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Top 100 Women of the Year Shannon Love is an inspiring woman whose dedication to children charities does not go unnoticed. She is a devoted mother and mentor for her five her children who prides herself on teaching them to “give when no one’s watching.” Professionally, Shannon is passionate about her clients, listening to their needs, and fulfilling their dreams.

Shannon Wilkinson is a graduate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelors in Management Information Systems. She also earned her Master’s in Information Systems Management from the University of Phoenix. She has an extensive Software Development background and is co-founder of Axiom Cyber Solutions which aims to protect America’s businesses from cyber criminals by combining a robust software platform with world-leading hardware.

Stacey Laricchia has been keeping the ladies of Las Vegas smooth and beautiful for more than five years at The Birthday Suit – the award-winning waxing salon she owns with her husband Jason. Overseeing each aspect of the recently opened second location, Laricchia helped with the design and layout of the new space to best suit the needs of her customers, including an onsite children’s lounge since so many of her clients are busy moms.

Tammy Eden has called Summerlin her home since 2002. She is a hard-working real estate agent and relocation professional. She is a mother of two sweet and intelligent boys. Tammy stands as a women of influence as she encourages, not only her boys, but everyone to strive for their very best in their lives.

Stephanie Jones is an LA native who has a BBA and an MS in Exercise Physiology. She worked as a Quality Engineer/ Manager for 6 years in Michigan. In 2011 Stephanie moved to Henderson Nevada, received her Aesthetician & Permanent Makeup license in 2014 and opened Body by Steph Tanning and Skin Care Spa in 2015 with her family.

Tricia Hetherington is the creative mastermind and waxing queen behind the popular waxing boutique brand, The Pretty Kitty. They boast 28 locations in various cities and states and currently operate 3 in Las Vegas with plans for future expansion.

Sherry Swensk has been waking up earlyrising TV viewers each day as the weather anchor for 8 News Now This Morning since July of ’94. Sherry serves on the board of the Desert Southwest Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association, working to help thousands of Southern Nevadans – including her own Mom – and their families living and dealing with the disease.

Sue Bruckner is a special needs teacher with the Clark County School District. Working with the special needs population is more than a job for her. Her kids, as she calls them, bring her joy everyday. She has been Nominated for the “Heart of Education Award.

Sonia Anderson suffered through an underprivileged childhood in Guyana. With the help of strangers she excelled through school and migrated to the US. By way of scholarships she graduated college then owned a successful business. Foregoing retirement, she founded Andson, providing Academic, Financial Literacy & Banking Programs to 15,000 students annually.

Sydney Smith, Ph.D. is a Candidate, Behavioral Researcher, and CEO of RISE Center for Recovery. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), and Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor (NCGC-II). Devoting 15 years to counseling, she has spent most of her career working with co-occurring disorders and addiction.


Tricia Kean has been a weekday anchor for 13 years, and a longtime advocate for consumers in Southern Nevada who have been ripped off or scammed. Tricia also heads up the popular Contact 13 Consumer Unit, recovering over $1 million a year through the hotline. Tricia also has received numerous local awards for her work in the community over the past 11 years in Southern Nevada. Tyra Bell Holland is founder & CEO of RESORTCIERGE MD launched in 2016. She also successfully operates AVA ROSE AGENCY as an integrated partner for hospitality venues, destinations, brands, products, and luxury services. AVA ROSE AGENCY is masterful at crafting concepts, training and strategies that are impactful operationally. Creating highly anticipated and meaningful introductions through existing network of influencers and appropriate distribution channels begins your journey of “Affluence through Influence™”. 

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