Clerk’s Office Wins 2019 Gold Stevie Award

Clerk & Comptroller Sharon R. Bock with Chief Operating Officer Shannon R. Chessman.

The Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller’s Office was recently recognized as a Gold Stevie Award winner for Organization of the Year/Government or Nonprofit for agencies with more than 10 employees at the 16th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business recognize outstanding women and organizations in the corporate, nonprofit and government sectors from around the world. Winners were announced during an awards ceremony on Nov. 15.

“It is an incredible honor for our office to earn this international award, and to be recognized along with so many outstanding organizations,” Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller Sharon Bock said. “This award is a testament to my team’s continued commitment to public service that improves the quality of life for everyone in our community. It is my privilege to lead such a dedicated group of professionals.”

Bock was also recognized as a Silver Stevie Award winner in the category of Female Executive of the Year/Government or Nonprofit, 11 to 2,500 employees.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business received more than 1,500 entries from organizations and individuals in 25 countries for consideration in more than 90 categories. Awards included Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women and Women-Run Workplace of the Year.

In her four terms as Palm Beach County’s elected clerk and comptroller, Bock has worked as a tireless advocate for innovation, public access, transparency and technology to promote continuous government improvement and efficiency. Her office has been recognized as a national leader in governmental budgeting, fiscal accountability and court technology. For more information, visit