March 18, 2024

Ten Women of Influence Honored at Greater Irvine Chamber 2024 Event

At its 11th annual Women of Influence event, the Greater Irvine Chamber recognized 10 women who are leading and succeeding in their lives, businesses, and communities.

Meet the 2024 Women of Influence:

  • Julie Hudash, Founder & CEO, Team Kids – International Women’s Day Lifetime Achievement of the Year
  • Shannon Eusey, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Beacon Pointe Advisors – Executive of the Year
  • Kelly McCulloch, Global Chief People & Transformation Officer, Taco Bell – Executive of the Year
  • Sona Shah, Founder & CEO, My Private Professor – Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Jessica Patel, Director, Diagnostic Radiology, City of Hope Orange County Lennar Foundation Cancer Center – Authentic Leader of the Year
  • Cynthia Rezvani-Garcia, President, Rezvani Motors – Game Changer of the Year
  • Collette Creppell, Vice President, Campus Planning & Design, Chapman University – Innovator of the Year
  • Jessica Foat, Director, Mobile Operations, Be Well OC – Advocate of the Year
  • Janya V. Jagan, Founder, Minds Empowering Minds; Student, Cypress High School – Rising Star of the Year
  • Anisha Bhatnagar, Student, Woodbridge High School – Rising Star of the Year

Held on March 14 at the Irvine Marriott, Women of Influence included a panel discussion on Leading Through Philanthropy. Moderated by Jenny Dinnen, co-owner & president of MacKenzie Corporation, the panel featured experts in charitable fields: Deborah L. Harrington, MBA, director of Baker Tilly Wealth Management; Madelynn Hirneise, CEO of Families Forward; and Joan Webb, co-founder of the Webb Group. will moderate the discussion.

Several leading Orange County companies joined City of Hope Orange County in presenting the Greater Irvine Chamber’s 2024 Women of Influence event, including Lunch Sponsor Chapman University, Philanthropic Partner Antis Roofing & Waterproofing, Promotional Partner Octane, Corporate Sponsors Hoag, Southern California Edison, and University of California, Irvine.

Companies hosting tables at the event were Bank of Southern California, Be Well Orange County, Cox Communications, First Bank, Greater Newport Physicians, Irvine Marriott, Kaiser Permanente, MacKenzie Corp., My Private Professor, Office of Supervisor Katrina Foley, Parker Aerospace, Reveille, Tax Relief Advocates, The Webb Group, and Wells Fargo.

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