A Lasting Impact
At our annual Visionary Awards Luncheon, NAWBO-Indianapolis members, corporate partners, and supporters gather to share a meal and recognize high-achieving members of the NAWBO-Indianapolis sphere. Whether an Indianapolis entrepreneur, corporate partner, or trusted supporter, NAWBO-Indianapolis recognizes its most diligent and promising contributors. Esteemed presenters give inspirational speeches and announce the year’s winners.
This event commemorates the energetic and dedicated female business proprietors who remain at the forefront of driving business forward in Indianapolis—and beyond. These awardees positively impact our economy, influencing the present and the forthcoming years as they inspire our next group of leaders.
Register and Get Tickets
Register online and purchase tickets to secure your spot at the table on January 24th!
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A Dynamic Event!
Attending the NAWBO-Indianapolis Visionary Awards Luncheon is an opportunity to immerse yourself in a dynamic environment that combines inspiration, networking, and celebration—all while contributing to women’s empowerment in the business world.
For those aspiring or existing women entrepreneurs, attending this event offers a chance to showcase your business, network, and raise your profile within the business community.
Participating contributes to your professional growth through learning from others, engaging in thought-provoking discussions, and gaining insights into current business trends.
Accomplished individuals participate in our luncheon, sharing insights, strategies, and experiences that can be instrumental in achieving your business goals.
Nominate Someone You Know
To nominate an outstanding NAWBO-Indianapolis member or supporter, click below.
2021 — Mira Cassidy, Mira Cassidy, LLC
2019 — Mario Santiago, M. Santiago Group
2018 — Johna Cripe, Harmony Senior Relocation Services
2017 — Denise Herd, Herd Strategies
2016 — Cassandra Faurote, Total Reward Solutions
2015 — Michelle Coy, Eclipse Staffing
2014 — Tiffany Thompson, DaMar Staffing Solutions
2013 — Sola Adelowo, ImageCube
2012 — Jessica Nickloy, The Etica Group
2011 — Sahara Williams, Enginuity Management & Consulting Corporation
2010 — Melissa Brown, Relocation Strategies, Inc.
2022 — Leslie Bailey, Indy Maven/Maven Space
2021—Mel McMahon Stone, Indiana Owned
2019 — Andrea Sloan, Ground Breakers, LLC
2018 — Michelle Farley, Edify Hair Care
2017 — Arin Lindauer, Transformation Fitness and Wellness
2016 — Amanda Parker, Collective Alternative
2015 — Rosemily Geyer, Geyer Fire Protection
2014 — Kelly Lynn, Kelly Lynn Photography
2013 — Tiffany Thompson, Damar Staffing Solutions
2012 — Starla West, Starla West International
2011 — Laura Ciriello-Benedict, Ciriello Plumbing Co., Inc.
2010 — Laura Sniadecki, A.G. Maas Company
2022 — Shirley Tang-Audritsh, Eli Lilly & Company
2021 – Jennifer Ping, Krieg DeVault
2019 — Chelci R. Hunter, DBELO, Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation
2018 — Billie Dragoo, RepuCare
2017 — Kimberly Dunning, Vectren Corporation
2016 — Dr. Sue Ellspermann, Ivy Tech Community College
2015 — Ronalda Minnis, Duke Realty
2014 — Richard Wise, Citizens Energy Group
2013 — Gregory Wilson, City of Indianapolis
2012 — Brenda Jackson-Morrissey, Stewart & Irwin, P.C.
2011 — Amie Peele Carter, Baker & Daniels LLP
2010 — Joyce Rogers, Esq., Ivy Tech Community College
2009 — Holli Harrington, Eli Lilly and Company | LaTricia Hill-Chandler, Indianapolis Public Schools
2022 — Karen Young, Hayes Young Law, LLC
2021 – Gayle Ross, Ross Business Solutions
2019 — Carol Curran, Phoenix Data Corporation
2018 — Beth Rovazzini, B&W Plumbing and Heating Co., Inc.
2017 — Audrey Taylor, Netlogx
2016 — Ellyn Ludden, Team Summit
2015 — Penny C. Lutocka, Houlihan Valuation Advisors
2014 — Ann Fisher, HR Alternative Consulting
2013 — Janet South, DECO Group, Inc.
2012 — Jennifer Ping, Bose Public Affairs Group
2011 — Lynn Zettler, LifeAction Coaching, Inc.
2010 — Deb Walton, Indy City Gift Baskets
2009 — Pam Parker, JP Parker Flowers
2008 — Erin Smith, The Stitch Smith
2022 — Jessica Nickloy, Etica Group
2021 – Kristen Cooper, Startup Ladies
2019 — Janet South, DECO Coatings Inc.
2018 — Debra Kunce, CORE Planning Strategies
2017 — Mary Beth Oakes, Choreo and Business Furniture
2016 — Jeryl Mitsch, Mitsch Design, Inc.
2015 — Elaine Bedel, Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc.
2014 — Jill Hall, ReproGraphix
2013 — Jennifer Foster, Foster Results
2012 — Karen Cooper, Smart IT Staffing, Inc.
2011 — Michele Meyer, CSCI Consulting
2010 — Bev Miller, A Sign by Design
2009 — Carol Curran, Phoenix Data Corporation
2022 — Citizens Energy Group
2021 — Indianapolis Airport Authority