For the 14th year, the Portland Business Journal presents the annual Women of Influence Awards Program for the top 26 women of 2016. Honorees represent women from every industry and profession, women who have made a difference in their communities, blazed a trail for the rest of us and are leaving a mark on Oregon.
The top 26 women, plus over 600 regional executives, will be honored today with a celebration and awards ceremony. The top 4 Entrepreneur of the Year women honorees include:
Entrepreneur of the Year: Monica Enand | Founder & CEO | Zapproved
Large Company Category Executive of the Year: Ruth Beyer | Vice President | Precision Castparts Corporation
Nonprofit Executive of the Year: Heather Martin | CEO | Classic Wines Auction
Small/Medium Company Category Executive of the Year: Lori Olund | President | Miles Fiberglass & Composites, Inc.