PITTSBURGH, PA - Joyce A. Bender, President and CEO of Bender Consulting Services, Inc. was honored as one of 12 southwestern PA Presidents/CEOs to receive a 2008 Diamond Award, sponsored by the Pittsburgh Business Times, during an awards ceremony on April 16, 2008. In selecting the winners, judges considered information submitted on the nominees' behalf, which included letters of support from other business leaders, as well as details on the CEO's customer service philosophy, relationship with employees, leadership style, and contributions to the community, company performance and impact on products/services.In selecting the winners, judges considered information submitted on the nominees' behalf, which included letters of support from other business leaders, as well as details on the CEO's customer service philosophy, relationship with employees, leadership style, and contributions to the community, company performance and impact on products/services.