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Executive Women in Finance members are a powerful group, evidenced by the honorees below. Congratulations to these women on their well-deserved awards!

The Awards Subcommittee is responsible for identifying and nominating candidates for various awards given in and around the Indianapolis market in the field of Finance. Examples of awards include The Indiana Lawyer “Up and Coming” and “Distinguished Barrister” awards; the IBJ “CFO of the Year” award; and the IBJ “40 Under 40” award. This is an ideal opportunity to recognize members of EWF who have distinguished themselves by their professional accomplishments. If you have any suggested nominations, including self-nominations, please contact our Awards Committee Chair: Erin Dettwiler (edettwiler@firstmerchants.com). Please see below for a list of previous successful winners, finalists, and nominees.

Date Award Honoree Name
February 2020 Junior Achievement’s Best and Brightest
Finalist
Nicole Vogt
February 2020 Junior Achievement’s Best and Brightest
Finalist
Nickie Redick
February 2020 Junior Achievement’s Best and Brightest
Finalist
Pamela Torzewski
November 2019 Indy Bar Association’s Professionalism Award Julia Carpenter
March 2019 Center for Leadership Development’s Minority Business &
Professional Achievers Recognition Award
Andrea McGordon
February 2019 IBJ’s 40 Under 40 Mandy Parris
November 2018 Junior Achievement’s Best and Brightest
Banking and Financial Services Category Winner
Erin Dettwiler
November 2018 Junior Achievement’s Best and Brightest
Law Category Winner
Kiamesha Colom
October 2018 Real Estate Forum’s 50 Under 40 Valerie Becker
February 2018 IBJ’s 40 Under Kiamesha Colom
December 2017 IBJ CFO of the Year  Finalist Greta Cline
December 2016 IBJ Women of Influence Virginia Merkel
December 2016 IBJ CFO of the Year  Finalist Melanie King
December 2016 IBJ CFO of the Year  Finalist Madonna Wagner