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Mitchell International, General Manager recognized with Athena Pinnacle Awards

—May 11, 2017
Mitchell International, General Manager recognized with Athena Pinnacle Awards

SAN DIEGO—May 11, 2017—Mitchell International, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) insurance and collision repair industry, was recognized with two Athena Pinnacle Awards. Now in its 19th year, the Pinnacle Awards honor women, men and organizations who have shown dedication to promoting Athena's mission of fostering the personal and professional growth of women through mentoring, education, recognition and leadership training.

Executive Vice President and General Manager Nina L. Smith won the “Individual in Technology” category and Mitchell won the overall “Company/Organization” award against a competitive backdrop of more than 70 individuals and 20 companies.

“Mitchell is honored to be recognized at the Athena Pinnacle Awards, both as a company and at an individual level, for our commitment to the advancement of women in technology. We share Nina’s commitment to developing the next generation of female leaders, embrace her philosophy that ‘each one should reach one and each one should teach one,’ and are proud of the many contributions she has made to Mitchell and to our industry,” said MG Kristian, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Mitchell.

“Each year, Athena San Diego honors the companies and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to Athena’s mission of promoting growth for women in STEM-related industries,” said Cheryl Goodman, Executive Director of Athena. “This year, we were delighted to honor both Mitchell and Nina for their incredible dedication to our shared values. Mitchell’s executive leadership team is 50 percent female, and as a member of that team, Nina is passionate about paving the way for future leaders.”

Click here to read the full Athena Pinnacle Award Press Release.

About Athena San Diego

Athena is a 501(c)(6) business organization based in San Diego. Athena specializes in professional development for women in STEM. Offerings include programs, mentoring, workshops, and the annual Pinnacle Industry Awards and scholarships for women in STEM (through the Athena Foundation).

Athena also champions the next generation of women leaders in science and technology with its annual Pinnacle Scholarships. Each year, merit-based scholarships are awarded to five (5) qualified graduating high school senior women in San Diego County. Winners receive their scholarships at our annual Pinnacle Awards dinner in April. The Pinnacle Scholarship Fund is managed by the Athena Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, and our partner the San Diego Foundation.

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About Mitchell International

Headquartered in San Diego, California, Mitchell International, Inc., delivers smart technology solutions that simplify and accelerate claims handling and repair processes, driving more accurate, consistent and cost-effective resolutions. Mitchell integrates deep industry expertise into its workflow solutions, providing unparalleled access to data, advanced analytics and decision support tools. Mitchell's comprehensive solution portfolio and robust SaaS infrastructure connect its customers in ways that enable tens of millions of electronic transactions to be processed each month for more than 300 insurance companies, over 30,000 collision repair facilities and countless other Property & Casualty industry supply partners across the Americas and Europe. For more information, please visit


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