Particle Characterization Chemist I) with the biannual peer-nominated Exemplary Service Award for 2020. Following a recent transition from our Order Entry department into a position as a chemist in our laboratory, Jackie has proven to be not only adaptable, but capable and highly dependable. Often wearing many hats, Jackie never fails to complete most tasks ahead of deadlines and always ensures care is taken in providing a quality product to our clients, accomplishing every task with analytical integrity and professionalism. Jackie’s resourceful and driven nature have led her to success at PTL and have made her an essential part of the team. Congratulations, Jackie!

Previous Award Winners

Presidents Award

2019/2020 - Farooq Hussain
2018/2019 - Cody Langellier
2017/2018 - Jennifer Maison
2016/2017 - Colin Buckley
2015/2016 - Shane Hill
2014/2015 - Oliver Urbanek, Arnette Schultz
2013/2014 - Eric Olsen, Aubrey Montana

Safety Award

2019 - Katie Carling
2018 - Katie Hallenbeck
2017 - Crystal Reynolds
2016 - Gina Kahl

Exemplary Service Award

April 2019
Debbie Deady
Gina Kahl
April 2018
Jeff Furger
Bartek Redlinski
April 2017
Rebecca Wolfrom
Maggie Zotti
April 2016
Tammy Munro
Elizabeth Fitzgerald
April 2015
Michael Vinakos
Gail Collins
April 2014
Crystal Reynolds
Shane Hill
April 2013
Michael Turano
Jorie Kassel
October 2019
Abigail Starus
Bethany Sprys
October 2018
Maya Navarro
Jakub Strycharz
October 2017
Andy Hladilek
Zach McNeil
October 2016
Aaron Langer
Jennifer Rodriguez
October 2014
Jamal Johnson
Debbie Deady
October 2014
Justin Williams
Alex Alvarez
October 2013
Miranda Garcia
Ryan Keefer