2005 Applause Award Recipients

 

Deborah Hurst, President, The Women's Business Council-Southwest; William Alcorn, Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Procurement Officer, JC Penney; Susan Philips Bari, President, WBENC.

Deborah Hurst, President, The Women's Business Council-Southwest; William Alcorn, Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Procurement Officer, JC Penney; Susan Philips Bari, President, WBENC.

William J. Alcorn, Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Procurement Officer, JC Penney recognized for his personal contributions and commitment to the advancement of women business enterprises within corporate America.

Susan Philips Bari, President, WBENC; Sharon Avent, President and CEO, Smead Manufacturing; Alta Baker, President and CEO, Safe Haven Enterprises, Inc.

Susan Philips Bari, President, WBENC; Sharon Avent, President and CEO, Smead Manufacturing; Alta Baker, President and CEO, Safe Haven Enterprises, Inc.

Sharon Avent, President and Chief Executive Officer, Smead Manufacturing, recognized for her accomplishments as a trailblazing woman business owner of one of the leading providers of office products worldwide.

Linda Denny, Vice President, WBENC; Ginger Conrad, Founder and Publisher, MBE Magazine; Susan Philips Bari, President, WBENC.

Linda Denny, Vice President, WBENC; Ginger Conrad, Founder and Publisher, MBE Magazine; Susan Philips Bari, President, WBENC.

Ginger Conrad, Founder and Publisher, Minority Business Entrepreneur, MBE Magazine, recognized for her commitment and contributions to the women's business community by bringing their stories to the spotlight.

William Kirk, Partner, Preston, Gates, Ellis and Rouvelas Meeds LLP, recognized for his contribution of expertise and counsel that have aided in the growth and viability of WBENC. worldwide.