2012 Woman on the Move Award
All of these women were nominated for their outstand professional accomplishments and their contributions to the Greater Richmond Community. They were recognized at our 5th annual Women on the Move Luncheon on September 20th.
Congratulations to our 2012 WOMAN ON THE MOVE!
President & General Counsel
Actuarial Benefits & Design Company
President and General Counsel of Actuarial Benefits & Design Company, Lisa co-founded the company in 1989 to fill the void in retirement plan compliance for small to medium sized businesses. Over the years, Lisa’s business has grown from 4 employees to 33, and she still finds time for community involvement through Junior Achievement and the Joan Grossman Fegely Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Education & Research, which to date has raised $70,000 to support early detection, treatments and ongoing support for survivors. Lisa is also the proud mother of two sons, Liam and Collin.
Other Outstanding Honorees
Teresa DiMarco is CEO of WellAware Systems, the leading senior care wellness remote monitoring solution. She has over 25 years of executive management experience in the health care, managed care, and insurance industries, and public sector health care services. Prior to joining WellAware, Teresa was President of Unisys’ Health Information Management business where she had responsibility for government health care, Medicaid IT systems and BPO operations. Teresa received her MBA from The Darden School at the University of Virginia and her BS in Nursing, also from University of Virginia.
Kate Houck, owner of CommonWealth Concierge, is currently the President of the Richmond Chapter of the National Association of Women Business owners, and serves on the Junior Board of the Foundation of the Children’s Hospital of Richmond, as well as the Board of Associates for Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. She and her husband, Paul, have two children – Rebecca, 14 and Christopher, 9 - and an ever-varying number of animals.
Meadows Urquhart Acree & Cook, LLP
Partner with Meadows Urquhart Acree & Cook, LLP, Kelli provides solid business and financial coaching to a wide range of businesses and their owners. Kelli is an active member of the Greater Richmond community by serving as a board member of the Hospital Hospitality House, the VA Repertory Theatre and the Christopher Newport University Luter School Board of Advisors.
Professional Package Driver
Professional Package Driver for UPS, Molly is known for her commitment to excellent customer service and her passion to giving back to the community. Her volunteer interests range from Birch Family Camp to the MS Bike ride. This year alone, Molly will have accrued 600 hours of community service.
Marilyn House West
Owner & CEO
M. H. West & Co., Inc.
Owner and Chairman/CEO of M. H. West & Co., Inc., a 21 year-old Virginia-based consulting firm that specializes in management, planning and education services. Marilyn has been involved on various boards including, but not limited to YWCA of Richmond, the State Fair of Virginia, Inc., Feed More Inc., Virginia 21, and the American Red Cross.