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WIM announces Women of Achievement Award recpients

CRYSTAL LAKE – Women in Management of McHenry County announces the 2013 Women of Achievement award recipients, Karen Franzen of LaCunaVinea and Kathleen Caldwell of Caldwell Consulting Group.

The annual Woman of Achievement Award provides recognition for success in business, community involvement, Women in Management involvement and mentoring. Awards may be given in up to seven career categories: Academia, Corporate, Entrepreneur-Service, Entrepreneur-Product, Government, Licensed Professional, and Not-for-Profit.

Karen Franzen, owner and founder of LaCunaVinea, aims to inspire greatness and ignite passion in leaders and their teams. Her custom workshops, seminars, and faith-based retreats are designed to set clients up for success in their business and personal lives. Prior to founding LaCunaVinea, Franzen led staff and volunteers at Willow Creek Community Church for 11 years, taught at Northern Illinois University, and also counseled at Kairos Family Center in Elgin.

Kathleen Caldwell, president of Caldwell Consulting Group LLC and founder of the WHEE Institute (Wealthy, Healthy, Energetic Edge) helps women and men around the globe confidently create a successful career, profitable business and healthier body while living an outstanding life. Caldwell has more than 20 years of experience in global business strategy, leadership, team development and organizational transformation with global clients.

The awards will be presented at the WIM monthly breakfast meeting, 7:30 to 9 a.m. April 18 at 31 North Banquets, 217 N. Front St., McHenry. Cost is $15 for guests, and $13 for members. For reservations, email pstrelcheck@ymail.com.


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