Meridian recently held a company-wide contest among our employees to submit designs for new business cards and email signatures that reflect the company’s new vision. The winning entry was chosen for its crisp and clean design which mirrors our recently redesigned website and ties into the company’s revamped mission statement.
The winning concept was submitted by Steven Bridgemohan, a Technician in our Technology department. Another highly creative design was submitted by Michelle Coe, an Accounting Supervisor, who was our runner up. Both finalists earned cash prizes for their designs. Overall, there were 10 participants who submitted a total of 25 entries.
In late 2020, Meridian strategically realigned its business units to focus exclusively on our premier FBO business in Teterboro, NJ, and Hayward, CA. While our core mission has not changed, our company Mission Statement was updated to reflect our corporate identity and reinforce our unwavering commitment to our customers. We think the updated look of the new design exemplifies what we stand for.
We appreciate the talent of everyone on our team. We’re proud to see the engagement by our staff in the development of our vision, and pleased to announce that our new business cards and email signatures were created by one of our own employees!
Teterboro, NJ – On Friday, February 10, 2012, an awards luncheon was held at Meridian to recognize team and individual successes for the company’s first-ever weight loss challenge. About 40 employees participated in the event, which were then grouped into 7 teams. Each team was required to “weigh in” every two weeks, and then contribute one dollar towards the contest prizes which were awarded at the end of the four month event. The contest ended on February 7, 2012, after the last “weigh outs” were verified and logged by a nurse.
The challenge was a huge success for both the individuals who participated, as well as the company as a whole, with a combined total of 346 pounds lost! In the end, every participant benefited in some way, no matter how big or small the weight loss. Throughout the competition, teams had met to discuss and implement better eating habits, add or increase exercise to their daily routine, and find other ways live healthier lives. The health benefits accrued during the challenge included weight loss, lowered cholesterol levels, and reduced blood pressure – all factors contributing to a brighter future.
Meridian would like to congratulate the following participants:
1st Place Winner – Michelle Mandzy
2nd Place Winner – Arlene Baetiong
3rd Place Winner – Carlos “Tiny” Rodriguez
Team Award – “Number Crunchers”
Steve Chandoha (Team Captain)
Closest to Goal – Patti Perez
Honorable Mentions go to the following employees for making significant progress throughout the challenge: John Frangipani, Andrew Ladouceur, Tom Nielsen, Cisco Cabrera, and Per Karlsson.