An IPA Monthly Newsletter

August | 2020

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Bridgette McNeal

Senior Manager, Customer Solutions

Thank you Bridgette McNeal for exhibiting our core values: Integrity, Customer Centricity, Unity, Winning Spirit and Safety! You will win one extra vacation day as well as a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to Sugar Beach in St. Lucia February 7th – 11th! Keep up the great work!

What are people saying?

She allows her team to do their job but jumps in when things need to get escalated. She doesn't take her eye off the project until it's resolved and the internal/external customers are satisfied. She's a team player and is willing to roll up her sleeves and get involved. Her follow-up is impeccable and she isn't satisfied until the case is closed.


Who is Chris Yang?

Test Technician, Christopher "Chris" Yang joined IPA in 2015. As a Test Technician, he is part of a team that ensures our products are functioning at optimal performance. This includes assembling machine readers and testing the overall machine functionality. As part of the test team, he re-certifies machines returned from customer sites restoring them back to IPA factory settings. 

News Nuggets

Check out the latest news and headlines about our company


Employee Engagement

Gallup is here! 

To understand the current state of our workplace, we have chosen Gallup to measure our employees’ engagement levels. Not only will it help identify YOUR needs as an IPA employee, but the survey also helps to uncover areas of success-- what we're doing right!

We want to hear from you! Our goal is 100% participation. Surveys have been sent via email as of Monday, August 3rd so check your email and submit your feedback. 

Don't see the email? Contact Human Resources.

Culture & Engagement

Talent Engagement

IPA's Got Talent! 

Calling all singers, dancers, poets, musician, comedians and everything in between-- no talent is too small!

Submit your 4 minute (or less) video by Friday, August 21st. Like your favorite acts from Monday, August 24th - Wednesday 26th then join us for the live event where we will feature the top three acts of IPA’s Who's Got Talent!

No talent? No problem! There is something in it for you too!  Attend the night of the live event for a chance to win a prize! 


To submit your video, click here!

Human Resources

Learning Engagement

LinkedIn Learning!

Summer travel plans may have been cancelled, but LinkedIn Learning’s skill destinations are waiting for your arrival! Dust off your learning passport, grab your headphones, and prepare for takeoff to some must-see courses! Not sure where to land?


Check out some of our frequent flyer’s favorite stops: Seaside Storytelling, Amusement Park Productivity, Big City Creativity, Tropical Tips Resort Relaxation,

International Innovation

Download courses here


Amanda Dunavant | Sr. Sales Executive

Congratulations to 3-time Council winner, Amanda Dunavant! Amanda joined IPA in 2013 and quickly proved that she was contender for a spot in the The Council of Excellence. Nearly $100K new orders within the past week has elevated Amanda to join 7 others during the 2020 Council of Excellence trip to the exquisite Sugar Beach resort in St. Lucia! 

Congratulations to the 2020 Council of Excellence Winners (to date)

Bob Salmons | Anthony Ortegon | Susan Roche | Andy Wrenn | Barb Otto | Jessica Gentile | Brett Cash

Regional Sales Directors

Congratulations to our Regional Sales Directors (Dana Lampi, Jon Berarducci, Justin Webb, and Jerry Fronzaglio) for each achieving their quarterly quota for the first time in over 5 years! With an increase in orders, largely in response to COVID 19, Q2 bookings were the highest in the history of IPA doubling our numbers from Q2 2019. 


Congratulations to the 2020 Regional Sales Directors Council of Excellence Winners (to date)

Jerry Fronzaglio | Justin Webb 

IPA Team | Roper Earnings Call

Within the Roper portfolio, IPA is a relatively small business so it was impressive to be acknowledged several times during the earnings call for our strong performance in Q2. As we push through the remainder of 2020, remember, our success is directly attributed to the hard work and commitment of each and every one of YOU! Thank you for your hard work! 



Lisa Parker

13 yrs

Kia Yang

10 yrs

Sheng Moua

10 yrs

Ken Thao

8 yrs

Zeng Khang

6 yrs

Allen Worral

4 yrs

Patrick Rankin

3 yrs

Nicole Gilpin

2 yrs

Jeff Smith

2 yrs

Andy Miller 

2 yrs

Mike Bodnar

2 yrs

You make the workplace FUN! 

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Dana Lewis

$1M - Fort Bliss - William Beaumont Army Medical Center

Todd Davis

$185K - Memorial Hospital West

Cindy Lopez

$170K - VA Northern CA Health Care - Mather

From your friends at IPA, we would all just like to say

Happy Birthday!

Chris Chareunsip


Iman Ghaini


Lionel Laurent


Lauren Fender 


Mike Bodnar


Katie Stone


Quenten Lester


Kim Khang


Cindy Lopez


Jon Berarducci


Ray Kinchen


Have a wonderful Happy Birthday

and many more to come!