BRAVO! Awards 2016 Nominees Announced | NAWBO

BRAVO! Awards 2016 Nominees Announced


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Helna Correll, NAWBO San Diego

Winners Will Be Unveiled at May 18 Event

SAN DIEGO—April 22, 2016—The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) San Diego, which promotes, supports and educates women business owners in achieving success, today announced the nominees for its six 2016 BRAVO! Awards. The winners will be unveiled at the dinner event on Wednesday, May 18 at the Cape Rey Carlsbad, A Hilton Resort.

Woman Business Owner of the Year
Lee Anne Davis, PromoVentures, Inc.
Didi Discar, Carling Communications, Inc.
Amber Eck, Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck
Christina Elliott, Logo Product Experts
Leslie Fishlock, Geek Girl
Zeynep Ilgaz, Confirm BioSciences
Sheri Malvestuto, Visiting Angels East County
Gulsum Rustemoglu, GEPermit and Kosu Dunyamiz
C.J. Westrick, HR Jungle
Olga Worm, Bekker's Catering
Helen Zeldes, Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck

Rising Star Award
Ana Bermudez, TAGit
Alex Cameron, Signature Social Marketing Consulting
Katie Dougherty, Nexus Search Group
Kori Propst, PhD, The Diet Doc, LLC
Nicole Sutton, Nexus Search Group
Alyssa Wilcox, Heights Park Insurance Services
Elizabeth Wilson, Seed GC

Signature Award
Linda Cox, Outsourced Management Services Inc
Windus Fernandez Brinkkord, Trilogy Financial Services
Stacy Fode, Brown Law Group
Judy Lawton, The Lawton Group
Ixchel Mosley, DVM, El Cajon Valley Veterinary Hospital
Ilse Savelli, DDS, Chula Vista Smiles
Janis Stevens, Perma Safety Tub Co.
Linda Strand, Independent Energy Solutions

Green Community Award
Pauline Martinson, I Love a Clean San Diego
Linda Strand, Independent Energy Solutions

Trailblazer Award
Leslie Fishlock, Geek Girl
Katy Goshtasbi, Puris Personal Brand Solutions
April Harter Enriquez, WordPop Public Relations
Debra Hubers, La Vita Compounding Pharmacy
Nichole MacDonald, Sash
Rachel Olsen, Best Mom Products and RO Media
Gulsum Rustemoglu, GEPermit and Kosu Dunyamiz
Vivian Sayward, Vivacity Sportswear, Inc.
Danielle Springer, Unveiled Bridal

Women's Advocate of the Year
Lee Anne Davis, PromoVentures, Inc.
Leslie Fishlock, Geek Girl
Alreen Haeggquist, Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck
Dr. Silvia Mah, PhD, MBA, Hera Labs
Skyler McCurine, Le Red Balloon
Remy Meraz, Me Tyme Network
Eva Mondaca, Moms Helping Moms Build a Business
Renee VanHeel, Pay it Forward Processing

Register at to cheer on these fabulous women. The early bird deadline is May 6. Online registration closes on May 13.

About NAWBO San Diego
NAWBO San Diego is one of 80 U.S. chapters of NAWBO, a national non-profit organization of more than 7,000 members that represents women business owners across all industries. Since 1975, NAWBO has helped women evolve their businesses by sharing resources and providing a single voice to shape economic and public policy. For more information, visit

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