The Triangle East Chamber of Commerce is proud to celebrate professional leadership at our annual ATHENA Leadership Award Dinner on Thursday, October 12. Join us as we celebrate our award nominees and announce our 2023 award recipient.
2023 ATHENA Leadership Award Nominees
Ruth Anderson, President & CEO RNE Consultants
Marcia Armstrong, Partner, Armstrong Law Firm and President of the North Carolina State Bar
Donna Bailey-Taylor, President & CEO Johnston County Visitors Bureau
Michelle Ball, Johnston County Clerk of Superior Court
Martha Dockery, CEO Superior Clinical Research
Hope Toler Dougherty, Author
Tonya Grice, Women's Ministry Director, Triangle East Baptist Association
Ellysa Smith, Chief Human, CuraHuman, LLC
Lynn Stanley, Interim Executive Director, My Kid's Club
Pamela Tripp, CEO CommWell Health
Donna White, NC House District 26 Representative
Key Note Address by
Martha Jo Asselin, Ph.D.
Inaugural Director of the Center for Leadership and Service. Dr. Asselin assisted in creating an inclusive and respectful environment that challenged students to become agents for change. Through the Center students are empowered to lead and follow and are engaged in the community to become world class leaders.
She has an extensive background in higher education administration, leadership development, and as an innovative leader..