Only several weeks into 2014, and already two Expedia, Inc. executives have been recognized by local business publications for achieving excellence in their roles.

Expedia, Inc. Executive Vice President of Human Resources Connie Symes was honored as Washington State’s Chief Human Resources Officer of the Year at the Seattle Business Magazine Executive Excellence Awards, which recognize leadership and great execution among executives that inspire employees to do their best every day to achieve extraordinary results. Read Connie’s full profile in Seattle Business Magazine here.

Chief Financial Officer Mark Okerstrom was named Puget Sound Business Journal‘s CFO of the Year for a public company with revenue of more than $500 million. Okerstrom was selected for his exceptional financial stewardship of Expedia, Inc., and overall leadership in the company, industry and local community. Find the complete list of Puget Sound Business Journal CFO of the Year winners here.