Congratulations to the 2019 Honorees!

These outstanding women are being recognized for their professional accomplishments, community leadership, and mentoring.

Carmen Allen
Calm & Sense Communications

Lisa Baron

Wendy A. Bello
WROC TV – Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

Wendy Bernstein
University of Rochester Medical Center

Maggie Brooks
Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority

Michelle Cain
Mengel Metzger Barr & Co.

Chetna Chandrakala

Mona Chitre
Excellus Health Plan

Sandra Doorley
Monroe County District Attorney

Kathryn Durfee D’Amanda
MillRace Design Associates

Sitima Fowler
Capstone IT Inc.

Kelly Gagan
Nazareth College

Susan George
Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce

Heather Goodbody
Merrill Lynch: Goodbody & Associates

Tokeya C. Graham
Monroe Community College

Cynthia Haskins
New York Apple Association

Jane Hasselkus
CooperVision, Inc.

Kristina “Kitty” Karle
Ontario County Court

Kate Kenney
ProNexus, LLC

Jill Knittel
JK Executive Strategies, LLC

Allana Lazeroff
Genesee Regional Bank

LaShunda Leslie-Smith
Connected Communities, Inc.

Stefani LiDestri
LiDestri Food and Drink

Angella Luyk
One Stop Janitorial And Office Supply

Colleen A. Matteson
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Lesli C. Myers-Small
Brockport Central School District

Jennifer Newman
Young Lion Brewing Company, LLC

Nydia Padilla-Rodriguez
Rochester City School District

Carla M. Palumbo
The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, New York

Audrey Patrone Peartree
Harris Beach PLLC

Kathleen Pringle
Kathleen Pringle Group, Inc.

Laura Saxby Lynch
Paychex, Inc.

Stephanie T. Seiffert
Nixon Peabody LLP

Nancy J. Snyder
The Bonadio Group

Laura Stradley
Veterans Outreach Center

Jennifer F. Takatch
Architectura PC

Ann Marie White
URMC Department of Psychiatry

Bridgette Wiefling
Rochester Regional Health

Melanie S. Wolk
Trevett Cristo

Gretchen Wood
Monroe Community College Foundation

Congratulations to the 2019 Circle of Excellence Honorees

The Circle of Excellence recognizes women of longstanding, notable success in the community who are leading the way for other women.

Ann Burr
Frontier Communications (Retired)

Mary Ellen Burris
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Essie Calhoun-McDavid
Eastman Kodak Company (Retired)

Jennifer Leonard
Rochester Area Community Foundation

Theresa Mazzullo
Excell Partners, Inc.

Nannette Nocon
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

Susan Robfogel
Nixon Peabody LLP

Elaine Spaull
Center for Youth, City Council

Amy Tait
Broadstone Real Estate, LLC

Grace Tillinghast
The Battery