Paradigm Marketing & Design’s Carolyn Menz Named a Finalist in the 20th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business
PINE BROOK, N.J., Setptember 22, 2023 Paradigm Marketing & Design is thrilled to announce that Carolyn Menz, Paradigm’s Chief Operating Officer, has been named a finalist in the 20th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. The Stevie Awards are considered among the world’s premier business awards.
“Carolyn is a goal-oriented, first-rate problem solver with phenomenal business acumen. Her ability to confront and embrace diverse challenges sets her apart as a resilient and innovative leader,” said Rachel Durkan, President of Paradigm. At Paradigm, she leads by an example of excellence and is an integral part of not only our day-to-day operations, but who we are as a company, building, developing, and supporting our talented team and ensuring the quality of our work. We are so grateful to have her on the team”.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run all over the world. After reviewing more than 1,500 entries submitted this year for consideration in more than 100 categories, the Stevie Awards’ independent panel of judges named a group of finalists, including Carolyn, who are all worthy of international recognition. Each finalist will ultimately be named Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winners.
“In its 20th year, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business received an impressive collection of remarkable nominations,” said Maggie Miller, president of the Stevie Awards. “We look forward to celebrating our 20 years of recognizing the outstanding achievements of women in the workplace in New York on November 10.”
Overseeing the firm’s day-to-day operations, Carolyn brings a unique blend of math, economics, and marketing expertise to the agency. Her contributions have been instrumental in driving Paradigm’s remarkable revenue growth, expanding its presence in the market, and powering its rapid staff expansion. Since Carolyn assumed responsibility for managing the firm’s operations in 2017, the agency grew from a small, four-person website design company into a 23-person award-winning strategic marketing, design, and workflow agency with seven-figure revenues and growth ratios that exceed industry standards.
Throughout her tenure with Paradigm, Carolyn has earned numerous accolades, including NJ Ad Club’s Top 30 Under 40 award, two ONCON ICON Award nominations, and multiple GDUSA American Web Design Award nominations. She was also a finalist for the Top 25 Brand Builder award, a remarkable accomplishment considering the more than 1,000 professionals vying for the honor. With Carolyn at the helm of the agency’s operations, Paradigm has garnered nearly two dozen prestigious distinctions for a range of accomplishments – from campaign excellence, design ingenuity, and outstanding leadership prowess to industry excellence and more.
In the 20th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, Carolyn was recognized in the category of Female Executive of the Year – Business Services among companies with 11 to 2,500 employees. Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced during a gala event in New York City on Friday, November 10.
Created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide, the Stevie has become one of the world’s most coveted prizes. More information on the Stevie Awards for Women in Business as well as the full list of finalists can be found at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.
Paradigm Marketing & Design is a full-service marketing and design agency. Together with their clients, the team at Paradigm is focused on one objective: creating impactful initiatives that help their clients achieve long-term growth. Providing excellence is one of the agency’s core values, and they take tremendous pride in the quality of the work they deliver. Their cross-functional team approach ensures that they’re always working together to drive client success.