What started out as the Women in Business conference in 2005, the Smart Women Breakfast addresses issues facing women in the workplace. This morning conference also recognizes the achievements of leading businesswomen, inspiring male advocates and effective women’s programs through the Smart Women Awards program.

The Smart Women Breakfast & Awards currently takes place in Cleveland.

Any individual employed by a for-profit or nonprofit organization with a physical presence within the region is eligible for an award.


Next Smart Women Northeast Ohio  April 16, 2019  7:30 A.M.

Presented by Cuyahoga Community College

Venue: The Westin Cleveland Downtown

INTRODUCING THE 2019 HONOREES

Advocate for Advancement
• Marc S. Byrnes, Oswald Companies 

Progressive Entrepreneur
• 
Brittani Bo Baker, 
Bubba’s-Q 
• Flo Brett, Effective Leadership Academy 
• Margaret “Margy” Judd, Executive Arrangements 
• Patti Conti, HMT Associates 
• Kathryn, Lindsey and Whitney Neidus, StoneWater Golf Club & Venue 

Progressive Organizations
• CBIZ, Inc. • Hyland • PNC • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP 

Progressive Woman
• 
Renee Ingram, PHR, SHRM-CP, Apple Growth Partners 
• 
Dee Haslam, Cleveland Browns 
• Laura Kepley, Cleveland Play Hous
• 
Melony J.  Butler, Dress for Success Cleveland 
• 
Lorna Wisham, FirstEnergy Corp. and FirstEnergy Foundation 
• 
Lorraine Vega, KeyBank Foundation 
• 
Susan M. Fuehrer, VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System (Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center)   
• Andrea Hogben,  Medical Mutual 
• 
Jeanne Mullin, Reminger Co., LPA 
• 
Patricia Connol , US Communications and Electric, Inc.  


For more information, contact Lisa Dore at 440.250.7050 or [email protected]

Take a look back at the 2018 Northeast Ohio Smart Women Breakfast & Awards held on April 26, 2018, at LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility.

Photos by McKinley Wiley. Click on the photo to enlarge.

CLICK HERE to view the 2018 Northeast Ohio Honorees!


Take a look back at the 2018 Central Ohio Smart Women Breakfast & Awards held on April 17, 2018, at the Hilton Columbus at Easton.

Photos by Jay LaPrete. Click on the photo to enlarge.

CLICK HERE to view the 2018 Central Ohio Honorees!


View past Smart Women Breakfast & Awards coverage:

CLE Overview Cleveland 2018 Cleveland 2017 Columbus 2018 Columbus 2017

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