We Keep Good Company

The Admin Awards is Made Possible by the Support of Our Program Sponsors

Without the support of companies that believe in our mission — the idea that a recognition program for Administrative Professionals is long overdue, this program would not be possible. Not only do the following companies truly understand the importance of this program, but they commit their budget, time and resources making the San Francisco Admin Awards a success. Please consider saying ‘thank you’ to the following companies when a need for their services arise by giving them a shot at your business.  We carefully choose the brands and partners we align with so you can rest assured you’ll be well taken care of too.

National Partners of the Admin Awards

Southwest Airlines

In its 45th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 49,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually. Southwest proudly operates a network of 97 destinations across the United States and seven additional countries with more than 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season. With 43 consecutive years of profitability, Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world with an emphasis on performance and productivity, the importance of its People and the communities they serve, and an overall commitment to efficiency and the planet. Book Southwest Airlines’ low fares online at Southwest.com or by phone at 800-I-FLY-SWA.


Swarovski delivers a diverse portfolio of corporate gifts featuring premium crystal products that have elevated the gift giving industry to an art form. The company takes pride in designing thoughtful, appropriate business gifts to suit every occasion, including customizable pieces that express sentiments with grace and sophistication. Founded in 1895 in Austria, the Swarovski Crystal Business is run by fifth generation of family members and remains the global leader for cut crystal, known for its cutting-edge creativity and innovation. To learn more, visit https://corporategifts.swarovski-professional.com/b2b/pro

Premier Partners

San Francisco Bay Area, Gateway Global has been a leader in the chauffeured ground transportation industry, servicing cities Nationwide and Around-the-World since 1979. We provide our clients the highest level of worldwide transportation services, the finest trained chauffeurs, and the best maintained fleet the industry has to offer. Whether the request is for a simple point to point transfer, a shuttle or charter service, or special tours and event planning, Gateway Global is available to arrange and coordinate all aspects of our clients’ transportation needs.

Reed Thompson | VP of Sales & Marketing
Email | [email protected]
Website | www.gatewayglobalsf.com
Phone | 650-808-7669
For 24/7 Reservations: 650-697-5548

Morrison Corporate Travel – Morrison Corporate Travel is proud to be a Preferred Sponsor to The San Francisco Admin Awards.  Quick facts about us; we are a well-established, privately held Business Travel Management Company that has proudly served domestic and multi-national corporate travel clients for over 70 years.  We offer global travel support 24/7/365 days a year.  We excel at providing a “Better Travel Experience” because at Morrison Corporate Travel every business traveler we support is a V.I.P.  When it comes to corporate travel, SERVICE MATTERS!

Kimberley Rausa | Business Development Manager
Email | [email protected]
Website | www.morrisontravel.com
Phone | 650-342-7221 ext. 18

OfficeTeam – OfficeTeam, a Robert Half company, is the nation’s leading staffing service specializing in the temporary placement of highly skilled office and administrative support professionals. With more 300 locations worldwide and a global database of highly skilled candidates, we have the resources, experience and expertise necessary to match highly skilled administrative professionals to our clients’ hiring requirements for full-time and temp office jobs. More information, including online job search services and the OfficeTeam Take Note® blog, can be found at officeteam.com.

Ireneo Mendoza | Regional Manager
Email | [email protected]
Website | www.roberthalf.com/ca-san-francisco-bay-area
Phone | 877.882.3413

San Francisco Giants – The San Francisco Giants strive to provide baseball fans with the best experience in all of MLB. AT&T Park, home of the three-time San Francisco World Champion Giants boasts breathtaking views, classic design and many incredible features. With the longest sellout streak in National League history and the second longest in all of Major League Baseball, the Giants continue to lead baseball in highest capacity and have drawn more than 3,300,000 fans to the ballpark for seven consecutive seasons.

www.sfgiants.com – game schedule, tickets, ballpark info
www.giantsenterprises.com – plan your special event at the ballpark
www.giantscommunityfund.org – learn about the Giants’ community endeavors

Chewse: (pronounced “choose”) is dedicated to addressing all of your office catering needs. We provide office meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Treats)  from top local restaurants and artisans. With Chewse your team will dive in, devour and savor meals from around the city, that perfectly align with your office’s palate (and Dietary) preferences. The team walks away with happy bellies, and something that can’t be served on a platter – Human connection – from sharing a great meal together.

Our vision is that family style meals create a breeding ground for culture. Opinions and experiences are shared, new ideas are buzzing, and most importantly; people feel heard and acknowledged. Feelings of excitement and diversity, need to be supported by a backbone of security and belonging for people to do their best work. We believe great food is central to that vision.

