Blog: Announcing the 2021 Harriet Stephenson Business Plan Competition's Grand Prize Winner!

Announcing the 2021 Harriet Stephenson Business Plan Competition's Grand Prize Winner!

June 7, 2021

On Friday, June 4, 2021, the Final Four teams presented 10-minute, investment-style pitches to compete for the $10k Grand Prize! There were 50+ people in attendance including students, judges, coaches, professors, alumni, and community members. Based on the scores of our Finals Judges - we are proud to announce our Grand Prize Winner as well as the teams receiving Special Recognition Awards!

 

Grand Prize WinnerSponsored by the Herbert B. Jones Foundation: $10,000

Syntek Medical (Tawny Fajardo, BS Nursing ’13 & BA Humanities ‘13)

 

2nd Place Prize: Sponsored by John Meisenbach: $5,000

Spirited (Kendal Swinski, LEMBA ‘21)

 

3rd Place Prize: In Memory of Don Leuthold: $3,000

Happy Hound Products (Camberly Gilmartin, LEMBA ’21)

 

4th Place Prize: Sponsored by Friends of the IEC: $2,000

Ethos (Lysie Taylor, LEMBA ’21)

 

The John Castle Award: Sponsored by Jeff Widmyer and Friends of John Castle, in his memory ($2,200)

James & Son (Stephanie Jamieson, MBA ‘20)

 

The Swilo Social Innovation Award: Sponsored by Gregory Romein ’14, in honor of the 2012 Swilo Team ($1,000)

HandiMaps (Vishaal Diwan, MSBA ’22)

 

Pitch Judges Award: Sponsored by Kurt Wedgwood ($500)

Smash LLC (Olivia Moore, Bridge MBA ’21)

  

Tradeshow Judge Award: Sponsored by Friends of the IEC ($250)

Offset.Life (Alexander Kipp, MBA ’21, Charles Dimitriou, MBA ‘21)

 

Audience Choice Award: Sponsored by Friends of the IEC ($250)

Davis, Stover, Vranizan PLLC (Christopher Davis, JD ’21)