LUNCHEON &
AWARDS CEREMONY

JUNE 16, 2022 • 12:00 P.M.-2:30 P.M.

THE EDISON BALLROOM • NEW YORK CITY

Let’s get together and celebrate!

Join us June 16 from 12–2:30 p.m. EST at the Edison Ballroom in NYC for our special awards luncheon and awards ceremony, where we will honor our Top Women in Communications. This prestigious group represents the female communications professionals whose dedication and contributions to the communications industry are making a significant impact in their day-to-day job and career, advancing the profession while accelerating growth for their organization. Look for profiles of all the honorees below in mid-June.

Scroll down to see who made the list and to learn more about the live event taking place in June. It’s been too long since we were able to come together in person, and we’re looking forward to celebrating with you in New York City! Come network, have some fun and celebrate your success!

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HONOREES

The Women in Communications Hall of Fame

Ria Carlson

University of California, Irvine

Ria Carlson

Honorable Mentions

Ria Carlson

University of California, Irvine

Judy Clayton Sanchez

U.S. Sugar

Judy Clayton Sanchez

Honorable Mentions

Judy Clayton Sanchez

U.S. Sugar

Rosanna Fiske

Royal Caribbean Group

Rosanna Fiske

Honorable Mentions

Rosanna Fiske

Royal Caribbean Group

Marta Newhart

Westinghouse Electric Company

Marta Newhart

Honorable Mentions

Marta Newhart

Westinghouse Electric Company

Bec Rollins

Simmons University

Bec Rollins

Honorable Mentions

Bec Rollins

Simmons University

Rising Stars

Sara Jordan Jacobson

Marbaloo Marketing

Sara Jordan Jacobson

Honorable Mentions

Sara Jordan Jacobson

Marbaloo Marketing

Melissa Spain

ChenMed

Melissa Spain

Honorable Mentions

Melissa Spain

ChenMed

Megan O'Leary

Kivvit

Megan O'Leary

Honorable Mentions

Megan O'Leary

Kivvit

Isabelle Owens

Owens Realty Services

Isabelle Owens

Honorable Mentions

Isabelle Owens

Owens Realty Services

Ashley Pearlman

Cisco, Inc

Ashley Pearlman

Honorable Mentions

Ashley Pearlman

Cisco, Inc

Solange Pittet

Haymaker Group

Solange Pittet

Honorable Mentions

Solange Pittet

Haymaker Group

Deej Savage

Brand Definition

Deej Savage

Honorable Mentions

Deej Savage

Brand Definition

Morgan Searles

HIMSS

Morgan Searles

Honorable Mentions

Morgan Searles

HIMSS

Taylor Shawver

Integral

Taylor Shawver

Honorable Mentions

Taylor Shawver

Integral

Mary Stankiewicz

Belle Communication

Mary Stankiewicz

Honorable Mentions

Mary Stankiewicz

Belle Communication

Bridge Builders

Melissa Beers

Intel

Melissa Beers

Honorable Mentions

Melissa Beers

Intel

Leia Bradford

HIMSS

Leia Bradford

Honorable Mentions

Leia Bradford

HIMSS

Lisa Carricaburu

ARUP Laboratories

Lisa Carricaburu

Honorable Mentions

Lisa Carricaburu

ARUP Laboratories

Alissa Cleland

Robert Bosch LLC

Alissa Cleland

Honorable Mentions

Alissa Cleland

Robert Bosch LLC

Karen Davis

Xero

Karen Davis

Honorable Mentions

Karen Davis

Xero

Mary Gibson

SWM International

Mary Gibson

Honorable Mentions

Mary Gibson

SWM International

Leslie Letts

Amazon

Leslie Letts

Honorable Mentions

Leslie Letts

Amazon

Bridget Nelson Monroe

Bellmont Partners

Bridget Nelson Monroe

Honorable Mentions

Bridget Nelson Monroe

Bellmont Partners

Janice Moore

CNSI

Janice Moore

Honorable Mentions

Janice Moore

CNSI

Makini Nyanteh

The American Institutes for Research (AIR)

Makini Nyanteh

Honorable Mentions

Makini Nyanteh

The American Institutes for Research (AIR)

Ivy Sprague

Hy-Vee, Inc.

Ivy Sprague

Honorable Mentions

Ivy Sprague

Hy-Vee, Inc.

Susan Thiele

Kyowa Kirin, Inc.

Susan Thiele

Honorable Mentions

Susan Thiele

Kyowa Kirin, Inc.

