Courtesy of slchamber.com
Partner + Director of Brand Integration to be honored with prestigious national award in recognition of business leadership and community service
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 25, 2020) – The Salt Lake Chamber today announced that Molly Mazzolini, Partner and Director of Brand Integration for Infinite Scale, will receive the 2020 ATHENA Leadership Award on November 10, 2020 at the Grand America Hotel.
The organization’s highest recognition for women in business, the national ATHENA Leadership Award, is presented annually to an active member of the Salt Lake Chamber who demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in business. Each recipient must also provide valuable service by devoting time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community and assist women in reaching their full leadership potential.
“If Downtown Salt Lake City had a spokesperson, it would be Molly Mazzolini,” said Derek Miller, President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, in announcing the award. “Since moving here to support the 2002 Winter Olympics, Molly has championed our city and state like no one else, from advocating for our burgeoning nightlife and culture scene to assisting with the Downtown Alliance’s branding campaign. Molly firmly believes that businesses be involved within the community they reside, as such she has always given her time and support to lend a hand. For these reasons and so many more, we are pleased to present her with the ATHENA Leadership Award.”
In addition to the ATHENA Leadership Award, six women will receive Pathfinder Awards at the conference. The Pathfinder Awards are presented annually to community leaders who create new paths promoting the development and recognition of women in business. The six Pathfinder recipients this year include:
Allyson Bell, Chief of Staff, Office of Senator Mike Lee
Silvia Castro, Executive Director, Suazo Business Center
Darla Gill, Co-Founder and Ambassador, Merit Medical Systems
Beth Holbrook, Board of Trustees Member, Utah Transit Authority
Abby Murtagh, General Manager, Hilton Salt Lake City Center
Heidi D. Ruster, Regional CEO, American Red Cross Utah/Nevada Region
The ATHENA Leadership Award will officially be presented to Molly Mazzolini at the 44th Annual Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon, November 10, 2020, at the Grand America Hotel. This year’s conference is sponsored by Dominion Energy and WCF Insurance. Wells Fargo is hosting the ATHENA Awards Luncheon. Intermountain Healthcare is an event sponsor, and the corporate sponsors are American Express and Chase.
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ATHENA Leadership Awardee bio below:
Molly Mazzolini is the Partner and Director of Brand Integration for Infinite Scale. Molly is Infinite Scale’s strategic branding expert, responsible for promoting not only the Infinite Scale brand, but also the multifaceted brands of its clients. Molly’s knowledge of brand development, identity and strategy allows Infinite Scale Design Group to provide comprehensive solutions and services based on client needs. Molly also specializes in sponsor platforms, public relations and sports marketing. Her experience includes: University of Utah Athletics Department (Rice-Eccles Stadium treatments), Brigham Young University Legacy Hall (Hall of Fame), Super Bowl XXXIX – XLIII (look + decor), 2002 Olympic Winter Games (sponsor integration + brand management). Molly graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Loyola University and a Master of Professional Communication from Westminster College.
ABOUT THE SALT LAKE CHAMBER
The Salt Lake Chamber is Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association. A statewide chamber of commerce with members in all 29 Utah counties, the Chamber represents the broad interests of the state’s 63,000-plus employers, which employ more than 1.4 million Utahns. This includes thousands of Chamber members and their employees. With roots that date back to 1887, the Chamber stands as the voice of business, supports its members’ success and champion’s community prosperity.
ABOUT THE ATHENA LEADERSHIP AWARD
The ATHENA Leadership Award is a prestigious national award presented annually to an active member of the Salt Lake Chamber who demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in business, provides valuable service by devoting time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community, and assists women in reaching their full leadership potential.
Established in 1982 in Lansing, Michigan, the ATHENA Award ®Program is now administered from its Chicago, Illinois headquarters and boasts over 300 active communities in the United States, Canada, China, Russia and the United Kingdom. More than 5,000 individuals representing a wide variety of professions and businesses have received the ATHENA Award. Presented by local host organizations in partnership with ATHENA’s national underwriters, local businesses and individual sponsors the award practically demonstrates the quote from Plato, “What is honored in a country will be cultivated there.” The award takes the form of a hand-cast bronze sculpture symbolizing the strength, courage and wisdom of the recipient.