TBBW’s Bridgette Bello to be honored as 100 ‘Women to Know’ in America

Not one to take a break, ever, Bridgette Bello, chief executive officer and publisher of Tampa Bay Business and Wealth, will be honored in Phoenix, Arizona, this evening, as one of the 100 “Women to Know in America.”

The 100 Women to Know is an annual awards event that recognizes the top 100 female leaders across North America.

The 100 Women to Know Across America Award, presented by JPMorgan Chase, is a recognition that showcases the most influential, achieved and honorable women who are chosen following a nomination and interview process, according to a statement. 

Editor’s note: Congratulations Bridgette! Another evening on stage for you!

Here are the 100 “Women to Know in America” 2023:

Candace Nelson – Sprinkles Cupcakes, Los Angeles, California
Merrilee Kick – BuzzBallz, Carrollton, Texas
Alyse Maslonik – RedefinED Advisors, Tyrone, Pennsylvania
Amanda Pietrocola – Momentum Technology, Nashville, Tennessee
Amri Kibbler – HeyMama, Putnam Valley, New York
Belén Albuja – Albuja Law, Denver, Colorado
Bernadette M Pello – Florida Trade Academy, Tampa, Florida
Betty Hines – Women Elevating Women, Owings Mills, Maryland
Bridgette Bello – Tampa Bay Business & Wealth, Tampa, Florida
Carolina Aponte – Caja Holdings, Charlotte, North Carolina
Cat Ford Coates – Atelier Unforgettable, Asheville, North Carolina
Celeste Ford – Stellar Solutions Inc and Stellar Ventures, Portola Valley, California
Charo Toledo – Charo Entertainment, Los Angeles, California
Cindy Eckert – The Pink Ceiling, Raleigh, North Carolina
Darleen Santore AKA Coach Dar – Performance Meets Purpose, Scottsdale, Arizona
Debbie Van Ooteghem – Doe-Anderson, Louisville, Kentucky
Deirdre Tshein – Capsho, Austin, Texas
Dena Patton – Dena Patton Coaching & Training, Phoenix, Arizona
Denise Wiggins – Visions of New Hope, Knightdale, North Carolina
Dr. Brendell Thomas Francis – Tamar Community Outreach, Long Island, New York
Dr. Jessica Chung – International Business Association for Nurses, Tampa, Florida
Dr. Mautra Staley Jones – Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City,
Dr. MelindaJoy Mingo – Significant Life Change, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Dr. Sandi Webster – Sandi Webster LLC, Brooklyn, New York
Dr. Sandi Webster – Sandi Webster LLC, Brooklyn, New York
Dr. Sharon Jones – Dottie Rose Foundation, Charlotte, North Carolina
Dr. Zabina Bhasin M.D. – In KidZ, Los Angeles, California
Elin Barton – White Knight Productions, Vestal, New York
Elizabeth McFadden – Novella Brandhouse, Kansas City, Missouri
Eve Logunova-Parker – Evenness, Atlanta, Georgia
Fabi Preslar – Spark Publications, Charlotte, North Carolina
Gloria Mensah – GK Folks Foundation, Salt Lake City, Utah
Heather Polivka – Awesome People Leaders, Richfield, Minnesota
Jaclyn Jackson – National Equity Fund, Chicago, Illinois
Jacquelyn Fletcher Johnson – Heartwood Healing, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jaime Taets – Keystone Group International, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Janet Cussler – Janet Cussler Car Collection, Phoenix, Arizona
Janet Jackson-Gordon – Boss Chix ATL, Jackson Events & Entertainment and
Moonlight Pizza, Atlanta Georgia
Janice A. Jones – Good Earth Minerals, Denver, Colorado
Jen Rogers – Hudson West, Scottsdale, Arizona
Jenny Sepulveda – Guaranteed Rate, Chicago, Illinois
Jenny Strebe – AIIR, Scottsdale, Arizona
Jill Osur – Teneral Cellars, Somerset, California
Jill Santa Lucia – Catering Works, Raleigh, North Carolina
JJ Ramberg – Goodpods, Los Angeles, California
Julie Cole – Mabel’s Labels, Burlington, Ontario
Kabisa “Coach Kb” Ceal Starks – Ready To Live Soaps and Ready to Live Coaching,
Atlanta, Georgia
Kamela Forbes – Pride Global, New York, New York
Kanika Chadda Gupta – That’s Total Mom Sense, Secaucus, New Jersey
Katya Libin – Katya Libin & Co., Armonk, New York
Kay M McDonald – Charity Charms, Phoenix, Arizona
Kelly Kolar – Kolar Design, Cincinnati, Ohio
Kimleigh Smith – Embrace Your Cape Enterprises, Los Angeles, California
Lachi – Lachi Music, New York, New York
Lauren Marturano – Zinnia, Charlotte, North Carolina
Laurette Rondenet – Edlong, Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Layne Lewis – Willowview Consulting, Eagle, Idaho
Lia Valencia Key – Valencia Key, West Chester, Pennsylvania
Marla Isackson – Ossa, Tenafly, New Jersey
Mary Schreiber Swenson – MyMedChoices, Inc & My Smile Choices, Hockessin,
Melinda Browning – Civic Center Pharmacy, Mesa, Arizona
Michele M. Smith – The West Event Space, Tampa, Florida
Michelle Cirocco – Televerde Foundation, Phoenix, Arizona
Molly Stockley – City of Hope, Phoenix, Arizona
Natalie McGrady – Cargill, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Natalie Ruiz – AnswerConnect, Portland, Oregon
Neerja Patel – Neerja Public Relations, Irvington, New York
Nicole Peternel – Rein Communications, Charlotte, North Carolina
Olalah Njego – YellowWood Group, Raleigh, North Carolina
Omenesa Akomolafe – Pearls & Pauls International Foundation, New York
Rada Neal – Piano Passions, Green Valley, Arizona
Renate Moore – LadyRen’s Bakery & Books, Concord, North Carolina
Sarah Valentina Bondzie – Bonne Foundation, Brookhaven, Pennsylvania
Saya Doe Sio – Annie T Doe Memorial Foundation, Charlotte, North Carolina
Shael Norris – SafeBAE, Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Sharon Lechter – Pay Your Family First, Paradise Valley, Arizona
Shereese Floyd – Witness My Life, Charlotte, North Carolina
Sierrah Chavis – Bossy Girl, Suffolk, Virginia
Sindy Zemura – Southern Africa Embrace Foundation, Brampton, Ontario
Stacie Baird – HRtoHX and Community Medical Services, Queen Creek, Arizona
Tara Williamson – Pink Ink Tattoo, Louisburg, North Carolina
Theresa Backes – Backes Wellness, San Tan Valley, Arizona
Tishamarie Strasser – Bring It-Push It-Own It, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Tracey Greene-Washington – Indigo Innovation Group & CoThinkk, Concord, North
Trisha Sakhuja-Walia – Brown Girl Magazine, Long Island, New York
Victoria L. Woods – ChappelWood Financial Services, Edmond, Oklahoma

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