The Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) announced the recipients of the 2017 Women Who Count Awards during the annual Women Who Count Awards lunch held October 30, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia.
This year’s recipients demonstrate a drive to take on challenges and strive for success. They are leaders in their companies and communities. They’ve earned the trust and respect of their clients and peers. And they show enthusiasm toward their career and the accounting and finance industry as a whole.
Emerging Leader: Jennifer Brodmann, MBA, MSFE
PhD Candidate/Dissertation Fellow, The University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Industry Professional: Grace Staten, FSCP
Marketing Director, MassMutual, San Diego, CA
Public Practice Professional: Kelly Haden, CPA, CGMA
Manager, Ericksen Krentel, New Orleans, LA
Woman of the Year: Dr. Marilyn Willis, CPA, CGMA
Professor Emeritus, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
“Our members succeed as we encourage and empower them to take on challenges for personal and professional growth. I could not be more proud to celebrate these brilliant women. Their work exemplifies the values that define our organization, and the impact we as women hope to make in the profession,” said AFWA National President, Lori Kelley, CPA.