Sam Horn | 2012 Woman of Distinction Award Winner
Sam Horn, The Intrigue Expert, is the author of such critically-acclaimed books as POP! Tongue Fu!® , and the upcoming SerenDestiny® She was a top-rated speaker at the INC. 500/5000 convention and receives raves from such organizations as Cisco, Intel, Capital One, EO in America and Europe, Boeing and Amgen. She’s a frequent media guest who’s been featured on NPR, MSNBC, BusinessWeek.com, NY Times, Washington Post, and Fast Company.com.
Louisa Jaffe | 2012 Woman of Distinction Honoree
As President and CEO of TAPE, Ms. Jaffe manages TAPE's business affairs, client, corporate, and employee relations, and marketing outreach. She is a member of Women in Defense, Women in Technology, Retired Military Officers Association, National Defense Industrial Association, Army Women’s Foundation, Renaissance Executive Forum, and several women's and executive groups. Ms. Jaffe holds a BA in English from the University of Florida (Gainesville) and a BS in Citrus Management from Florida Southern College (Lakeland).
Cindy Tonnesen | 2012 Woman of Distinction Honoree
Cindy Tonnesen is founder and CEO of SwimKids Swim Schools. Her World Class values are infused in every part of the business from the branding and state-of-the-art design of SwimKids’ aquatics centers to the culture of her amazing staff and the results they have worked together to produce. During the worst recession of our times, she led the company to over 300% growth and created over 100 new jobs in the Northern Virginia area.