Monday, August 20, 2012

Kansas City's Women Who Mean Business Awards Event Friday

It takes a lot to be a successful businessperson, but perhaps it takes even more to be a successful businesswoman.  This week, The Kansas City Business Journal is honoring KC's Women Who Mean Business at an awards luncheon on Friday, August 24th.  Some of Kansas City's best and brightest women will be honored for overcoming difficult challenges, standing out in business, formulating growth plans and improving work, community and the city for women.

Congratulations to the following Women Who Mean Business:

  1. Vickie Cackler (Bridal Extraordinaire)
  2. Jamie Clayman (Loud Clayman Promotional Group)
  3. Lisa Garney (LMG Construction Services LLC)  
  4. Patti Grozdanich (UnitedHealthcare)
  5. Jean Hansen (Consultants in Gastroenterology PC)
  6. Geri Higgins (Portfolio Kitchen & Home)
  7. Darcy Howe (Merrill Lynch)
  8. Kim Isenhower (Nationwide Transportation & Logistics Services Inc.)
  9. Kimberly Jones (Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC)
  10. Elaine Koch (Bryan Cave LLP) 
  11. Cynthia Laffey (Inlanta Mortgage)
  12. Melanie Mann (Mann Development Co. LLC)
  13. Valerie McCaw (VSM Engineering LLC)
  14. Paula Porsch (Porsch Financial Group)
  15. Sandy Price (Sprint Nextel Corp.)   
  16. Sandy Sampson (Hays Cos. of Kansas City)
  17. Tami Schademann (BATS Global Markets Inc.)    
  18. Theresa Schekirke Samson Dental Practice Management LLC
  19. Rachel Smith (Smith Coonrod Mohlman LLC)
  20. Marga Spangler (First National Bank)  
  21. Shannon Stites (Ernst & Young)
  22. Janet  Thompson (The Cottonwood Group)
  23. Julie Wellner (Wellner Architects Inc.)
  24. Andrea Wickerham (The National Center for Drug Free Sport Inc.)  
  25. Susan Witcher (Faultless Laundry Co.)

The Women Who Mean Business award ceremony will take place Friday, August 24 along with a feature in the Kansas City Business Journal.  Congratulations to all of these Women Who Mean Business!


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