February News

February 2018

Sarah Paris wanted to let her WE family know that at the end of December she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She had successful surgery in January and will begin a short course of radiation treatments in March.  She would love to hear from other WE members who have had breast cancer to see if there is any interest in starting an affinity group for Breast Cancer Survivors.  You can reach her at or (828) 989-5330. 

Congratulations to WE member Donna Rasile for being a four-year winner of the Five Star Wealth Manager award. The award recognizes wealth managers who provide quality services to their clients.

Join us as we congratulate WE member Sara Lincoln for being featured on the cover of the 2018 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine. Check out Sara's story:
Congratulations to WE member Monti Becker Kelly who won the 2017 #1 Top WOW Global Exec Award for Sitel Corporation. She was recognized for driving the highest growth, profitability and strategic partnerships.

Mary Gallivan
 joined Tech Talent South as the Director of Student Success.  Tech Talent South (TTS) is a tech education company based in Charlotte, NC that empowers communities across the nation with the tech skills needed to do something big. Congratulations, Mary!

WE Members Colleen Brannan and Sonya Barnes spoke on a panel about "Elevating Your Personal Brand" at the CFO Leadership Council Charlotte Chapter February Meeting attended by more than 40 local CFOs.

A Celebration of Life for Rob Norris, husband of WE member Maggie Norris, will be Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 2-5 p.m. at Triple C. Barrel Room, 2832 Griffith Street, Charlotte, NC (across the street from the Brewery Taproom). Toast will be at 2:30 p.m.