Congratulations to Roxie Deer

Congratulations to Roxie Deer finalist for the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award. The ATHENA awards are Thursday June 21th. “This recognition validates much more than why Roxie is a great fit for the Chamber.  It underscores her commitment to the betterment of Wayne County, and her tireless efforts to serve.” says Melissa Vance.

This year will be the first ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award presented to a finalist in Wayne County. This award actively supports and celebrates the ATHENA mission of supporting, developing and honoring women leaders, inspiring women to achieve their full potential – creating balance in leadership worldwide. ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Nominees are 18-35 years age. Nominees are emerging women leaders who demonstrate excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession; provides valuable service to improve the quality of life for others in their community; and clearly serve as a role model for young women both personally and professionally.

The finalists chosen for the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award are Roxie Deer of Richmond, Indiana, director of programs and events for the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce; Brittany Irvine of Richmond, Indiana, director of the Indiana Cuddle Cot Campaign and practice manager for Runnels Chiropractic; and Jessie Pilewski of Richmond, Indiana, is a career coach for the Earlham College Center for Career and Community Engagement.

The award recipients will be announced at the celebration dinner on June 21.