Nine Business Woman of the Year nominees

The Santa Fe Professional Business Women group has announced nominees for the 2014 Santa Fe Business Woman of the Year.

The nominees are Lorin Abbey, director of sales and marketing, El Castillo LifeCare Community; Janet Arrowsmith, Arrowsmith Consulting LLC; Katharina Babcock, New Mexico Department of Public Safety Forensic Laboratory; Karen Bomm, best-selling author and founder of aBeansTalkSocial.com; Victoria Bruneni, general manager, Inn at Santa Fe; Zia Cross, LegalShield independent associate and small business and group benefits specialist; Barbara Damron, director of the Office of Community Partnerships & Cancer Health Disparities, University of New Mexico Cancer Center; Kathy Mattison, contractor compliance coordinator, New Mexico Department of Transportation; and Jennifer Rios, general manager and owner, Restaurant Martín.

Selection of the winner is based on an individual’s career achievements; efforts on behalf of issues such as pay equity and equal rights; assistance to others in the advancement of their own careers; guidance to youth and young careerists; and organization/association affiliation.

Santa Fe Professional Business Women will name the Business Woman of the Year at a banquet Oct. 24 at the Santa Fe Country Club. The public is invited; for reservations contact Angelina Hull at 919-8138.

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