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HG Insights’ CEO Named Executive Of The Year

Honoring women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run—HG Insights’ CEO Elizabeth Cholawsky was named a Female Executive of the Year! 

CEO Elizabeth Cholawsky Celebrated as “Female Executive of the Year”

Honoring women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run—HG Insights’ CEO Elizabeth Cholawsky was named a Female Executive of the Year!

The award is well deserved. Cholawsky has exceeded revenue growth projections and added to employee count this last year—despite the dynamic economy. In 2022 alone, Cholawsky successfully led the HG Insights acquisition of Intricately, worked with a best-in-class team to bring more than three products to market—including flagship Platform 2.0—and championed several successful partnerships within the local Santa Barbara community, amongst much more. Not to mention doubling HG’s ARR from 2020 through 2022.

More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 100 categories, and HG’s CEO took home the award for the Women in Business category. Maggie Miller, president of the awarding organization, said,

“In its 19th year, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business received an outstanding body of nominations from women in organizations of all types, in 27 nations. We are gratified by how meaningful and how impactful [the award] can be. We congratulate all of this year’s winners for their achievements.”

Overcoming and Achieving 

CEO Cholawsky has continued to overcome the leadership gap for women as well as the gender gap in technology through ongoing mentorship. She is among the 5% of female CEOs in the U.S., and actively works to remove hidden biases in businesses that may prevent women from getting the same promotion opportunities as others. For these accomplishments, she has a long legacy of commendation in the industry.

In addition to being named a “Female Executive of the Year,” she has also earned the following awards:

And it’s been a stellar year for HG as well! Earlier this quarter HG took home the Gold at The International Business Awards, as well as being named on the Inc. 5000 “Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America” list. The award recognizes the top 1% of privately held companies in the nation and provides a unique look at the most successful companies within their markets, and HG’s inclusion on the list speaks volumes.

“It’s a privilege to lead such a well-regarded, market-leading organization. On the heels of our acquisition of Intricately and the launch of Platform 2.0, we believe our recognition on the prestigious Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America list further reinforces the unique value of our solutions in the marketplace. This award is also a testament to the hard work and tireless ethic of our award-winning team,” said Cholawsky.

That’s not all that’s happened this year—see the Q3 awards roundup here! And that’s not everything that will happen for HG Insights—keep an eye out for some more exciting news soon!

Learn More About the Award

Here are some more materials to learn about HG Insights’ goals and CEO Elizabeth Cholawsky: 

About Elizabeth Cholawsky

Dr. Elizabeth Cholawsky, Ph.D. is an executive leader in the technology industry.

At HG Insights, she has grown revenue by 41% and increased the size of HG Insights’ workforce by 30% in 2020. By opening up about her experiences as a female in management and by publishing thought-provoking pieces like “Women in Management and Burnout” and holding events that allow female employees to speak about their experiences, Cholawsky fosters an environment of inclusion and understanding at HG Insights.

Elizabeth regards her achievements as truly a team effort: ”The entire HG Insights team deserves credit for the extra hard work that these achievements require!”

About the Stevie Award

Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations.

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.

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