Prudential Productivity Awards

Our Generous Sponsors

Tallahassee Event

Ruby Diamond Auditorium
Florida State University

4-5 Reception
5-630 program w/ Keynote Speaker Charlie Ward
630-730 photos with Charlie Ward

About the Program

The Prudential Productivity Awards are made possible through the generosity of Prudential, as Anchor Sponsor, and the vision of the late J.E. Davis and A.D. Davis, co-founders of Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. and co-founders of Florida TaxWatch. Since 1989, the Awards program has publicly recognized and rewarded state employees and work units whose work significantly and measurably increases productivity and promotes innovation to improve the delivery of state services and save money for Florida taxpayers and businesses. Over the 28-year program, more than 16,000 nominations have been received, and awards have been given to state employees for saving or maximizing state dollars to the tune of more than $9.2 billion. 

The program is a major government improvement initiative chaired by Florida's Lt. Governor and co-sponsored by Florida TaxWatch, The Florida Council of 100, and the state of Florida. In addition to Prudential's generous support, numerous corporate, individual and philanthropic contributors supplement the awards program.

The awards program also recognizes achievements that are particularly beneficial to citizens and the private sector.

We welcome and encourage all state government employees and private citizens to submit nominations, and look forward to even greater taxpayer improvements in next year's program.

The Distinguished Panel of Judges

Chair - Barbara Ray - The North Highland Company

Vice Chair - Tom Glennon - Capital Health Plan

Andy Corty - Florida Trend Magazine

Deborah Curry - Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Katy Fenton - Kyra Solutions Inc.

Max Oligario - Bank of America Merrill Lynch

H. Dean Ridings, CAE - Intersect Media Solutions/Florida Press Association

Steven Rogers - Workday 

April Salter - SalterMitchellPR

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