Women of Influence winners announced for 2011. (Milwaukee Business Journal, 4/22/2011)
Excerpt: “This is a great group of honorees,” said Mark Kass, editor of The Business Journal. “They are making a real difference in our community, both at work and in community endeavors.”
This is the 12th year that The Business Journal has honored Milwaukee’s most influential women.
The 2011 class of Women of Influence winners:
Public Policy•Paula Kiely, Milwaukee Public Library
•Robyn Shapiro, Drinker Biddle & Reath
Behind the Scenes•Victoria Clyde and Roberta Wallace, Milwaukee County Zoo
•Katie Falvey, Marcus Corp.
•Angela Pittman Taylor, Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc.
Community Supporter•Judy Jorgensen, community volunteer
•Eileen Schwalbach, Mount Mary College
•Rose Spang, Northwestern Mutual
•Carol Voss, IndependenceFirst
Corporate Executive•Cathy Buck, Froedtert Hospital
•Kris McMasters, Clifton Gunderson LLP
•Nancy Sennett, Foley & Lardner LLP
•Dawn Tabat, Generac Power Systems Inc.
Entrepreneur•Susan Haise, Neroli Salon & Spa
•Ann Pieper Eisenbrown, Pieper Properties Inc.
Family Business•Debra Alder, The Alder Cos.
•Cherry Welch-Perkins, Mr. Perkins Family Restaurant
Innovation•Jean Baker, Quarles & Brady LLP
•Mary Lou Ballweg, Endometriosis Association
•Mary Haynor, Horizon Home Care & Hospice Inc.
Inspiration•Jayne Hladio, U.S. Bank
•Bernadine Juno, Hebron House of Hospitality Inc.
•Paula Traktman, Medical College of Wisconsin
Mentor•Karen Coy-Romano, University of Wisconsin-Parkside
•Jill Pelisek, UWM Lubar School of Business
Nonprofit Leadership•Lisa Froemming, Columbia St. Mary’s Foundation
•Sherrie Tussler, Hunger Task Force Inc.
•Mary Lou Young, United Way of Greater Milwaukee