2014 Woman of Influence

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Mary Fisher was honored as one of the Jacksonville Business Journal’s Women of Influence on August 28, 2014. There was a wonderful luncheon at the Hyatt downtown to celebrate Women of Influence. There appeared to be about 500 people at the event. Candace Moody was they keynote speaker.

Each of the 27 honorees was recognized for achievements and involvement in the Northeast Florida community over the past year. Coming from an array of backgrounds, here is 2014’s collection of women who have made their marks in business, nonprofits and the public sector:

  • Aimee Ballantyne, Bank of America
  • Ann Bittinger, The Bittinger Law Firm
  • Karen Brown, EY
  • Rose Conry, StaffTime
  • Laura Ferrante, Paul Davis Restoration Inc.
  • Mary Fisher, Fisher Design
  • Cynthia Haines, WRH Realty Services, Inc
  • Judy Hicks, Re/MAX Coastal Real Estate
  • Kim Jackson, Winn-Dixie/Bi-Lo Holdings
  • Mia Jones, City of Jacksonville
  • Lisa King, Langton Associates
  • Jill Langford Dame, Leadership Jacksonville
  • Nelly Mauras, Nemours Children’s Clinic
  • Snowden McFall, Brightwork Advertising and Training, Fired Up! Professional Speaking
  • Jeanne Miller, Jacksonville Civic Council
  • Megha Parekh, Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Renee Parenteau, Renee Parenteau Photography / Renee Parenteau Hair & Makeup
  • Amanda Parker-Baggett, Rogers Towers
  • Elizabeth Paulson, Junior Achievement
  • Robin Peters, Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
  • Ellyn Raftery, FIS
  • Amy Ruth, Incepture
  • Linda Sherrer, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
  • Carrie Smith, Franklin Street
  • Jamie Thomas, The LBA Group
  • Nicole Thomas, Baptist Health
  • Leslie Wickes, Adams and Reese


James Crichlow, Jacksonville Business Journal, photographer, took the great photo.

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