VWC Employees to Receive 2018 IAIABC NextGen Award

Press Release Date: 

Thursday, August 16, 2018

IAIABC Nexgen Logo

[Richmond, VA]- The Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission is proud to announce that the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) has awarded its 2018 NextGen Award to two Commission employees – Aubrey Chigwada, VWC Insurance Manager, and Colby Painter, VWC Systems Analyst. The IAIABC NextGen Award recognizes individuals under the age of 40 who are having a positive impact on workers’ compensation and their organizations.

“The Commission is very proud of Aubrey and Colby being selected for this international award," said VWC's Chairman, R. Ferrell Newman. "Aubrey has done a phenomenal job enhancing insurance compliance and designing innovative initiatives that have a positive impact on workers’ compensation requirements. Colby has designed several highly effective technical tools which have helped to assist our various stakeholders with very complex award and maximum fee calculations for medical services. We applaud them both for sharing their strong talent with our agency and the constituents that we serve."

These Commission employees will be recognized at the IAIABC's 104th Convention, October 1st-4th in Williamsburg, Virginia. The Commission applauds the dedication and innovation that these individuals achieved this year.

Aubrey Chigwada
Aubrey Chigwada
Insurance Compliance Manager
Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
Colby Painter
Colby Painter
Systems Analyst
Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission