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Cost Analysis Award Winners
 
This page is dedicated to recognizing those individuals in the NASA Cost Analysis Community that have achieved special recognition through the receipt of awards and honors. Below you will find a list of these individuals that deserve recognition for their special achievements in the field of Cost Analysis.

NASA Cost Symposium Award Winners
2012
  • William S. Rutledge Lifetime Achievement Award - Claude Freaner, NASA (Ret.) and Johanna Gunderson, NASA (Ret.)
  • NASA Cost Estimator of the Year - Nani Tosoc, NASA LaRC
  • NASA Cost Estimating Leadership Award - Robert Sefcik, NASA GRC
  • NASA Cost Estimating Support Contractor of the Year - Richard Battle
  • NASA Cost Estimating Rising Star - None
  • NASA Cost Estimating Team Award - Commercial Crew Cost Estimating Team
    • Steve Wilson, Zach Hunt, and Carolyn Wall
2011
  • William S. Rutledge Lifetime Achievement Award - None
  • NASA Cost Estimator of the Year - Mahmoud Naderi, NASA MSFC and Larry Wolfarth, JHU APL
  • NASA Cost Estimating Leadership Award - Eric Plumer, NASA HQ
  • NASA Cost Estimating Support Contractor of the Year - Chris Blake, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • NASA Cost Estimating Rising Star - Stanley McCaulley, NASA MSFC
  • NASA Cost Estimating Team Award - JPL CADRe Team and HEFT Team
    • JPL CADRe TEAM: Vahe Mazmanian, Erica Beam, Daniel Belter, Carlos Brinoccol, Michael Dinicola, Michael Fong, Gary Ho, Edward Jorgensen, Ryan Krame,r Barbara Potter, Jerry Shen John Spagnuolo, Sherry Stukes
    • HEFT TEAM: Susan Bertsch, Vickie Gutierrez, Jeremy Graeber, Scott May, Charles Hunt, Arlene Moore, Tom Parke, Jeremy Parsons, Andy Prince, Misty Snopkowski, Steve Wilson
2010
  • William S. Rutledge Lifetime Achievement Award - None
  • NASA Cost Estimator of the Year - Susan Bertsch, NASA JSC
  • NASA Cost Estimating Leadership Award - Kelley Cyr, NASA JSC
  • NASA Cost Estimating Support Contractor of the Year - Darren Elliott, Tecolote Research Inc.
  • NASA Cost Estimating Rising Star - Charles Hunt, NASA HQ
  • NASA Cost Estimating Team Award - Heavy Lift Launch Vehicle Team
    • Mahmoud Naderi, Glenn Butts, Richard Webb, Christian Smart, Spencer Hill, Juan C. Atayde, Melek Ferrara, Myron Scott May, Teresa L Brown, Mike Karpowich
2009
  • William S. Rutledge Lifetime Achievement Award - None
  • NASA Cost Estimator of the Year - Tom Parkey, NASA GRC
  • NASA Cost Estimating Leadership Award - Vickie Gutierrez, NASA JSC
  • NASA Cost Estimating Support Contractor of the Year - Stephen Book, MCR
  • NASA Cost Estimating Rising Star - Erick Klein and Juan Carlos Atayde
  • NASA Cost Estimating Team Award - NASA Instrument Cost Model Team
    • Hamid Habib-agahi, George Fox, Gary Ball, Joseph Mrozinski, Keith Warfield, Luther Beegle, Alfred Nash, Wayne Zimmerman
2008
  • William S. Rutledge Lifetime Achievement Award - Ed Dean, NASA (Ret.)
  • NASA Cost Estimator of the Year - Hamilton Fernandez
  • NASA Cost Estimating Leadership Award - Leigh Rosenberg, JPL
  • NASA Cost Estimating Support Contractor of the Year - Julie McAffee, SAIC
  • NASA Cost Estimating Rising Star - None
  • NASA Cost Estimating Team Award - Strategic Analysis Cost Team
    • Vickie Gutierrez, JD Reeves, Edgar Zapata, Robert Shishko, Brian Bairstow, Antonio Rippe, Gayle Reese, Troy Miller, Brian Berry, Kelly Scott, Tom Parkey, Sherry Stukes, Jim Schier, Dominic DePasquale, A.C. Charania, Evan Lim
2007
  • William S. Rutledge Lifetime Achievement Award - Werner Gruhl, NASA (Ret.)
  • NASA Cost Estimator of the Year - Oscar Gutierrez, NASA JSC
  • NASA Cost Estimating Leadership Award - Kelley Cyr, NASA JSC
  • NASA Cost Estimating Support Contractor of the Year - Bob Bitten, Aerospace Corporation
  • NASA Cost Estimating Rising Star - Steve Wilson, NASA JSC
  • NASA Cost Estimating Team Award - Constellation Confidence Level Team
    • Kelly Cyr, Grace Martinez, Fred Kuo, Susan Bertsch, Darren Elliott, James Johnson, Alf Smith, Inki Min, Marcus Lobbia, Torrey Radcliffe, Ian Clark, Steve Creech, Charles Hunt Barbara Stone Townes, Christian Smart, Jim Costello, Stuart Spuler, Becca Barry
2006
  • William S. Rutledge Lifetime Achievement Award - David Pine, NASA (Ret.)
  • NASA Cost Estimator of the Year - Barbara Stone-Towns, NASA MSFC
  • NASA Cost Estimating Leadership Award - Claude Freaner, NASA HQ
  • NASA Cost Estimating Support Contractor of the Year - Becca Marler, Vision Analytics
  • NASA Cost Estimating Rising Star - None
  • NASA Cost Estimating Team Award - Exploration Systems Architecture Study Team
    • Pending Update
2005
  • William S. Rutledge Lifetime Achievement Award - Joe Hamaker, NASA (Ret.)
2004
  • William S. Rutledge Lifetime Achievement Award - Humbolt Mandell, NASA (Ret.)