XBIZ Announces Nominees for 2022 Retail Exec Awards

XBIZ Announces Nominees for 2022 Retail Exec Awards

LOS ANGELES — XBIZ is pleased to announce the nominees for the retail industry edition of the 2022 XBIZ Exec Awards, set to be presented as part of the annual XBIZ Honors ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at the W Hollywood Hotel.

The annual XBIZ Exec Awards honor the best of the best from the adult business community for their outstanding creativity and leadership, celebrating exceptional career achievement across a wide variety of prominent industry roles. Nominees are selected based on a range of success factors including business acumen, community standing and overall leadership.

Voting for the 2022 XBIZ Exec Awards begins today on XBIZ.net and continues through Tuesday, Nov. 23.

Without further ado, the nominees for the retail edition of the 2022 XBIZ Exec Awards are:

Retail Account Exec of the Year

  • Ruth Arceo, The Pleasure Chest
  • Angela Blackmon, Holiday Products
  • Abigail Cabrera, Lovers Stores
  • Loretta Goodling, Excitement
  • Signe Jarvis, Hustler Hollywood
  • Brenda Mendoza, Honey's Place
  • Kit Richardson, Museum of Sex
  • Cherise Romero, Eldorado
  • Amanda Rossignol, PinkCherry
  • Brittany Vela, Sara's Secret/Condoms to Go

Pleasure Product Account Exec of the Year

  • Lucy D'Olimpio, Evolved Novelties
  • Blanca Estrada-Gonzalez, Magic Silk
  • Sonny Farnsworth, Fun Factory
  • Cheryl Flangel, Swiss Navy
  • April Hoopes, Nu Sensuelle
  • Lucia LaCaprara, plusOne
  • Mona Madrigal, Pipedream Products
  • Joe Pascolla, Thank Me Now
  • Yesenia Perez, Doc Johnson
  • Mira Waidelich, Satisfyer

Business Development Exec of the Year

  • Forrest Andrews, Aneros
  • Nancy Cosimini, Blush Novelties
  • Alexandro Feynerol, Svakom
  • Tracy Leone, Rock Candy
  • Craig Mewbourne, Motorbunny
  • Bjorn Radcke, Orion Wholesale
  • Vincent Renou, Letsout
  • Eddie Romero, Vibratex
  • Hein Schouten, Shots
  • Rita Silva-Grondin, Bedroom Kandi Boutique Parties

Marketing Exec of the Year

  • Claire Blakeborough, Electrastim
  • Sally Cotching, Thank Me Now
  • Thao Dipolito, Doc Johnson
  • Nichole Grossmann, CalExotics
  • Phoebe Grott, Nalpac
  • Patrick Lyons, Nu Sensuelle
  • Anthony Pingicer, Xgen Products
  • Rob Reimer, Boneyard
  • Stephanie Trachtenberg, Satisfyer
  • Kristen Tribby, Fun Factory

Progressive Leadership Award

  • Jerome Bensimon, Satisfyer
  • Glen Buzzetti, Romantic Depot
  • Raven Faber, EngErotics
  • Eric Idema, EQOM Group
  • Nenna Joiner, Feelmore
  • Stephanie Keating, WOW Tech Group
  • Angela Mustone, High On Love
  • Kim Patterson, Enchantasys
  • Julie Stewart, Sportsheets
  • Megan Swartz, Janra Distribution

Community Figure of the Year

  • Brent Aldon, Aneros
  • Lulu Batista, OOHLuluCherryBox
  • Tamara Bell, HPPPA
  • Anne Hodder, Hodder Media Inc.
  • Kate Kozlova, Svakom
  • Kristin Moore, Boneyard Toys
  • Josh Ortiz, XR Brands
  • Paul Reutershan, Williams Trading
  • Danielle Seerley, Thank Me Now
  • Sarah Tomchesson, Damiana Consulting

Brand Ambassador of the Year

  • Jade Leon-Buchan, Sensuva
  • Melody Cazarin, Satisfyer
  • Michael Cox, Fun Factory
  • Timothy Ferencz, System JO
  • Steve Hirsh, Fantasy Lingerie
  • Mike Lerner, Xgen Products
  • Char Lopez, Viben
  • Wellington Nascimento, Perfect Fit
  • Krystal Silva, Doc Johnson
  • Brad Taylor, Shots

Senior Leadership Award

  • Hamed Bosset-Allen, SOS
  • Monique Carty, Nexus
  • Scott Dantis, Williams Trading Co.
  • Austin Ferdinand, CalExotics
  • Kate Hodgson-Egan, Lovehoney
  • Nick Mahler, Dallas Novelty
  • Colin Roy, Sliquid
  • Malay Vannouvong, Aneros
  • Frederic Walme, Fun Factory
  • Scott Watkins, Doc Johnson

Chief Exec of the Year

  • Chad Braverman, Doc Johnson
  • Andy Craig, Nalpac
  • Dean Elliott, Sliquid
  • Ken Herskovitz, Vibratex
  • Marcus Horea, Coquette/Stag Shop
  • Matthew Matsudaira, Pipedream Products
  • Kevin Mirarchi, Thank Me Now
  • Dennis Paradise, Paradise Marketing
  • Lee Roy Myers, WoodRocket
  • Elliot Schwartz, Nasstoys

Businesswoman of the Year

  • Susan Colvin, CalExotics
  • Suki Dunham, OhMiBod
  • Bonnie Feingold, Honey's Place
  • Briana Honz Watkins, Swiss Navy
  • Zoe Ligon, Spectrum Boutique
  • Tiffany Lysene, Little Genie
  • Julia Margo, Hot Octopuss
  • Autumn O'Bryan, Global Novelties
  • Michelle Shnaidman, Bellesa
  • Rebecca Weinberg, XR Brands

Businessman of the Year

  • Ralph Albrecht, Swiss Navy
  • Greg Alves, Evolved
  • Joe Casella, Entrenue
  • Steve Craig, Nalpac
  • Brian Dunham, OhMiBod
  • Andy Green, Xgen Products
  • Oscar Heijnen, Shots
  • Adam Lewis, Hot Octopuss
  • Bob Pyne Jr., Williams Trading Co.
  • Ari Suss, XR Brands

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