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Lakelife's annual advertising editorial feature

Women in Business 2023

There’s no time like the present to be a woman in business, and Lakelife believes in celebrating our local women’s successes.

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Debbie Daly

Sales Executive

Reynolds Lake Oconee Properties

I prioritize getting to know the clients that I am privileged to represent. By taking the time to understand their unique goals and objectives, I aim to provide tailored guidance and unwavering support throughout their personal real estate journey.

Jordan Aycock

Sales Executive

Reynolds Lake Oconee Properties

I truly love my life at Reynolds and Lake Oconee and I love sharing my slice of heaven with others. My husband is also a builder so from that perspective I have a close pulse on trends and an understanding of building, remodeling, etc. which is unique. 

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Traci Johnson

Sales Executive

Reynolds Lake Oconee Properties

My mission is pretty simple: To be a valuable resource for each and every one of my clients as we navigate the sales process—whether looking to buy or to sell. I strive to provide clear, honest and knowledgeable direction every step of the way.

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Micki Tanner

Associate Broker

Reynolds Lake Oconee Properties

I achieve balance in my life mainly through my time “giving back” to the community through my church and Rotary. I also enjoy bridge and an occasional round of golf.

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Lori Brown

Sales Executive

Reynolds Lake Oconee Properties

My goal is helping buyers and sellers find their dream home so they, too, can live a wonderful life in this beautiful community.

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Mary Luster 

Associate Broker

Reynolds Lake Oconee Properties

Mary loves sharing her knowledge and experience. She takes pride in taking the time to listen and understand what your expectations are to make the best decision possible to achieve your real estate goals. 

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Mary Balicki

Sales Executive

Reynolds Lake Oconee Properties

My mission is to help my clients, both buyers and sellers, achieve their goals.

Cynthia Huger

Executive Director Madison-Morgan Cultural Center

Our Mission is presenting quality programming and education opportunities in the fields of visual and performing arts, history and other humanities. Madison-Morgan Cultural Center preserves its historic buildings and cooperates with other non-profit organizations that share the same mission-compatible goals.

Riezl Baker

Co-founder/Realtor/Public Speaker Luxury Lake Oconee Real Estate Group

I am celebrating my 22 years as a Realtor and I am proud to say that I still love every minute of it. The landscape of real estate has undergone significant transformations since I first embarked on this journey, yet what remains unchanged is my unwavering passion for the industry and my commitment to serving my clients.

Elisa Frechter

Realtor at Luxury Lake Oconee

Real Estate Group

At Luxury Lake Oconee, we are realtors committed to helping clients navigate any size transaction in residential and commercial real estate. “We are the Realtors who know the lake community by heart.”

Kiersten Tuel

Owner of Oconee Wild Watersports, Sinclair Wild Watersports, & Harmony Boat Storage

Our mission is to provide both quality customer service and watercraft that will positively impact our guests visiting Lake Oconee, as well as, locals that live here. 

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Lisa Hawkins &
Robin Bone

REALTORS with Breco  Realty & Investments, LLC

Our Mission is to provide superior “One Stop” service to all of our real estate clients/customers and to educate the public on the endless possibilities of auctions, both real estate and personal property.

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Sandra Meng

Operations Manager & Education Coordinator of  The Oconee Performing Arts Society

It has been such a delight to work with world-class entertainers, musical conductors, Board chairs, amazing supporters of OPAS, and Doug LaBrecque OPAS’ Artistic & Executive Director who is also a Broadway artist, and this community is fortunate to have Doug here!

Kimberly Acworth
& Alex Crawford

Owner and Master Stylist 

Salon Manager and Stylist

Our Mission is always to be “180 degrees from Ordinary”. 

Jennifer Vaughan

Realtor at Ansley Real Estate  Christie’s International

My  Mission is to provide exceptional customer service and results to clients when buying and selling real estate.

