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07 Nov 2017 4:37 PM | Shelley Potts (Administrator)


Mikell Rudarmel





Stevie Award Winners to Be Announced in New York on November 17

South Jordan, Utah – October 16th, 2017 – Kris Rudarmel was named a Finalist in the Consumer Services, Women in Business, category in the 14th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide.  The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.

Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Friday, November 17.  Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the USA and several other countries are expected to attend.   The event will be broadcast on Livestream.

More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women Run Workplace of the Year.  Anchor Water Damage & Restoration is a Finalist in the Consumer Services category.


Rudarmel co-owns Anchor with her husband of 34 years. They have worked side by side for 25 years. Anchor and the Rudarmel’s have been recognized with 9 awards over the last 9 years- including Best of State (twice), last year Kris was nationally recognized as the 2nd runner up for Women in Restoration and now the Stevie® award. They are pleased with the team they employ; past and present, who have helped them build and grow their enterprise and continually reach for the summit of success. The Rudarmel’s love being involved in and contributing to their community.

Over the last several years, while out networking to build Anchor and employing their staff, Kris has witnessed a multitude of women who struggle with low self-confidence and low self-worth. These were the exact things she struggled with for many years. Last year, she launched Raw Bliss Wonder (rawblisswonder.com). Kris guides and supports women to rise from their muck, awaken and create their best life. Rudarmel speaks on 8 Ways to be Unstoppable and mentors women on Awakening Your Inner Warrior. These are the exact foundational principles that she used to transform her own business and personal life.

Finalists were chosen by more than 170 professionals’ worldwide serving on five specialized judging committees.  Jurors’ average scores will also determine the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements from among the finalists, which will be revealed at the November 17 event in New York.

“Every year we say that the current crop of Stevies for Women nominations couldn’t be better, and the next year we’re proven wrong,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards.  “The judges’ scores and comments bear witness to the fact that this year we will honor a truly remarkable class of women and women-led organizations in New York on November 17.”

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women

About Anchor Water Damage & Restoration

Anchor Water Damage and Restoration, based in South Jordan, is a local owned and family operated company, founded by Frank and Kris Rudarmel.  Since 2005, this husband and wife team have diligently served individuals regarding flood or carpet issues as well as offered inspiration, encouragement and happiness to their clients in their time of distress. Anchor is known for their extremely prompt, professional and friendly service and has been recognized with the following awards:


  • ·       2017 Stevie® Award Finalist
  • 2016 Nationally Recognized as Best of the Best -2nd Runner Up ‘Women in Restoration’ Remediation and Restoration Magazine
  • 2016 Enterprise 7 Award: Woman Business Owner –Utah Enterprise Publication
  • 2015 Best of State
  • 2014 Best of State
  • 2013 30 Women to Watch- Utah Business Magazine
  • 2013 Outstanding Entrepreneur- Chamber West
  • 2011 Woman Business Owner of the Year – NAWBO SLC
  • 2009 Small Business of the Year –Chamber West


Kris has also had the privilege to graduate from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program in 2013 and the GE Capital Banking on Women program in 2012.

The future goals of the husband/wife team are to share their experiences of embracing risk, practicing persistency, showing appreciation, staying positive and taking inspired action. These items will help others propel and leap in their personal lives and businesses.

For more information contact 801-269-0343, mikell@anchorrestoration.com  www.anchorrestoration.com                                                                                                           

About the Stevie Awards Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. 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 http://www.StevieAwards.com.

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