Celebrating the Leaders in our Community
We are thrilled to celebrate our very own founder and CEO, Ashley Ward, among the other incredible finalists at this year’s ATHENA Awards! We hope you join us in virtually celebrating this year’s event, Beyond the Bios. The event will be held virtually on Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
You can register here and join us in celebrating Ashley and all of this year’s finalists. Thank you to the Grand Rapids Chamber for bringing us all together to celebrate these outstanding leaders in our community.
ATHENA Organizational Leadership Award Finalists
ATHENA Leadership Award Finalists
- Tasha Blackmon, President & Chief Executive Officer, Cherry Health
- Candace Matthews, Chief Reputation Officer, Amway
- Bonnie Nawara, Chief Executive Officer, Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women
- Ana Ramirez-Saenz, President, La Fuente Consulting LLC
- Misti Stanton, Assistant Vice President and Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Mercantile Bank of Michigan
ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award Finalists
- Brandy Arnold, Program Manager, West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology
- Elise Kutt, Founder & Photographer, Mod Bettie
- Ashley René Lee, Vice President of Strategic Communications, Grand Rapids Community Foundation
- Ashley Ward, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Hire for Hope
- Shannon Wilson, Director of Medicaid Outreach & Quality, Priority Health