EmBe has honored ten women out of 50 nominees for their leadership and contributions to the community.
The Tribute to Women honorees are:
Banking & Finance: Kathy Thornson, MetaBank
Education: Sharon Schueler, Sioux Falls School District
Executive Leadership: Stacey McMahan, Koch Hazard Architects
Government and Law: Pam Tiede, Minnehaha County State’s Attorney’s Office
Healthcare & Science: Arlene Horner, Sanford Health
Nonprofit and Human Services: Betty Ordal, Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
Professions: Cindy Walsh, Dakota King & GreatLIFE Malaska Golf & Fitness
Sales & Marketing: Stacy Jones, Sanford Health
Sylvia Henkin Mentoring Award: Diana Berkland, Sanford Health
Tomorrow's Leader: Megan Myers, American Heart Association
More than 700 people took part in a reception to celebrate the winners. This is the 41st Year for the event. Proceeds will support EmBe’s childcare programs, scholarships for children’s camps and sports programs, and leadership training programs for girls and women. Tribute to Women is sponsored by Avera McKennan with support from a number of other Sioux Falls area businesses.