The ATHENA Leadership Award, presented by the BACC's Women's Biz Net Council, celebrates exemplary leadership by local women in business.
This year the Biz Net Council celebrated three nominees:
- Mary Beth Brend, Manager of Clinical Nursing Operations at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital.
- Dr. Denise Casey, Founder and Director of Barrington Behavioral Health & Wellness.
- Chrissie Mena, Founder and President of Living60010 Media Inc.
Dr. Denise Casey received the 2017 award from 2014 winner Ellaine Sambo-Reyther.
ATHENA International is a non-profit organization that seeks to support, develop and honor women leaders through programs that we administer in partnership with ‘host organizations’ from local communities. These programs inspire women to reach their full potential and strive to create balance in leadership worldwide.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Biz Net (WBN) is a network of women empowering women. WBN offers monthly meetings and programs that bring relevant topics, networking opportunities and a forum for building relationships that can enhance your business aspirations and enrich your life.