Cross Country Home Services Executives Honored with Bronze Award

Miami, FL – (Nov. 18, 2013) – Sandra Finn and Tami Thraum of Cross Country Home Services (CCHS), one of the country's leading providers of home warranty products and maintenance plans, were presented with the Bronze Stevie® Award in the Female Executive of the Year category at the 10th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business.  Finn serves as president of CCHS and Thraum serves as chief financial officer. 

 The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world's top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run.  All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2013 awards received entries from 18 nations and territories.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the awards were presented to winners during a sold-out event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

"It is an honor to receive recognition among such an outstanding group of women," said Finn.  "At Cross Country Home Services we strive to always operate in excellence in the way we manage our company and interact with our employees and customers. This win is not just a win for Tami and me; it's also a win for the CCHS family."

"We are delighted to take home the bronze award," said Thraum.  "It speaks to the dedication our team exemplifies each day as we work to deliver hassle-free, cost effective home management solutions to customers across the country."  

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 240 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.

"For 10 years we have been recognizing the achievements of women in the workplace, and this year's nominations were the most impressive class the judges have ever reviewed," said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards.  "We congratulate all of this year's Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners for their achievements."



  About Cross Country Home Services

Cross Country Home Services, Inc. (CCHS) is dedicated to making home management easy by offering a full selection of hassle-free, cost-effective home solutions, including warranty products and maintenance plans.  Since 1978, the company has built a reputation for excellence and today is one of the nation's leading providers of these products and services.  Consumers can buy home warranties and home maintenance plans directly from CCHS or through select affinity partners in mortgage, banking, insurance, real estate and utilities industries. Products include some of the industry's best known brands, including TotalProtect Home Warranty, Home Protect Warranty and HMS Home Warranty. The company's customer care staff is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is dedicated to ensuring the highest level of service. Homeowner needs are quickly resolved through a national network of over 40,000 service providers, the largest in the industry. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., CCHS is a member of the Cross Country Group. To learn more about CCHS, please visit .


About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  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


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