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2009 Preliminary Judges

2009 Preliminary Judges

The following professionals participated in preliminary judging in September-October 2009.  Their average scores determined the Finalists.  We thank them for their participation and insights.

Virginia Balcom, President, Proprioceptions Services Inc., Vancouver, BC Canada
Christine Banning, VP Marketing & Communications, SCORE Association, Herndon, VA
Heather Bayfield, President, Life Management Advisors, Jacksonville Beach, FL
Denise Bentele, President & CEO, Common Ground Public Relations, Chesterfield, MO
Kathy Beteta, Vice President, International Checkout Inc., Santa Monica, CA
Jane Blackwell, Assistant VP - Community Relations Director, High Point Bank, High Point, NC
Jock Breitwieser, Director of Corporate Communications and Web Marketing, Callidus Software Inc., San Jose, CA
Kimberly Bristol, Community Relations Manager, Highland Street Foundation, Framingham, MA
Debbie Brown, VP Global Marketing, Travelex, Washington, DC
Jane Bryant, Director, Spire, Potomac Falls, VA
Stephanie Burchfield, President, BWPR, Inc., Phoenix, AZ
ANOUAR CHENNOUFI, President & CEO, MONDIAL PARTNERS INVEST, Ariana, Tunisia
Stewart Cruse, CEO, Digital Media, Inc., Lexington, KY
Leslie Curran, Partner/Attorney, Plave Koch PLC, Reston, VA
Michele Cuthbert, Creative Director, Baker Creative, Groveport, OH
Holly Daley, Director, Global Risk Management, Hitachi Data Systems, Santa Clara, CA
Lisa Dearborn, Vice President, Leadership Development, Hitachi Data Systems, Santa Clara, CA
Rennu Dhillon, Founder, Genius Kids, Fremont, CA
Brenda Dronkers, Founder and former CEO, Pump It Up and Thriving Ink, Pleasanton, CA
Gayle Duncan, Partner, Executive Options, Bellevue, WA
Lorretta Gasper, Manager of Corporate Communications, CDC Corporation, Atlanta, GA
Faye Gregory-Yuppa, VP of Operations, Graham-Pelton Consulting, Inc., Summit, NJ
Anne Gunn, Programmer, OMP Engineering, Sheridan, WY
Beverly Jensen, President, WomensMedicineBowl.com, Las Vegas, NV
Deborah Kilcollins, Communications Liaison, Big Five Tours & Expeditions, Stuart, FL
Jennifer Kim, VP - Integrated Strategy/Agency Principle, Sigma Group, Oradell. NJ
Robin Kleban, VP - Marketing & Events, Hybrid Mom, Pleasant Valley, NY
Melanie Kuderka, Marketing, Tandem Diabetes, San Diego, CA
Shanna Kurpe, Senior Marketing Manager, Roger West Creative & Code, Tampa, FL
Jill Liberman, President, Tongue & Chic, Boca Raton, FL
Mokwang Lima, Managing Editor - Interactive Communications, UPS, Roswell, GA
Felicia Linch, Director, Hassell and Linch Associates Ltd, Christ Church, New Zealand
Mary Lockwood, Director of Social Media, Jump Digital Media, Costa Mesa, CA
Kathleen Lundquist, PhD., President, APT, Inc., Darien, CT
Rachael Lyon, Director of North America Communications, SpinVox, New York, NY
Lisa MacKenzie, President, MacKenzie Marketing Group, Portland, OR
Natalie MacNeil, Founding Entrepreneur, Garage Entrepreneurs, She Takes On The World, Kitchener, ON Canada
Jessica Manna, Chief Marketing Officer, Residential Finance, Columbus, OH
Olivia Maragna, General Manager/Owner, Aspire Retire, Stones Corners, QLD Australia
Carla Morelli, Founder and President, FreyerMartin, Gaithersburg, MD
Francesca ReDavid, Senior Marketing and Communications Manager, Direct Agents, New York, NY
Irene Rhodes, CEO, Consumer Fire Products, Inc., Eugene, OR
Geraldine Ridens, CEO & Owner, Maple Ridge Realty & Homes, Newport, TN
Aysegul Seferoglu, External Communications Coordinator, Effect PR, Istanbul, Turkey
Kim Shanahan, Owner, Book Bouquet, Ltd., Corona, CA
Gary Shumaker, Senior Consultant, Gary E. Shumaker, Inc., Fairfax, VA
Cody Sims, Market Development Manager, Norlight, Evansville, IN
Carolyn Sparano, VP - Client Services, Bronto Software, Durham, NC
Letty Swank, VP and General Manager, iPrint Systems, Inc., Redwood City, CA
Julie Taylor, President - DC Chapter, National Association of Women Business Owners, Alexandria, VA
Maryvonne Tubb, Senior Director, Global Marketing, Paragon Global Resources, Irving, TX
Michael Turner, President, Bearsworth Communications, Inc., Chatsworth, CA
AnnMarie Wesolowski, Marketing Associate, SeamlessWeb, New York, NY
Leigh Whiting-Jones, Corporate Communications Representative, Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA
Lois Whittaker, Owner, Cushie Pushie Company, Lawrenceville, NJ
Lydia Wilbanks, Founder and Managing Partner, WilbanksElam, Birmingham, AL
Laureen Wishom, Owner, Masterpiece Solutions LLC, Houston, TX