Melissa Tizon

Providence

Melissa Tizon

Honorable Mentions

Melissa Tizon

Providence

Susan Wool

U.S. Department of Labor

Susan Wool

Honorable Mentions

Susan Wool

U.S. Department of Labor

Community Givers

Rosie Ford

Ascension

Rosie Ford

Honorable Mentions

Rosie Ford

Ascension

Susan Guess

Paducah Bank

Susan Guess

Honorable Mentions

Susan Guess

Paducah Bank

Kerry-Ann Hamilton

KAH Consulting Group

Kerry-Ann Hamilton

Honorable Mentions

Kerry-Ann Hamilton

KAH Consulting Group

Ruth Rohs

IMA Financial Group

Ruth Rohs

Honorable Mentions

Ruth Rohs

IMA Financial Group

Michele Stellato

Prudential

Michele Stellato

Honorable Mentions

Michele Stellato

Prudential

Renee Young

W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Renee Young

Honorable Mentions

Renee Young

W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Crisis Navigators

Brett Boag

BlueShore Financial

Brett Boag

Honorable Mentions

Brett Boag

BlueShore Financial

Debbie Braden

Caliber

Debbie Braden

Honorable Mentions

Debbie Braden

Caliber

Pam Erickson

Raytheon Technologies

Pam Erickson

Honorable Mentions

Pam Erickson

Raytheon Technologies

Karen Groppe

HIMSS

Karen Groppe

Honorable Mentions

Karen Groppe

HIMSS

Melanie Johnston

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Melanie Johnston

Honorable Mentions

Melanie Johnston

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Suzanne Lane

Cooper University Health Care

Suzanne Lane

Honorable Mentions

Suzanne Lane

Cooper University Health Care

Dana Liedholm

Kaseya

Dana Liedholm

Honorable Mentions

Dana Liedholm

Kaseya

Carol Norris-Smith

Penn Medicine Princeton Health

Carol Norris-Smith

Honorable Mentions

Carol Norris-Smith

Penn Medicine Princeton Health

Anne O'Neill

NCR Corporation

Anne O'Neill

Honorable Mentions

Anne O'Neill

NCR Corporation

Amy Ponticello

Lincoln Financial Group

Amy Ponticello

Honorable Mentions

Amy Ponticello

Lincoln Financial Group

Sue Ryan

University of Notre Dame

Sue Ryan

Honorable Mentions

Sue Ryan

University of Notre Dame

Olga Solares

Ascension Illinois

Olga Solares

Honorable Mentions

Olga Solares

Ascension Illinois

Laura Tufts

Horizon House

Laura Tufts

Honorable Mentions

Laura Tufts

Horizon House

Adrienne Webb

Providence

Adrienne Webb

Honorable Mentions

Adrienne Webb

Providence

Carreen Winters

MikeWorldWide

Carreen Winters

Honorable Mentions

Carreen Winters

MikeWorldWide

Leah Yaw

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Leah Yaw

Honorable Mentions

Leah Yaw

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Champions

Sara Aghajanian

Evoke KYNE

Sara Aghajanian

Honorable Mentions

Sara Aghajanian

Evoke KYNE

Sandra Garcia

Encounter Your Potential

Sandra Garcia

Honorable Mentions

Sandra Garcia

Encounter Your Potential

Tatiana Guiloff

MGC

Tatiana Guiloff

Honorable Mentions

Tatiana Guiloff

MGC

Candace Johnson

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Candace Johnson

Honorable Mentions

Candace Johnson

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Elisa Juarez

ChenMed

Elisa Juarez

Honorable Mentions

Elisa Juarez

ChenMed

Kris Lathan

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Kris Lathan

Honorable Mentions

Kris Lathan

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Priyanka Rathore

Whirlpool Corporation

Priyanka Rathore

Honorable Mentions

Priyanka Rathore

Whirlpool Corporation

