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Women of Achievement Awards - 2015

















Women of Achievement Awards
April 16, 2015
Grand River Center


The 8th Annual Women of Achievement Awards banquet was another huge success. This year we received over 45 nominations recognizing 38 women. Thank you to the following business table sponsors: American Trust & Savings Bank, Dubuque Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dubuque YMCA/YWCA, Dupaco Community Credit Union, Fidelity Bank & Trust, Finnin Ford/Kia, Holy Family Catholic Schools, Imprintable Memories, Kunkel & Associates, Mystique Casino, Premier Bank, St. Mark Youth Enrichment, US Bank and WLN. And a special thanks to the more than 200 attendees who joined us and supported women throughout our community.


  • Achievement in Her Field: Stephonie Schmitz/SAO Dzynz, Inc.

  • Achievement in Her Field: Kathe Lehman/Dubuque Obstetrics & Gynecology, P.C.

  • Organizational Impact: Carol Trueg/Holy Family Catholic Schools

  • Organizational Impact: Amanda Avenarius/St. Mark Youth Enrichment

  • Growth & Accomplishments in Personal Life: Rebecca (Becky) Clayton/Finley Hospital

  • Growth & Accomplishments in Personal Life: Rebecca (Becky) Uthe Mayne/Midwest Medical Center

  • Service & Support of Community: Amy Dreckman/Lancaster Congregational Church

  • Service & Support of Community: Ashley Melchert/Piece of Me Campaign

  • Unsung Champion: Laura Carstens/City of Dubuque

  • Unsung Champion: Debbie Horch/Hospice of Dubuque

  • Up & Coming Leader: Liza Johnson/University of Dubuque

  • Up & Coming Leader: Jodi Stricker/Prudential Retirement & Zazous Bridal Boutique

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