TEW names recipients of Women on Move Awards
Honorees for 2012 include Loretta Cross, managing partner, Grant Thornton LLP; Kimberly Denney, partner, Newport Board Group LLC; Suzan Deison, president and founder, Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce; Susan Distefano, CEO, Memorial Hermann Children's Hospital; Laura Gibson, founding partner, Ogden, Gibson, Broocks, Longoria & Hall, LLP; Joanie Y. Hare, M.D., partner, Houston Perinatal Associates; Minerva Perez McEnelly, executive producer and partner; Latina Voices; Nan Morris, director, Midstream Business Development, GoM Deep BP; Janis Schmees, executive director; Harris County Sports Authority, and Hallie Vanderhider, president and COO, Black Stone Minerals Company, LP.
The Women on the Move Program, created in 1985, has recognized some of the most successful women in the Houston area since it began. The women are chosen by a strict selection committee for their contributions in their chosen fields and their dedication to community service.
“It is truly an honor to be selected as a Woman on the Move,” said 2012 Woman on the Move Luncheon Chair Irene Helsinger, who was a 2009 Woman on the Move.
The women will be recognized at a luncheon Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Hilton Americas.The luncheon benefits the TEW scholarship fund which helps mentor and educate young women. Details on ticket purchases and sponsorship opportunities can be found at http://tewhouston.org.