2011 Women of Excellence Winners Announced

The Sales and Marketing Executives awarded its Women of Excellence Awards at the recent SME Women in Business event held at the Sioux Falls Convention Center

The awards celebrate women in the Sioux Falls area who influence the lives of other women.

This year’s winners are:

Rosalie Ryan who received the Women Working Through The Decades award. Ryan is retired but was the director of the Pediatric and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Sanford Health.

Lisa Uhlir was the winner of the Women Mentoring Women Award. Uhlir once co-owned Wings Studio. She is self-employed and does private business consulting, sales training and recruiting.

Leslie Cooper, a laboratory stem cell technical specialist at Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center, received the Young Women of Excellence Award.

Cheri Kraemer received the Women Breaking Barriers award. She is the owner of Clinic Pharmacy, Pharmacy Specialties and Parker Pharmacy.