Finalists for 2018 ATHENA Leadership Awards® announced
The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the organization’s 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award® and 2018 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award®.
Finalists for the 33rd annual ATHENA Award® are: Pam Anderson, Ann Dahlke, Linda Hackbarth, Tanya Nueske, Lee Shipway, Shereen Siewert and Jennifer Smith.
Finalists for the eleventh annual ATHENA Young Professional Award® are: Lora Bladow, Samantha Mallo, Kelsie Haase, Tressa Klopatek, Tammy Kosbab, Allison Liddle, Melissa Meschke, MaiGer Moua, Christine Reynebeau, Katie Rosenberg and PaHnia Thao.
The ATHENA Leadership Award® and the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award® are presented to women or men in recognition of their professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills.
These awards will be presented at the ATHENA Leadership Award® Program at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center in Rothschild. People interested in attending can register online or by calling the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce at 715-845-6231. For more information about the Awards, visit WausauChamber.com.
Melissa Langbehn and Ally Wallenta of WAOW/WYOW Television Inc will serve as the emcees for this year’s event.
Last year’s recipients were Bridget Wenman, President/Owner of Perspectives Training & Consulting LLC, and Erika Van De Yacht, a learning leader of leadership, professional and personal development with Sentry Insurance.
The ATHENA Leadership Award® Program’s presenting sponsor is O’Malley Cadillac Honda, the platinum sponsor is Ruder Ware LLSC, the gold sponsors are Ameriprise Financial – Wausau – Cornerstone Advisors, The Dirks Group and WAOW, the silver sponsors are BMO Harris Bank and Wisconsin Public Service Corp, the bronze sponsors are 89Q Radio, EO Johnson Business Technologies and River Valley Bank.