Michelle Taylerson

Amazon

Michelle Taylerson

Honorable Mentions

Michelle Taylerson

Amazon

Sheila Thorne

Multicultural Healthcare Marketing Group, LLC

Sheila Thorne

Honorable Mentions

Sheila Thorne

Multicultural Healthcare Marketing Group, LLC

Marcy Tolkoff

Wilmington Trust/M&T Bank

Marcy Tolkoff

Honorable Mentions

Marcy Tolkoff

Wilmington Trust/M&T Bank

Kelly Williamson

APCO Worldwide

Kelly Williamson

Honorable Mentions

Kelly Williamson

APCO Worldwide

JoAnn Yamani

NIO

JoAnn Yamani

Honorable Mentions

JoAnn Yamani

NIO

Dynamic Do-ers

Allison Amrhein

Veterans Health Administration Innovation Ecosystem

Allison Amrhein

Honorable Mentions

Allison Amrhein

Veterans Health Administration Innovation Ecosystem

Carole Pucik Campbell

Harman International

Carole Pucik Campbell

Honorable Mentions

Carole Pucik Campbell

Harman International

Cara Chatfield

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

Cara Chatfield

Honorable Mentions

Cara Chatfield

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

Jennifer Cohen

Aspen RxHealth

Jennifer Cohen

Honorable Mentions

Jennifer Cohen

Aspen RxHealth

Susan Donlan

KeyBank

Susan Donlan

Honorable Mentions

Susan Donlan

KeyBank

Christine Dwyre

Reckitt

Christine Dwyre

Honorable Mentions

Christine Dwyre

Reckitt

Gina Espinosa-Meltzer

Hope-Beckham Inc.

Gina Espinosa-Meltzer

Honorable Mentions

Gina Espinosa-Meltzer

Hope-Beckham Inc.

Linda Gharib

Wolters Kluwer

Linda Gharib

Honorable Mentions

Linda Gharib

Wolters Kluwer

Jennifer Gottlieb

MetLife

Jennifer Gottlieb

Honorable Mentions

Jennifer Gottlieb

MetLife

Maggie Grande

Konica Minolta

Maggie Grande

Honorable Mentions

Maggie Grande

Konica Minolta

Caitlin Haskins

10Fold Communications

Caitlin Haskins

Honorable Mentions

Caitlin Haskins

10Fold Communications

Lauren Hernandez

HIMSS

Lauren Hernandez

Honorable Mentions

Lauren Hernandez

HIMSS

Christina Kelly-Henn

BNY Mellon

Christina Kelly-Henn

Honorable Mentions

Christina Kelly-Henn

BNY Mellon

Jaclyn Kline

Cisco

Jaclyn Kline

Honorable Mentions

Jaclyn Kline

Cisco

Lauren Lawson-Zilai

Goodwill Industries International

Lauren Lawson-Zilai

Honorable Mentions

Lauren Lawson-Zilai

Goodwill Industries International

Stephanie Lowenthal

trivago

Stephanie Lowenthal

Honorable Mentions

Stephanie Lowenthal

trivago

Rachael MacKenzie-Neill

BGC Canada

Rachael MacKenzie-Neill

Honorable Mentions

Rachael MacKenzie-Neill

BGC Canada

Michelle Morris

NCR Corporation

Michelle Morris

Honorable Mentions

Michelle Morris

NCR Corporation

Chrystal Neely

Acuity Brands

Chrystal Neely

Honorable Mentions

Chrystal Neely

Acuity Brands

Robin Newton

C-SPAN

Robin Newton

Honorable Mentions

Robin Newton

C-SPAN

Lisa O'Neill Hill

City of Hope Orange County

Lisa O'Neill Hill

Honorable Mentions

Lisa O'Neill Hill

City of Hope Orange County

Teal Pennebaker

Capsule

Teal Pennebaker

Honorable Mentions

Teal Pennebaker

Capsule

Ashley Pollard

Ascension

Ashley Pollard

Honorable Mentions

Ashley Pollard

Ascension

Jennifer Ravalli

PandoLogic

Jennifer Ravalli

Honorable Mentions

Jennifer Ravalli

PandoLogic

Nancy Scott

Nuance Communications, Inc.

Nancy Scott

Honorable Mentions

Nancy Scott

Nuance Communications, Inc.

Joy Seusing

Rite Aid

Joy Seusing

Honorable Mentions

Joy Seusing

Rite Aid

Julie Spizuoco

ORBCOMM Inc.

Julie Spizuoco

Honorable Mentions

Julie Spizuoco

ORBCOMM Inc.

