Nominations for the 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award are open until August 15, 2018. More information here. The awards program will be held Oct. 18, 2018 at the Portage Country Club in Akron.
2017 ATHENA Leadership Award Recipients:
Sylvia D. Trundle,
Captain, Akron Police Department, Retired
Judith E. Barnes Lancaster,
Attorney, Past Chair of ATHENA International
2017 ATHENA Leadership Award Finalists
Jane Bond, Judge, Summit County Common Pleas Court, Retired
Robyn N. Gordon, Director of Operations, NASA John H. Glenn Research Center
Teresa R. LeGrair, Director, Community Investment, Akron Community Foundation
2017 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award
Laura L. Wallerstein, Attorney, Roetzel & Andress
2017 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award Finalists
Karen Cheung, Accounting Analyst, Alliance Petroleum Corporation
Leanne Graham, Executive Director, Victim Assistance Program
Kimberly J. Young, Assistant VP, AVP, AML Manager, Huntington National Bank
2017 ATHENA Organizational Award
Akron Children’s Hospital
Terri Heckman, 2015 Leadership Award Recipient for Akron
Terri Heckman, CEO of Battered Women’s Shelter & Rape Crisis Center, was the 2015 ATHENA Leadership Award recipient from Akron. This short video shows her finalist video during the awards ceremony on May 6, 2015.
FedEx Custom Critical was honored with the ATHENA Leadership Organizational Award in 2015.
From left: Terri Heckman, Akron recipient of the ATHENA Leadership Award and Linda Warren, Cleveland recipient at the Northeast Ohio ATHENA Awards dinner May 6 at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn.
Laurie Zuckerman, 2014 ATHENA Leadership Award Recipient from Akron
Dianne Newman, 2013 ATHENA Leadership Award Recipient from Akron
Candace Campbell Jackson, 2012 ATHENA Leadership Award Recipient from Akron
ATHENA Leadership Award Recipients (from left) Jackie Silias-Butler 2009, Ilene Shapiro 2008, Cynthia Capers 2005, together with board members from ATHENA International: Chris Brown, Judith Lancaster, and Norma Rist. Norma Rist was the 2003 ATHENA Leadership Award recipient for Akron.
Norma Rist (left) President of ATHENA Akron and ATHENA International board member with Frank Bird, publisher of Inside Business and sponsor of the ATHENA Leadership Awards for Cleveland and Akron, together with Judit Pukas, PhD, an Akron ATHENA Leadership Award Finalist.