Stenholm received the recognition for her leadership of EPCOR's communications through the unique challenges of 2020 – including the company's internal and external COVID-19 response and complex communications related to EPCOR's interim management and acquisition of Johnson Utilities.
A sampling of the judges' comments on Stenholm's accomplishments in 2020:
"EPCOR is fortunate to have a communications leader as masterful with messaging, empathic, and dedicated as Rebecca Stenholm."
"I'm impressed by the volume of initiatives, in addition to Rebecca Stenholm's management of the messaging challenges posed by the acquisition of Johnson Utilities, and the challenges inherent in managing comms for a utilities company during the pandemic."
The American Business Awards ("Stevies") is a leading national program recognizing excellence for individuals and organizations in a broad spectrum of categories. Rebecca Stenholm's award also was named a Grand Stevie, receiving the distinction of the highest-average (9.57 / 10) score of all nominations submitted to the 2021 American Business Awards.