All Ninjas Shine… But All-Stars SPARKLE!

Meet the 2017 OfficeNinjas All-Stars

Now in its third year, OfficeNinjas All-Stars is a global, online search for the best and brightest Office Ninjas. All admins kick ass on a daily basis, but All-Stars set the bar higher with their creative problem solving, passion for efficiency, and can-do attitudes.

This year, we received thousands of nominations from all over the world! Some were really funny, most were heartfelt, and all confirmed what we’ve known all along: Office Ninjas are universally amazing.

THE 2017 OFFICENINJAS ALL-STARS

Join us in congratulating Jaime, Erica, Emily, Anita, and Sarah!

Jaime Caban

Workplace Manager @ StreamSets // San Francisco, CA

Jaime’s so beloved by his colleagues, that he’s actually been a factor in their career decisions. “I worked at a different, larger company with Jaime two years back, and finding out he joined the startup I’m at now was serious motivation to get me to sign my offer letter. He’s that critical to the office,” one co-worker said.

MEET JAIME CABAN

Erica Kelley

Executive Assistant to the CEO and Administrative Support Manager @ CustomInk // Fairfax, VA

Erica has been living the Ninja life for 18 years. Her CEO shared, “Not only has she kept me organized all these years (which is no easy task) and stepped up to lead the Admin Support Team (by whom she’s loved and respected), she’s also become a confidant and trusted thought partner on people, internal communication, morale, and more.”

MEET ERICA KELLEY

Emily Vogel

Assistant to the Chair @ Milwaukee School of Engineering // Milwaukee, WI

After “working” for her dad on Saturdays as a kid, Emily took those early Ninja talents and turned them into an incredible decade-long career. One nominator explained that instead of saying, “There’s an app for that,” their colleagues joke that “there’s an Emily for that.” Find out how Emily became an integral part of her team.

MEET EMILY VOGEL

Anita Conrad

Executive Assistant @ Savers, Inc. // Bellevue, WA

Anita had a whopping 111 (yes, you read that correctly) All-Star Ninja nominations! Her former and current colleagues couldn’t stop gushing about her empathy, hard work, and ability to read any room. One nominator shared, “Anita’s name describes her the best—Accomplished, Nice, Intelligent, Trustworthy, and, AMAZING!” We wanted to know: What’s her secret?

MEET ANITA CONRAD

Sarah Schraer

Office Manager @ Viget // Washington, DC

In addition to marveling at her ability to manage three different company offices, Sarah’s colleagues couldn’t help but brag about her attention to detail. From growing fresh herbs for co-workers to add to lunches to planning company retreats that people consider the best trips they’ve ever been on, Sarah does it all.

MEET SARAH SCHRAER

MEET OUR #AdminWeek PARTNERS

We love our partners, and you will too! These Ninja-approved companies are joining us for #AdminWeek 2017 to support, celebrate, and recognize the admin profession. (They also have incredible products/services that you'll want to add to your Ninja arsenal!)

Delta Air Lines

As one of the world’s largest airlines, Delta Air Lines is the ambassador of painless business travel. With over 322 destinations on six continents, Delta will get you, your boss, or your colleagues wherever you need to be.

ezCater

ezCater is the only nationwide marketplace for corporate catering, and they work with over 50,000 restaurants and caterers to provide Ninjas fresh and delicious options for everything from casual team lunches to off-site meals.

Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Looking for a new go-to hotel? Look no further than Hilton Hotels & Resorts—they’re the stuff Ninja travel dreams are made of. First, they have tons of locations—we’re talkin’ 570 hotels across six continents. But it just so happens that our favorite Hilton is in OfficeNinjas HQ’s backyard—Hilton San Francisco Union Square.

NatureBox

NatureBox revolutionized office snacks with delicious assortments of high-quality nibbles that ship right to the office doorstep as soon as you need them. And now, the office snacks program offers UNLIMITED snacking for a monthly per-employee fee. Munch away, Ninjas!

Breather

Breather is a network of beautiful, professional spaces for team meetings, offsites, brainstorming sessions, and more. Browse 350+ locations across 10 cities and reserve a practical space through the website or mobile app.

#AdminWeek Tribe

We’re so lucky to be able to join forces with some of the best admin-centric organizations and influencers out there. Each member of our Admin Week tribe—including the Admin Awards, IAAP, and Culture Summit—is dedicated to supporting the invaluable work admins do in offices across the world. Check out our tribe and learn about the important work they’re doing every day.

HELP SPREAD THE WORD

We need your help to make sure every Ninja, employer, company, vendor, and media outlet knows about #AdminWeek. Admins are often under-recognized for their administrative badassery—some companies don’t even know Admin Day exists!

Let’s build awareness, increase visibility, and get the recognition the profession deserves! To make the process as easy as possible, we put together an extensive guide that includes 7 ways you can help spread the word, from pre-written email templates to custom social media graphics. You can also reach out to [email protected] if you have other ideas.

