2021 Women of Influence honored at Corridor Business Journal banquet

The Corridor Business Journal's 2021 Women of Influence: (front row, L-R) Jody Donaldson, Michelle Beisker, Andrea Rhoades and Dawn Schott; (back row, L-R) Heather Meador, Tonya Hotchkin, Ellie Moore, Ruthina Malone, Barbara Thomas and Elizabeth Jacobi. Not pictured: Tatum Buse. CREDIT RICHARD PRATT

The Corridor Business Journal is proud to have honored 11 incredible women at the 17th annual Women of Influence awards banquet on Nov. 3 at the Hyatt Regency in Coralville. In all, 175 people were in attendance to celebrate these women who have made a difference in the Corridor as role models and leaders in their fields and community.


Michelle Beisker
Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Tatum Buse
Collins Aerospace

Jody Donaldson
Kirkwood Community College

Tonya Hotchkin
Tanager Place

Elizabeth Jacobi
City of Cedar Rapids

Ruthina Malone
University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Heather Meador
Linn County Public Health

Andrea Rhoades
Corridor Business Journal

Dawn Schott
Linn County

Barbara Thomas
University of Iowa Tippie College of Business

Emerging Woman of Influence:

Ellie Moore
Community Foundation of Johnson County

For more about these influential women, read the Corridor Business Journal on Nov. 8 or log on to corridorbusiness.com.

The Women of Influence awards were presented by Mount Mercy University. In addition, ACT, Delta Dental of Iowa, Dwell Home Furnishings & Interior Design and Collins Aerospace all sponsored the 2021 CBJ Women of Influence awards banquet.