Prager Metis Announces 2020 Excellence Award Recipients

Awards | Prager Metis | Nov 06, 2020

November 6, 2020 – New York, NY— Prager Metis is proud to announce the names of the 2020 recipients of the Prager Metis Excellence Awards, which were presented via Zoom at the firm’s virtual Partner Summit Thursday evening.  Recipients were chosen from partners and team members who were nominated by their worldwide colleagues for their contributions and efforts towards advancing the firm’s strategic priorities and for exemplifying the substance of the firm credo. The following were recognized for their achievements in these key areas:

Growth and Business Development Awards recognizing expansion of client base and delivering solutions to meet client needs:

  • Significant Growth Award: John Englebrecht
  • Network Enhancer Award: The Marketing Team
  • Business Development Partner/Principal Award: Hayley Mayer

Profitability and Client Service awards recognizing continued excellence in serving client needs and internally managing engagement economics:

  • Client Service Award: Elina Shvachkin
  • Impact Award: Rina Veygman
  • Profitability & Client Service Principal/Partner Award: Robbin Caruso

Organization and Team awards recognizing the recipients’ focused attention on the advancement of our people and organization:

  • Extra Mile Award: Ghilhaine Montoya
  • Rising Star Award: Michael Durant
  • Community Service Award: The “Skeleton Crew” responsible for staffing each of our offices during the pandemic
  • Organization & Team Partner/Principal Award: Corey Neubauer

Management and Leadership Awards recognizing the overall improvement of practice management and leadership in support of firm growth:

  • Leadership Achievement Award: Andrew Chan
  • Jack Topal Mentor Award: Jeff Schult
  • Innovation Award: Sarah Santaniello
  • Management & Leadership Partner/Principal Award: Stephanie Gigliotti

For more information, contact Diane Walsh at 212.643.0099, Ext. 10125 or

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Headquartered in New York City, and with additional offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia, Prager Metis is an affiliate of Prager Metis International, LLC and one of the nation’s fastest-growing accounting and advisory firms, offering a full range of accounting, audit, tax, consulting, and international services. Prager Metis is a Top 40 US Accounting Firm.