COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 15, 2017 – The Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2017 Accolades Business Leader of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, Minority Owned Business of the Year, and Member of the Year.
During a luncheon and award ceremony yesterday at The Antlers Hotel, one woman from each of four categories was given an award.
BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR
- Barb Winter, Ent Credit Union
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
- Krithika Prashant, City of Colorado Springs
MINORITY OWNED BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
- Nohemy Montes, Mont Wealth
MEMBER OF THE YEAR
- Tamara Moore Relevel, LLC
“We are honored to announce these winners and their contributions to the business community,” said Lola Woloch, President & CEO of the SCWCC. “These professionals go above and beyond their duties to serve the community, provide leadership, and impact economic vitality the Women’s Chamber is privileged to highlight their talents and achievements.”
During the event, Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne, Dr.PH, Colorado’s 49th Lieutenant Governor and Chief Operating Officer, was the keynote speaker. Her topic was “Women in Leadership in the business community.”
The master of ceremonies was Lauren Ferrara, who joined the FOX21 team as the weekday evening anchor in October of 2013, and has appeared on FOX News, CNN, and the Colbert Report.
Since 1993, the SCWCC has hosted the Accolades Business Leader of the Year & Annual Awards luncheon to celebrate the accomplishments of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce, its members, supporters and the business community.
The Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce recognizes an individual as Business Leader of the Year who exemplifies the qualities of: outstanding leadership, exceptional business acumen and selfless service to the community. Nominees may be owners, consultants, or employees in business, government or non-profit organization with a business orientation.