Jack Nadel International (PPAI 107145, D12) recently brought its staff together virtually with Nadel U <remote>, a two-week online event with classes, partner presentations and award presentations.

The Los Angeles, California-headquartered distributor’s annual JNI Awards were announced throughout the event, and to give the virtual event a human element, Craig Nadel, Craig Reese and Debbie Abergel visited each winner at home to hand-deliver their award.

Employees of the Year: Nicole Burley, credit and collections manager, and Sherine Siddhartha, in-house counsel
Branding Account Coordinators of the Year: Ambyr Golde and Carsen Welch
Rookie of the Year: Steph Scheff
The Comeback Kid: Pauline Metzler
The Sherm Teller Award: Sarah Kliewer
Marty Nadel Award: Josh Ebrahemi
The Bucky: Melissa Westphal, Mike Maurice, Lauren Jones, Ali Stone, Pauline Metzler and Josh Ebrahemi

The JNI Awards also recognized the accomplishments of the distributor’s supplier partners and their staff.

Partner of the Year: Hit Promotional Products
Heck Yeah Award: Mary Jane Clark, Hit Promotional Products
Inside Sales Rep of the Year: Ryan Rusiewicz, PCNA
Outside Sales Rep of the Year: Brett Laidlaw, Gemline
Creative Supplier of the Year: Pop! Promos