2019 Pinnacle Awards

When: Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Where: Holley Academic Center, FSU Panama City
Registration: Click here to purchase tickets.

The Pinnacle Awards spotlight leading women in business who hold themselves to high standards and contribute to the betterment of the community.​ Ten outstanding women from an 18-county region of Northwest Florida are selected from nominations and honored at the annual Pinnacle Awards, presented by 850—The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida.​

Thank you for your nominations for the 2019 Pinnacle Awards. We are thrilled to announce the 2019 recipients are:

Mona A. Amodeo, PhD
Cindi Bonner
Stacey Brady
Daryl Rose Davis
Marsha Doll
Amy Hoyt
Kristine Knab (Posthumously)
Kimberly Krupa
Tiffanie Nelson
Sandy Sims
Michelle Ubben


This year’s luncheon will feature keynote speaker Karen Moore, founder and CEO of Moore, Inc. Moore, Inc., one of the nation’s largest independently owned communications and public affairs firms.

A distinguished public speaker, she has addressed more than 400 organizations on advocacy, leadership, entrepreneurship, crisis communications, marketing and networking. Karen serves on boards of directors of numerous organizations, and her volunteer work has earned her distinctions, including the Distinguished Leader Award of the National Association of Community Leaders.

An advocacy expert, Karen has built a vast array of state and national coalitions addressing important legislative issues. In her bestselling book, Behind the Red Door: Unlock Your Advocacy Influence and Success, Karen helps decision-makers and others understand why advocacy is a vital tool for their organization.

This year’s event will take place 2019 Pinnacle Awards luncheon on Aug. 21, 2019 at The Holley Academic Center at Florida State University’s Panama City campus.

Reserve your spot now to honor these 10 distinguished women and take part in this annual networking opportunity for local businesses and entrepreneurs in Northwest Florida.

Recipients will be featured in 850 Business Magazine’s Winter 2019 issue.

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