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Dr. Debbie

 Veterinarian/Owner of

Gadd’s Animal Doctors of Gray

Our Mission has always been to be Jones County’s first choice for compassionate veterinary care. We recently expanded this mission to include “We are animal advocates. Our purpose is to be here to heal, protect and to be their voices.”

Lisa Tubbs

CEO/Owner of

IV Wellness Solutions 

Our mission is to educate and empower our clients to obtain optimal confidence and to achieve their health, beauty and wellness goals.

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Heather Cook 

Business Development Officer

at Exchange Bank

At Exchange Bank, we understand that banking is more than just a financial transaction. We believe in building solid relationships with our customers, providing personalized service, and investing in the communities we serve.

Kelli Fowler

 Senior Mortgage Banker BankSouth Mortgage

We pride ourselves on our motto, “Experience Mortgage Excellence.” We work to provide exceptional service throughout the lending process and are available around the clock for our customers, agents and builders.

Jackie Greer

Owner/President of

Greer Force Marketing

Your Brand. Our Passion. At Greer Force Marketing, your brand is at the heart of everything we do. It is our mission to capture the essence of your brand and convey it to your audience with strength, purpose, and conviction. 

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Anita Morris

Chief Financial Officer/Compliance Officer Putnam General Hospital

The mission of Putnam General Hospital is to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers and the community we serve. Putnam General Hospital takes pride in providing high quality patient-centered care.  The staff have a personal commitment to deliver an exceptional patient experience.

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Hannah Faulkner

Sleep/DME Manager

Putnam General Hospital

Our Mission Is to be able to help everybody get the best sleep possible.

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Jana Weems

Director of Rehabilitation

Putnam General Hospital

 I am proud to have such a supportive family and community that allows me to do my job and do it well.  The people you surround yourself with can elevate your potential, and I have great people.  I work with excellent doctors, nurses, and therapists at Putnam General Hospital.  Alongside my family, these professionals help me, and each other, succeed every day.   

Julie Thomas

Medical Lab Technologist and Infection Prevention Coordinator - Putnam General Hospital

The mission of PGH is to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers and the community we serve.  I am committed to providing the safest, highest quality care to our patients.

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Rhonda Cabe

HR Director

Putnam General Hospital

Our Mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers and the community we serve

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Shannon Robbins

 Health Information Management Director  Putnam General Hospital 

When releasing information, at PGH, we strive for same day service. We know it is important for your healthcare team to receive your documents quickly to continue your care. Our medical coders have excellent communication skills as they must consult with doctors, nurses, and other support staff daily.

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Mandy McCommons 

CPOA – Office Manager  Lake Oconee Eye Care 

Our mission is to deliver an exceptional eye care journey to our community. By utilizing cutting-edge technology and a range of vision care products complemented by the expertise of our doctors and staff, we aim to enlighten our patients about the requirements for achieving their ultimate vision potential throughout their lives.

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Meigan Miller

Dentist/Owner of H. Meigan Miller,  D.M.D., Family Dentistry

 I love the quote by Calvin Coolidge: “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not...Genius will not...Education will not... Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” Success never comes without persistence. 

Susan Powers

CFA, CFP®, CPA, Co-Founder of AssetGrade, LLC | Registered Investment Advisors

AssetGrade delivers comprehensive wealth management and protection strategies to reduce debt, increase savings, amplify investments, and minimize taxes. We expertly assist our clients with developing strategies to easily adapt to their ever-changing financial situation. 

Lauren Coyne

Realtor with Boatright Realty Group  at Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty.

Remember, every event unfolds with purpose. Each phase in life serves as preparation for the next chapter. Develop patience and embrace the valuable insights that accompany you on this journey.

Kimberly Bennett

Executive Director

Circle of Love Center, Inc.

Our Mission is to protect, serve, and empower domestic violence victims and their children.

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Rachel Beeker

Owner Silver Lining Promos

Our mission is to offer curated promotional products and apparel that will elevate and complement our client’s brand, so they can best promote who they are as a business.

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