North Bay Business Journal is recognizing 19 women as local leaders, innovators and visionaries.
The award-winners will be honored at North Bay Business Journal’s 17th annual Women in Business awards dinner gala in Santa Rosa. Guest speaker at the dinner will be Nioma Sadler, founder of WomenServe as well as co-founder and goodwill ambassador of Traditional Medicinals.
The honorees will also be featured in the Business Journal’s Women in Business special publication on June 26.
- Carrie Brown, owner, Jimtown Store, Healdsburg
- Roni Brown, vice president and marketing director, Summit State Bank, Santa Rosa
- Kristina Derkos, senior vice president of administration, Redwood Credit Union, Santa Rosa
- Denise Dutra Maloney, director of business development, The Dutra Group, San Rafael
- Katie Evans, vice president of operations, La Tortilla Factory, Santa Rosa
- Anisya Fritz, proprietor, Lynmar Estate, Sebastopol
- Jennifer “Jenn” Fujii, founder and owner, Inspired Fitness Training Center, Sebastopol
- Cheriene Griffith, operations manager, Chevoo, Healdsburg
- Drea Helfer, president and compliance consultant, DH Wine Compliance, Santa Rosa
- Madeleine Keegan O’Connell, CEO, YWCA Sonoma County, Santa Rosa
- Shauna Lorenzen, vice president and controller, Exchange Bank, Santa Rosa
- Karen Milman, M.D., Sonoma County health officer, Santa Rosa
- Suzanne Nagorka, interior design director, TLCD Architecture, Santa Rosa
- Teresa Nilsen, executive vice president and treasurer, Hennessy Funds, Novato
- Judy Sakaki, Ph.D., president, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park
- Julie Silk, environmental compliance program manager, Keysight Technologies, Santa Rosa
- Regina Sullivan, M.D., MBA, CPE, medical director, maternal child health, obstetrics/gynecology, Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center, Santa Rosa
- Marimar Torres, founder and proprietor, Marimar Estate, Sebastopol
- Robin Wenzel, senior vice president and senior relationship manager, Wells Fargo Bank, North Coast Regional Commercial Banking, Santa Rosa
The awards event will be on Wednesday, June 21, at Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel & Spa in Santa Rosa. Register at nbbj.news/wib17.