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Katie Tyler named the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient of the Women in Business Awards


CBJ announces 2016 class of Women in Business Awards winners

via Jenna Martin, Charlotte Business Journal   --  May 12, 2016, 7:21am EDT

The CBJ has announced its 2016 class of Women in Business Awards honorees.

The program, now in its 20th year, honors 25 Charlotte-area businesswomen who have made significant contributions to their professions and to their communities during the past year, in addition to a Lifetime Achievement Award winner. The 2016 winners will be profiled in the June 17 print edition of the Charlotte Business Journal. The CBJ has announced its 2016 class of Women in Business Awards honorees.

This year's honorees also will be celebrated June 16 during a cocktail reception and awards dinner at Hilton Charlotte City Center in uptown. Registration for the event closes June 9. More details on that can be found here.

As we move closer to the awards event, the CBJ will provide more coverage on these leading women in business. But for now, check out who comprises this year's class.

  • Cybil Abrao, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
  • Holly Alexander, New South Properties of the Carolinas
  • Kerry Barr O'Connor, Dress for Success
  • Shabari Basu, Duke Energy
  • Penny Benkeser, Servpro of Northwest Charlotte, Lincoln & Gaston Counties
  • Jennifer Blumer, KPMG
  • Melissa Breaux, NTT DATA Consulting Inc.
  • Hallie Cornetta, Red Ventures
  • Nancy Eddins, JLL
  • Shaunté Evans, Charlotte Housing Authority
  • Daidre Fanis, AvidXchange Inc.
  • Karen Furstenberg, Dixon Hughes Goodman
  • Melissa Gladden, Carolina Recruitment
  • Julli Goodwin, iTek
  • Joy Greear, Novant Health
  • Diane Hartjes, Belk Inc
  • Helen Hollifield, Deloitte
  • Betsy Idilbi, Tech Talent South
  • Donna Julian, Hornets Sports & Entertainment
  • Nichole Kelley, Wells Fargo
  • Jennifer Leary, CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Becky Loranger, Lakeside Project Solutions
  • Susan McGuire, Foundry Commercial
  • Brandy Milazzo, Milazzo Schaffer Webb Law
  • Cindy Moss, Discovery Education

The 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient is Katie Tyler, CEO at Tyler 2 Construction Inc.

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