2019 Sego Awards
Winners & Finalists

Thank you to everyone who nominated outstanding female founders—and a big thanks to all the amazing founders who applied—for the 2019 Sego Awards! The Sego Awards would not be possible without those who highlight the amazing women of Utah. With over 400 entrants, this year’s applications were the toughest to choose from yet. Below are your 2019 Sego Award Winners and Finalists.

 
 
 

HIGHEST OVERALL REVENUE

WINNERS

Shauna Smith Four Foods Group
Teresa Whitehead Citywide Home Loans

FINALISTS

Susan Petersen Freshly Picked
Vanessa Quigley Chatbooks
Mallory Stevens Taft
Kristi Woolley Beauty Industry Group

Kate Allen Rustica Hardware
Amy Antonelli Humanitarian Experience, Inc.
Elizabeth Findlay Albion Fit
Kathleen Lopez Sentinel Sales and Mgmt.


E-COMMERCE

winners

Vanessa Quigley Chatbooks
Elizabeth Findlay Albion Fit

FINALISTS

Rachel Nilsson Rags
Susan Petersen Freshly Picked
Devyn Sharp Liam & Company
Mallory Stevens Taft
Jenny Wecker Fawn Design
Kristi Woolley Beauty Industry Group

Kate Allen Rustica Hardware
McKenzie Bauer Thread Wallets
Ali Hynek Nena & