2016 HER Awards Recipients

BROAD SHOULDERS AWARD RECIPIENT
Christina Zhou

Award Sponsor: Pantheon of Women

Christina Zhou is known in the business industry as a force to be reckoned with. Not only is she the founder and CEO of JECK US Investment, Inc., a company specializing in commercial property investment, development and management, she additionally the founder and President of Paramount First Investment LLC., a company investment on hospitality properties and management. If that wasn’t enough, Zhou is a devoted wife, mother, daughter, friend and community supporter who also cooks gourmet meals five times a week!  Read More >>

 

 

 

COMMUNITY ANGEL AWARD RECIPIENT
Sheila Aron

Award Sponsor: Class XXXI of the American Leadership Forum

It began with a TV news report about a young girl who had committed a terrible crime––and seeing that, Sheila Aron thought about how that child's life and life-altering decisions could have been different––if only she had known she was loved. Read More >>

 

 

 

 

EVOLVING EVE AWARD RECIPIENT
Stacey Kerek

Award Sponsor: Cenikor

The most important life lesson Stacey Kerek has learned is that a person can fall down hard and get back up even stronger. Read More >>

 

 

 

 

GUTSY GAL AWARD RECIPIENT
Sequoia Di Angelo

Award Sponsor: Jones, Lang and LaSalle

Sometimes, it takes a journey of the heart to reach deep for strength and courage. That's what author Sequoia Di Angelo accomplished when she climbed the second highest mountain in the world to bring back the remains of the father and brother she lost there. Read More >>

 

 

 

 

MAXIMUM MOM AWARD RECIPIENT
Griselda Gonzales

Award Sponsor: Texas Motor Transportation Consultants, Inc.

Only about half of teenage girls who become pregnant will ever graduate from high school, U.S. government statistics show. Griselda Gonzales, the winner of this year's HER Awards Maximum Mom title, was determined not only to obtain her high school diploma while raising her infant son, but she wanted a college degree, too.  Read More >>

 

 

 

SAVVY SISTER AWARD RECIPIENT
Kayla Lehmann

Award Sponsor: Wulfe & Co/Wulfe Management

The usual order of things is gift received, thanks said, exchange complete. To Kayla Lehmann, this gift was so precious that the only way to show appreciation was to commit to a path of empathy, care and support. Read More >>

 

 

 

 

WISE WOMAN AWARD RECIPIENT
Polly Sparks Turner

Award Sponsor: Shea Writing & Training Solutions

Polly Sparks Turner knows the prescription for success. Starting as a young pharmacist in a small neighborhood store, she quickly emerged as a dynamic public health leader with a strong focus on helping others and educating the next generation. Read More >>

 
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