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Awards & Recognition

The Women of Influence Award


The Women of Influence Award

Barbara Hogan is the owner and vice president of AfidenceIT. She is the recipient of the Women of Influence award. Barbara was recognized as a woman who shaped the success of AfidenceIT.  The Women of Influence award was given by the editorial team at Venue Media, the publisher of Venue Magazine, Greater Cincinnati’s Lifestyle publication and LEAD Magazine.


Technology First Leadership Awards


Technology First Leadership Awards

Congratulations to AfidenceIT Owner and President, Bryan Hogan, who for the second year in a row has been nominated for a Technology First Leadership Award.  This award recognizes Dayton area IT individuals and teams who are making a difference! Bryan's nomination is in the IT Executive of the Year category.  Those recognized in this category, are senior level professionals who have displayed excellence in leadership.  This year's award ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 14th from 4:00-6:00 pm at the University of Dayton Arena. 

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Congratulations to the Family and Privately Owned Business Award Class of 2014

Last month,  Afidence President and Owner, Bryan Hogan was recognized at Venue and Lead Magazine's Family and Privately Owned Business Leadership Award Luncheon.  This award goes to individuals and companies within the family and privately owned business sector who are making a positive impact on our community.  Congratulations Bryan, and all the honorees! bryan award image2

Family & Privately Owned Business Class of 2014

Wendell Bell ~ JB Buse, Jr. ~ Anne Chambers ~ Michael Cioffi, Sr. ~ Tom Cooney

Shaun Fitzgibbons ~ Jamie Gerdsen ~ David Goodwin

Tillie Hidalgo Lima ~ Bryan Hogan ~ Bryan Holland

Michael Holmes ~ Frederic Holzberger ~ Grace Jones

Sean Loring ~ Brian Malthouse ~ Evans Nwankwo

Jim Olmstead ~ Jonda Prather ~ Chip Shiver ~ Dan Tarkington

Rick Theders ~ Tanya Tieman ~ Amy Westheimer


Business Leadership Awards Luncheon

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Bryan and Barbara have been invited to the "Family and Privately Owned Business Leadership Awards."  This luncheon, hosted by Venue and Lead Magazine, will be held on Wednesday, January 22, and will recognize attendees as "leaders in our area who are significantly contributing to the success of the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky regions."  Craig Kurz, CEO of the HoneyBaked Ham Company of Ohio, will be the keynote speaker.  This event is sponsored by Aileron.  Congratulations Bryan and Barbara!

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LEAD Magazine Executive Luncheon Honors Afidence

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Afidence President Bryan Hogan was recently honored at a luncheon hosted by LEAD Magazine's Steve Wanamaker, Aileron's Kelly McCracken, and TechSolve's Gary Conley.  Afidence was one of several industry leaders commended for being Leading Influencers of the Greater Cincinnati Area in 2013.   Congratulations Bryan!  Special thanks to TechSolve, LEAD and Aileron for hosting such a great event!

Congratulations Afidence- "Finalist in the Cincinnati Business Courier's 2013 Best Places to Work"

Please join us as we celebrate Afidence being a finalist in the Cincinnati Business Courier's "Best Places to Work!"

Put a "pep" in your step by attending Greater Cincinnati's Best Places to Work program, presented for the eleventh consecutive year by the Cincinnati Business Courier162421-300-0104x102RegisterNowButton.

This year's program will be a pep rally-style celebration for the 69 finalist companies and as many of their more than 11,000 employees who can attend the event at the Duke Energy Convention Center on Nov. 14 from 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

You won't want to miss the excitement and energy as we recognize all of our finalists and announce our 2013 winners! Space is limited, so register early!

We look forward to seeing you on the 14th!













Afidence Achieves Perfect 10 Corporate Cultures Certification

To: Afidence, Inc.

Congratulations on earning Perfect 10 Corporate Cultures™ Certification. You have truly created a culture where employees want to work and customers want to do business. Afidence has marked itself as one of the very best, exceptional organizations that has established critical foundations of respect, trust and healthy confrontation, which are the bedrock essentials for building sustainable business results. Achieving this elite status indicates that you have not only established these critical foundations, but you also have demonstrated a commitment to continuous progress in the area of creating an effective culture.

We know this not because of what you have told us, but because your own people have reported this and because we have observed it against rigorous, proven criteria. Having spent a decade working with well over one hundred organizations across a broad range of industries, SkillSource™ has codified tough, demanding benchmarks for what constitutes healthy, effective, productive cultures to achieve the Perfect 10 Corporate Cultures Certification. From our roots with Olympic gold medal winners to our work with organizations like yours today, we have established a unique ability to learn what works with organizations, people, and profits.

Again, congratulations on your certification.

Lynne Ruhl Culture Practice Director Perfect 10 Corporate Cultures™ A Division of SKILLSOURCE®


Nominated for 2010 Business of the Year Award

The Northeast Cincinnati Chamber Annual Dinner & Awards Gala will be held on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at the Manor House Banquet & Conference Center. Julie S. Janson, President of Duke Energy Ohio Inc. and Duke Energy Kentucky Inc. will be our guest speaker.