Finalists announced for 2019 Prometheus Awards

The Technology Association of Iowa released the finalists for the 2019 Prometheus Awards.

The winner in each of the 14 award categories will be announced during the Prometheus Awards celebration on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines.

This year features several new award categories including Fintech & InsurTech Company of the Year, Creative Technology Solution of the Year, Best Technology Company Culture and Emerging Leader of the Year.

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Here are the 2019 Prometheus Awards finalists:

FinTech and InsurTech Company of the Year

  • Dwolla 
  • Gain Compliance 
  • Jack Henry and Associates 
  • Kingland 
  • LenderClose 

AgTech and BioTech Company of the Year 

  • Granular 
  • GVL 
  • PowerPollen
  • Renewable Energy Group 
  • Sukup Manufacturing

Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year

  • Kreg Tool 
  • Pella Corporation 
  • Thombert, Inc. 
  • Vermeer Corporation 
  • Wells Enterprises 

Software Development Technology Company of the Year

  • Performance Livestock Analytics
  • Pillar Technology
  • Swine Tech
  • Telligen
  • The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative

IT Service Provider Technology Company of the Year

  • Circle Computer Resources
  • Involta
  • ImOn Communications
  • LightEdge Solutions
  • Paragon IT Professionals

Startup Technology Company of the Year

  • Denim
  • Firefly Photonics
  • Gain Compliance
  • Gross-Wen Technologies
  • MakeuSafe Corp

Creative Technology Solution of the Year

  • DSMHack 
  • Global Reach Internet Productions
  • Granular
  • UnityPoint Health
  • Voxello

Best Technology Company Culture

  • Blue Compass
  • CUNA Mutual Group
  • Far Reach
  • Geonetric
  • Pillar Technology

Emerging Technology Leader of the Year

  • Samantha Dahlby, The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative
  • Scott Seeliger, Cognizant 
  • Jeremiah Terhark, Web-spec Design
  • Tiffany Williamson, Collins Aerospace 
  • Ada Woo, ACTNext by ACT 

CEO of the Year

  • Jim Masterson, LightEdge Solutions
  • Ben Milne, Dwolla
  • David Nelson, Pratum
  • Hank Norem, Maple Ventures
  • Beth Trejo, Chatterkick

CIO/CTO/CiSO of the Year

  • Harry Aller, Innovative Lighting
  • Allen Bierbaum, Priority 5 Holdings
  • Casey Decker, FBL Financial Group
  • Brett Taylor, UnityPoint Health
  • Scott Zogg, Collins Aerospace

Technology Community of the Year

  • Cedar Falls
  • Greater Des Moines
  • Story County
  • Urbandale
  • West Des Moines

Technology Company of the Year – Small/Medium

  • The Art of Education University
  • Dwolla
  • GVL
  • LenderClose 
  • Performance Livestock Analytics

Workiva Large Technology Company of the Year

  • Involta
  • Kingland
  • Marco
  • Pillar Technology
  • Scientific Games