Hundreds of folks flocked to The Lyric Baltimore for one of the state’s most well-known and popular awards celebrations, “Maryland’s Top 100 Women.” This was the 28th year for The Daily Record event – which honors outstanding women throughout the state for their achievements, leadership and community service. Each year, a small group of three-time winners become part of the “Top 100’s” Circle of Excellence.
Pictured (LtoR) Janet Currie, Bank of America Greater Maryland president/event winner; Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, The Daily Record managing director; and Stacie Gilmore, Bank of America senior vice president of marketing analytics Pictured (LtoR) Patrick Brannan, The Daily Record managing editor; Kristi Halford, C3 Visionary Strategies founder; and Tom Baden, The Daily Record regional group editor Pictured (LtoR) Laura Ripken, Maryland Appellate Court judge/event winner; Cal Ripken, Baltimore Orioles Hall of Famer; and Angela Reaves, Maryland Supreme Court justice Pictured (LtoR) Dr. Cristina Sadowsky, International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute clinical director/event winner; Kara D. Beverly, Esq., Johns Hopkins University Office of Institutional Equity equity compliance investigator/event winner; and Mary Helfrich, St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore chief advancement officer/event judge Pictured (LtoR) Dr. Samantha DuFlo, Indigo Physiotherapy chief medical officer/founder; and Nick Schauman, The Local Oyster/True Chesapeake/Lagniappe partner Pictured (LtoR) Delora Sanchez Ifekauche, Esq., Cornerstone principal/director; and Olivia Farrow, Ascension Saint Agnes Hospital community engagement & advocacy director/event winner Pictured (LtoR) Erika Chavarria, Columbia Community Care executive director/event winner; and Stephanie Lightfoot, Columiba Community Care board member Pictured (LtoR) Alison Leonard-Leach, Prince George’s County assistant state’s attorney; Georgene Smith, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania surgical physician assistant; Adrienne Barron McMillan, US Veterans Affairs occupational therapist; Edna Primrose, Differenza founder/president/event winner; and Jessie Su, Johns Hopkins Care Business School assistant director for student engagement Pictured (LtoR) Patrice Ricciardi, retired Freedom Federal Credit Union senior director/event Circle of Excellence winner; Sarah Klein, Klein’s ShopRite director of front-end operations/event winner; Sarah Butts, National Association of Social Workers director of public policy/event winner; and Ali von Paris, Route One Apparel CEO & founder/event winner Ganesha Martin, Let’s Meet in the Middle founder/CEO, and one of this year’s Top 100 Women winners, arrived to accept her award in her ultra-stylish take suiting – a two-piece pinstripe double-breasted pantsuit and a sleeveless floor length coat with elevated shoulders. It’s an exclusive design by celebrity designer Michele Lopez @themichelelopez (IG). “The Michele Lopez Collection Spring/Summer 2023 line is slated to officially drop in June. But, I got it early!” she said.
(The Lyric Baltimore – May 8, 2023)