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Awards & Recognition

Leadership

2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | Archive

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  • Bill White, senior vice president-Corporate Communications, was awarded the 2010 National Public Relations Achievement Award by the Hoosier Public Relations Society of America.

  • Robert Brust, chief financial officer for Sprint, was selected as one of “America’s Best Chief Financial Officers” by Intuitional Investor magazine.

2010

1Q

Citing his “tremendous experience” and his “good work” as senior vice president-Corporate Communications, the Hoosier Public Relations Society of America awarded Bill White the 2010 National Public Relations Achievement Award.

2Q

Robert Brust, chief financial officer for Sprint, was selected as one of “America’s Best Chief Financial Officers” by Institutional Investor magazine.

3Q

CEO Dan Hesse and Dan Dooley, president of Sprint Wholesale, have been named as two of the 100 most powerful people in the telecoms industry worldwide by Global Telecoms Business on its annual GTB Power100 list.


2009

Wireless Week honored Dan Hesse, CEO, for his leadership in the wireless industry at the 12th Annual Wireless Week Awards.

Kelly Owens St. Julian, Chief Service Officer, Boost Mobile was recognized as one of the Top Women in Wireless for her accomplishments, technical savvy, leadership and influence on the wireless industry.

Fierce Wireless named Matt Carter, President of 4G, was recognized as a “rising star in wireless”.

Fierce Wireless named Matt Carter, President of 4G, was recognized as one of the “25 Most Powerful People in Wireless”.

Sprint employees Sheila Lister and Cheryl Wright were honored with 2009 Black Achievers Awards, which recognize corporate leadership, significant accomplishments, community involvement and education achievements.

Paget Alves, President of Sales & Distribution, was named to the Black Enterprise Magazine’s “100 Most Powerful Executives In Corporate America” list.


2008

Black Engineer’s Conference

Paget Alves, President Sales & Distribution, was recognized as one of the Most Important Blacks in Business and Technology.

Fierce Wireless

Kathy Walker, Chief Information & Network Officer, was named to the Fierce Wireless “Top Women in Wireless” list.

Hispanic Business Magazine

Hispanic Business Magazine named John Garcia, SVP Product Management & Development, one of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in corporate America.

LAPTOP Magazine

LAPTOP Magazine listed Dan Hesse, CEO, as the Most Influential Individual in Mobile Technology.

National Eagle Leadership Institute (NELI)

NELI recognized Paget Alves, Sales & Distribution President, as a 2008 CareerFOCUS Eagle Award winner.

Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Donna Crosswhite, Senior Council, and Kevin Cullen, Director Program Management, were selected as Black Achievers by the Kansas City Branch of SCLC.

Urban League of Greater Kansas City

Tammy Edwards, Director-Office of Inclusion and Leadership Development, received an Equalizer Award for advancing corporate diversity.

Women of Color in Technology

Two Sprint employees, Bhanumathi Tennetim, network planner, and Yasheka Williams, program manager, were recognized as 2008 Technology All-Stars at the Women of Color in Technology Awards.


2007

Architecture and Governance Magazine

Bill Branch, vice president of enterprise architecture IT, received an “Excellence in Leadership” award, the magazine’s first annual award for demonstrating best practices in enterprise architecture and business transformation.

Asian American Business Development Center

Sprint’s Chris Soong, an IT director, was recognized as one of the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business.

Black Engineer Magazine

Sprint’s President for the South Region, Paget L. Alves, was featured on Black Engineer Magazine’s Most Important Blacks in Technology list.

Black Enterprise Magazine / Career Communications Group

Paget Alves, Sprint Nextel president of Sales & Distribution for the south region, named one of the Most Important Blacks in Technology for 2007.

Black MBA Magazine

Sprint Nextel employee Denise Russell Fleming comes in at #9 on Black MBA Magazine’s 2007 list of Top 50 Under 50 Corporate Executives on the Move.

Institutional Investor Magazine

Paul Saleh, Sprint’s chief financial officer, was recognized as the CFO of the Year by Institutional Investor Magazine for the Wireless sector.

Kansas City Magazine

Sprint’s Tammy Edwards was recognized by the publication as a top area mentor.

National Black MBA Magazine

The publication recognized Sprint’s Denise Russell Fleming as one of the Top 50 under 50.

Sports Business Journal

Steve Gaffney, Director of Sports Sponsorships, was listed on Sports Business Journal’s 2008 list of 40 Under 40 Top Business Executives in the Country.