Beth Stellato

Newell Brands

Beth Stellato

Honorable Mentions

Beth Stellato

Newell Brands

Armentia Synder

SThree

Armentia Synder

Honorable Mentions

Armentia Synder

SThree

Silvia Taylor

Novavax

Silvia Taylor

Honorable Mentions

Silvia Taylor

Novavax

Devi Thomas

Salesforce.org

Devi Thomas

Honorable Mentions

Devi Thomas

Salesforce.org

Alison Trinidad

Alignment Healthcare

Alison Trinidad

Honorable Mentions

Alison Trinidad

Alignment Healthcare

Casey Waltz

Mizuho Americas

Casey Waltz

Honorable Mentions

Casey Waltz

Mizuho Americas

Heather Woodard

McDonald's USA

Heather Woodard

Honorable Mentions

Heather Woodard

McDonald's USA

HR Leaders

Gina Cherwin

MikeWorldWide

Gina Cherwin

Honorable Mentions

Gina Cherwin

MikeWorldWide

Deirdre Drake

UScellular

Deirdre Drake

Honorable Mentions

Deirdre Drake

UScellular

Robyn Jordan

DriveTime

Robyn Jordan

Honorable Mentions

Robyn Jordan

DriveTime

Kelly McDonald

Ferrero USA Inc

Kelly McDonald

Honorable Mentions

Kelly McDonald

Ferrero USA Inc

Leaders

Lisa Atherfold

Cisco, Inc

Lisa Atherfold

Honorable Mentions

Lisa Atherfold

Cisco, Inc

Hillary Blum

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Hillary Blum

Honorable Mentions

Hillary Blum

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Sherise Bright

Human Rights Campaign

Sherise Bright

Honorable Mentions

Sherise Bright

Human Rights Campaign

Stephanie Cutter

Precision

Stephanie Cutter

Honorable Mentions

Stephanie Cutter

Precision

Cheryl Damian

U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP)

Cheryl Damian

Honorable Mentions

Cheryl Damian

U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP)

