Meet the Five WINnovation 2019 Panelists

Inspired. Empowered. Energized.

That’s how we feel when we’re surrounded by hundreds of driven, successful women. On September 20, we’ll host our fifth annual WINnovation summit at the Umstead Hotel & Spa. The evening is headlined by leaders in our community from diverse backgrounds—their stories and paths are different, but they share the same entrepreneurial spirit. Meet our panelists and learn more from them below. For more details on the event and to buy tickets, click here.
We hope you’ll join us for an inspiring evening!

Julie Hafer 

After struggling with her own skin, Julie Hafer founded clean beauty brand Beauty Ethics. 


Billie Redmond 

Billie Redmond founded Trademark Properties, the largest woman-owned
boutique commercial real estate company in the Triangle.

Dr. Ann Ross

As a forensic anthropologist at N.C. State University,
Ross has done humanitarian casework around the world.

Angela Salamanca

 Angela Salamanca moved to Raleigh from Colombia in her teens, went to UNC Chapel Hill and
got into the restaurant business through family with her first venture, Centro.

Donna Sylver

Donna Sylver is the SVP and CFO of RDU Airport Authority, with years of diverse financial experience.