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2018 Women’s Business Awards Finalists Announced

Clermont County Ohio – The Clermont Chamber of Commerce proudly announces finalist of the prestigious 2018 Women’s Business Awards.  These recipients are women being honored as Woman Owned Business of the Year, Young Professional of the Year and Business Woman of the Year.

Woman Owned Business of the Year – A Clermont County woman-owned business that has demonstrated leadership, excellence, innovation, growth, strength, leadership and has given back to the community.

Finalist for the Woman Owned Business of the Year:

  • Barb Bruner, Batavia Christian Child Center
  • Amanda DeBruler, Grind2Fit
  • Lori Kirsch, East Cincy Yoga
  • Dede Louiso, Louiso Lawn Care & Louiso Feed/Seed & Garden Center

Young Professional of the Year – An up and coming entrepreneurial Clermont County business woman under 40 who has demonstrated success and vision, made noteworthy contributions and is on her way to making a meaningful imprint on the future of her organization and the local business community.

Finalist for the Young Professional of the Year:

  • Lyndsey Blair, Next Level Fitness
  • Tiffanie Demasters, Peoples Bank
  • Amanda Forsee, Peoples Bank
  • Casey Hilmer, PowerRyde
  • Jen Patrick, Health Source of Ohio

Business Woman of the Year – Most inspiring, insightful, and influential Clermont County woman, working in any field.

Finalist for the Business Woman of the Year:

  • Mary Eisnaugle, Lykins Energy Solutions
  • Pamela Haverkos, Clermont County Emergency Management Agency
  • Melissa Kircher, Bethel-Tate Local Schools
  • Sandy Lock, Child Focus, Inc.
  • Monika Royal-Fischer, UC Clermont

Women’s Business Award finalist and winners will be honored at a luncheon on June 5, 2018 at Holiday Inn & Suites Cincinnati East; tickets can be purchased on our website,

Women’s Business Awards is sponsored by: Silver Sponsors: First Financial Bancorp., Fiscus Excavating Inc. Lykins Energy Solutions, Bronze Sponsors: Anchor Fitness, Curry Electric, and Media Sponsor: CTTS – Cincinnati Training Terminal Services Inc.

Founded in 1969, the Clermont Chamber of Commerce is an association of over 700 businesses working together to make the Clermont County area the preferred place to locate, operate and grow a successful company.   The Chamber’s key initiatives are advocacy, economic growth and member/investor benefits. Find us at The President of the Clermont Chamber of Commerce is Matthew D. Van Sant, and the Chairman of the Board is Kim Patton, HealthSource of Ohio.


For additional information about this or other Chamber news, contact Clermont Chamber Director of Communications & Marketing, Melia Jones at (513) 576-5013 or by e-mail,

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