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Brava Awards Baltimore Wanda Smith 2014 Award Winner Celebrates with Female Leaders in Philanthropy

Posted on July 15, 2016

SP Brava 2016

The Brava Awards created by SmartCEO, is a program which celebrates high-impact female business leaders in three categories: CEOs, Executive Directors of Nonprofits, and C-suite executives. Brava award winners combine their irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community, and are exemplary leaders of both their companies and their communities. They encourage local philanthropy, mentor up-and-coming leaders and set their companies on the path to tremendous growth.

 

Pictured from left to right Amanda Gianotti CEO Allogram Awards, Janet Brandt Majev, Director W by Worth It Beats Shopping, Denise Buchman CORE Consulting & Business Development, Wanda Smith, CEO Symphony Placements and Kathie Herbst Okun, Founder Okun Financial Group a Brava Alumni 2013.

Each year, an independent committee of local business leaders selects winners based on company growth, community impact and mentoring. SmartCEO shares their inspiring stories in SmartCEO magazine and celebrates their success at a high-energy awards gala.

Wanda Smith was named a Brava Winner for Baltimore in 2014 by SmartCEO.  Wanda has continued to celebrate the achievements of women her community and as a mentor to many trade schools in Maryland.  Wanda continues her passion to giving back with her leading cause Casey Cares Foundation.  As Wanda continues to grow the vision at Symphony Placements as a leading staffing firm for temporary and direct hire, she empowers her team to do well by doing good and giving back with volunteering and group events.

Coming up, Saturday, August 6th, 2016 is the 5K Run Walk at Oriole Park with Casey Cares – Meet Orioles First Baseman Chris Davis and Walk on the Field at Camden Yards…..still time to join the fun learn more here.

Certifications
  • MBE - Minority Business Enterprise
  • WBE - Women's Business Enterprise
  • SBR - Small Business Reserve
  • WOSB - Woman Owned Small Business
  • DBE - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
  • SWaM - Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned business