2014 Women of Influence event

 

Lifetime Achievement

  • Lois Bernstein, senior vice president of MultiCare Health System, Tacoma

Rising Star

Women of Influence

  • Jean Carr, principal of SCJ Alliance, Olympia

  • Robin Lucas, founder/CEO of ShowCase Media & Showcase Magazine, Edgewood

  • Denise McCluskey, mayor of University Place & foreign language training manager, JBLM

  • Mary Pontarolo, executive director of SafePlace, Olympia

  • Julie Tappero, founder/CEO of West Sound Workforce, Gig Harbor

 

 

 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM - Women of Influence recognizes outstanding female leaders in the South Puget Sound. 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 rising stars and a Military Award honoree, when applicable.

ELIGIBILITY- Nominees/Applicants must work/reside  in Pierce, Thurston or South King Counties.

 

Presenting Sponsor

 

Fairchild Record Search makes UCC filing and other UCC + Corporate Services easy for clients throughout the state of Washington and across the nation. Fairchild was founded in 1980 by Renée Ries, a proud Woman of Influence honoree in 2010. Renée earned this honor not only for her company’s tremendous success, but also as a result of her commitment to her community through civic engagement, through other business concerns, and in promoting the Arts and Higher Education throughout the South Sound. Fairchild Record Search is proud to have been recognized as the 2012 Small Business of the Year by the Thurston County Economic Development Council.

 

Contributing Sponsor

 

Washington Center for Women in Business Logo

The Washington Center for Women in Business, an SBA-designated program of the Thurston EDC, is an online and in-person network of professional women, providing networking opportunities, training, and counseling to women who are starting or developing new businesses, especially those who are economically or socially disadvantaged.  The WCWB provides entrepreneurial and small business counseling to women business owners throughout much of Washington State. This program serves as a regional catalyst for providing in-depth, outcome-oriented business services to women entrepreneurs and established businesses, allowing the organization to fulfill our mission to help new and existing businesses expand and grow, and provide services to this fast-growing and underserved segment of entrepreneurs.
 

Questions?
E-mail: events@businessexaminer.com
Phone:  253-404-0891

 

Real Estate Agent Leslie Kavanaugh

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Women of Influence Past Honorees

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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Mark your calendar!

Event: November 18, 2014
2014 Nominations: individual