August 23, 2018 — CEO Report is pleased to announce the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Women’s Leadership Award winners. The Women’s Leadership Awards program honors CEOs and Executives who are moving their companies and communities forward. They are being recognized not only for their professional accomplishments, but also for their contributions within their community. The women selected are trailblazers in business and truly stand out for being passionate about philanthropy and inspiring up and coming leaders.

“This year’s Mid-Atlantic Women’s Leadership Awards winners have made outstanding impact, both professionally and philanthropically. The 50 women selected have built successful businesses, grown their companies and organizations, and dedicated their time and energy to improving their community and causes important to them. We’re honored to recognize them and their accomplishments,” says James McDonald, President and CEO of CEO Report.

This year’s winners will come together to celebrate at a high-energy awards gala on the evening of October 10, 2018 at the Down Town Club in Philadelphia. For ticket information, contact Erin Thomson, Mid-Atlantic Market Director at, (267) 538-1027.

2018 Women’s Leadership Award Winners

Lauren Asghari, Founder and Managing Director, Alderson Loop LLC

Lorraine Azzinaro, Vice President of Finance, ASPIRE Technology Partners, LLC

Angie Barnett, President and CEO, Better Business Bureau Serving Greater Maryland

CarrieAnne Boak, President, PotomacWave Consulting

Tammy Brook, CEO, FYI Brand Group

Sarah Carson, Founder and CEO, Leota

Cindy Cipriani, Vice President of Sales, Cipriani Remodeling Solutions

Barb Clapp, President and CEO, Clapp Communications

Katie Crotty, CEO, Praescient Analytics

Christine D’Agostino, Vice President of Operations, The Carpenter Contractor Trust

Lynda Ellis, CEO, President and Owner, Capitol Concierge

Emily Feistritzer, Founder and CEO, TEACH-NOW Graduate School of Education

Carrie Fox, Founder and CEO, Mission Partners

Kathy Gendel, Founder and CEO, Delka Ltd (The Gendel Girls)

Clara Gustafson, Chief of Staff, ZeroFOX

Susan Hahn, Founder and President, Swan Consulting Group and HobbleJog Foundation

Nicole Harris, COO, Slyce

Melissa Johnston, President, Benchworks

Julie Jones, Partner, Raffa, P.C.

Caroline Kauffman-Kirschnick, CEO and President, EMR- Electric Motor Repair Company

Bethany Kazaba, CEO and Managing Principal, Neighborhood Retail Group

Gloria Larkin, President and CEO, TargetGov

Dr. Marlene Mahipat, Owner, Mediquest, LLC

Christine Marcus, CEO and Principal, Alchemista

Terri Matthews, CEO, Ori Homecare

Brenda McChriston, CEO and Principal, Spectrum HR Solutions

Ashley McCollum, General Manager, Tasty, BuzzFeed

Caitlin Meehan, Vice President of Operations, AEFIS, LLC

Kelly Mitchell, Principal and Founder, impactHR, LLC

Katelyn Montgomery, President, Worldgate, llc

Felicite Moorman, Co-founder and CEO, STRATIS

Yasmine Mustafa, Co-founder and CEO, ROAR for Good

Victoria Nguyen, Vice President, McAdam

Leah Nurik, CEO and Founder, Gabriel Marketing Group

Orsula V. Knowlton, Co-Founder and President, Tabula Rasa Healthcare

Sue Phillips, CEO, Scenterprises Inc

Frances Pierce, CEO and Chairman, Data Systems Analysts, Inc.

Terriann Procida, CEO, Innovative Benefit Planning, LLC

Kathy Raffa, President, Raffa, P.C.

Jaime Raskulinecz, Founder and CEO, Next Generation Trust Company

Jillian Russo, President, Concrete Scanning and Imaging, Inc.

Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President, AARP Foundation

Jean Schultz, President and CEO, E & M Technologies, Inc.

Dr. Kim Sim, Executive Vice President of Process Development and Manufacturing, Sanaria Inc.

Abbey Slitor, Chief of Staff, Kiddar Capital

Robyn Streisand, CEO and Founder, The Mixx

Soda Sultana, President and CEO, Kreative Corporation

Terry Tateossian, Founding Partner, Socialfix Media

Jill Whiskeyman, CEO, Simpatico Studios, LLC

Lisa Wise, Co-founder and CEO, Nest DC and Roost DC


Women’s Leadership Awards Gala Information

Date: October 10, 2018

Time: 5:30-9:30pm

Location: Down Town Club, 600 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

Attire: Business professional


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