Jersey City, N.J., November 20, 2023 – Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of foodservice packaging supplies, industrial products, and janitorial supplies, received multiple awards at the International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA) Show North America 2023 in Las Vegas. These awards recognized influential members of the company’s highly talented workforce as well as the organization’s commitment to sustainability.
ISSA NextGen Rising Star Award in Honor of Jimmy Core – Travis Caldwell
Travis Caldwell, director of sales, Government, was honored for his commitment to educating building service and food service contractors engaged in government work on the intricacies of operating and maintaining proper compliance. The NextGen Rising Star Award recognizes emerging leaders who make positive contributions to their organizations and the industry.
In addition to supporting his customers at Imperial Dade, Travis serves as an engineer in the U.S. National Guard and is among a dedicated group of first responders who deploy in the aftermath of significant national disasters.
ISSA Hygieia Network Mentor of the Year – Laura Craven
Laura Craven, vice president, Marketing, was recognized for the exceptional support she provided to her mentee via the ISSA Hygieia Network Mentoring Program, as well as her commitment to furthering women’s careers within the cleaning industry. Over the last five years, Laura has served as a Hygieia committee member, council member, co-chairman, and was recently appointed to the Hygieia Executive Advisory Board.
ISSA Hygieia Network is an ISSA Charities™ signature program dedicated to the advancement and retention of women in the cleaning industry.
Sustainability Award from Green2Sustainable
Green2Sustainable, a data-driven consulting and management firm, selected Imperial Dade as the winner of this year’s Sustainability Award. Green2Sustainablity uses advanced monitoring technologies along with ongoing performance reviews to determine who is honored.
The technology and the performance reviews help determine how much each organization has reduced its use of natural resources, cut back on energy and fuel consumption, waste, and other metrics.
The award was accepted on behalf of Imperial Dade by Bill McGarvey, director of Training and Sustainability.