In Business Magazine Women of Achievement to Inspire at Luncheon with Groundbreaking TED Talk-style Event

Stories of Achievement revealed during Oct. 6th event at Camelback Inn
In Business Magazine

In Business Magazine is bringing together top local women of achievement to share their stories and inspire Valley business leaders at the annual Women of Achievement luncheon on Friday, October 6, 2017, at the Camelback Inn & Resort.

In Business Magazine’s editorial group has chosen these women leaders based on their business success, connection and service to our community and their efforts to grow business. The following is a list of the 2017 Women of Achievement:

  • Amy Armstrong, Founder & CEO, Support My Club – Nonprofit
  • Robin Burgess, Shareholder, Sanders + Parks, P.C.
  • Ruffin Chevaleau, Head of Phoenix Center of Excellence, Uber
  • Kim Covington, Senior Director of Community Initiatives, Arizona Community Foundation – Nonprofit
  • Kathy Heasley, Founder & President, Heasley&Partners
  • Kate Hickman, Senior Vice President Treasury Management Sales, Alliance Bank of Arizona
  • Carmen Jandacek, Director of Ethics, APS
  • Jodi Low, CEO & Founder, U & Improved
  • Gay Meyer, Assistant Vice President HR Operations, USAA
  • Denise Resnick, Founder & Board Chair, First Place Arizona – Nonprofit
  • Terry Roman, Partner, Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P.
  • Marnie Rosenthal, Realtor, Launch Real Estate
  • Brooke Todare, President, Global Diversity Logistics
  • Sandra Watson, President & CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority

Each of the Women of Achievement will be featured in the September 2017 issue of In Business Magazine, noting their honors and profile for success. In addition, each will be honored at the luncheon event on Oct. 6, 2017. A few of this year’s Women of Achievement will be asked to tell their story of achievement on stage in a TED Talk-style presentation meant to truly inspire guests.

Letitia Frye, the well-known auctiontainer, author and speaker, will provide the keynote for this exceptional and inspiring event. She will speak about her story of achievement and empowering women to achieve through business and community.

This year’s Lifetime Achievement Honor goes to Linda M. Herold of Herold Enterprises, a true pioneer in creating awareness and the power of “social capital” in business for women through the many women’s groups, publications and events she has produced over the years.

The Women of Achievement 2017 event and luncheon will take place Oct. 6, 2017, at the Camelback Inn & Resort in the main ballroom. Individual tickets are $75. A table of ten is $1,000. Tickets and sponsorships to the event are available at



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