Stevie winners will receive their awards on June 11, 2019 in New York, NY

(Minneapolis, MN) May 16, 2019 -- Scott Jonell, Director of Technology for Global Tax Network (GTN), was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Technical Professional of the Year category in The 17th Annual American Business Awards®.

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. 

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Tuesday, June 11. 

More than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, and Best New Product or Service of the Year, among others. Scott was nominated in the Technical Professional of the Year category.

Scott currently serves as Director, Technology for GTN, where he is responsible for leading the strategic initiatives associated with GTN’s innovative technology environment. In this role, Scott oversees the firm’s technology infrastructure initiatives, which includes the design and implementation of hardware, software, security, and connectivity tools designed to support GTN’s operational needs as well as the needs of our clients while balancing data privacy and security.

Some of the judges’ comments regarding Scott’s nomination included:

  • “Great entry! Nicely demonstrated the achievements of Technical Professional of the Year. Well done!”
  • “Good work and really innovative concept in this domain.”
  • “Scott is an experienced specialist who provides the best process, security, and technological advances in various portfolios.”

“Congratulations to Scott on this incredible, well deserved achievement,” said Craig Dexheimer, Chief Operating Officer / Data Privacy & Security Officer for GTN. “Scott is an integral part of the GTN team and this award certainly recognizes him for his continued support and passion related to the strategic technology initiatives for the firm.”

More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“The nominations submitted to The 2019 American Business Awards were outstanding.  They illustrate the continued vibrancy of innovation and high level of achievement across the American economic landscape,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

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About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

About GTN

GTN is a tax services firm focusing exclusively on mobility tax consulting and compliance. Founded in 2000, GTN helps mobility program managers and mobile employees navigate tax situations and manage risks. Their scope includes providing support for expatriates, foreign nationals, business travelers (both international and domestic), and permanent transfers. GTN is the recipient of several industry awards for excellence, including the When Work Works award for Innovative and Effective Workplace Practices as well as Accounting Today's Best Accounting Firms to Work For. GTN is headquartered in Maple Grove, MN, with regional offices in California, Colorado, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas. For more information, please visit us at

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