Nominations for 2017 are open!

 

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          2016 Women of Influence:

  • Kimberly Bauman, owner/broker, Sound Advantage Realty

  • Lisa Gifford, director of corporate strategy, Alliance Enterprises

  • Kelli Hegsted, CFO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County

  • Juli Norris, CFO, Chi-Chack LLC

  • Jeanne Sockle, managing partner Morris-Sockle, PLLC

​​Lifetime Achievement Woman of Influence

  • Mary Gentry, retired, Bean Gentry Wheeler & Peternell PLLC
     

ABOUT THE PROGRAM - Each year since 2003, Business Examiner Media has proudly produced this individual recognition program to celebrate women from South Sound businesses, non-profits and government agencies.  Honorees are selected for their achievement in community, business, government, military and/or nonprofit sectors. The panel of judges, comprised of previous years' honorees, may also name a Lifetime Award honoree.  

ELIGIBILITY - Nominations for 2017 Women of Influence will open December 1, 2016.

Nominees/Applicants must work or reside in Pierce, Thurston, South King, Lewis or Mason counties.

 

Presenting Sponsor                        Supporting Sponsor           Contributing Sponsor

Fairchild Record Search logo

                                           

 

"Very, very well done. Thank you for the opportunity to speak and sponsor. You can count on me next year."
Renee Ries, Fairchild Record Search, Women of Influence sponsor since 2014

 

Nominations for 2017 are open!

 

Questions?
E-mail: events@BusinessExaminer.com
Phone:  253-404-0891   800-540-8322

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Women of Influence Past Honorees

2015 - supplement

Lori Drummond

Jane Taylor

Susan Adams

Julie Dugan

Mariella Cummings

2014 - supplement

Jean Carr

Robin Lucas

Denise McCluskey

Mary Pontarolo

Julie Tappero

 Lifetime Achievement

Lois Bernstein

 Rising Star

Rosie Martinson

2013 - supplement

Jan Brazzell, PhD video

Heather Burgess video

Ruby Chambers video

April Gibson video

Elizabeth "Bett" Lucas video

 Lifetime Achievement

Debbie Regala video

2012 

Tanya Andrews

Rachael Costner

Maureen Fife

Dyann Lyon

Military Award

Jasmin Shackelford

 Lifetime Achievement

Neel Parikh


2011

Carol 'Cha Cha' Andersen

Miriam Barnett

Quindola Crowley

Linda Danforth

P J Hummel

Carolyn McDougal

Madelin White

Victoria Woodards


2010

Liz Dunbar

Linda Jadwin

Helen McGovern

Kathleen Olson

Renee Ries

Melanie Manista-Rushforth

Amber Thiel

Lilly Warnick


2009

Deanna Cleaveland

Carlene Joseph

Babe Lehrer

Connie Lovelady

Jan Teague

Julie Washburn

Angelique Wilson


2008

Kim Farnes

Rita Hutcheson

Jill Kenly

Cecelia Loveless

Dawn Lucien

Vicky Mohler

Cyndi Wikstrom


2007

Julie Anderson

Laurie Jinkins 

Heidi Grace Kress

Joyce McDonald 

Carol Milgard

Lisa Skari

Claudia Thomas 


2006

Hazel Farber


Mary Gates


Theresa Pan Hosley


Griselda "Babe" Lehrer


Lisa McCormick

Hope Moore

Nola Renz

Jane Russell


2005

Tami Garrow


Judy Hosea


Carol Mitchell


Helen Myrick


Pamela Transue



2004

Lea Armstrong


Julie Darby


Grace Kendall


Dawn Lucien


Sharon McGavick


Kathy Martin


Mary Moss


Sondra Purcell


Andrea Riniker

Sharon Snuffin


Beth Willis



2003

Melanie Dressel 


Kathy Baros Friedt 


Barbara A. Gregg


Merle Hemphill

Kathleen A. Houston 

Michele Johnson

Sandra Miller


Amanda Price 

Linda Thomas

Juli Wilkerson

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