Featured Member

  • March/April 2016 Featured Member: Essie Escobedo

    When Essie Escobedo majored in physics, she had no idea that she would apply her knowledge about how the universe works to the world of business. Essie launched Office Angels in 2000 after a 25-year career as a successful small business owner. During that time, she honed her gifts of exceptional interpersonal skills and a […]

  • January/February 2016 Featured Member: Mary Quat

    Mary Quat is Director of Foundation Relations for Kennesaw State University, which is now one of the 50 largest universities in the country. Over the past three years, she has developed a corporate and foundation fundraising program for Kennesaw, growing the totals each year. Last year, Mary’s unit raised a record high for Kennesaw State […]

  • Linda Wind

    It is with great sadness that the ProWIN Board reports that one of our long-standing members, friend, and mentor, Linda Wind, passed away recently after a long battle with cancer. Linda served as a ProWIN Advisory Board Member and has been a key supporter of our organization for many years. Linda founded Wind Enterprises, Inc. in 1996, an organization committed to the personal and professional development of the business and executive women and career […]

  • November/December 2015 Featured Member: Carolyn Briner

    Carolyn Briner is COO of Georgia Sales Development, an authorized training center for Sandler Training, located in Alpharetta. Carolyn started her professional life in banking as a commercial lender in a specialty lending unit for a Cleveland, OH-based bank. In 2000, Carolyn, her husband, and their four daughters relocated to Atlanta. She retired from full-time outside […]

  • Wendy Hayes Featured Member September 2015

    September/October 2015 Featured Member: Wendy Hayes

    Over the last 20 years, Wendy Hayes’ professional roles and responsibilities have progressed from accounting manager to Director of Finance, to VP of Finance to the CFO position, experiences she now leverages as the founder and CEO of Mitchell Hayes. If her career has a unifying theme, it’s her passion for working with innovative, fast-moving companies. […]

  • July/August 2015 Featured Member: Tana Gildea

    Tana Gildea is a partner with Compass Financial Consulting, LLC, a financial planning and investment management firm in Atlanta, Georgia. She has worked full-time in corporate America, in small businesses, and in the home as the mother of four, as well as being a volunteer with PTA, Girl Scouts, and more sports teams than she […]