Title: Owner, President
Company: Brookline Liquor Mart
Location: Boston, MA, United States
Company: Sabiha Hadi Consulting Ltd.
Location: Cheshire, United Kingdom
Cheshire, United Kingdom, September 1, 2016, Sabiha Hadi, Managing Director of Sabiha Hadi Consulting Ltd., has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in management consultancy.
Ms. Hadi is responsible for handling management consulting services in the accounting, finance, health care, technology and transport sectors. On a daily basis, she works under contract for multinational companies, remaining compliant with clients and maintaining contacts with various companies and agencies. Ms. Hadi has been in this industry for nearly three decades and parlays her experience to her own firm. Businesses benefit from her management skills, which also include budgeting, internal auditing, forecasting and preparing income tax, VAT and other statements.
To prepare for a career in business management and consulting, Ms. Hadi obtained the AAT and CIMA certifications. Her career had been molded by mentors, who have provided her with guidance and support. She has remained passionate about the industry throughout the years. This passion has aided in ensuring one of the highlights in her career went smoothly. One of her most career-defining moments has been working at the Department of Health, where she was responsible for handing in all final accounts to Parliament for approval. Continue reading
Company: Southern California Edison
Location: La Habra, CA, United States
La Habra, CA, United States, August 30, 2016, Roxanne Contreras, Principal Advisor at Southern California Edison, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in business management.
As a business professional with more than 20 years of experience, Ms. Contreras remains dedicated to providing high-quality service in her position. She has been in this role for five years and has worked for the company for more than 12 years, joining in 2004 as a project manager. In her current role, she parlays her experience to supervise 10 direct reports with oversight of up to 30 depending programs. Charged with monitoring, developing and reporting on strategic initiatives, goals and metrics, her work is important to the company. In addition, Ms. Contreras develops and implements security programs.
In order to prepare herself for a career in business and leadership, Ms. Contreras earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Redlands. She also obtained a certification in project management, which allows her further mobility within her career track. Ms. Contreras consistently displays her dedication to anything she sets her mind and heart towards and is continuously motivated by seeing her work make a difference. With this mentality, she endeavors to push through obstacles to see results. Continue reading
Company: National Federation of Republican Women
Location: Alexandria, VA, United States
Alexandria, VA, United States, August 30, 2016, Carrie L. Almond, President of the National Federation of Republican Women, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in politics.
After serving in various positions such as the second vice president and treasurer of the NFRW, Ms. Almond was elected president in early 2016. The federation was founded in 1938 and endeavors to empower women in the political process, government and civic arenas. She was elected at the 38th Biennial Convention in Phoenix. In addition to her position with the grassroots organization, she is an executive vice president of Citizens Bank & Trust. To inspire more women to go into the banking industry, she started a Young Banking Program in which she ensures the male-to-female ratio is 50/50.
Ms. Almond became involved with banks after bouncing a tuition check in college. After speaking with the president of the bank about the issue, she was invited to enroll in a training program at the bank. After graduating from the University of South Carolina, she worked for the Union Bank of Switzerland in Lausanne. Ms. Almond is known for her communication skills, leadership and working well with others. These skills are integral to her success in both the banking industry and as president of the NFRW. Continue reading
Company: Cool Leadership
Location: Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, August 26, 2016, Jacquie Drake, Owner of Cool Leadership, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in organizational change and development.
Dr. Drake launched the Cool Leadership company in 2014 and aims it toward company’s who want to build professional and proficient leaders. She calls upon her 30 years of experience as an academic consultant where she has worked with thousands of managers. During this time, she has come to understand the best methods needed to coach and train leaders that positively affect their teams and companies. With Cool Leadership, Dr. Drake keeps participants informed on the latest schools of thought in leadership and supports them in choosing and applying these skills. She uses webinars, personal coaching, courses and retreats to instruct the participants. Continue reading
Company: Bruno’s A Taste of Italy
Location: Billings, MT, United States
Billings, MT, United States, August 23, 2016, Darla Hartung, Owner of Bruno’s A Taste of Italy, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in restaurant management.
In 2015, Ms. Hartung became the owner of locally beloved Italian restaurant Bruno’s A Taste of Italy in Billings, Montana. The restaurant, which was first owned by a family of Italian background, who used authentic and original recipes from Italy. Ms. Hartung honors the family’s heritage and continues delivering the same delicious pasta dishes. Ms. Hartung has always wanted to own a small business, and when the opportunity to own this restaurant arose, her sister and she jumped at the chance. Continue reading
Title: Audit Partner
Company: KPMG S.A.
Location: Puteaux, France
Puteaux, France, August 12, 2016, Valerie Besson, Audit Partner at KPMG S.A., has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in auditing and advising services.
Focusing on the airline and energy industries, Ms. Besson is an industry expert with more than 20 years of valuable experience. With her specialty of advising on governance, she is known for auditing global clients. Ms. Besson joined the company in 1994 and has been integral to the success and growth of KPMG S.A. She is also an expert in other lines of business, including, industrial product, consumer markets, energy chemicals, pharmaceuticals, information, communication and entertainment. In addition, she has worked in financial due diligence, IFRS and US GAAP conversions, and carve-out audits.
Entertained by the idea to advise others, Ms. Besson obtained a master’s degree in finance and accounting. She has used this degree for personal and professional development. Ms. Besson attributes her international exposure as a large reason for her success. She has worked all over the globe, including Bucharest, New York and Short Hills. With this worldwide experience, she is able to provide high quality auditing services to an international client-base. At the present, she mostly works with a list of French clients. Continue reading
Company: Art Cabinet Nantucket
Location: Nantucket, MA, United States
Nantucket, MA, United States, August 3, 2016, Doerte Neudert, Owner and Art Cabinet Nantucket, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in managing a contemporary art gallery.
Art Cabinet Nantucket is the culmination of Ms. Neudert’s lifelong love and appreciation of art and a celebration of her European inheritance, experience and values. As the owner, she is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the gallery, meeting with clients and answering customer questions. Her work over the past five years has garnered recognition as one of the “Best Art Dealers in Nantucket.” With this gallery, she is able to connect people to art, while awakening their curiosity, beauty and spirituality.
Ms. Neudert is well-known within the art community and attributes her success to her self-confirmation. As a world traveler, she has been able to work in the field in several European cities, New York City and India. She has been involved with music, art, and has presented lectures and art discussions in salons and has helped many people discover and respect art. In 1992, she was recognized as the Cultural Secretary Annmacharya Cultural Center in Hyderabad, India, and she has also founded other cultural centers in Munich and Chicago. In addition, she has organized exhibitions in Boston, New York, Washington D.C., Paris, Germany, Fairfield and Stamford. Continue reading
Title: Management Information System Clerk
Company: Northeast MN Office of Job Training
Location: Eveleth, MN, United States
Eveleth, MN, United States, August 1, 2016, Nancy Vlaisavljevich, Management Information System Clerk for the Northeast MN Office of Job Training, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in clerical work.
Ms. Vlaisavljevich enumerated accomplishments start with her ability to preserve in light of difficulty. After conquering her biggest challenge of disability, she is poised for the role she has undertaken for nearly four decades. As the management information system clerk, she excels at her position to her strengths of learning from others and understanding what the organization needs for its success. With this mentality, she has helped create a work environment that fosters supportive teamwork and aid for others. Continue reading