April 12, 2012
Gayle Roberts, president of Stanley Consultants, has been named the recipient of the 2012 Athena Award. This award, sponsored by the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce and Women's Connection, honors women within the eastern Iowa and western Illinois region who excel in their profession, make a difference in the community, and empower women. Six area business women were named finalists for the award. Roberts was named the winner on April 12.
Honorees were selected for the award based on the following criteria: Demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in her profession; provides valuable service by contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community; and actively assists women in realizing their full leadership potential.