NJVC is pleased to announce Lynn DeCourcey, vice president and general manager, cyber security, is a finalist in the 10th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, Executive of the Year, Business Services, 11 to 2,500 Employees. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run and have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.

DeCourcey is no stranger to accolades.

Earlier this year, she was honored with a Bronze Stevie Award, Executive of the Year, 2013 International Business Awards. In 2012, DeCourcey was recognized as a finalist in the Heroines in Technology awards program by the March of Dimes for her charitable work, mentoring Northern Virginia high school students interested in future careers in science, technology, engineering and math, and successfully completing numerous marathons in support of a variety of worthy causes. Under her leadership, the cyber security  team also developed the NJVC Cyber Dashboard, a single-view threat and vulnerability situational awareness console that received the 2011 (ISC)² Government Information Security Leadership Awards Team Award.

"I and the other members of the NJVC leadership team are thrilled that Lynn DeCourcey was recognized by the Stevie Awards for Women in Business for her contributions to the company and cyber security profession," NJVC president Jody Tedesco said. "Lynn is one of the bright stars of the company, a trailblazer in the cyber security field and a responsible corporate citizen."

Gold, silver and bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York, Friday, Nov. 8. Nominated executives and entrepreneurs from the United States and several other countries are expected to attend.   

More than 1,200 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Women Helping Women and Communications Campaign of the Year. Finalists were chosen by more than 140 business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging. More than 90 members of the five final judging committees will determine the gold, silver and bronze Stevie Award placements from among the finalists during final judging.

"For 10 years we have been recognizing the achievements of women in business, and this year’s nominations were the most impressive class the judges have ever reviewed," said Michael Gallagher, Stevie Awards founder and president. "We look forward to seeing the final judges’ decisions and honoring this year’s Stevie winners in New York next month."

To learn more about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and review the list of finalists in all categories, visit StevieAwards.com/Women.