Flora Sowell


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Title: Owner

Company: Flo’s Home Health Care

Location: Charlotte, NC, United States

Charlotte, NC, March 22, 2017, Flora Sowell, Owner of Flo’s Home Health Care, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in home health care.

Ms. Sowell is distinguished for more than 30 years of helping others. Since she was young, she dreamed of helping people older than herself. She always wanted to work with people like Dr. Kildare and Ben Casey. Throughout her life, she has worked toward this dream, setting up her own home health care business. She primarily cares for geriatric patients and provides these services in their own home. Continue reading

Renee DiCicco


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DiCicco, Renee 2050193Title: SR Energy Management and PASD

Company: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Location:  Rochester Hills, MI, United States

 Rochester Hills, MI, March 16, 2017, Renee DiCicco, SR Energy Management and PASD at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in the automotive industry.

Driven by her desire to make a difference, Ms. DiCicco enjoys making changes and seeing the results, making her position at FCA a perfect match. Ms. DiCicco has been in her position for more than two years, and in that short span of time has brought structure and processes to a team of more than 250 people. No small task, Ms. DiCicco is committed to taking problems and fixing them. She enjoys instilling confidence, faith and trust in her team. When faced with a challenge, she stops at nothing to rectify it and enhance the workflow processes. Continue reading

Claudia Cerchiara


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Cerchiara, Claudia 1552561Title: Client Leader

Company: BHDP Architecture

Location: Cincinnati, OH, United States

Cincinnati, OH, United States, March 10, 2017, Claudia Cerchiara, Client Leader of BHDP Architecture, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for her three decades of professional experience, dedication, achievement and leadership in creating memorable retail environments that strengthen brand loyalty and enrich the customer experience.

Ms. Cerchiara has been with BHDP Architecture for the past three and half years in the role of Retail Client Leader. In this position, she serves clients in multiple project and design roles including teaching, planning and merchandising and how to manage a retail project. Additionally, she is responsible for leading her teams in planning, merchandising and construction documentation. BHDP Architecture is well-known for their ability to design environments that affect the key behaviors necessary to achieve strategic results for their clients. Continue reading

Catherine Cronin


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Title: Owner

Company: Cronin Associates

Location: Falls Church, VA

Falls Church, VA, February 17, 2017, Catherine Cronin, Owner of Cronin Associates, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in financial services.

Specialized in financial services, Ms. Cronin started out her career providing financial planning for banks. She worked at the Republic National Bank of New York for a number of years in the lending department. With her own company, she consults for financial clients. With fluency in French, she has extended her reach in the financial industry. She specializes in understanding the wants and needs of clients and banks. Displaying incomparable strength, Ms. Cronin connects with prospective clients, builds rapport and negotiates benefits.   Continue reading

Diana McElhinney


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Title: Classified Benefits Coordinator

Company: Eugene School District 4J

Location: Eugene, Oregon, United States

 EUGENE, OREGON, UNITED STATES, March 3, 2017, Diana McElhinney, Classified Benefits Coordinator of Eugene School District 4J, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in human resources.

Driven by her desire to help clients and her colleagues, Ms. McElhinney is recognized for her achievements in facilitating benefits. Considering herself a worker bee, she utilizes her personal interest to deal effectively with benefits-related issues, such as with medical insurance, wellness education and coping strategies. One of her most successful accomplishments was writing a grant for a health and wellness program, which benefitted the employees.

Ms. McElhinney is interested in presenting the knowledge to the public of how wellness impacts every aspect of a person’s life. She believes when people achieve wellness they are able to perform better at work and create a more sustainable health care environment. She volunteers at a school on the district safety committee and the wellness committee. She supports the Humane Society, United Way, Blood Bank and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Ms. McElhinney is an honored member of The International Women’s Leadership Association, recognized for her contribution to family, career and community.

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Sally Gallot-Reeves


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Gallot-Reeves, Sally 1985951Title: Executive Director

Company: Connect The Dots

Location: Madbury, New Hampshire, United States

MADBURY, NEW HAMPSHIRE, UNITED STATES, March 3, 2017, Sally Gallot-Reeves, Executive Director at Connect the Dots, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in health care and non profit consultations.

With adept knowledge of the ins and outs of the health care and non profit industries, Ms. Gallot-Reeves if the force behind the consulting agency Connect the Dots. Recognized for more than 30 years as a certified project manager in acute hospital settings, she is an expert in facilitating projects in the best interest of staff, patients, hospital and the families. She supervises and oversees projects that include system applications and upgrades, construction space design, move planning and process and workflow redesign.

As an enthused and insightful team leader, she possesses the ability to promote growth and development. Working as a hospital project director and executive director of Connect the Dots, Ms. Gallot-Reeves displays her versatility in handling different kinds of work. She graduated from the University of Maine with a Bachelor of Science in behavior and psychology. She has nursing experience and a Master of Science in health management from New England College. Ms. Gallot-Reeves holds certifications in change and project management. Continue reading

Ivelisse Cordoves


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food-restaurantTitle: Vice President

Company: South American Restaurant Corporation

Location: San Juan, PR United States

SAN JUAN, PR, February 24, 2017, Ivelisse Cordoves, M.Ed., SPHR, Vice President of South American Restaurant Corporation, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in human resources and restaurant operations.

Mrs. Cordoves has 38 years of professional experience, with 13 years as a Vice President of Human Resources with the South American Restaurant Corporation. Throughout her career, she has set herself apart through her skill in a number of areas, such as employee relations, staff development, mentoring and evaluations. On a daily basis, she is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s human resources department, while also managing employee policies, relations, benefits, recruitment and evaluations. Furthermore, she oversees a 15-member support staff. Mrs. Cordoves has 22 years of prior experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Lynda M. McGregor


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lynda-mcgregorTitle: Human Resources and OD Manager

Company: Spencer Henshaw

Location: Auckland, New Zealand


AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, February 2, 2017, Lynda M. McGregor, Human Resources and OD Manager of Spencer Henshaw, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in human resources.

Ms. McGregor brings 13 years of experience to her role as a human resources and OD manager of Spencer Henshaw. Throughout her career, she has set herself apart as an expert in the areas of facilitation, remuneration and coaching. Each day, she manages compensation and benefits, while training and developing staff and working on projects to include the Ministry of Justice. Spencer Henshaw is a property maintenance and building company that provides plumbing and drainlaying services; electrical work; carpentry; roofing; painting; glazing; repairs and restoration.

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Debra J. Justin



debra-justinTitle: Retired Naval Intelligence Officer

Location: Elizabethtown, VA United States



ELIZABETHTOWN, VA, February 1, 2017, Debra J. Justin, a Retired Naval Intelligence Officer, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide for dedication, achievement and leadership throughout her military service.

As a woman in today’s world, Debra feels that being in the Navy taught her to be serious and work quickly which has contributed to her success. The advice she can give to the younger women is to do your best and stay positive.

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