Title: Senior Vice President of Electronic Payment Services
Company: Sun Trust Banks, Inc.
Location: Orlando, Fla.
Celebrating 30 years in the financial arena, Kathleen LaDuce continues in the field as senior vice president of electronic payment services at Sun Trust Banks, Inc. “one of the nation’s largest and strongest financial services companies.” As an expert in developing employees to meet the best of their abilities, she uses the inspiration she gained from the mentors and managers that she has trusted to contribute to her success because they have allowed her to manage comfortably and have given her opportunities to prove herself. The advice Ms. LaDuce can give to the younger generation of women entering the workforce is to know who your inner circle is. Continue reading
Title: Executive Director
Company: Rockford Health Council
Location: Rockford, Ill.
Garnering 16 years in the nonprofit sector, Becky Kendall continues in her ninth year as executive director of Rockford Health Council. Prior to this, she was vice president at United Way of Rock River Valley, serving the community in any way she could, charitably. This position actually fell into her lap; she was chairman of the board and the executive director resigned, so she was appointed a search committee and the board wanted her to accept the position. Ms. Kendall’s greatest strength is being a mentor and being a bridge builder. Continue reading
Company: Dawn’s Designs
Location: Omaha, Neb.
Celebrating 10 years as owner of Dawn’s Designs, Dawn Kanne continues in her 25th year involved interior design and decoration. An expert in color and interior remodeling, she provides commercial and residential interior design, remodeling and space planning. Initially, Ms. Kanne became involved in her profession because of her interest in design and decoration, as well as her previous work experience at Sherwin Williams. Continue reading
Title: Manager of Business Development
Company: Great Lakes Caring Home Health, Hospice, and Palliative Care
Location: Indianapolis, Ind.
Inspired by making a difference in peoples’ lives, Victoria Greenough continues in her 20th year of health care administration, currently as manger of business development at Great Lakes Caring Home Health, Hospice, and Palliative Care. Drawing upon her strengths in building strong teams, and coaching and mentoring, she leads the strategic expansion of the health care services Great Lakes has to offer. Since joining the health care provider, she has built a sales team resulting in tremendous growth for the company, and it’s her professional goal to continue this process into a regional status. The advice Ms. Greenough can share with the younger generation of women entering the workforce is, “Learn good communication without devices or e-mails. Communicate effectively and verbally. Establish good work ethics and be in the moment.” Continue reading