Lorraine Ball Named to Most IBJ Influential Woman List

Each year Indianapolis Business Journal recognizes local women who have demonstrated professional excellence and leadership in their careers and community service. IBJ first published a list of influential women in 1996. They included government and civic leaders and top executives in a variety of industries.

This year, as the list was expanded to include women from the small business community Lorraine Ball, founder of Roundpeg, Indy’s leading small business marketing firm, was added to the list. Other 2008 recipients included:

  • Joyce Sommers – Executive Director Of the Indianapolis Art Center
  • Melina Kennedy – Baker and Daniels, who I hope will run for Mayor in a few years
  • Claudette Einhorn and Yvonne Shaeen – Civic leaders and community volunteers
  • Susan Brock Williams – Purdue University
  • Alecia DeCoudreaus VP General Counsel, LIlly USA
  • Beverley Pitts President, University of Indianapolis
  • Linda McCoy – Pastor, The Garden
  • Teresa Lubbers – State Senate
  • Kathleen Givens Lucas = Bose Mckinney & Evans
  • Margo Lacy Eccles – VP LDI
  • Melissa Profitt Reese – Ice Miller
  • Ann Shane, VP Bio Crossroads
  • Ann M. DeLaney – Founding Partner DeLaney & DeLaney
  • Ellen Rosenthal, President & CEO Conner Prairie
  • Sharon O”Donoghue Exec Diorector Business Onwership Initiative of Indiana ( The other Small Business leader on the list)
  • Susan Williams – President Indiana Sports Corp

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