Germinder Receives Excellence in Mentoring Award

VMAE Affiliate member Lea-Ann Germinder, APR, Fellow PRSA, president and founder of Germinder + Associates, Inc. has been named the first recipient of the Makovsky Excellence in Mentoring Award. Germinder was presented with the award June 24 from Ken Makovsky, president of Makovsky + Company at the PRSA-NY Big Apple Gala at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, New York.

In accepting the award, Germinder said “I am humbled to accept for doing something I love to do. The call at the Big Apple Gala for more diversity and inclusion in our profession is clear, and I accept that challenge through mentoring. I know there are very high standards to maintain, and I am committed to helping push the profession forward.”

The Makovsky Excellence in Mentoring Award honors individuals who lead, guide, and selflessly counsel and stimulate the careers of PR professionals.  Congratulations, Lea-Ann!