Company: Woodbourne Center
Location: Gwynn Oak, MD, United States
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: 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: MB Communications LLC
Location: Martinsville, IN
Martinsville, IN, July 25, 2016, Myra Borshoff, Owner of MB Communications LLC, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in public relations.
In 1984, Ms. Borshoff opened a small public relations firm with a partner and a single employee. Thirty years later, that firm grew into the largest in Indiana, with 60 employees and high-profile clients such as the Indiana Colts. She retired from this firm in 2010 and stayed on board until 2014. However, retirement didn’t last long for Ms. Borshoff, whose passion drove her to return to the industry and take on new projects and clients. With MB Communications, Ms. Borshoff endeavors to build a new firm from the ground up, while meeting new people and facilitating conversations. She remains active in her field with affiliation to the Registered Women-Owned Business Enterprise, the American Advertising Federation, the American Marketing Association, the Public Relations Society of America and the International Association of Business Communicators. Continue reading
Location: Williamsburg, VA
Williamsburg, VA, July 22, 2016, Marilyn Shafer-Asprey, Author, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in writing.
Prior to becoming a writer, Ms. Shafer-Asprey was a gifted student’s teacher, who worked at Dr. Albert Schweitzer Elementary School in California. In addition, she taught for more than 20 years at schools in Virginia. As a published author, her latest book ‘Power Steering,’ was released in February 2016. A book exploring the mind, body and spirit in the decision-making process, Ms. Shafer-Asprey entertains her audience in a poetic-narrative. She uses anecdotal vignettes to show how her own life has been impacted with this kind of thinking. The book is published under her nom de plume, M.J. Scott. Continue reading
Title: Teleprompter Operator
Company: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Location: Nutley, NJ
Nutley, NJ, May 5, 2016, Christina Kyriazis, Teleprompter Operator at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in media production.
Ms. Kyriazis is a 10-time Emmy-winning teleprompter operator, who has provided her services to The Daily Show for more than 15 years. Having worked for the show when Jon Stewart hosted, and presently working with Trevor Noah, she has contributed greatly to the smooth and seamless running of the late night talk show. Committed to familiarizing herself with episode scripts, and proofreading scripts, she is recognized for her work in television production with her incomparable ability to operate the teleprompter. Continue reading
Title: Chair, Professor
Company: Claflin University
Location: Saint Matthews, SC
Saint Matthews, SC, March 14, 2016, Donna L. Gough, Chair and Professor at Claflin University, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in media and education.
Dr. Gough is presently working toward creating a curriculum that utilizes the university’s resources to provide the best education with innovative, valuable, affordable and effective qualities. With her team, Dr. Gough commits herself to creating an environment that fosters her student’s achievements. She utilizes her listening and organizational skills to determine and understand the needs of people and her students. She uses these abilities to help them achieve their goals. In 2014, she was selected to become a Fellow of the Academy of Arts and Sciences, an honor bestowed on only 20 faculty members each year from universities across the United States. Continue reading
Company: WE Communications, Ltd
Location: New York, NY
New York, NY, February 18, 2016, Cheryl Packwood, Chief Visionary and Managing Partner of WE Communications, Ltd, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in management and business development.
As the chief visionary and managing partner, Ms. Packwood envisions the future of the Bermuda-based company. With her consulting skills, companies are instructed on how to do business in Africa and other offshore ventures. As the company offers services in writing, analysis and execution of these media strategies, both local and international companies benefit. WE Communications values its knowledge on the African, Middle Eastern and North African regions and endeavors to provide its clients with the means to penetrate these markets. Continue reading
Company: CBS Television Stations Dallas/Ft. Worth
Location: Dallas, TX
Dallas, TX, February 15, 2016, Kimberly Robison, Research Director at CBS Television Stations Dallas/Ft. Worth, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in research and media planning.
With precise, analytical eyes, Ms. Robison has excelled at researching in the media industry for nearly two decades. For nine of these years she has contributed her skills for the benefit of CBS Television Stations Dallas/Ft. Worth. Focusing on Nielsen ratings data, she compiles reports to produce competitive information and measure station progress. She works in conjunction with the news director, creative services director and the programming director to provide quantitative and qualitative information to assist in continual development. Her position also requires communication with the sales department, creating one-sheets, media kits, coverage maps and various sales pieces to be presented to clients. Continue reading