Utah’s most successful and influential women recognized

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SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- Some of Utah’s most successful and influential women were recognized by their peers Tuesday.

The 30 Women to Watch event sponsored by Utah Business and Maschoff Brennancelebrates and honors Utah’s most dynamic women.

News4Utah’s Kim Fischer was the emcee for this year’s award luncheon.

The women honored will also be featured in a special editorial piece in Utah Business magazine’s May issue.

This year’s event included a keynote address by Gail Miller, Owner & Chairman of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies.

Here’s a look the 2018 30 Women to Watch*:

Marva Sadler CEO of Veracity Solutions

Ashley Dreier Executive Vice President / CTO / CIO for HealthEquity

Ann Silverberg Williamson Executive Director of the Utah Department of Human Services

Shauna Smith Chief Merchandising Officer for Four Foods Group

Renee Huang Director of Communications & Digital Media of the Utah Symphony and Utah Opera

Laura Michalski CEO of Fourth Street Clinic

Shelaine Maxfield President and Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Younique Foundation

Amanda Butterfield Director of Public Relations for the Woodbury Corporation

Barbara Melendez-Rapp Shareholder and Immigration Practice Chair at Richards Brandt Miller Nelson Law Corporation

Michelle Gunter Senior Vice President, Client Services (Partner Channels Organization) for MarketStar Corp.

Christy Alter Haymond Vice President, Chief of Staff Salt Lake City at Goldman, Sachs & Co

Maria Chumbita Chief Engineer at CoreBrace, LLC

Minna Wang Analyst at the Kickstart Seed Fund

Alison Flynn Gaffney Executive Director, Perioperative, Imaging, Laboratory, and Ancillary Services at University of Utah Health

Emily Wright Founding Executive Sales & Marketing at doTERRA International

Anjali Pai Director of Staff Development at Salt Lake Community College

Kristin Chapman Principal Consultant at DecisionWise

Ashley Walton Director of Content for Clearlink

Jessie Shepherd Clinical Directorat Blue Clover Therapy, LLC

Dana Ardovino Project Manager at Dell EMC

Kat Judd Vice President, People Operations at Lucid

Sarah Starkey Vice President and General Counsel at Larry H. Miller Dealerships

Jessica Merrill Manager of Marketing at Overstock.com

Elisabeth M. McOmber Partner at Snell & Wilmer

Amber Wykstra Senior Mortgage Consultant at Veritas Funding

Kelly Passey Owner/CEO at Plastic Specialties

Sydne Jacques CEO at Jacques & Associates, Inc.

Darlene Carter Division President at C. W. Urban

Kathleen Pitcher Tobey Program Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility for Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah

*There were only 29 honorees this year

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