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Judges choose 2010 Most Influential Women

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An independent panel of judges has selected Springfield Business Journal’s 2010 Most Influential Women, a 20-member group that will be honored in September.

Honorees are chosen based on their professional accomplishments, leadership in civic affairs and influence on the success of others.

This year’s class, in alphabetical order, is: Cindy Baker, Ed.D., Touchstone Counseling LLC; Marilyn Bauer, Cancer Research Center for the Ozarks; Dawn Busick, Ozarks Technical Community College; Donna Coppock, self-employed corporate trainer; Dr. M. Nanette Crighton, Crighton Aesthetic Studio;  Julie B. Cummings, BKD LLP; Amy DeMelo, Springfield Catholic Schools; Jamie Dopp, KY3 Inc.; Charity Elmer, CoxHealth; Kim Flores, Springfield-Greene County Library District; Beth Grant, Assemblies of God; Debby Lawson, Nixa Public Schools; Brooke Liggett, Kirkpatrick, Phillips & Miller CPAs PC; Francine Pratt, Isabel’s House; Michele Schaefer, St. John’s Health System; Paula Shumaker, Monday Motivation; Mindy Spitz, Panera Bread; Suzanne Stracke, Programs for Youth; Janet Weber, Metropolitan National Bank; and Wendy Yocum, State of Missouri.

The judges for this year are: Brenda Cirtin, city of Springfield, Sister Ann Crouse, McAuley Counseling Services; Roger Fouché, Fouché Enterprises LLC; Michael Gandy, Arvest Bank and Kim Sisk, Oxford Healthcare.

The 2010 20 Most Influential Women will be recognized at a Sept. 24 luncheon, starting at 10 a.m. University Plaza Hotel, 333 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway. Tickets are $35 apiece or $300 for a table of 10, available at[[In-content Ad]]


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