Rolling Out Presents Top 25 Women in Atlanta

Kandi Burruss and Ken Ford at Female Success Factor

Kandi Burruss and Ken Ford

I love when women are celebrated for hard work. On Wednesday, October 21, 2011, Rolling Out Magazine and the Steed Society, Inc. held the Sixth Annual Top 25 Women of Atlanta Awards at the Twelve Hotel. The event recognized the top female CEOs, Entrepreneurs,and nationally acclaimed professionals and introduced the year’s Renaissance Women award recipient- singer/songwriter and Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss.

Other women honored include:

  • Lori Billingsley, Director, Community and Multicultural Communications, Coca-Cola North America
  • Melissa Brown, Manager, Multicultural Marketing, The Home Depot
  • Kandi Burruss, CEO, Kandi Koated Entertainment/Cast Member, “Real Housewives of Atlanta”
  • Richelle Carey, Anchor, CNN and HLN
  • Shanti Das, CEO and Founder, Press Reset Entertainment
  • Marietta Davis, General Manager of Enterprise Group, Microsoft (Greater SE Region)
  • Tisha DeShields, Owner/Founder, Original Belly Works
  • Elle Duncan, On-Air Personality, V-103 FM, “The Ryan Cameron Show”
  • Kimberly Edmunds, SVP, Customer Experience, Cox Communications
  • Amy Eslami, Multicultural Marketing Manager, BACARDI U.S.A., Inc.
  • Lynn Jarrett-Gude, EVP, Gude Management Group
  • Andra Hall, Owner, CamiCakes
  • Sunni Hickman, VP of Marketing & Media, Creaxion
  • Annette D. Jackson, Executive Director, Ken Ford Foundation
  • Tracey Jennings, VP, Global Director, Liquid Soul Media
  • Miranda Mack McKenzie, Area Development Director, UNCF
  • Maggie Ocasio, VP, Retail Sales and Marketing, Bronner Bros. Inc.
  • Marcia Paige, Client Services, Moroch Partners
  • Tammie Reed, Content Chief, TalkingwithTami.com
  • JaKathryn Ross, Executive Director, Youth Entrepreneurs, Georgia-Pacific Corporation
  • Crystal Celestine Shepherd, President, Brown Mackie College
  • Goldie Taylor, President, Goldie Taylor OmniMedia LLC
  • Sheila Tenney, Director of Media Relations, Atlanta Metropolitan College
  • Sophia White, CEO, Kenazj, Inc./GM, Steve Harvey World Group
  • Lisa Williams, Executive Director, Living Water for Girls
  • Keshia Walker, President, Insights Marketing & Promotions
Congratulations ladies! Such a motivation.
Photo Credit: Marvin Striggles
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