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Northern Kentucky Chamber Women’s Initiative to Honor Shelley Funke Frommeyer with Spirit of Achievement Award

 The Northern Kentucky Chamber Women’s Initiative is proud to recognize Shelley Funke Frommeyer as the recipient of the fifth annual Spirit of Achievement Award, presented by C-Forward. The award, which will be presented at the Women’s Initiative Annual Breakfast, sponsored by PNC on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, honors women involved in the Northern Kentucky Chamber Women’s Initiative program who have demonstrated professional leadership and community involvement.

“Shelley’s enthusiasm and her can-do attitude has made a tremendous impact on not only the Women’s Initiative as an organization, but on our members as well,” said Barb Moran Johnson, Vice President – Investments for Wells Fargo Advisors. “Her dedication to this organization, and her passion for creating opportunities for women to learn and connect is infectious.”

Funke Frommeyer, Financial Advisor at Waddell & Reed, Inc., currently serves as a member of the Northern Kentucky Chamber Board of Directors, Women’s Initiative Vice Chair and Membership Vice Chair. Recently, she served as the Women’s Initiative GROW Mentoring program. Prior to that role, she was chair of the Women’s Initiative Golf Outing, and added the golf clinic to engage women who want to participate but do not know how to golf.

“The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has been like a multi-vitamin to me since I joined in 2003,” said Funke Frommeyer. “I feel energized by the environment and feel like a better, stronger businesswoman for participating in the NKY Chamber. The Women’s Initiative has added a level of engagement specifically intended to promote women Connecting, Growing, and Achieving and it is working! I am thrilled and honored with this recognition.”

The Women’s Initiative Annual Breakfast will take place on Wednesday, January 24 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center (1 Rivercenter Blvd., Covington, KY). The event will feature a keynote address from Dr. Debra Clary, Corporate Director for the Leadership Institute at Humana, Inc., during which attendees will learn strategies to increase their impact and contribution to their organization.

Tickets to the Women’s Initiative Annual Breakfast are $50 for NKY Chamber members and $75 for future Chamber members. 

Reservations for the breakfast are required. For more information, contact Gina Bath at 859-578-6384 or online at

Title Sponsor: PNC Bank

Speaker Sponsor: Delta

Spirit of Achievement Award Sponsor: C-Forward

Event Sponsors: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, DHL Express, Humana, Keating Muething & Klekamp, PLL, and Writing Enhancement Services.