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NC Chamber Celebrates 2022 Women in Business Award Winners

| Labor & Workplace

Employees at several NC Chamber member organizations were recognized this quarter as Women in Business award winners, an annual tradition of the Triangle Business Journal, Charlotte Business Journal, and Triad Business Journal to honor women who “have created successful careers and made their communities better at the same time.”

We congratulate the following individuals, and their respective employers, for such an outstanding accomplishment.

Triangle Business Journal  Women in Business Award Winners

* Denotes NC Chamber Cornerstone Member

  • Lisa Freiden Hammond, Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources, Allscripts*
  • Kelly Chtcheprov, Chief of Staff, Labcorp*
  • Tracy Doaks, President and CEO, MCNC
  • Mary Beth Thomas, Senior Vice President of Science and Business Development, NC Biotechnology Center
  • Sara Lawrence, Program Director, Economic Development, RTI International*
  • Amy Batten, Partner and Chair of the Management Committee, Smith Anderson*
  • Kristin Sutton, Senior Vice President, Commercial Banker, TowneBank*
  • Amanda Edwards, Director, Advanced Practice Providers, WakeMed*

Triad Business Journal  Women in Business Award Winners

  • Courtney Payne, SVP, Triad Market Executive, Bank of America*
  • Valerie Leschber, Chief Medical Officer, Cone Health*
  • Youland Williams, Chief Nursing Officer, Vice President of Patient Care Services, Cone Health* – Wesley Long Hospital
  • Tracy Myers, Executive Vice President, Member Engagement, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce
  • Tiffany Jacobs, Regional Coordinator, NC Community College System – ApprenticeshipNC
  • Borgia Walker, Vice President of Human Resources, Reynolds American, Inc.*
  • Laura Dezarn, Chief Information Officer, Truliant*
  • Ann Riddle, President and CEO, TW Garner Food Company

Charlotte Business Journal  Women in Business Award Winners

  • Esezele Payne, Vice President, Atrium Health*
  • Lori Henkel, Global Response Executive, Bank of America*
  • Mina Pacheco Nazemi, Co-Head of Funds and Co-Investments, Barings*
  • Vickie Breemes, Director of Advanced Building Technologies, Little Diversified Architectural Consulting, Inc.
  • Veronica Calderon, Senior Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity, Truliant*