Kelly DeAngelis

Lincoln Financial Group

Kelly DeAngelis

Honorable Mentions

Kelly DeAngelis

Lincoln Financial Group

Jessica Dixon

CommonSpirit Health

Jessica Dixon

Honorable Mentions

Jessica Dixon

CommonSpirit Health

Maura FitzGerald

V2 Communications

Maura FitzGerald

Honorable Mentions

Maura FitzGerald

V2 Communications

Tiffany Guarnaccia

Kite Hill PR

Tiffany Guarnaccia

Honorable Mentions

Tiffany Guarnaccia

Kite Hill PR

Julia Jackson

M Booth Health

Julia Jackson

Honorable Mentions

Julia Jackson

M Booth Health

Dr. LeMia Jenkins Thompson

Pinterest

Dr. LeMia Jenkins Thompson

Honorable Mentions

Dr. LeMia Jenkins Thompson

Pinterest

Caitlin Kelly

Vivid+Co

Caitlin Kelly

Honorable Mentions

Caitlin Kelly

Vivid+Co

Laura Lane

UPS

Laura Lane

Honorable Mentions

Laura Lane

UPS

Melissa Mathews

Spring Green Communications

Melissa Mathews

Honorable Mentions

Melissa Mathews

Spring Green Communications

Shauna McBride

Committee for Children

Shauna McBride

Honorable Mentions

Shauna McBride

Committee for Children

Michelle Olson

PRSA

Michelle Olson

Honorable Mentions

Michelle Olson

PRSA

Morgan Roth

The ALS Association

Morgan Roth

Honorable Mentions

Morgan Roth

The ALS Association

Caroline Sabetti

TrueBlue, Inc. | PeopleReady |PeopleScout

Caroline Sabetti

Honorable Mentions

Caroline Sabetti

TrueBlue, Inc. | PeopleReady |PeopleScout

Carla Santiago

Edelman

Carla Santiago

Honorable Mentions

Carla Santiago

Edelman

Kelly Schlageter

CNSI

Kelly Schlageter

Honorable Mentions

Kelly Schlageter

CNSI

Jean Serra

V2 Communications

Jean Serra

Honorable Mentions

Jean Serra

V2 Communications

Pamela Thomas

The Thomas Collective

Pamela Thomas

Honorable Mentions

Pamela Thomas

The Thomas Collective

Jeanette Volpi

Workday

Jeanette Volpi

Honorable Mentions

Jeanette Volpi

Workday

Marija Zivanovic-Smith

IEX

Marija Zivanovic-Smith

Honorable Mentions

Marija Zivanovic-Smith

IEX

Mentors

Jennifer Acree

JSA+Partners

Jennifer Acree

Honorable Mentions

Jennifer Acree

JSA+Partners

Lynda Batchelor

HIMSS

Lynda Batchelor

Honorable Mentions

Lynda Batchelor

HIMSS

Brenna Karr

Cisco, Inc

Brenna Karr

Honorable Mentions

Brenna Karr

Cisco, Inc

Kari Matalone

Splunk

Kari Matalone

Honorable Mentions

Kari Matalone

Splunk

Merry Michael Smith

Big Communications

Merry Michael Smith

Honorable Mentions

Merry Michael Smith

Big Communications

Holly Sydnor

AWL Strategies

Holly Sydnor

Honorable Mentions

Holly Sydnor

AWL Strategies

Trailblazers

Lora Jones

Toyota Motor North America

Lora Jones

Honorable Mentions

Lora Jones

Toyota Motor North America

Heidi Krupp

Krupp Kommunications

Heidi Krupp

Honorable Mentions

Heidi Krupp

Krupp Kommunications

Christina Lee

Amazon

Christina Lee

Honorable Mentions

Christina Lee

Amazon

Allie Marsh

Crafted Communications

Allie Marsh

Honorable Mentions

Allie Marsh

Crafted Communications

Allison Netzer

Nymbus

Allison Netzer

Honorable Mentions

Allison Netzer

Nymbus

Wendy Parks

College of DuPage

Wendy Parks

Honorable Mentions

Wendy Parks

College of DuPage

Stephanie Shaw

7-Eleven

Stephanie Shaw

Honorable Mentions

Stephanie Shaw

7-Eleven

Judit Sinko

Cisco, Inc

Judit Sinko

Honorable Mentions

Judit Sinko

Cisco, Inc

Candace Steele Flippin

Acuity Brands

Candace Steele Flippin

Honorable Mentions

Candace Steele Flippin

Acuity Brands

Visionaries

Pia Arthur

Amazon

Pia Arthur

Honorable Mentions

Pia Arthur

Amazon

Jennifer Berson

Profitable PR Pros

Jennifer Berson

Honorable Mentions

Jennifer Berson

Profitable PR Pros

Ruhi Bhatt

FORMA Brands

Ruhi Bhatt

Honorable Mentions

Ruhi Bhatt

FORMA Brands

Katie Boylan

Target

Katie Boylan

Honorable Mentions

Katie Boylan

Target

Kristy Campbell

Proofpoint

Kristy Campbell

Honorable Mentions

Kristy Campbell

Proofpoint

Kathy Conner

Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company

Kathy Conner

Honorable Mentions

Kathy Conner

Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company

Erica Doyne

AMResorts

Erica Doyne

Honorable Mentions

Erica Doyne

AMResorts

Anat Gerstein

Anat Gerstein, Inc.

Anat Gerstein

Honorable Mentions

Anat Gerstein

Anat Gerstein, Inc.

Soon Hagerty

Hagerty

Soon Hagerty

Honorable Mentions

Soon Hagerty

Hagerty

Rachel Harrison

RHC (Rachel Harrison Communications)

Rachel Harrison

Honorable Mentions

Rachel Harrison

RHC (Rachel Harrison Communications)

Katy Hayes

Cisco, Inc

Katy Hayes

Honorable Mentions

Katy Hayes

Cisco, Inc

Maggie Philbin

VSC

Maggie Philbin

Honorable Mentions

Maggie Philbin

VSC

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INCLUDES:

  • 8 RESERVED SEATS FOR YOUR COLLEAGUES AND TEAM
  • PRIORITY SEATING AT THE FRONT OF THE ROOM
  • NETWORKING RECEPTION
  • 3 COURSE MEAL
  • AWARDS CEREMONY
  • CRYSTAL AWARD TO COMMEMORATE YOUR RECOGNITION
  • BOTTLE OF CHAMPAGNE
  • PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES WITH YOUR COLLEAGUES, TEAM AND INDUSTRY PEERS

$3400

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INCLUDES:

  • NETWORKING RECEPTION
  • 3 COURSE MEAL
  • AWARDS CEREMONY
  • CRYSTAL AWARD TO COMMEMORATE YOUR RECOGNITION

$450 PER PERSON

If you have any questions about the program or registration, please email Brendan Gannon at brendang@ragan.com.

LOCATION

The Edison Ballroom

VENUE INFORMATION

Edison Ballroom
240 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036
212.201.7650
edisonballroom.com


HOTELS

For your convenience when booking travel, here are some hotels that are near the Edison Ballroom in NYC.

Hotel Edison

Hotel Riu Plaza New York Times Square

Sofitel New York

Centric Times Square New York

The dress code is business casual.


BACK LIVE AND BETTER THAN EVER!

Beyond the conference enjoy exciting networking events, experiences, and all the city has to offer!

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in sponsoring this industry event or advertising in the Special Awards issue that will be distributed to over 150,000 communications professionals, please contact us at 312-960-4628 or email sponsorship@ragan.com.

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions about the program or registration, please email Brendan Gannon at brendang@ragan.com.