Celebrate with us as we honor 11 outstanding businesswomen at the 35th Annual Greater Phoenix Chamber's ATHENA Awards Luncheon.
The ATHENA Awards, an internationally prized honor, recognize the achievement of businesswomen across the Greater Phoenix region.
Over the past 35 years, 62 accomplished and compassionate Valley businesswomen have earned the title of ATHENA. Their contributions to our business community are immeasurable and help propel Phoenix forward.
Congratulations to our ATHENA finalists:
Private Sector finalists:
Deb Gullett, CEO, Arizona Association of Health Plans
Delma Herrera, Vice President of Field Sales, West Region, Cox Communications
Sissie Roberts Shank, President & CEO, Chas Roberts A/C & Plumbing Inc.
Marcia Veidmark, Owner, Founder, CEO & Chairman of the Board, SSC Underground (Specialized Services Co.)
Public Sector finalists:
Jennifer Caraway, Founder & Executive Director, The Joy Bus
Christine Mackay, Director, Community & Economic Development, City of Phoenix
April A. Salomon, Executive Director, Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
Kate Smith, Ed.D., President, Rio Salado College
Young Professional finalists:
Veronica Aguilar, Vice President, Teach for America
Lindsey Beagley, Senior Director for Mirabella at ASU, ASU Enterprise Partners
Amber Cordoba, Director of Business Education and Consulting Services, CPLC - Prestamos CDFI
ATHENAs are challenged across industries to continue their dedication to leading, serving, and mentoring. The award highlights three women every year who are at the top of their field and who invest in their careers, their community, and especially other women. ATHENAs demonstrate inspiring leadership within their industry, mentor women throughout their career, and dedicate themselves to the community.
Register today for this celebration of achievement and perseverance!