 

STAY UP-TO-DATE

#AdminWeek 2018 is going down April 23–27, 2018—save the date on your calendar now!

MEET 2016’S ALL-STARS

Football has Joe Montana. Basketball has LeBron. But OfficeNinjas has Shaffer, Bradley, Glesener, Pillatsch, and Powley.

Check out our 2016 All-Star Lineup.

DEBBI SHAFFER
Title Senior Executive Assistant
Company Jacobs
Home Arlington, VA
Years as an Office Ninja 21
Fun Fact Met Brad Pitt at a coffee shop!

LAUREN BRADLEY
Title Office Manager
Company DramaFever
Home London (formerly NYC)
Years as an Office Ninja 7
Fun Fact Interviewed to be Camilla Parker Bowles’ PA!

WILLA GLESENER
Title Executive Assistant
Company SpareFoot
Home Austin, TX
Years as an Office Ninja 8
Fun Fact Observed over 200 bird species!

NICOLE PILLATSCH
Title Administrative Business Partner
Company Google
Home Mountain View, CA
Years as an Office Ninja 11
Fun Fact Demoed Google Glass to Will.i.am!

STEPHANIE POWLEY
Title Office Manager/EA to CEO
Company Seer Interactive
Home Philadelphia, PA
Years as an Office Ninja 11
Fun Fact Did Huggies commercials as a baby!

CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF #AdminWeek 2017?

See what went down!

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Flash Raffle #5: $600 of Relaxation & Recharging from Breather

Breather covers the fifth and final Flash Raffle Giveaway for Admin Week 2017—and three lucky Ninjas will nab some well-deserved relaxation time.
SEE IF YOU WON!

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Meet Today’s OfficeNinjas All-Star: Sarah Schraer!

With less than three years of experience under her belt, Sarah’s still on top of her Ninja game. Get ready to be wowed by Viget's Office Manager from DC!
MEET SARAH SCHRAER!

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Flash Raffle #4: Fuel Your Snack Obsession with $500 from NatureBox

The fourth OfficeNinjas Flash Raffle for Admin Week 2017 is from NatureBox, and three lucky Ninjas will be getting their snack on. Hope you’re hungry!
SEE IF YOU WON!

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Meet Anita Conrad, Today’s OfficeNinjas All-Star!

Known by colleagues for high-quality work and compassion, Anita is the Executive Assistant for Savers’ CEO, COO, and CFO—sounds like an All-Star to us!
MEET ANITA CONRAD!

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Flash Raffle #3: Win a Four-Night Stay at the Hilton in San Francisco!

Get ready to work hard and play harder, because three lucky Ninjas will receive up to a four-night stay at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel.
SEE IF YOU WON!

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Happy Birthday, Emily Vogel—You’re an OfficeNinjas All-Star!

A round of applause for our latest OfficeNinjas All-Star, Emily Vogel, Assistant to the Chair of Milwaukee School of Engineering!
MEET EMILY VOGEL!

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Flash Raffle #2: Score $300 Worth of Food from ezCater!

ezCater hosts the second OfficeNinjas Flash Raffle for Admin Week 2017—and three lucky Ninjas will take away prizes that taste as good as they look.
SEE IF YOU WON!

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Announcing Our Second OfficeNinjas All-Star of the Week: Erica Kelley!

Erica Kelley is an Executive Assistant to the CEO and manager of an entire admin team at CustomInk. Her co-workers surprised her with All-Star nominations!
MEET ERICA KELLEY!

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Flash Raffle #1: Win $500 Worth of Travel From Delta Air Lines

To kick off our week of Flash Raffle Giveaways—Delta Air Lines is ringing in Admin Week 2017 with flight credit for three lucky Ninjas!
SEE IF YOU WON!

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Announcing Our First OfficeNinjas All-Star of the Week: Jaime Caban!

Jaime, Workplace Manager at StreamSets in San Francisco, is so beloved by his colleagues, that he’s actually been a factor in their career decisions.
MEET JAIME CABAN!

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Prediction: Admin Week 2017 Will Be Next-Level ADMAZING

Admin Week is almost here! Brace yourself for the biggest celebration of Administrative Professionals Day in the world!
READY FOR ADMIN WEEK?!

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15 FLASH RAFFLES Coming Your Way!

What do Ninjas, lightning strikes, and Flash Raffles have in common? They’re all quick as a whip—but only one will give you the valuable prizes you deserve.
ARE YOU FEELING LUCKY?

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Meet our Admin Week Tribe!

We’re teaming up with a growing roster of organizations and influencers—with the likes of Admin Awards, IAAP, and Culture Summit—that are all about supporting and celebrating admins.
IT'S A PEP RALLY!

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#AdminBash 2017 Launch

The stage is set for the most epic celebration of administrative badassery yet. We’re pulling out all the stops for our 5th Annual Admin Bash in San Francisco.
PARTY SHOES ON!