Robyn Brookhart Named Recipient of ASA Women in Industry Alice A. Martin Woman of the Year Award
ITASCA, IL – ASA’s Women in Industry division recently announced that Bergen, New York-based Liberty Pumps President and Chief Operating Officer Robyn Brookhart is the winner of the 2021 Alice A. Martin Woman of the Year Award.
Brookhart will be honored at the first day of the ASA Women in Industry Division’s ELEVATE2021 Virtual Event on April 20, and at the ASA Annual Member Luncheon on the second day of NETWORK2021 at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa on Wednesday, November 10. .
The annual Alice Martin Woman of the Year Award recognizes women in the PHCP-PVF industry who have a track record in the industry and embody the character of NIBCO’s late Alice Martin.
“I am very honored to receive the Alice Martin Woman of the Year Award this year,” said Brookhart. “To me, this award is a symbol of the collective contributions of women to our industry and in particular those active within ASA’s Women in Industry division. This is a group and an industry that I am incredibly proud to be a part of. Alice Martin was a pioneer and remains a true icon. It is humble, to say the least, to receive an award bearing her name. To me, the significance of this award is an acknowledgment and a promise. It is a recognition of the importance of advancing careers and promoting the professional growth of women in our workplaces. And it is a promise to our daughters that we will continue to work to provide opportunities for them to thrive. “
As for Brookhart’s impact on women in the industry, Liberty Pumps Marketing Communications Manager Laurie Pfaff said, “With Robyn as a role model, along with her personal mentorship, many women are more confident to seek progress, which has led to a greater number of women on the Liberty Pumps leadership team.”
Speaking of the importance of the award, Chairman of ASA Women in Industry Rebecca Falish (InSinkErator) said, “The Alice A. Martin Woman of the Year award is essential to our industry as it recognizes the day-to-day effort behind the scenes to help women in our industry become confident and qualified. We felt Robyn exemplified everything we look for in an ASA Women in Industry Woman of the Year Award recipient. “
Brookhart is looking forward to receiving her award at NETWORK2021 in November and plans to continue her mentorship and professional development efforts to support women at Liberty Pumps and across the industry.