Andre Terrell | SF Community Lead
Email | [email protected]
Website | www.chewse.com
Phone| 415-689-9067

Poppin: We believe that outfitting your office should be easy—that’s why we’ve reimagined the way people shop for their workspace. By eliminating middlemen, we’ve created a complete collection of commercial-grade office furniture and supplies while lowering prices and reducing delivery times. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, businesses rely on Poppin for complete workspace solutions to help build their brand and culture.

Mike Zennedjian | Sr. Account Executive
Email | [email protected]
Website |  www.poppin.com
Phone | 628-222-6400 ext. 787

Salesforce – As the world’s #1 CRM, Salesforce’s goal is to help your business connect to its customers in a whole new way. We focus on customer success, and consistently deliver new technologies that empower Trailblazers to innovate, build, personalize, and be successful. We inspire each other and the industry through our values and culture, which comes to life in our products, events, workspaces, and in the ways that we give back to our communities. This has led us to be ranked Fortune Magazine’s #1 “Best Company To Work For” in 2018. Learn more at salesforce.com.

Admin Advocate


Oakland Athletics – We have always been innovators. Since our founding in 1901, the Athletics franchise has pushed the boundaries of our club and our sport in a relentless pursuit of victory. Our nine World Series titles and 15 American League Pennants make us one of the most storied clubs in Major League Baseball. We take great pride in the achievements of our past, and we view them as a challenge to push ourselves further. As our club moves into a new chapter in Oakland, we are committed to creating winning experiences that encompass the many aspects of our game and our community. For more information, visit athletics.com.

Grand Prize Partners

Kimberley Rausa | Business Development Manager
Email | [email protected]
Website | www.morrisontravel.com
Phone | 650-342-7221 ext. 18

Pete Gold | Senior Sales Executive
Email | [email protected]
Website | www.emirates.com/us/english
Phone | 415-786-9621

Cheers to Nominees Reception Partners

The Ritz-Carlton
San Francisco

Carla Miranda
I Director of National Accounts
Email I [email protected]
Website I www.ritzcarlton.com/sanfrancisco
Phone I 415.773.6167

Mike Zennedjian | Sr. Account Executive
Email | [email protected]
Website |  www.poppin.com
Phone | 628-222-6400 ext. 787

Admin Gift Partners

Managed by Q simplifies the way your office is run, so you can focus on what matters most to your business. We built the first platform for office services––a trusted network of the best local service professionals and a team of workplace experts. Let us handle your office needs, whether that’s fixing the heat or painting the conference rooms, while you create an environment that inspires your team’s best work.

Email | [email protected]

Caesars Entertainment offers one dedicated team committed to providing successful meetings and events. With one call or email, planners have access to 40 properties in 20 unique destinations, with 1.9 million square feet of meeting space and 40,000 guest rooms. For more information, please visit www.CaesarsMeansBusiness.com.

Christina Henshall | National Sales Manager – Portfolio
Email | [email protected]
Website | www.caesars.com
Phone| 702-694-8197

Community Partners

East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA) is a cross-sector partnership with over 28 years supporting strategic economic development in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. East Bay EDA convenes diverse stakeholders including local business, government and community leaders who recognize the extraordinary value of our region as global leaders and an unrivaled place to live and work. Focused on creating a thriving business climate, East Bay EDA is a champion of regional collaboration providing a healthy and vibrant economy through direct business services, legislative advocacy and regional networking.

East Bay Economic Development Alliance
Darien Louie | Executive Director
Website | www.EastBayEDA.org
Twitter | @EastBayEDA
Email | [email protected]
Phone | (510) 272-6746

Jennifer Brown | Co-Founder
Email | [email protected]
Website | www.FIRST-HOLD.com
Phone | 415-595-0179

Joanne Linden | President and Master Trainer
Email |  [email protected]
Website| www.adminUniverse.com
Phone | 866-402-2819 ext. 102

Event Partners

Kara’s Bakery
Karen Nguyen | Area Manager- San Francisco Bay Area
Email | [email protected]
Website | www.karascupcakes.com
Phone |  408-797-7057

Scott Roeder | Founder & CEO
Email | [email protected]
Website | www.ohsnapboothco.com
Phone | 650-918-7627

Full-Service Printing
Joan Escover | President
Email |  [email protected]
Website| www.jp-graphics.com
Phone | 408-235-8821

Eisen Tuazon | Video Partner
Email | [email protected]
Website | www.eisentuazon.com
Phone | 925-360-5820

Event Entertainment
Anne Reeb | Earth Circus Productions
Email | [email protected]
Website | www.earthcircus.com
Phone | 650-888-2523

Efrain C. Barragan | Director of Marketing & DTC
Email | [email protected]
Website | www.cliffamily.com
Phone | 707.656.4409