The 2023 Honorees

Alyse Arnold

WakeMed Cary Hospital, Emergency Department Nurse Manager

Anna Haley-Liu

Owner of KHL Bookkeeping

Caitlin Sockin

Author of Dig It! Archaeology for Kids

Carita D. Hyman

Business Owner / Consultant / Sales Development Manager for Genetec Inc.

Devin Singley

Head Brewer at Local Time Brewing in Holly Springs

Eric Sherman

Operations Manager at Bost Construction Company

Garren Washington

Owner of Norton Property Services

Keit Spahiu

Owner of Translation Link & Notary

Leroy Salazar

World Languages Department Chair and Spanish Teacher at Wake Early College of Information and Biotechnologies

Melissa Phillippi

Vice President of Organizational Development and Talent Management for Vaco Holdings

Michael Lee

Chef and Founder/Owner of M Restaurants

Pavel Chtcheprov

Senior Robotic Controls Engineer at Intuitive and Owner of Bottle Theory

Ryan Doggett

Athletic Director at Panther Creek High School

Sam Price

Partner at Stephenson Law, LLP

Sarika Bansal

Chief Executive Officer of Raj Jewels

Shannon Cox

Long Range Planning Manager for Town of Apex

Simone Lawson

Owner / Marketing and Catering Director of Sassool

Stephanie Hall

Co-Founder of TheraFriends

Stephanie Llorente, APR

Owner of Prep Communications and Restored for Moms

Stephanie Logsdon

Owner of Wild You Handmade

Tisha Shah

Co-Founder of TheraFriends

Todd Mozingo

Serial Entrepreneur: Owner of Chatham Station and Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios — North Hills