2014 Michigan Chronicle Women of Excellence Honorees Announced

Sheri Crawley Pretty Brown Girl Headshot
2014 Women Of Excellence honoree Sheri Crawley of Pretty Brown Girls
Detroit, Michigan – The Michigan Chronicle, the region’s oldest, most respected African American newspapers, recently announced its 2014 Women of Excellence Honorees.  Now in its 7th year, the induction ceremony for this year’s Women of Excellence will take place on Friday, March 28, 2014 at the MGM Grand Casino Hotel.
This year’s Michigan Chronicle Women of Excellence honorees include:

  1. Dr. Renita Barge Clark, Director of Medical Services, University of Liggett
  2. Alisha Bell, Vice Chair, Wayne County Commissioner, District 7
  3. Janice Berry, Executive Vice President, Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit
  4. Joy Calloway, President & CEO, New Center Community Services Mental Health
  5. Sheilah P. Clay, President & CEO, Neighborhood Service Organization
  6. Dr. Daveda Jean Colbert, Superintendent Oak Park School District
  7. Gina Coleman, Vice President Community Consultant, PNC Bank
  8. Sheri Crawley, Founder & CEO, Pretty Brown Girl
  9. Tiffany Curry, Director of HR and Client Relations, SEEL, LLC
10. Jackie Davis, Agent Owner, State Farm Insurance
11. Tica B. Davis Manager, HAP Preferred Operations & Chairperson, HAP Diversity Committee
12. Sonya Delley, First VP, Flagstar Bank
13. Mildred Gaddis, Talk Show Host, WCHB 1200, Radio One Detroit, Inc.
14. Mykale “Kelly” Garrett, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Lathrup Village
15. Glenda Gill, Executive Director, RainbowPUSH/CEF Global Automotive Project
16. Holly S. Gilmer, M.D., Chief Pediatric Neurosurgery, William Beaumont Hospital
17. Gwendolyn Graddy-Dansby, M.D., Henry Ford Health System
18. Patrice L. Green, Founder/CEO, The Green Group
19. Ann Hampton, Vice President, Corporate Human Resources, Comerica Bank
20. Dr. Lasean Hardy, M.D., Chief of Anesthesia, DMC – Sinai Grace Hospital
21. Joi Harris, Vice President Gas Operations, DTE Energy
22. Lisa Howze, Chief of Staff, Mayor’s Office, City of Detroit
23. Selina Johnson, Founder & Executive Director, Hollywood Golf Institute
24. Diane Jones, Chief Information & Strategic Officer, Detroit Public Schools
25. Wendy Kemp, Director of Special Events and Corporate Giving, Children’s Hospital Foundation
26. Renee Kent, Vice President and Development Advisor, PNC Bank
27. Constance Logan, Deputy District Director, Small Business Administration
28. Roberta Martin Heyward, Ed.S., Principal, Ann Arbor Public School District
29. Debora Matthews, President & CEO, The Children’s Center
30. Darci E. McConnell, President, McConnell Communications
31. Lattia McCree, Vice President, Youth Development, Arts and Community Initiatives, YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit
32. Lois M. McEntyre, Director, Subscriber Services, Shanghai OnStar, General Motors Company
33. LaJune Montgomery-Tabron, President & CEO, WK Kellogg Foundation
34. Pamela Moore, President/CEO, Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation
35. Omobonike Odegbami, Vice Chancellor International Programs & Global Partnerships, WCCCD
36. Joyce A. Parker, Emergency Manager, City of Allen Park
37. Lisa Phillips, Principal, Cass Technical High School, Detroit Public Schools
38. Paris S. Ross, On Premise Key Account Manager, North American Spirits and Wine Brokerage of Michigan
39. Constance Rowley, Board Member, Detroit Wayne County Mental Health Authority
40. Sharyl Smith, Vice President, Marketing Communications, McLaren Health Care
41. Maureen Stapleton, President, Community Enterprises LLC
42. Dolores Sturdivant, Founder and President, TDS Group LLC
43. Nutrena Tate, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, University of Detroit Mercy
44. Alice G. Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, Black Family Development
45. Erica Thrash-Sall, Director of Enterprising Health, St. John Providence Health System
46. Marcia Turner, Vice President and General Sales Manager, Fox Sports Detroit
47. Gloria Larkins, CPA, MBA, Chief Financial Officer, Detroit Receiving Hospital
48. Renee T. Walker, APR, President, Renee Walker & Associates LLC
49. Addie Williams, President & CEO, Spaulding for Children
50. Anita Williams, Principal, Renaissance High School, Detroit Public Schools
51. Sommer N. Woods, Director, External Relations, M1 Rail

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