RENO, Nev.— Readers of the Northern Nevada Business View responded enthusiastically to the publication's second annual Sierra Nevada Powerful Women contest — in all, 7,750 votes were tallied from March 21 through April 5, with hundreds of people choosing among 132 nominees.
Now, the NNBV is proud to announce the Top 40 Sierra Nevada Powerful Women finalists. They include women from a broad variety of professions representing several communities throughout the region. See the full list below.
On May 29, the 20 winners will be announced and honored at the NNBV's second annual Sierra Nevada Powerful Women Awards banquet, taking place 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on May 29 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno.
Go here to learn more and to purchase tickets. The early-bird fee of $45 lasts through April 15.
In addition to the top 20 being celebrated at the May 29 event, the NNBV will also honor the following women:
• 2019 Sierra Nevada Women of Exemplary Achievement: Randi Reed, Britton Griffith, Valerie Clark, Carey Serfontein and Corinna Osborne
• 2019 Sierra Nevada Powerful Matriarchs: Judge Karen Howze, BJ North and Collie Hutter
• 2019 Sierra Nevada Powerful Community Leader: Isabelle Rodriguez Wilson
If you'd like to learn more about the Sierra Nevada Top-20 Powerful Women contest and awards banquet, including sponsorship opportunities, email NNBV Publisher Dawn Gowery at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The below names are listed in alphabetical order; go here to read more about each finalist:
Marie L. Baxter
Bayo Curry-Winchell, MD
Jennifer Rogers Markwell
Cortney E. Young