Reunite May 10, 2023 at the Duke Energy Convention Center

Our 2023 partners

Thank you to our partners for investing
in our mission and our community.

Transformation Partner
Text to Give Partner
Innovation Partners
Leadership Partners
  • The Christ Hospital Health Network
  • Cincinnati Business Courier
  • Cintas
  • Duke Energy
  • FIS
  • Kemba Credit Union
  • Madison Design
  • PNC Bank
  • Barbara A. Turner
Empowerment Partners
  • Cincinnati Children’s
  • Clever Crazes for Kids
  • d.e. Foxx & Associates, Inc
  • Frost Brown Todd
  • Great American Insurance Group
  • Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati
  • Keating, Muething & Klekamp, PLL
  • Stickyeyes
  • The Dream Engineer
  • The E.W. Scripps Company
  • UC Real Estate Center, Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati’s Office of Equity, Inclusion & Community Impact
Mentorship Partners
  • 3CDC
  • Al. Neyer
  • American Modern Insurance Group
  • ArtsWave
  • bi3
  • Blackhawk Network
  • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • Cors & Bassett, LLC
  • Game Day Communications
  • GBBN Architects, Inc.
  • Gilson’s Engraving & Fine Gifts
  • Interact for Health
  • Katz, Teller, Brant & Hild
  • Kolar Design
  • PLK Communities, LLC
  • REDI Cincinnati
  • Tony & Karen Schweier
Advocacy Partners
  • BakerHostetler
  • Karen Carnahan
  • CheckFreePay
  • Dinsmore
  • Environmental & Safety Solutions
  • Family & Friends of Kelly Beatty
  • Family & Friends of Catrena Bowman
  • Family & Friends of Liz Carter
  • Family & Friends of Julie Holt
  • Family & Friends of Danya Karram
  • Family & Friends of Alecia Townsend Kintner
  • FEG Investment Advisors
  • First Financial Bank
  • Government Strategies Group
  • Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
  • The Hillman Group
  • HILLS Properties
  • Rickell Howard Smith
  • Johnson Investment Counsel
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • KeyBank
  • Jeanie Knuth
  • Messer Construction Co.
  • Michael Schuster Associates, Inc
  • Miller-Valentine Construction
  • Mount St. Joseph University
  • Newby Orthodontics
  • Neyer Properties
  • Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission
  • Paycor
  • The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Reserve Squad
  • RiskSOURCE Clark-Theders
  • Squire Patton Boggs LLP
  • St. Elizabeth Healthcare
  • Thompson Hine
  • Thrivent
Non-Profit Partners
  • Activities Beyond the Classroom
  • ArtsWave
  • BE NKY Growth Partnership
  • Cincinnati Children’s Division of Hospital Medicine
  • Cincinnati Museum Center & National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
  • Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
  • Community Action Agency
  • Brent Cooper: C Froward & NKY Chamber
  • Cradle Cincinnati
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.-Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter
  • Dress for Success
  • Easterseals Redwood
  • Family Nurturing Center
  • Freestore Foodbank
  • Immigrant & Refugee Law Center
  • Junior League of Cincinnati
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • Queen City (OH) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated
  • St. Vincent de Paul
  • Transformational Advancement of Black Leadership & Excellence
  • UC Health
  • UC Student Affairs Leadership Team
  • Uptown Consortium, Inc.
  • Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio
  • Women of Water Cincinnati
  • Xavier University
  • YMCA of Greater Cincinnati
Celebration Partners
  • BRBS World, LLC
  • Dianne Dunkelman, In Honor of Elizabeth Pierce
  • epay
  • Nehemiah Manufacturing
Salute Partners
  • Kelly Dehan
  • Karen Forgus
  • Patti Gleason
  • Kristen Meyers
  • Penny Pensak
  • Eileen Reed
  • RIA Money Transfer
  • Ken Robinson
  • Shannon Starkey-Taylor
  • Shelley Volpenhein
  • Carmen Zerhusen
Special Thanks

Special thanks for their significant contributions to the success of the 44th annual YWCA Career Women of Achievement:

ArtsWave – for coordinating a Text To Give incentive package
Bright Light Productions – for their continued commitment to our mission and to creating the highest quality production to benefit our agency
Career Women Academy Classes of 2017 & 2021 – for their support of our Scholarship videos
Duke Energy Convention Center – for being an amazing community partner, year after year
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati – for donating a Text To Give incentive package
Event Vendors – for supporting our mission and working to create a memorable experience
Game Day Communications – for their support in creating promotional materials
Gilson’s Engraving & Elegant Gifts – for creating and providing the honoree awards
Guest Speakers – heartfelt thanks to Dr. Karen Bankston, Mary Miller & Barbara Turner for sharing their stories & building into the mission of the YWCA & our community
Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati – for hosting the Honoree Reveal
Kroger Floral – for the beautiful floral arrangements and tulips for our Scholarship Recognition Tea
Luncheon Steering Committee – for their dedication to the success of this annual event and the continued support of our mission
Madison Design – for their expertise, ingenuity and commitment to our mission in their design of all digital and print materials
Anne Mulder & Becky Gibbs – for hosting the Honoree Video Preview at their home
2023 YWCA Career Women of Achievement Committees
Event Chairpersons
Sonia Jackson Myles
Amy B. Spiller
YWCA Board Chair
Anne Mulder
YWCA President & CEO
Rickell Howard Smith
YWCA Development Staff
Barb Bruser
Michelle Estes
Sophia Gilligan Helms
Kristi Rohrkasse
Kat Steiner
Chris Cicchinelli
Jodi Geiser
Deborah Gentry Davis
Kala Gibson
Stephanie Headley
Mamie Earl Sells Scholarship
Cate Crusham, Co-Chair
Brandi Elliott, Co-Chair
Kelly Gillen
Madeline Goodman
Deanna Hillard
Kimya Moyo
Erica O’Brien
Evan Parker
Olivia Smitherman
Emily Thobe
Ligaya West
Cathy Bernadino Bailey, Co-Chair
Alandes Eure-Powell
Sally Gutierrez
Crystal Kendrick
Jackie Reau
Chiquita White, Co-Chair
Tinu Akintobu
Jill Bradford
Rosa Christophel
Hayley Clancy
Dianne Dunkelman
Mackenzie Farmer
Delores Hargrove-Young
Rhonda Whitaker Hurtt
Brittany Hutchins
Heidi Jark
Jeanie Knuth, Co-Chair
Laura Cook Kroeger, Co-Chair
Jill T. McGruder
Mikaela Peavy
Jackie Reau
Beth Stutler
Kate Ward
Pamela Weber

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