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Buffalo Niagara Partnership Announces 23rd Annual Athena Awards
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Buffalo Niagara Partnership Announces 23rd Annual Athena Awards

BUFFALO–The Buffalo Niagara Partnership today presented the 23rd Annual ATHENA Leadership Award® on November 8 at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo. 

The recipient of the ATHENA Leadership Award® was Mary Harley Gresham, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Educational Collaboration and Engagement, University at Buffalo.

The recipient of the award is an individual in the Buffalo Niagara region who demonstrates support for the goals of female professionals, and provides significant and selfless assistance on their behalf.

The recipient of the KPMG ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award® was: Katie McKenna, Communications and Public Relations Manager, Tops Markets, LLC.

The KPMG ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award® honors an emerging leader who demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession among other positive qualities.

The title sponsor of this year’s awards luncheon was HSBC, joined by presenting sponsors Guerrilla Video Solutions and Tops Markets LLC; media sponsor Buffalo Spree; and event sponsor Towne BMW. Proceeds benefitted Everywoman Opportunity Center, Inc.
 

ATHENA Leadership Award® nominees:

Sawrie Becker
Commissioner of Public Advocacy, Executive Director
Commission of the Status of Women

Renee Cerullo
President
RLComputing

Jacqueline Sanchez Culliton
Senior Vice President
First Niagara Bank

Lourdes T. Iglesias
Executive Director
Hispanics United of Buffalo, Inc.
 

KPMG ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award® nominees:

Hadar Borden
Administrative Director, Undergraduate Academies
University at Buffalo

Therese Hickok
Senior Marketing Manager
Uniland Development Company

Danielle Kuroski
Program Coordinator, Undergraduate Academies
University at Buffalo

Keli-Koran Luchey, Ph. D.
CEO/Founder
Lucid Pathways, LLC

Megan Burns Moran
Executive Director
Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce

Andrea Todaro
President
Innovative Placements

Detra Trueheart, MPA, MA-MHC
CEO
Trueheart Speaks Enterprises

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