Awards | NAWBO

Woman Of The Year

Since 1981, the NAWBO Baltimore Regional Chapter has honored women and corporations for their dedication to business growth, employee development, owner and personal accomplishments, community involvement and advocacy for women in business.

Past Awards Included:

Business Woman of the Year: will be selected based on their dedication to business growth, employee development, owner and personal accomplishments, community involvement and advocacy for women in business. Nominees must own at least a 50% share of her business and have been in business at least 5 years and have made significant accomplishments in each of the areas outlined in the application. (candidates are nominated or self-nominated)

Rising Star: recognizes emerging entrepreneurial women business owners who have been in business less than two (2) years. Although “new,” the business is already demonstrating strong growth and is expected to sustain long term success through sound business practices and a commitment to excellence in all endeavors. (candidates are nominated or self-nominated)

NOMINEE CRITERIA
• Active voting member of NAWBO-BRC chapter (except for Corporate Partner of the Year)
• A business owner who is a sole proprietor, a partner in a partnership, shareholder in a corporation, or a member in a limited liability company, who exercises the power to make policy decisions, and is actively involved in the day-to-day management of the firm.
• Demonstrates the highest levels of professionalism and effective leadership
• Inspires others
• Active in the community
• An advocate for women in business

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Past Winners of the NAWBO-BRC Woman of the Year Award
1981 Tommie Tarsell
1982 Mimmie Erdman
1983 Audrey Morey
1984 Sue P. Walker
1985 Penny Green
1986 Lois Elkin
1987 Diane Mill
1988 Barbara Balter
1989 Beverly Stappler
1990 Kathleen Goldstein
1991 Bonnie Heneson
1992 Linda Wiester
1993 Betsy Grater
1994 Vickie Rosellini
1995 Brenda Dandy
1996 Dottie McGeehan
1997 Marie Noplock
1998 June Kleeman
1999 Suzanne Pearce
2001 Jane Brewer
2003 Malynda Hawes Madzel
2004 Janet L. Eveland
2005 Lisa Bands
2007 Deborah Stallings
2010 Monyka Berrocosa
2011 Cidalia Luis-Akbar
2012 Alyce Dailey
2013 Salli Ward