Arlene R. Thayer, AAAPM Wins a 2016 Executive Management Award March 25, 2016 KatzAbosch is pleased to announce that our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Arlene R. Thayer, AAAPM, has been awarded an Executive Management Award by SmartCEO. The award was presented to Arlene at this year’s Executive Management Award (EMA) Ceremony on March 24, 2016 at the Westin BWI in Linthicum Heights, MD. The Executive Management Awards program recognizes the leadership and accomplishments of the region’s management all-stars — CFOs, CIOs/CTOs, Chief Legal Offices/General Counsels, Chief Human Resources Officers, and other C-suite executives. These individuals uphold the highest ethics, lead collaboratively and creatively, and enhance and support the organization’s mission. An independent committee of local business leaders reviews the EMA nominations, and winners are chosen based on the quality of the nominations submitted. EMA winners are profiled in the March/April issue of SmartCEO magazine. Arlene joined the firm in 2003 and has over 15 years of industry experience. She creates the necessary people systems crucial to effectively grow the organization and to ensure both financial strength and operating efficiency. As a member of the executive team, Arlene works to promote a success-oriented and accountable environment. Providing leadership and management, she ensures that the firm stays the course towards achieving its strategic objectives. “We are very proud of Arlene and appreciative of the recognition and this prestigious award,” said Mark Cissell, President and CEO.