Lorraine Avery, Senior Vice President, Director of Customer Services, Associated Bank, was recognized by Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes (GSNWGL) as a Woman of Courage, Confidence & Character at a banquet on Monday, July 29, 2013 at The Sky Club in Plover, Wisconsin.
Who is a Woman of Courage, Confidence & Character? She is a strong woman who views necessary risk with a sense of courage; she has faith in its potential reward. She’s a woman whose intelligence, diplomacy, integrity and reputation for achievement lead to success in her chosen profession. She is skilled, effective and respected by her peers. She’s a woman who gives generously of her time and talent.
“Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes is honored to recognize Lorraine with this recognition and admires her desire to help women further in their careers through the Associated Women’s Network,” said Laura Martens, Fund Development Manager – Central & West Regions, Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes, Inc. “Lorraine is a true example of being a respected and visible role model for women.”
In addition to Avery, Patti Cahill, United Way of Portage County-Stevens Point and Dr. Laura Nelson, Marshfield Clinic-Marshfield, were also recognized as exemplifying these traits and serving their communities and embodying the Girl Scout mission: building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
“Lorraine is known for her professionalism and is respectful of others without fail and at every level,” said James Yee, Executive Vice President, Chief Information and Operations Officer, Associated Bank. “She always sees the best in people, believes in people and never doubts that good things will come with hard work and the right attitude.”
Lorraine Avery (left), Senior Vice President, Director of Customer Services, Associated Bank, with Gail McNutt, CEO, Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes.