Women In CE Celebrate Legacy Award Winners

By Jeff O’Heir

Women in CE, at its Legacy Award event Thursday night at 2011 CES in Las Vegas, honored the following executives for their contributions to the consumer electronics industry: Teresa Gallo, president of Market Share; Kathy Gornik, owner and president of THIEL Audio; Stacey Kerek, general manager and COO, Lenbrook America; Denise Morales-Wallace; vice president global sales, Monster Cable; Jill Lynch-Wenner; senior merchant mobile electronics, Best Buy. Here are some highlights of the event:

Head Monster Noel Lee, Women in CE founder Carol Campbell and Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, celebrate the second annual Women in CE Legacy Awards

Kathy Gornik salutes Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association at Women in CE Legacy Awards Networking Reception.

Stacey Kerek, General Manager and COO of Lenbrook America, manufacturers of NAD and PSB recounts her career highlights and thanks those that have encouraged her career.

Denise Morales-Wallace, vice president global sales, Monster Cable

Teresa Gallo of Market Share accepts her 2011 Legacy Award in front of an audience of more than 200.

Shirley Cheung of Kroo and Irene Griffiths of Mad Catz

Sharmon Rodgers of Delano Associates, Mitch Witten and Russound’s Petro Shimonishi

Shai Isaac of BrandsMart with Monster’s Caroline Song

Jeannette Howe of Specialty Electronics Nationwide with Market Share’s Craig Face

Bedrock Learning's Helen Heneveld, Debbie Schaefer of Mrs. G's and Elly Valas of NationWide Marketing and Dealerscope

Fusion's Mary Mangla and Wisair's Adi Lavi

McIntosh's Linda Passaro and DBA's Sara Trujillo

Ford Montgomery of Chelsea Audio Video and Rhonda Simpson of Definitive Audio

Best Buy's Lisa Hake and Bettina Hanna

Gefen's Linda Morgan and Vantage's John Tunstall

Wall Street Communication's Veronica Esbona and APC's Dawn Rundell, Amanda Hansen and Heather Palmer

Integrated Marketing Services' Marilu Robles and Virginia Wallis, Radeo's Paul Cosway, and Comerica Bank's Alison Martin and Heather Madland

Lenbrook America's Stacey Kerek with NAD/Lenbrook's Stephen DeFuria

Best Buy's Jill Lynch-Wenner and Sirius XM Radio's Mike Roberts

North American Publishing's Stephanie Adamow interviews Monster's Denise Morales-Wallace for Dealerscope.com

Industry consultant Sara Schiffler, Amy Wright of Universal Electronics and Lauren Barnes of Sanus

Peachtree’s Dave Richardson and Lena Baisden with Electrical distributors Bruce Sarpola

Stephanie Thill of Huppins, Jeanne Hill Smith of BDI, Tricia Nystrom of Best Buy and Carol Klentschy of Huppins

Monster’s Noel Lee and Courtney Manlove

Spec’s Jeanne Hultquist, Kristy Reyes, Leah Cassidy and Amy Cesari

THIEL's Kathy Gornik and her daughter, Dawn Cloyd, flank Micah Sheveloff

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