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2022 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award . from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2022 i4 Business Woman’s Inspired Leadership Award – Spirit of Progress
2022 WeVenture Women Who Rock Award – Dr. Mary Helen McCay STEM Award
2020 U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce “Innovator” Award. from the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce
2017 “Making a Difference” Award by the The American Business Women’s Association Oceanside Charter Chapter.
2016 Special Congressional Recognition from Congressman Bill Posey during Hispanic Heritage month for her outstanding and invaluable service to the local community.
2015 SBA Small Business Person of the Year for the State of Florida and South Florida District recognized for outstanding achievements of American small business owner and their contributions in their local communities, and to our nation’s economy.
2015 Manufacturing STEP Award by the Manufacturing Institute to honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory-floor to the C suite.
2015 Business Hall of Fame Laureate by Junior Achievement of the Space Coast for lasting impact on the free enterprise
system and improved the way of life on the Space Coast.
2014 CEO of the Year Honoree by Orlando Business Journal for growth and financial success in business, management of a challenge, results of launching a new service, community involvement, and leadership in industry.
2014 Veteran of Influence by Orlando Business Journal for significant achievement in career, strong record of innovation or outstanding performance in work, and active involvement in community.
2013 HENAAC Entrepreneur Award by Great Minds in STEM for strong financial growth of small business with less than 500 employees.
2013 Kathleen P. Sridhar Small Business Executive of the Year Award, awarded by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) to recognize leadership and strategic impact in the defense small business sector.
2013 Canaveral Council of Technical Societies (CCTS) Engineers Week Achievement Award for leading the effort of a large organization or group of people in achieving significant accomplishments in a local defense or space endeavor.
2012 Woman Business Owner of the Year by Athena Power Link Orlando to recognize the best and brightest women business owners in the greater Orlando area.
2012 TechNovation Technology Executive of the Year presented by Congressman Bill Posey to the technology executive whose leadership has made a positive impact in their industry. This executive should have seen success in the most recent calendar year, and who represents the technology community in a positive light for the foreseeable future.
2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist in Technology Category, Florida Region. Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs.
2011 State of Illinois 4-H Alumni Award by the University of Illinois Extension. This award recognizes an elite group of Illinois 4-H alumni for their outstanding career accomplishments and leadership in civic, community, and professional activities.
2011 Top 25 Women to Watch: Florida’s Entrepreneurial Leaders by the Center for Leadership at Florida International University (FIU). This program identifies women entrepreneurs on-the-rise in Florida and aims to better understand the career choices of Florida’s distinguished women entrepreneurs.
2011 Central Florida Humanitarian by Central Florida Medicine Magazine. Recognizes those who have given their “Time, Talent and Treasure” to help others, and encourage and inspire more people to become involved in programs to help others.
2011 Woman of Distinction, Technology Category by Girl Scouts Citrus Council. Celebrating the unique and outstanding contributions that women make to the advancement of women everywhere. By improving the quality of life within the community and serving as a positive role-model for both young girls and adults, these fascinating women exemplify Courage, Confidence and Character.
2011 Woman of Excellence by the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce. Recognizing women who exhibit dedication to excellence in professional endeavors, dedication to excellence in personal growth, dedication to excellence in community involvement, and commitment to helping other women achieve.
2011 Women Who Mean Business Finalist granted by the “Orlando Business Journal” to showcase finalists who reveal their true mettle by showing up to work every day with a positive attitude, despite the odds.
2010 Minority Small Business Person of the Year Award by the Small Business Administration South Florida District. This award is intended to recognize the individual minority business owner in the district who best exemplifies successful minority entrepreneurship.
2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist in Technology Category, Florida Region. Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs.
2010 Space Coast Women’s History Award. This award honors a local Brevard County (Florida) woman who is breaking new ground to help ensure women are written back into history.
2009 Business Leader of the Year. Granted by “Spacecoast Business Magazine” for having a vision for the future and a commitment to the community.
2009 Woman of Achievement by March of Dimes Space Coast. Selected from a highly-qualified group of finalists, the Women of Achievement awards honor women who make outstanding contributions to the community.
2009 Minority Small Business Person of the Year Award by the Small Business Administration South Florida District. This award is intended to recognize the individual minority business owner in the district who best exemplifies successful minority entrepreneurship.
2009 Alumni Achievement Award, Knox College. The award is to recognize meritorious achievement and/or outstanding service to nation, society, or community.
2009 Enterprising Woman of the Year. “Enterprising Women Magazine” gives recognition for women with fast-growth businesses, who mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship, and stand out as leaders in their communities.
2009 Technology All-Star, Women of Color STEM Conference. For accomplished women of color at an advanced stage of their careers that have demonstrated excellence in the workplace and in their communities.
2009 Small Business Person of the Year Award by the Small Business Administration South Florida District. This award recognizes the determination and ingenuity of America’s workers and entrepreneurs who play a vital role in building a more prosperous future for our country.
2008 Named a Business Leader of the Year. The honor is given by “Spacecoast Business Magazine” to those who seized opportunity and put their great vision and persistence to work yielding extraordinary results.
2008 Entrepreneur of the Year. Granted by the Society of Women Engineers for building a successful small business with a large business infrastructure based upon entrepreneurial spirit, personal integrity, and commitment to clients and employees.
2008 Top Executive of the Year for Small Business by the Orlando Business Journal . “High-tech CEO Carol Craig doesn’t shy away from challenges.”
2008 Outstanding Small Business by the Orlando Business Journal . “Retaining longtime customers helps Craig Technologies top $12M this year.”
2008 Outstanding Woman Engineer. Presented by the Society of Women Engineers Space Coast Chapter for defining professional success for women.
2008 Most Powerful and Influential Women in Florida, National Diversity Council. Recognizes women that exhibit and demonstrate a commitment to the highest ethical standards and professional excellence, and demonstrate leadership and commitment to community well-being and/or high visibility in the community.