COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 21, 2018 – The Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2018 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 at The Antlers Hotel, one woman from each of four categories was given an award.
BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR
Tatiana Bailey, PhD, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Erin Miller, Center for Technology, Research and Commercialization
MINORITY OWNED BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Barbara Myrick, B&M Construction
MEMBER OF THE YEAR
Terry Zarsky, Pikes Peak Library District
“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, Lieutenant General (RET) Susan J. Helms, USAF, was the keynote speaker. She spoke on confidence, determination, seizing opportunity, and leveraging your support team. As well as giving insight into her time as an astronaut and how that experience shaped the person she is today.
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 Annual Awards luncheon to celebrate the accomplishments of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce, its members, supporters and the business community.