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2020 Women of Professional Excellence

YWCA is proud to announce our 2020 Women of Professional Excellence! Our honorees represent a wide variety of backgrounds and industries and are selected for their professional accomplishments, dedication to their organizations and commitment to our community. Being a Woman of Professional excellence is more than just an award. It is about being a difference-maker.

You can join us in celebrating these incredible women at the 2020 Women of Achievement Awards this Friday, June 26th, the virtual doors open at 11:15 AM and the program begins at 11:30 AM. Proceeds benefit YWCA, and our work at the intersections of homelessness, racial equity, education, and career advancement.

Eaton Corporation

Lisa Durst – Manager of Community Affairs
Frances Taggert Holly – Human Resources Director


Jennifer White – Senior Manager of Assurance Services

Frantz Ward

Nora Loftus – Partner


Felicia Arnold – Vice President & Manager, Operational Event Collection
Jahnel Bailey – Manager, Analytic Data Capabilities
Carrie Benedict – Assistant General Counsel
Christina Cashin – Head of Talent Management
Kandy Hricik – Senior Vice President- Director, Enterprise & Operational Risk Management
Patricia Jurca – Senior Vice President, Head of Business-To-Business Marketing
Melanie Kaiser – Investor Relations & Intern Program Manager
Michelle Kumar Perez – Senior Vice President/Cleveland Market Manager for Key Private Bank
Kim Snipes – Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer Consumer and Digital


Dina Anzevino – Senior Vice President, Wealth Director

PolyOne Corporation

Lisa Lyon – Senior Manager, Global Trade Compliance
Rochelle Richendollar – Manager, Financial Systems and Accounting

Sherwin Williams

Victoria Gelling – Research Fellow at Sherwin Williams

University Hospitals

Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, PhD – Professor and Director of Research Health Analytics and Informatics
Valda C. Christian – Chief Compliance Officer
Jeanne Lackamp, MD – Director, Pain Management Institute; Director, Division of Psychiatry and Medicine
Jennifer Lorenz DNP, MSN, MHA, RN,  – Director of Patient Experience & Quality Analytics
Linda Mangosh – Senior Director, Operations
Marlene Miller, MD, MSC – Pediatrician in Chief and Chair of Pediatrics, UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s
Kara Quan, M.D. – Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology North Ohio Heart
Christine Schaefer – Vice President, Corporate Human Resources
Wendy Snyder – Finance Director at University Hospitals

Westfield Insurance

Nicole Dinan – Small Business Product Development & Underwriting Practices Leader
Jodie Hopkins – Commercial Lines Underwriting Operations Leader

Ulmer & Berne

Dolores P. Garcia – Partner
Kristin Walker Boose – Partner