SME announces Women of Excellence nominees

April 4, 2019

Sales and Marketing Executives Inc. of Sioux Falls has released its list of nominees for its Women of Excellence Awards, which will be presented as part of the Women in Business event April 23.

The women were nominated by their peers and will be voted on anonymously by an SME committee. The nominees are:

Entrepreneurial Excellence 

  • Amanda Christopherson, Beautique
  • Trisha Dohn, Well365
  • Jeanine Hoff Lubben, Paws Pet Resort
  • Maddie Peschong, Maddie Peschong Photography
  • Alana Snyder, 605 Magazine
  • Rebecca Wiener McGregor, Heal With Hypnosis

Excellence in Marketing

  • Katie Ashmore, MSH Architects
  • Natalie Eisenberg, Click Rain
  • Lindsey Meyers, Avera
  • Krista Orsack, Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Megan Peterson, The Design House
  • Kimber Severson, Sanford Health
  • Kristen Townsend, Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith LLP

Excellence in Sales

  • Annette Adams, Midco
  • Dana Fisher, Fisher Sisters Real Estate
  • Sabra Shields, Sanford Health
  • Pamela Skals, Avera
  • Mara Walter, KSFY-TV

Excellence Through the Decades

  • Carol Cressman, Sanford Health
  • Marsha Denniston, University of Sioux Falls
  • Deb Fischer-Clemens, Avera
  • Candy Hanson, Sioux Falls Thrive
  • Shari Kastein, Family Crisis Center of Northwest Iowa

Supporting Excellence

  • JoAnn Albers, Howalt+McDowell Insurance, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company
  • Samantha Bucknell, EmBe
  • Traci Christensen, Avera
  • Jammie DenHoed, First Premier Bank
  • Sheila Finch, KELOLand Media Group
  • Amy Kooistra, Wireless World
  • Heather Schelling, Northwestern Mutual
  • Cindy Weber, Sanford Health

The event begins with a trade show at noon, followed by dinner, awards and a presentation by keynote speaker Taya Kyle, wife of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle.

For information and to purchase tickets for the event, visit smesiouxfalls.org.

SME announces Women of Excellence nominees

Sales and Marketing Executives Inc. of Sioux Falls has released its list of nominees for its Women of Excellence awards, which will be presented as part of the Women in Business event April 23.

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