ASIS International Announces its 2023 ASIS Awards of Excellence Recipients

ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, today announced the 2023 class of recipients for its annual awards of excellence for organizations and individuals. The annual ASIS Awards of Excellence honor the important work and accomplishments of ASIS members worldwide. They are honored not only for their accomplishments but also for setting standards for the industry to model across the globe.

“ASIS award recipients model best-in-class behaviors, initiatives and programming throughout the course of the year," said Tim McCreight, 2023 President, ASIS International. "Throughout my tenure as president, I've spoken a lot about the mindset of service before self and ASIS award recipients embody that mindset at the individual and organizational level each day.”

ASIS International cordially invites you to join them to celebrate in-person* at GSX on Sunday, 10 September from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center (Hall F) in Dallas, Texas, with light refreshments following or view the awards ceremony via livestream (open to the public) at that same time and date.

This is a ticketed event included in All Access Pass registration; other badge holders and guests may purchase additional tickets via MCI.

The following is a list of 2023 Award recipients --

Individual Awards

President’s Award of Merit Women in Security Community

Don Walker Memorial CSO Center Security Executive Award
Harold Wax, CPP, PCI

E.J. Criscuoli, Jr., CPP, Memorial Volunteer Leadership Award
Khalid A. Buali, CPP

Ralph Day Memorial Security Officer Heroism Award
Christian LaCour - Allied Universal (Posthumous)
Errol Bernard – Blackstone Security Services, Inc. (Honorable Mention)
Jack McCormick – Securitas Inc. (Honorable Mention)
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Roy N. Bordes, CPP Community Member Award of Excellence
David A. Spector, CPP

Women in Security Global Community Karen Marquez Honors
Vashita Mehra, CPP, PCI, PSP
Victoria N. Ogbuehi, CPP, PCI
Lisa M. Oliveri, CPP, PCI

NextGen of the Year Award
Meshal Ayed Al Johani, CPP, PCI, PSP

Chapter Awards

I.B. Hale Chapter of the Year Award
New Delhi, India
North Texas
Buenos Aires, Argentina (Honorable Mention)
Phoenix (Honorable Mention)
United Kingdom (Honorable Mention)

Chapter Communications Award
Mexico City
Nairobi, Kenya
Lima, Peru (Honorable Mention)

Outstanding New/Revitalized Chapter Award

Chapter Community Service Award |
Lima, Peru (Honorable Mention)

Foundation Awards, Publication Awards, and Scholarships

ASIS Foundation Public Private Partnership in Excellence Grant in honor of Matthew Simeone
Pembroke Police & Fire (Pembroke, Massachusetts)

Military Liaison Community Scholarships
Ranjen Bhatia
Linda Chebet, PCI
Vadym Khomiuk
Nathen Powell
Dr. Luis Vicente Rodriguez Perez, CPP
Ajala Segun
Frank Tetteh-Kumah
Ryan Timmons

Law Enforcement Liaison Community Scholarships
Ronald Kesten, PSP
Sean M. Marschke

NextGen GSX Experience Scholarship
Meshal Ayed Al Johani, CPP, PCI, PSP
Famous Jegede, APP, CPP
Kikelomo Shodeko

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