Honoring Our Own Women in Leadership

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Image from Illinois Women in Leadership via Twitter (@IWILSpringfield)

Heart Technologies beams with pride for our Springfield Branch Manager, Sheila Feipel. As an active member of Illinois Women in Leadership, Sheila received a nomination for the Athena Leadership Award. At Thursday’s reception, Sheila’s name was called as this year’s winner.

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Sheila making her remarks after receiving the 2016 Athena Award. Image Courtesy of Illinois Women in Leadership via Facebook.

According to Illinois Women in Leadership, this award is “presented to an individual who is honored for professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills.” In order to be selected as a nominee, one must:

  • Have achieved the highest level of professional excellence.
  • Contribute time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community.
  • Actively assist others, particularly women, in realizing their full leadership potential.

The bio below was included in the Athena Awards bio for Sheila. This truly represents just a small bit of all that Sheila does for our company and our community:

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Sheila’s bio from the program. Image courtesy of Sarah Mackey via Twitter (@sarahwmackey)

Heart Technologies was able to put a special note in the program for this event to congratulate all nominees on their accomplishments. We are glad that we were able to give Sheila a special shout-out on this big day.

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On behalf of all of Heart Technologies, congratulations to our very own Sheila Feipel! We are proud of your accomplishments and dedication to the community. Your upbeat personality and can-do attitude keeps us all motivated. Heart is incredibly lucky to have you on our team. Keep up the good work!