2021 Moxie Finalists

Pay it Forward

Jill Edwards – United Community Bank
Celeste Giordano – Celeste Giordano Coaching
Jennifer Hamamoto – Latin American Association
Robin Mauck – Obria Medical Clinics
Joy Monroe – Single Parent Alliance & Resource Center
Stephanie Morrison – Gwinnett County Juvenile Court
Melissa Penate – City of Lilburn
Anne Soutter – The Primerica Foundation

Greater Good

Maria Alejandra Bastidas – Mundo Hispanico Digital Network
Mayor Linda Blechinger – City of Auburn
Lorri Christopher – City of Peachtree Corners
Jennifer Fennell – Jackson EMC
Courtni Karshagen – E2E Resources
Valerie Lewis – AppleSeed Enterprises
Amanda Pearch – Business RadioX
Linda Schoepf – Little Caesars
Alana Sulka – Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale County Health Department

On the Rise

Heather Bellew – String and Story
Jasmine Billings – City of Lawrenceville
Jessica Brooks – AdEdge Water Technologies
Megan Carnell – City of Sugar Hill
Nury Castro – Gwinnett County Government
Emily Connolly – Rocket IT
Domonique Cooper – Laundry Lyfe
Elease Dillard – The Student Navigator
Emily Dinu – Georgia Center for Financial Equality and Advancement
Katie Hove – Path Project
Janelle King – Excel Leadership
Angie Lee – First Citizens Bank
Elizabeth Oke – PivotPath
Brittany Partridge – Andersen, Tate, & Carr, P.C.
Daniela Ramirez – Preferred Roofing Supply
Talore Reudt – City of Duluth
Jessica Stewart
Maria Uribe – Junior Achievement of Georgia

Enlightened Employer

ATL Search Group, LLC
Brenau University
Duke Realty
Gas South
Georgia Gwinnett College
Georgia United Credit Union
Hudgens Center for Art and Learning
Level Seven Facilities Services
Mighty 8th
Northside Hospital
Oconee State Bank
Regions Bank
Westbridge Solutions


Kim Ajy – R2T Inc
Jeimy Arias – Lead With Coach Jeimy
Maria Alejandra Bastidas – Mundo Hispanico Digital Network
Lizzy Burge – McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Nury Castillo Crawford – Gwinnett County Public Schools Hispanic Mentoring Priority
Deirdra Cox – Community Sustainability Enterprise
Duffie Dixon – Duffie Dixon Media
Erica Dove – The Law Office of Erica K Dove, LLC
Sara Fraser – Fraser Roofing LLC
Venessa Harrison – AT&T
Shira Miller – National DCP
Holly Moore – Hollis Strategies
Anna Pearce – Gwinnett County Magistrate Court
Nichole Richardson – Tropical Health LLC
Angie Russell – Level Seven Facilities Services
Marcy Williams – Coach Marcy Life Coaching Services, LLC
Shantell Wilson – Gwinnett County Government

Outstanding Organization

Arefin Law Office, LLC
Camille Viera Services
Cartridge World Lawrenceville
Code Ninjas Snellville
Cumberland Landscape Group
Deja Vu Mirror Photo Booth
Gotcha Covered of Northern Gwinnett
Hearts and Hands Restoration Service Inc.
Holly’s Hometown Insurance
Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children’s Shelter
Lead With Coach Jeimy
Leadership Gwinnett
Long Table, LLC
Mosaic Georgia
Peggy Slappey Properties
The Style Educator
Tours Limited


Major Michelle Anglin – Gwinnett County Police Department
Robin Beinfait – Atlanta Tech Park
Jasmine Billings – City of Lawrenceville
Lieutenant Ashley Blackwell – Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services
Colonel Jacquelyn Carruth – Duluth Police Department
Jennifer Fennell – Jackson EMC
Kim Hartsock – Warren Averett
Kimberly Jenkins – Cumberland Landscape Group
Melissa Meeker – The Water Tower at Gwinnett
Beth Talbert – Eagle Rock Studios Atlanta
Veronica Toscano de Leger – Gobierno de Guanajuato – Government Liaison Office
Shantell Wilson – Gwinnett County Government
Karen Winger – Gwinnett County Department of Transportation

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