Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Nine University of New Orleans Alumnae Named Among CityBusiness 2014 Women of the Year

Nine University of New Orleans alumnae are among the New OrleansCityBusiness 2014 Women of the Year. This is the 16th year that the publication has honored selected women for their professional accomplishments and community impact. UNO ranks second among universities with the most graduates on this year's list.

The UNO alumnae included in the 2014 Women of the Year are:

  • Robin Barnes, professional singer and Fit By You founder
  • Toya Barnes-Teamer, vice president for student success, Dillard University
  • Nancy Scott Degan, shareholder in the New Orleans office, Baker Donelson
  • Beth Carter Drury, Eagan Insurance Agency sales associate and co-owner of Coconut Beach Volleyball Complex
  • Michele Guerin, New York Life Insurance financial services professional
  • Lynn Luker, Lynn Luker & Associates owner and managing partner
  • Julie S. Stokes, member of the La. House of Representatives and Stokes and Associates, Inc. chief financial officer
  • Dorothy Tarver, partner, Taggart and Morton, LLC
  • Anna K. Tusa, Crazy Lobster Bar and Grill director of operations

Started in 1999, Women of the Year recognizes 50 women from the New Orleans area whose success in business and contributions to the community have made them movers and shakers in the region. Honorees are innovative leaders who are making waves with their energy, ideas, achievements and commitment to excellence. This year's award winners were honored at a Nov. 14 luncheon at the Hyatt Regency. A special insert spotlighting all of the Women of the Year honorees will run in the Nov. 28 issue of New Orleans CityBusiness.


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