SME Sioux Falls Names Women of Excellence Award Winners

Sioux Falls, SD— Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc. of Sioux Falls has named the winners of its annual Women of Excellence Awards.

Honored for their achievements were:

· Excellence in Marketing:

Kendra Calhoun, Avera





· Excellence in Sales:



Kristin Hoefert, Northwestern Mutual



Entrepreneurial Excellence:



Amy Stockberger, The Amy Stockberger Team



· Supporting Excellence:


Laura Nemec, SGT Contractor at EROS




Excellence through the Decades:


Cindy Hoy, Sanford




Winners were announced as part of the SME Women In Business® Event on April 24. The event also included a presentation by keynote speaker Hilary Farr, co-host of HGTV’s “Love It or List It”.

Sponsorship for this event came from Gold Sponsors: Wellmark, First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard, Principal Financial Group and Sanford Health, as well as Silver Sponsors: RASE, Avera, Midco, Gunderson’s Jewelry, Wireless World, Montgomery’s Furniture, and in-kind sponsors KelolandTV and Midwest Radio and Women of Excellence Awards Sponsor: Grand Falls Casino and Golf Resort.

About Sales and Marketing Executives Inc. of Sioux Falls (SME)

SME is the premier organization for developing and sustaining a driven and influential force of leaders in our community, and continuously provides our elite membership with networking opportunities and world-class education thus giving them “an edge to their success®”. SME members include CEOs, marketing managers, sales managers and other senior executives who contribute to the advancement of sales and marketing management. More information about Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc. is available at





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April 24, 2018