JVS’ is a finalist in two categories in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s prestigious Nonprofit & Corporate Citizenship Awards.
JVS BankWork$™ program is one of three finalists in the Project Collaboration Category, which recognizes community and business partnerships like the ones that led to the creation of BankWork$™, which boasts an aveage 85% placement rates for its graduates in the banking industry.
CEO Vivian Seigel is a finalist in the Leadership Excellence Category. An over 30-year veteran of the agency, she began her career at JVS in 1977 as a counselor, and has led the agency to where it is today, a $15 million organization that helps more than 30,000 people annually from over 30 locations around Southern California
Not only will JVS receive special recognition at the event, but also an exclusive write-up in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s awards feature published on June 27th which will be distributed to all attendees as well as the paper’s entire circulation.
The Los Angeles Business Journal is the top business paper in the city, and competition for these awards was fierce. It is a testament to the excellence of JVS staff, programs and the support of our board and donors that JVS is being recognized for its outstanding work.
The award ceremony is being held Wednesday, June 29, 2011 from 11:00am-1:30pm at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.