At Identity, we pride ourselves on our fantastic team, who all follow a set of core values: TRACC. This stands for Teamwork, Responsibility, Ambitious, Creative and Caring. This value system allows our company to strive for the best from all our staff members.
Our TRACC values are promoted throughout Identity, encouraging effective teamwork, driving productivity and efficiency, improving staff morale and much more.
At our staff Christmas party, Identity’s board of directors present awards for special recognition to members of the team who have demonstrated the highest level of these values, with one person then chosen as our overall TRACC Award winner. Take a look below to find out who the 2018 winners are:
Teamwork: Kamil Krzeminski
Kamil is our Workshop Manager and oversees all the project logistics of our live events and signage portfolios. In 2018, Kamil stepped up to his new role, knowing the challenges he had to overcome and from the offset has been nothing but inspirational, taking everything in his stride.
Kamil is one of our long-standing staff members and has shown fantastic TRACC values working seamlessly with not only the workshop department but the wider team to produce fantastic results at the highest of standards.
Responsibility: Gary Fever
Gary is our Head of Creative Services and manages the operation of the design studio, actively contributing to the daily design output of the team. Gary has over 17 years of experience in commercial design, branding and illustration, working on both small and large-scale clients, producing striking graphics.
Gary invests time in the development of the design team, as well as his own personal development in and outside of work. Any objective or task given to him is executed with 100% responsibility and the outcome is always to a high finish.
Ambitious: Hannah Kernott
Hannah is an integral part of our Account Management team, growing from strength to strength in her Identity career. Over her time as an Account Manager, Hannah has overseen and lead delivery on a number of projects and pitches including automotive product launches, large scale signage projects, international exhibition stands and many branding and one-off design projects.
Wherever she can, Hannah will share knowledge, creative ideas and recommendations on how to get the best results out of a campaign or an event. Exceeding expectations, ensuring client satisfaction and successful results is what she constantly strives for and prides herself on.
Hannah throws herself into every part of the Identity culture whether it be process, winning new work, managing clients, or being heavily involved with our charity committee.
Creative: David Naylor
In his role as Senior Production Manager, David heads up some of our biggest and best projects, delivering creative and effective solutions along the way. With his superior level of knowledge in all areas of live events management, David has led teams in the build of successful and eye-catching exhibition stands and conferences. He always does this with a smile on his face and a witty catchphrase for every situation!
Caring: Wendy Olivier
Wendy is our Financial Controller at Identity and for many years she has been a key part of the team here and her role has grown along with the company. As part of the Management Team, Wendy also looks after the HR requirements and welfare of the company and staff. Wendy manages the finance and admin team which carefully and calmly runs in the background of all the projects we do and maintains the high standards that we have all become used to.
Overall TRACC Winner: Hannah Kernott
Along with Hannah winning the Most Ambitious Employee award, she also won the overall TRACC Award. This meant that throughout 2018, Hannah displayed high levels of the five TRACC values in all aspects of her role at Identity, working on key projects throughout the year and growing in her self-development and her career.
Identity’s Managing Director Michael Gietzen said, “I’m extremely proud of all the winners. It’s been a pleasure witnessing their growth, achievements and their careers develop throughout 2018 and I’m excited to see the great things we will achieve at Identity in 2019.”
Congratulations to all of our TRACC Award winners on their fantastic achievements over the past 12 months. Let’s see what 2019 brings for us all in the live events industry!