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Women of Achievement Awards - 2017
















Women of Achievement Awards
April 20, 2017
Hotel Julien Dubuque


The 10th Annual Women of Achievement Awards banquet was another huge success.  This year we received 45 nominations recognizing 40 women.  Thank you to the following business table sponsors: Thank you to the following business table sponsors: Beth Gilbreath Realty, Catholic Charities, Cottingham & Butler Insurance, Diamonds 7 Consulting, Dupaco Community Credit Union, DuTrac Community Credit Union, Express Employment Professionals, Flexsteel Industries, Inc. Galena Gazette, Hofmann-Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home, Hotel Julien Dubuque, Kunkel & Associates, Medline Industries, Inc., Northeast Iowa Community College, Prudential Financial, Stonehill Franciscan Services, and Women's Leadership Network.


  • Achievement in Her Field: Cindy Steinhauser, City of Dubuque

  • Achievement in Her Field: Rebecca Bodish, Clarke University 

  • Organizational Impact: Angie Long, Cottingham & Butler Insurance

  • Organizational Impact: Lori Stewart, HK Payroll Services, Inc. 

  • Growth & Accomplishments in Personal Life: Samaria Neely, Northeast Iowa Community College 

  • Growth & Accomplishments in Personal Life: Christina Jennings, University of Iowa

  • Service & Support of Community: Tracy Morrison, Catholic Charities

  • Service & Support of Community: Gwen Kirchof, Almost Home

  • Unsung Champion: Beth Schwartz, Kunkel & Associates 

  • Unsung Champion: Amy Demmer, Cuba City School District 

  • Up & Coming Leader: Erin Engler, Dupaco Community Credit Union

  • Up & Coming Leader: Susan Gorrell, Julien Dubuque International Film Festival 

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