Renee LaLanne-Wuerdeman, Director of Convention Services at meetNKY, is the recipient of the 3rd Annual Spirit of Achievement award that will be presented at the 7th Annual Women’s Initiative Breakfast on January 27.

Renee Wuerdeman

Renee LaLanne-Wuerdeman

More than 700 men and women are expected to attend the breakfast.

The award, sponsored by BB&T, honors women involved in the Women’s Initiative program who have demonstrated professional leadership and community involvement. The Women’s Initiative, started in 2008, offers opportunities for women of all career stages to connect, grow and achieve for business and professional success. Through events, mentoring and peer support, women are encouraged to connect with each other and tap into each other’s strengths.

Ms. Wuerdeman has been involved with the Women’s Initiative for several years as a member of the CONNECT committee. Chair of the On the Road program and chair of the CONNECT committee.

She has also been involved in community groups including Greater Cincinnati Welcomers, COV 200 and the Certified Tourism Ambassador program.

She is a 2014 graduate of Leadership Northern Kentucky.
The recipient of the first Spirit of Achievement award was Wonda Winkler, Vice President of Brighton Center.  Read more.