The Tempe Chamber of Commerce announced three finalists for the 21st annual Business Woman of the Year award. The recipient will be announced at the Tempe Chamber Women in Business Conference on May 25.
The award recognizes an individual’s excellence in their chosen field and demonstrated leadership within the community. The award honors those who serve as a positive role model to others and are active in community and Tempe Chamber programs.
The finalists for the 21st annual Business Woman of the Year award are:
Tracy Bullock is the President of Bullock Training & Development. After spending 30 years managing strategic development for Procter & Gamble, she now helps individuals develop themselves personally, so they can grow professionally, and in all areas of their life. Bullock serves as the facilitator for the Tempe Chamber Women in Business Mentoring Program, is past chair of the Business Development Council, and a member of the Coffee Connections Leads Groups.
Denise Hart is the Vice President of Marketing for Vestar, overseeing commercial real estate properties across the country, including Tempe Marketplace. Hart has a passion to serve as a leader for young women through mentoring and coaching, giving more than expected, never forgetting where she came from, inspiring others to be more than they thought they could be, and to live a balanced life. She is a member of Tempe Leadership Class XXXI and has served on the Tempe Tourism Board of Directors in various roles since 2003.
Dawn Hocking is the Director of Development for The Centers for Habilitation (TCH). Having worked for the organization for more than 25 years, she has dedicated her life to the Tempe community and looks for opportunities daily to make a difference in the lives of others. Hocking serves on the Tempe Chamber Board of Directors and Executive Committee, is past chair of the Women in Business Council, is an alum of Tempe Leadership, and mentors in our Women in Business Mentoring Program.
The recipient will be announced at the Tempe Chamber Women in Business Conference on May 25 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix – Tempe.
Last year’s recipient was Jodi Polanski of Lost Our Home Pet Rescue.