Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award is the most prestigious award granted by the Association of Coupon Professionals (ACP). The award is designed to recognize an industry professional who has succeeded within his or her own organization and spurred change and growth within the coupon promotion industry.

The award recipients should have at least five years of professional business experience in the industry; be recognized as an exceptional leader who has advanced the welfare of his or her company, industry and profession, has contributed to the success of initiatives, developments, applications and/or practices that support coupons as viable marketing tool; be recognized for his or her ethical standards and individual integrity; and not currently be an officer of the ACP.

Recipients of this award include:

  • 2018: Mike Kushnerick
  • 2017: Glenn Barry
  • 2015: Ron Fischer
  • 2014: Jane Michels
  • 2013: Bud Miller
  • 2011: Len Harris & John Irwin
  • 2009: Mary Ann Pindulic
  • 2006: Lorraine Gallagher
  • 2003: Don King
  • 2001: Carol Haas
  • 2000: Carl Bisson
  • 1999: Diane DuBois
  • 1998: Dick McNally

For more information or to submit a nomination for the Lifetime Achievement Award, please contact John Morgan at 610-789-1478 or


Industry Impact Award

The award is presented to individual(s) who display outstanding achievement within an annual period, the award was designed to honor those who participate and achieve specific goals. The ACP Awards Committee selects the recipients of this award each year based on the above criteria.

Recipients of this award include:

  • 2018
    • Laura Czekala, NCH Marketing Services
    • Susan Jones, Inmar
  • 2017
    • Kit Mellot, Brand Technologies
    • Ralph Maresco, Inmar
  • 2016
    • Naomi Ali, IC Specialty Brokers
  • 2013
    • Stanley Wadford, Southeastern Grocers
  • 2012
    • Ken Conrad, Pinpoint Data
    • Ross Ely, Prologic Redemption
    • Joanne Walk, Hormel
  • 2011
    • Dick DiBlasio, Inmar
    • Earl Ellsworth, Universal Marketing
  • 2009
    • Matthew Tilley, Inmar
    • Val Stark, NCL Graphics
  • 2008
    • Dadi Akhavan, E-centives
    • Mike Sonsthagen, Kimberly Clark
  • 2007
    • Debbie Settle, CMS, Inc
    • Betty Lou Vontsolos, CMS, Inc
    • Jane Michels, Coupons, Inc.
    • Joan Wyndrum, Pinpoint Data
  • 2006
    • Jackie Broberg, General Mills
  • 2005
    • Jane Michels, Coupons, Inc.
    • Joan Wyndrum, Pinpoint Data
  • 2004
    • Pam Samaniego, Catalina Marketing
    • Mary Oster, Target Corporation
    • Mary Ann Pindulic, Unilever Best Foods
    • Val Stark, Lion Promotional Solutions
    • Phil von Stade, VSI Targeting