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The North Bay Business Journal's 10th annual Women in Business awards gala June 24 included an engaging panel discussion with four previous winners around the challenges and successes they faced in their careers.
See the list of Women in Business 2010 video remarks and profiles.
Introduced by event emcee Marcy Smothers, owner of Smothers Winery and Remick Ridge Vineyards and co-host of the national culinary radio show, Food Guy & Marcy, the participants were:
Judy Jordan, a 2002 winner and founder and president of J Vineyards & Winery.
Elaine Bell, a 2008 winner and owner and founder of Elaine Bell Catering.
Patty Garbarino, a 2007 winner and president of Marin Sanitary Service.
Marlene Soiland, a 2009 winner and president and owner of Soiland Management Co.
The panel was moderated by Debbie Meekins, a Women in Business founder and EVP and chief production officer of Sonoma Bank, a division of Sterling Savings.
Click to listen: Women in Business 2010 panel discussion (MP3 audio)