2018 Top Women nominations close soon!

The Top Women in Business winners: Jessica Castrodale, Mel Miller, Shelia Brumlow, Robin Byrd, Margaret Dabbs, Laura Engel, Lori Savio, Jennifer Lidstrom, Cheryl Pletcher, Connie Rheinecker, Kelly Waugh and Stephanie Wetzel

Do you know any ‘Top Women” leaders in our community? Nominate your boss, a friend or yourself. All of us at Business Today are honored to recognize women leaders across Cabarrus County and Lake Norman for the 14th consecutive year! More than 75 women from all walks of life—from attorneys and educators to elected  officials and retailers—have earned the title of Top Women since 2005. Our judges, all prior winners, consider nominees on the basis of the following:

•  Owner, founder, partner
•  Sphere of influence, whether for-profit or non-profit
•  Leadership skills
•  Growth in personal & business life
•  Charitable work
•  Tenure
•  Manage important projects and teams
•  Juggling responsibilities
•  Involvement in the community, including programs and events
•  Determination

The awards have a tradition of recognizing career achievement, community service and positive impact on others. Top Women winners exemplify the contributions women have made to business and the community.

Karen Bentley—Top Women Class of 2012, former Mecklenburg County Commissioner and member of the Board of Education, will address the women. Her conversation is called “Courage to Follow Your Passion.”

Tickets to attend are $45 by credit card. Call 704-895-1335. The event begins at 6 pm with champagne on arrival and a mini expo.

The Presenting Sponsor is Duke Energy. The Platinum sponsors are Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Novant Health. Silver sponsors include Potter & Co. accountants, Rose & Associates and Uwharrie Bank. The Champagne Sponsor is Aquesta Bank.

Our 2018 essay question is: Define Success.

To be eligible for this awards program, women leaders should be based in Cabarrus County, Lake Norman or University City.

Please fill out the first 4 items on the form and click submit.  We will follow up with the rest.  Deadline Sept. 3.


One Response to “2018 Top Women nominations close soon!”

  1. I have Known Michelle for several years and not only does she exhibit great leadership, she aims at her goals with passion and focus.
    I have found her to be a trustworthy and reliable leader.

    Posted by Lawrence Severns | August 10, 2018, 11:54 am

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