2014 Women of Influence
Monday, June 16, 2014
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
North Second Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
The Central Penn Business Journal is looking for women leaders who are influential in their companies, industries and communities to be nominated for the 2015 Women of Influence awards. Successful candidates will have a solid reputation based on their experience, integrity and leadership, and have a proven track record of accomplishments.
Click here to view the 2014 honorees.
The basic agenda for the luncheon is as follows:
11:00AM - Registration & Networking
12:00PM - Plated Lunch
12:45PM - Opening Remarks
1:00PM - Awards Program
2:00PM – Closing Remarks
25 Women will be recognized at an awards luncheon. where three special awards will be presented:
"Woman to Watch"award. Presented to a woman, age 30 or under, who is stepping up to help shape the Central Pennsylvania of tomorrow.
"Community Achievement"award. Presented to a woman who has dedicated a significant amount of time, energy and expertise to helping midstate community organizations thrive.
Lifetime Achievement" award. Presented to a woman who has committed her life to making Central Pennsylvania a great place to work and live.
See below for past program highlights.
25 Women of Influence
Alphabetical by last name
Amy Gohn Anstine, CPA, Partner
Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP Mandy Arnold, President
Gavin Advertising Michelle K. Cantwell, DMD, Prosthodonist
The Center for Dental Sleep Medicine Jennifer Anne Chambers, MD, FACP, Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Capital BlueCross Alexandra C. Chiaruttini, Attorney
Stock and Leader Maria P. Cognetti, Esq., Owner
Cognetti & Associates Joy L. Daniels, Broker/Owner
Joy Daniels Real Estate Group Rebecca Denlinger
Susanne Harley. Dombrowski, Principal & Shareholder
Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz Babette Freund, CEO
Ritner Steel, Inc. Dawn M. KirchnerKing, Managing Director, South Central Pennsylvania
Hartman Executive Advisors Linda Kreider, Director of Human Resources
B. R. Kreider & Son, Inc. Tara L. Mashack-Behney, President of Conrad Siegel Investment Advisors , Inc.
Conrad Siegel Actuaries Rita Gamble McMullen, President
PDM Insurance Agency, Inc. Kelly K. Neiderer, Chief Retail Officer
Mid Penn Bank Jennifer L. Oswald, Vice President/General Manager
Momentum, Inc. Brenda P. Pettersen, President
Aren't We Lucky, Inc. (McDonald's Owner/Operator) Cami L. Ressler, M.Ed., President
Ressler Career and Business Solutions Angela Sargent, Senior Executive Vice President/Chief Information Officer
Fulton Financial Corporation Barbara J. Schmidt, President
Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA Sandra Funt Stefanic, Vice President IT, Diversified Business Solutions
Highmark Blue Shield Demi Stevens, CEO
Year of the Book Press Rebecca E. Summers, President
Lester R. Summers, Inc. Stephanie Ann Treglia, HR Business Partner
Harley-Davidson Motor Company Paula A. Vitz, Vice President
Capital Associates, Inc.
Special Recognition Awards
Woman to Watch Award recipient:
Sarah Lanphier Himes, CEO
Nuts About Granola, LLC Community Achievement Award recipient:
Robin D. Stauffer, Corporate Secretary; Executive Director of The S. Dale High Family Foundation
High Companies Lifetime Achievement Award recipient:
Patricia K. Burnley, Founder
Kitchen Kettle Village
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