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Red Circle Honors

Women’s Alliance Network

Through the Red Circle Honors, FPSA’s Women’s Alliance Network is proud to recognize women and a male ally from the food and beverage industry for their achievements, as well as an FPSA member company for its work in promoting workplace gender balance:

General Criteria:

  • Click on the links above to see the criteria for each category.
  • The honors are presented at the Women’s Alliance Network Breakfast at Process Expo.
    • Admission to breakfast is $25 for attendees (admission fees are going to a charity), and award winners will be given a free pass each to the event.
    • Additionally, the recipient is responsible for their lodging, travel, and other incidentals.
  • Information from the nomination applications may be used in an article, press release, etc., by FPSA and Messe Frankfurt.

Past Recipients of these Awards Include:

2023 Press Release

2023 RED CIRCLE HONOR RECIPIENTS Rising Star — Alidea Boerhave, Rome Grinding Solutions Innovation and Inspiration — Nicole Cammarata, Commercial Food Sanitation Male Ally — Daniel Voit, Blentech Corporation Career Excellence — Kohl Schrader, Ph.D., Poly-clip System Achievement in Developing and Promoting Women — Bollin Label

2021 Press Release

Achievement in Development & Promoting Women 2021 Recipient
Rome Grinding Solutions


Innovation & Inspiration
2021 Recipient
Sarah Hurley, Marlen

Rising Star
2021 Recipient
Morgan Larson, Handtmann

Career Excellence
2021 Recipient
Kathi Gilleland, Marlen

2019 Press Release


Achievement in Development & Promoting Women 2019 Recipient – The Haskell Company

Career Excellence

Career Excellence 2019 Recipient – Nancy Corriveau, Blentech Corporation

Innovation & Inspiration 2019 Recipient – Carole Tonello-Samson, Hiperbaric
Rising Star

Rising Star 2019 Recipient – Nicole Chestnut, Rome Grinding Solutions