Today, your Better Business Bureau’s Women in Business Networking (WiBN) program announced its 2016 class of Top 25 Women to Watch. These awards recognize exceptional women in the Miami Valley who:
- Are exceptional in their roles and respected in their fields
- Are causing more than just a ripple in the public arena and in their communities
- “Light a spark” or make an impression of some sort
Each woman stands out in some special way – because of her leadership, community service and professional achievements – or all three.
The 2016 Top 25 Women to Watch include:
- Libby Ballengee, Venus Child Productions
- Mary Kathryn Burnside, Clash Dayton
- Dr. Cleanne Cass, Hospice of Dayton
- London Coe, Peace on Fifth
- Allison Cox, The Human Race Theatre Co.
- Judy Dodge, Montgomery County
- Jennifer Gilman, Prime Time Party Rental
- Nichole Hardin, Horizon Primary Care
- Mary Jean Henry, Wright State University Foundation
- Elise Huelskamp, Premier Health
- Janet Jackson, Organization Solutions, LLC
- Reka Juhasz, RealArt/PaperReka
- Brenda Elaine Kraner, Wright State University
- Debbie Lieberman, Montgomery County
- Melanie Miller, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
- Anna Monnett, Dayton VA Medical Center
- Stefanie Nemitz, Dayton Children’s
- Billi Ewing, Independent Education Management & Creative Consultant – Self Employed
- Kathy Piech-Lukas, Your Dream Day, LLC
- Erin Rhinehart, Faruki Ireland & Cox, PLL
- Beth Savage, PQ Systems
- Diana Vann, American Way Van & Storage, Inc.
- Jenny Warner, People Working Cooperatively, Inc.
- Laurie Westheimer, Loralie’s Boutique
- Nancy Wilson, K99.1 FM/Cox Media Group Ohio
Jeanne Porter, BBB’s WiBN director and founder, says, “It is an honor to recognize our Top 25 Women to Watch each year. Their professional and personal lives are inspiring. Their life experiences to date set a high bar for all of us in the community. I’m excited to watch to see what these watchable women have in store for us over the coming year. They help make our community a great place to work, live and play.”
For more about this honor, visit the WiBN Web site, www.wibn.org. Over the course of this recognition program, more than 200 women have been recognized with this distinguished honor.