/ 18 June 2014 / — Women in AV (WAVE), a global organization dedicated to promoting the growth and performance of women in the AV industry through education, networking and mentoring today announced Theresa Hahn, Director of Marketing & Business Development of Verrex, has been selected to receive WAVE’s 2014 Mentoring Award. The award will be presented at the NSCA/FSR/Exhibit One/Synnex Women in AV Reception, Wednesday, June 18th from 6:30-8:00PM at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“Whether as an employee, or a member of WAVE, Theresa has a ceaseless energy to serve others through her quiet yet confident leadership,” explained Nominee Thomas Berry, Jr., President & CEO in the AV industry. “I take great pleasure in giving employees the opportunity to participate in the industry, especially WAVE. It is a chance to blossom among so many talented folks. Theresa gets involved and encourages others to make the time and effort, understanding the long term benefits that women will gain. You can’t teach that kind of leadership.”
Women in AV are grateful to Listen Technologies for sponsoring this important industry award for the third year in a row and greatly appreciate their on-going efforts and support to encourage the development of WAVE.
“We are delighted to recognize Theresa with this award for all the mentoring that she has done within our industry,” said Cory Schaeffer, Co-Founder & Vice President of Business Development Worldwide at Listen Technologies. “She is an achiever and an example of how rewarding it is to support and uplift others. She has given selflessly so much and I love that she is being recognized for it with this 2014 award. It’s nice to put a spotlight on her and all of her efforts.”
“I am sincerely grateful that an organization like Women in AV exists, and that it thrives on core tenets of mentoring and goodwill,” said Hahn. “I have met so many brilliant and dedicated women and men through WAVE; I am humbled to receive the 2014 Mentor Award. Leaders like Tom, Cory & so many others, who recognize the value of providing women with encouragement, inspiration, and the opportunity to grow through WAVE as well as their own organizations, strengthens our industry as a whole.”
WAVE establishes a multifaceted approach to educating, supporting, encouraging and inspiring women in the audiovisual industry through collaboration, research, mentoring, and networking opportunities. The Women in AV Group promotes the growth and performance of women by empowering women to feel recognized, respected, productive, and important to the AV industry. For more information visit womeninav.com.