CSIA names award winners at 2014 Executive Conference

CSIA Partner of the Year Award, Rising Star Award, and the Charlie Bergman Remember Me Award were presented April 25 at the 2014 CSIA Executive Conference in San Diego.


Steve Newcomer accepted the CSIA Partner of the Year Award on behalf of Phoenix Contact. Courtesy: CFE Media, Control Engineering, Mark T. HoskeAt the annual CSIA Award Banquet, on April 25 in San Diego, the following honors were bestowed by the Control System Integrator Association (CSIA):

Keith Mandachit, Huffman Engineering, is the 2014 CSIA Rising Star Award Winner. Courtesy: CFE Media, Control Engineering, Mark T. Hoske

Phoenix Contact won the Partner of the Year Award. In part, Ed Diel cited two Phoenix Contact staff members’ roles on the CSIA Cyber Security Task Force.

Steve Newcomer at Phoenix Contact accepted the award on behalf of Phoenix Contact. This award goes to companies that participated significantly in the advancement of the association and profession.

Keith Mandachit, Huffman Engineering, won the CSIA Rising Star Award. Among achievements cited was development of a training room for the company. The Rising Star Award recognizes CSIA members who are relatively new to the field and have demonstrated attributes of a future leader, innovative approaches and commitment to the industry. 

Steve Goldberg, Matrix Technologies, won the CSIA Charlie Bergman Remember Me Award. Courtesy: CFE Media, Control Engineering, Mark T. HoskeSteve Goldberg, Matrix Technologies, won the Charlie Bergman Remember Me Award. “I tried to think of what it would be like to be a system integrator without CSIA. It’s helped in so many ways,” Goldberg said. Named in honor of Charlie Bergman, CSIA founder, the award recognizes a member for upholding the principles of sharing, leadership and promoting the profession.

Awards ceremony continued the CSIA Executive Conference 2014 big wave, surfing theme, “Moving at the speed of change.” Courtesy: CFE Media, Control Engineering, Mark T. Hoske

CSIA has more information about these awards and how to apply.

The 2014 Control Engineering System Integrator of the Year winning firms were noted in a slide show prior to the award ceremony.

- Mark T. Hoske, content manager, CFE Media, Control Engineering, mhoske@cfemedia.com.

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