Meet Us

PRESIDENT

JoAnn Holland

FOUNDERS

Wink Blair

Linda M. Herold

DIRECTOR 2015

Nancy McCutcheon

ADVISORS 2015

Carly Klein

Lolita Prescod

PAST DIRECTORS

2014 Nancy Kinnard

2012, 2013 Stacey Bailey

2011 Debbie Davis

2010 Mary Contreras

2009 Michele Greenberg

2008 Kelly Zitlow

2007 Rada Tierney

2006 Gayle Henderson

2005 Beth Terry

2003-2004 Marsha Petrie Sue

2002 Tracee Lee Curtis

2001 Sue Aronson

WOMAN OF THE YEAR

2013 Billie Jo Herberger

2012 Pam Gaber

2011 Janie Ellis

2010 Donna Reagan

2009 Paula Cullison

2008 Mayor Mary Manross

2007 Debbie Gaby

2006 Vicki Collins Edwards

2005 Ellen Andres-Schneider

2004 Wink Blair

2003 Senator Carolyn Allen

2002 Joan Fudala

2001 Linda Milhaven

2000 Lois McFarland

1999 Sam Campana

 


JoAnn-Holland-headshotJoAnn C. Holland

President & CEO, Women of Scottsdale

JoAnn C. Holland is the President & CEO of JC Holland & Company located in Scottsdale, AZ.  Holland is the President & CEO of Women of Scottsdale and Central Phoenix Women along with being the CEO & Founder of East Valley Women, which hold monthly meetings designed to connect women where they  work, live or play.

 

 


Linda M. Herold
Founder, Women of Scottsdale

Linda M. Herold is the President of Herold Enterprises located in Scottsdale AZ.  Herold Enterprises includes IDENTITY ARTS, a consulting practice.

 

 

 


Wink Blair
Founder, Women of Scottsdale

Wink, Inc. specializes in public relations, promotions, event planning and business development.

Wink is a long-time resident of Scottsdale and participant in numerous professional and civic organizations. Her enthusiasm, resources and connections have played a significant role in creating WOS. She encourages others and helps to create an environment where members and guests feel welcome.

 

WOMAN OF THE YEAR 2014

Dr. Cie ScottDr. Cie Scott

Cie Scott moved to Scottsdale in 2003 and immersed herself in Scottsdale culture, charitable organizations, and a boutique cognitive therapy practice. At the suggestion of Linda Herold, Founder of Women of Scottsdale, she wrote the book, SEVEN RULES FOR DECISION MAKING, a ‘wizard’ for making any decision for anyone. Cie is currently presenting seminars internationally and in Scottsdale at A Mindfulness Life Center. She has written columns for Scottsdale and National magazines. Another passion has been creating mixed media and kinetic art for Scottsdale and Sedona galleries. She has been awarded 2008 Art Renaissance Woman of the Year, and juried member status in the Arizona Art Alliance.

Prior to this, Cie hosted a national television show for FOX and ABC networks, highlighting strategies and principles for transforming the mind and body; INFINITE

POWER was punctuated with daily inspiration and interviews from Hollywood’s biggest stars. She has been a model and spokesperson for countless Fortune 500 companies, most in the health and beauty fields. For the past 15 years, she has developed original self help audio books. With a Ph.D. in psychology, Dr. Cie is now known to shave years off patients’ therapy and has treated many of Hollywood’s talent. She conducted 20 years of behavioral studies, interviewed thousands of subjects and compiled data on dating, relationships, wealth, success, health and fitness.

Cie’s hobbies include scuba diving and weight training; she also writes a blog to aid International travelers at JetSetPHD.com as well as a new column in the Huffington Post. She earned the Ms. Fitness Southwest title and a black belt in karate over 10 years ago. She has also enjoyed an extensive television career in which she earned 8 Tellys, 2 Vision Awards, and 2 Emmy nominations for TV hosting and producing. Cie has many charitable endeavors; she is an active Board member for Shape Up US, a children’s charity. She continues to be a voting member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, producing the Primetime Emmys and creating positive television projects. She is married for over 10 years and has 3 beautiful Papillons that are also Therapy dogs. Cie’s MOTTO: “Suffering is optional.”

Testimonials

For me, The Women of Scottsdale is a very vibrant and dynamic professional organization that provides a wide range of networking opportunities unique to the perspective of today's active businesswoman. I truly enjoy the monthly luncheons because these have a continual presence of outstanding and highly qualified speakers that creates a "must attend" atmosphere. Everything in the club is done on a first class basis, adding to the overall enjoyment of each event. I regularly recommend the club to all my professional friends and feel honored when they make the decision to become a member.
Donna Reagan,
Scottsdale, AZ