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Desert Diamonds Awards Gala
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When: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Chateau Luxe
1175 E. Lone Cactus Drive
Phoenix, Arizona  85024
United States
Contact: Angela Garmon
(480) 442-9841

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Wednesday, June 12th | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Desert Diamonds Awards Gala

Join us for our annual Awards Gala honoring Business Women making an impact in our community. The event will be emceed by Susan Casper, host of ABC15 TV’s Sonoran Living. 

Get ready to be inspired by the collaboration and successes of NAWBO members and community members who will be recognized in several award categories.

NAWBO’s 2019-20 Board of Directors will also be installed and the graduates of the 2018-19 Mentoring Program will be introduced.

Nominees and Finalists for 2019 Chapter Awards

Business Owner of the Year

Finalists: Rosaria Cain, knoodle; Ginger Clayton, Elontec; and Karianne Munstedt, Karianne Munstedt Portrait

Nominees: Jean Briese,; Julie Cook, Idea Three Creative; Amber Ehrlich, The Tidy Bungalow; Helen Kim, Blue Lemon Productions; Brandy Lawson, Fieryfx, Amanda Petersen, Pathways of Grace; and Tish Times,

Member of the Year

Finalists: Veronica Archer, Alerus; Jean Briese,; and Cindy Gordon, Business Rescue Coaching

Nominees: Sandra Abbey, Leader Discovery; Julie Cook, Idea Three Creative; Amber Ehrlich, The Tidy Bungalow; Kathleen Gramzay,

Bridge Builder

Finalists: Shatha Barbour, Hera Hub Phoenix; Jean Briese,; and Kathleen Gramzay,

Nominees: Laurie Anderson, Cactus Creative; Julie Cook, Idea Three Creative; Cindy Gordon, Business Rescue Coaching; April Tinhorn, Tinhorn Consulting; and Michele Trent, Remembered Well

Spirit of NAWBO Sisterhood

Finalists: Wendy Anderton, Global Ties Arizona; Veronica Archer, Alerus; Laurie Battaglia, Aligned at Work; and Julie Cook, Idea Three Creative

Nominees: Jeffri-Lynn Campbell, Blaze Experts; Connie Colella, CoCo Communications; Karianne Munstedt, Karianne Munstedt Portrait; Laura McCormack, The Entrepreneur's Source; and Katie Stumbo, Katie's Fit LIfe Bootcamps LLC

Corporate Partner of the Year

FinalistsIn Business Magazine and SRP

Nominees: CopperPoint INsurance Companies, Phoenix Business Journal, Wells Fargo

The Desert Diamonds Awards Gala is a fundraising event for NAWBO Phoenix. By sponsoring and attending the gala, you are supporting economic development in the Valley. The proceeds collected will go towards supporting women business owners' growth and development for the incoming year. NAWBO Phoenix appreciates the support from its members, community partners, and alliances to make the gala a success.

NAWBO Phoenix Chapter purchase/refund policy: No refunds or credits given after registration is complete. Substitutions may be permitted. Registrants understand and agree that any photograph, video or audio recording of themselves may be used to further promote NAWBO Phoenix.




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