VOTE FOR THE 2017 ENTERPRISING WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Voting for the Enterprising Woman of the Year begins February 9, 2018, and all votes must be in by midnight on March 9, 2018. All EWs who graced our covers in 2017 are eligible to win. Read about them all by clicking on the stories below.

The award for the winner will be presented at our Annual Hats Off Enterprising Woman of the Year luncheon in April 2018, as well as announced in the May issue of Sophisticated Woman.

Cast your vote!

2017 Enterprising Women

December 2017 – Angie Bowlin, M.Ed.

December 2017 – Angie Bowlin, M.Ed.

Virtually every parent can recall a time when they fought with their child over homework. No matter the age of the child, the subject matter or the school season, most memories are variations of the same scene—none of which are...
November 2017 – Shannon Comeaux-Brown, DVM

November 2017 – Shannon Comeaux-Brown, DVM

Dr. Shannon Comeaux-Brown has a long history of comforting animals. As a child, she would sneak the family dog into her family’s home, despite her father’s insistence that animals stay outside. That compassion and empathy for animals led her to a...
October 2017 – Pam Layton

October 2017 – Pam Layton

Personalized healthcare is nothing new to local pharmacist Pam Layton. Before she fully understood the concept of service, she witnessed it first hand. Layton spent most of her teenage years visiting her father’s medical clinic after school. Her dad, Dr....
September 2017 – Dr. Maria Carmen Wilson and Dr. Olga Fermo

September 2017 – Dr. Maria Carmen Wilson and Dr. Olga Fermo

Ochsner North Shore Comprehensive Headache Center For many People, a headache is an inconvenience—something that can be fairly easily tolerated or managed with over-the-counter medications. However, for people who experience frequent and severe headaches or migraines, the debilitating pain can...
August 2017 – Lorraine Hyde

August 2017 – Lorraine Hyde

Genesis Venture Logistics This is a man’s world … or so they thought. In the male-dominated world of transportation and logistics, Lorraine Hyde is quickly proving the industry needed a woman’s touch. This petite, soft-spoken woman is a dynamo who...
July 2017 – Daniela Eversgerd

July 2017 – Daniela Eversgerd

Allure Dental: Take a Deep Breath and Smile The minute you step through the doors at Allure Dental, you know it’s not a typical dental office. It is much more than the plush surroundings, soothing color palette and calming scents....
May 2017 – Michelle White

May 2017 – Michelle White

CHANGING EXPECTATIONS PERSONAL ATTENTION, RELATIONSHIPS AND EDUCATION SET WAX’D APART LEATHER COUCHES, a thick pile rug and rich earth-toned walls featuring inspirational words and quotes may not be what you expect when you walk into a waxing salon. Yet changing...
April 2017 – Michelle Demarest Sunseri

April 2017 – Michelle Demarest Sunseri

THE LAW OF MOTION —LEGAL SERVICES MEET CHANGING NEEDS MICHELLE DEMAREST SUNSERI was a young lawyer when she moved both her family and her practice to the Northshore — years ago. Adapting to the needs of the community during that...
March 2017 – Rebecca Lee

March 2017 – Rebecca Lee

BE TRUE. TODAY. GROWING UP IN the Lakeview area of New Orleans as a child, Rebecca Markway Lee made the most of the road construction that lasted for years on West End Blvd. She would race to the top of...
February 2017-Lisa Greenleaf, Realtor

February 2017-Lisa Greenleaf, Realtor

When Lisa Greenleaf and her husband Myron decided to move to the Northshore in 1992 to raise their two young sons, she had no idea the quaint subdivision they fell in love with would become such an integral part of...
January 2017 – Ashley Bratton

January 2017 – Ashley Bratton

Inspiration and Dedication Migraines, joint pain, back pain…most of us have experienced one, if not all, of these at some point in time. But for 75 million Americans, pain is far more than an inconvenience. It is a debilitating way of...