We are excited to announce that Paula Hanson, Director of Tax Services, is a 2016 winner of the Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award. She will receive her award at Women Leading Kentucky’s 17th annual Women’s Business and Leadership Conference this May in Lexington, Kentucky.
The Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award was created in 1999 and presented to former Governor Martha Layne Collins for her contributions to the Commonwealth of Kentucky and its people. This award recognizes Kentucky women of achievement who inspire and motivate other women through their personal, community and professional lives. Each year, women from across the Commonwealth are nominated to receive the award.
“Paula Hanson is much more than just a partner working at a regional accounting firm. She works tirelessly both as a dedicated business advisor to her clients as well as an enthusiastic and effective member of the community around her. She embodies the true spirit of leadership and philanthropy. Her passion to serve the clients and the community along with the will to make a difference is a truly unique quality,” says David Bundy, Dean Dorton President and CEO. “Paula is certainly a role model for her friends, family, and community.”
Other women receiving the 2016 award are Dr. Augusta Julian, president of Bluegrass Community Technical College in Lexington and Marta Miranda, president and CEO of Center for Women and Families in Louisville.