Career Mastered Awards National Class of 2020 Announced

Linwick & Associates announced that the Career Mastered Awards Class of 2020 will be honored during the National Women’s History Month Leadership in Action Awards Charity on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Westin Hiltons Head Spa & Resort. Career Mastered Women’s History Leadership in Action Awards is the crown of the Career Mastered Diversity Business Summit & Women’s Leadership Awards, routinely attracting a sell-out crowd.

Linwick & Associates, LLC., the parent company of Career Mastered Magazine, in conjunction with its sponsors, will honor the achievements of women who have made a compelling mark on business. Honorees represent powerful women across diverse industries and disciplines. These women leaders are Game Changers who have mastered their work and have learned the necessary steps to move ahead and build successful careers. The honorees are exceptionally strong role models of what a woman can accomplish.

Visionary Women Who Lead By Example is the 2020 Theme. “It is a powerful time to be a woman,” says Dr. Lisa J. Lindsay Wicker, President & CEO Linwick & Associates, and Career Mastered Founder. “We’re thrilled to honor remarkable women who make a difference each and every day while inspiring future generations. Sharing her story and achievements provides an expansive pathway of history for years to come.”

Career Mastered Class of 2020 Honorees: Leadership in Action Awards 

Adrienne Bain, Southwest Regional Executive, Citizen’s Bank
Dr. Andrea Blake, Chiropractic & Clinical Director Health Wellness Center Honorable Aretha Blake, Judge, Mecklenburg County District Court

Kimberly Blackwell, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, PMM
Kimberly Caudle Lewis, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, ProjectXYZ
Kate Fitzgerald, Chief Revenue Officer, Lean Plum
Amy S. Hilliard, Founder & Principal, The Hilliard Group
Sallie Jarosz, Senior Vice President, New Dominion Bank
Dawn Johnson, Chief Executive Officer & Owner, Dawn Johnson State Farm
Michele T. Ghee, Executive Vice President, Endeavor Marketing
Christine Gorham, Director of Development, Caddis, President, CREW
Network Global Board of Directors and
Christine Mason Soneral, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, ITC Holdings Jadene Phenise Pool, Deputy General Counsel, Fifth Third Bank
Joyce Roche’, President & Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Girls Inc. &
Board of Directors Macy’s & Tupperware Brands
Laura Roberts, Vice President & General Counsel, Bojangles
Alison Summerville, Business Administrative Executive & Head of
Corporate Citizenship, Ally Financial
Carol Lyn Colon, Senior Vice President, Ogilvy
Karen Weatherington, Head Volleyball Coach, UNC Charlotte
Ann Marie Williams, Executive Director & Client Advisor, J.P. Morgan Private Bank
Dr. Nichole Wilson, Vice President, Retail Health Services, Community Health Services Heather Wolf, Managing Director, Allegis Partners

Living Legend Award

• Janice Bryant Howroyd, Chief Executive Officer, Act 1 

Trailblazer Leadership Award

• Krista Dunton, PGA Professional & Senior Director of Instruction, Berkley Hall Club

GameChanger Leadership Award

• Collette V. Smith, NFL 1st African American Female Coach, New York Jets. President & Founder. Believe N You, Inc.

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

• Melissa Butler, Founder, The Lip Bar

Winning Spirit Leadership Award

• Portia Lockett, Ph.D., Director, Community Affairs & Spiritual Care, Detroit Medical Center Campus

Additionally, several emerging leaders will be recognized for their achievements, and scholarships totaling over $5,000 will be provided to youth rising stars.

About the Career Mastered Leadership in Action Awards:

The Career Mastered Awards is the leading Women’s History Month Awards honoring today’s women leaders who take charge of their careers and their futures. Established and presented in 2015 by Linwick & Associates, Career Mastered Awards celebrates and acknowledges the victories, challenges, and stories of the women who have helped to make our country what it is today. Proceeds from this program directly support Excel Village, a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide mentoring and scholarships for girls. Sponsors include Walgreens, Fifth Third Bank, Ally Financial, TD Bank, Lowes, Worth Financial, Mercedes-Benz, New York Life Insurance, Macy’s, Primax Properties, Parker Poe, ITC Holdings.

About Linwick & Associates, LLC:

Linwick & Associates, LLC is a global human resource consulting firm with offices in Metropolitan Detroit and Charlotte, NC. The mission of the company is to create organizational value through people. Its Founder, Dr. Lisa J. Wicker, is internationally recognized as a leader in human resources management with more than 30 years’ experience in organizational dynamics and change management across Fortune 500 Companies and Industries. Additionally, she is the founder and publisher of Career Mastered Magazine & Awards.

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Published On: February 1, 2020