Stellar Business Award

SOME, Inc Wins Best Non-profit in Washington, DC

SOME, Inc logo: Carolyn Penn

Why SOME, Inc Was Selected as the Winner

After careful review, the Stellar Business Award Committee has selected SOME, Inc. and its founder, Carolyn Penn, as this year’s award recipients. The decision was based on the company’s comprehensive approach to health and wellness, known as Whole Person Care, which has provided invaluable support to DC residents in need. Carolyn Penn’s leadership in benefits, compensation, employee experience, and compliance has been instrumental in the success of SOME, Inc. Her commitment to the company and its mission is evident in her active participation in various committees, her professional certifications, and her recognition as SOME’s Employee of the Year in 2011. Furthermore, her work outside of SOME, Inc., particularly her leadership coaching and HR consulting through P.E.N.N. Point, LLC, demonstrates her dedication to improving the lives of others. This award recognizes the significant impact that Carolyn Penn and SOME, Inc. have made on their community.

They displayed all of the qualities that we at Stellar Business look for when determining excellence. These qualities include outstanding growth, service to their community, and excellent business practices. We determined that they excel in these criteria as the top Non-profit in Washington, DC.

About SOME, Inc

SOME has been a care provider and a beacon of hope to DC residents, including individuals, families, senior citizens, veterans and those affected by physical or mental health challenges. We meet their immediate and long-term needs through our comprehensive approach to health and wellness, known as Whole Person Care. By nurturing the complete human experience, we help our clients create happier and healthier futures for themselves and their families.

Today, we congratulate SOME, Inc for winning this years annual Stellar Business Award for Non-profit in Washington, DC. Our selection committee reviewed several outstanding companies for this award, and we decided unanimously that they are the official winners.

Competition in Non-profit

  • Capital Area Food Bank
  • DC Central Kitchen
  • Community of Hope
  • Martha’s Table
  • Bread for the City
  • So Others Might Eat (SOME)
  • DC Diaper Bank
  • DC Habitat for Humanity
  • DC Greens
  • DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence

SOME, Inc Reviews

Our team at Stellar Business reviews companies based on several factors, including online reviews, the ability to deliver results, interactions with leadership, and more. Based on these metrics, we then create a weighted overall score.

When giving reviews, we interviewed Carolyn Penn about their success in the Washington, DC area. We also looked at what their customers were saying on Google and other trusted review sites. Because SOME, Inc maintains consistently stellar reviews, they received strong consideration for this award.

Best Business Consulting in Washington, DC

SOME, Inc quickly became our strongest applicants in Washington, DC. They displayed excellent customer service, an ability to deliver, and maintain high reviews in their community. So, Stellar Business would like to endorse them as the top Non-profit in Washington, DC. We believe that their outstanding ability to serve their clients in Washington, DC makes them a long-time favorite provider.

Carolyn Penn Recognized as SVP, Total Rewards & Compliance of SOME, Inc

Carolyn leads benefits, compensation, employee experience, and compliance at So Others Might Eat. Carolyn is a member of SOME’s safety committee, chair of the employee recognition nomination committee, and a member of the diversity committee. Carolyn is also a member of the financial advisor committee for retirement planning. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Management. She is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) with a Professional Human Resources (SHRM-CP) certification. She holds a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). Carolyn is certified as a retirement plan sponsor. Carolyn was recognized as SOME’s Employee of the year in 2011. She also received The Griffin Service Award for Service Excellence with SOME in 2014. In her early career before working in Human Resources, Carolyn served for five years in SOME’s family services department as Family Service Case Manager, Program Manager and Director. Carolyn is the owner of P.E.N.N. Point, LLC, where she provides leadership coaching, supportive services, and HR consulting. Carolyn is a proud mother and wife and enjoys mentoring, volunteering, poetry, and all genres of music.

Best Business Consulting in Washington, DC

To confirm them as the official winner of our Stellar Business Award for excellence in {text:39} in Washington, DC, we made the following announcements:

  • This public post on our website highlights them as the winner

  • A public announcement on our LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook page 

  • Provided a physical certificate signed by our committee

  • Assured that there are no other winners for the category of Non-profit in Washington, DC

  • Sent a physical Stellar Business trophy to symbolize this award

We encourage you to visit our award winner’s business website to learn more about how they can help you with Non-profit in Washington, DC. Link below.

Contact: Carolyn Penn

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