2018 North West PA of the Year Awards Winners
We are proud to announce the 2018 North West PA of the Year Awards Winners.
PAs, EAs and VAs from across the region celebrated at a black-tie awards gala dinner on 25 October 2018 at Manchester Cathedral as winners were announced across 19 categories.
North-West native, Sally Lindsay hosted the ceremony, with the evening's entertainment coming from the oustanding DJ Live with Sax.
The awards evening also hosted a raffle, with all money raised going to local Minds in the North West.
Congratulations to everyone who was nominated. The awards continue to represent a celebration of the business support professionals helping to drive innovation and provide critical support across the North West.
THE 2018 NORTH WEST PA OF THE YEAR AWARDS WINNERS:
RISING STAR AWARD
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Lawrence joined as an apprentice in October 2016 and immediately started to make an impact by virtue of his hard work, enthusiasm and passion to learn. Since passing his apprenticeship in November 2017, Lawrence has been successful in securing a promotion to Executive Secretary, supporting an allocation of five senior stakeholders within our busy Restructuring team. Outside of work, Lawrence is continuing his studies by undertaking an AAT course, which he hopes will help to further his career upon completion.
FINANCIAL SERVICES PA OF THE YEAR - UK FIRM
St James' Place Wealth Management
Alexandra Maria Martinez, is an American born 31-year-old Events Coordinator for St. James’s Place Wealth Management. She is multilingual, and her hobbies include singing and playing softball. Working as a Personal Assistant to the Head of Business of a FTSE 100 company has given her the opportunity she had always hoped for. Passionate and enthusiastic, her constant drive and personable nature have yet to delude her.
FINANCIAL SERVICES PA OF THE YEAR - INTERNATIONAL FIRM
Angela has spent all of her 38 years career in the financial services industry. Supporting Executives both independently and remotely, she has gained valuable experience working across various business areas. Her last role was spent in Marketing with responsibility for budget management and delivery of key hospitality events, sponsorship and media planning.