The Business Times is pleased to announce this year’s Top 50 Women in Business. This annual special report, now in its 12th year in publication, was included with the March 25 print edition of the Business Times. An evening awards reception, which is in its 11th year, will be held on Thursday, April 13 at the Deckers Rotunda in Goleta. Click here to purchase tickets.
This year’s Top 50 Women in Business’ awards reception will be highlighted by our keynote speaker, Erika Beck, president of CSU Channel Islands. Her profile was also featured in the Top 50 Women in Business special report along with the six Editor’s Choice award winners.
Here are the Pacific Coast Business Times’ 2017 Top 50 Women in Business:
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION
• Editor’s Choice: Sharon Donohoe, Turbine Technology Partners
• Honorees: Ali Bauerlein, Ida Kane, Kara Bellamy, Judy Mahan, Kirsten McLaughlin, Sherylle Mills Englander
INDUSTRY, GAMING & BUSINESS SERVICES
• Editor’s Choice: Maria Ventura, Southern California Gas Company
• Honorees: Kristin Decas, Nan Drake, Karen Earp, Amy Fonzo, Holly Gagnon, Rose Marcario, Trish Miller, Susan Rodriguez, Denise Sutton,
NONPROFITS & HEALTH CARE
• Editor’s Choice: Mary Maranville, Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture
• Honorees: Erin Antrim, Bonnie Atmore, Vanessa Bechtel, Kimberly Coley, Kristin Flynn, Heidi McPherson, Jenna Tosh
• Editor’s Choice: Amy Steinfeld, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
• Honorees: Danielle Brinkman, Jill Friedman, Karen Gabler, Jennifer Gillon Duffy, Susan McCarthy, Leila Noël, Robin Paule, Eileen Sheridan
BANKING & FINANCE
• Editor’s Choice: Janet Silveria, Community Bank of Santa Maria
• Honorees: Lorraine Crawford, Joanne Funari, Janet Garufis, Heather Hoffman, Geri LaChance, Simone Lagomarsino, Lynda Nahra, Amanda Thomas
REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION
• Editor’s Pick: Autumn Glaeser, Stantec
• Honorees: Clarice Clarke, Renee Grubb, Linda Hagelis, Sarah McCarthy, Christie Rice, Laurie Tamura
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Erika Beck, president, CSU Channel Islands
For a copy of the section with profiles and photos of all the winners, pick up the March 25 – 31 print edition of the Business Times, included with weekly edition for subscribers. Newsstand locations are here, or call (805) 560-6950 to subscribe or order copies.
To purchase tickets to the Top Women in Business Awards reception, held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 13 at the Deckers Outdoor Rotunda in Goleta, click here.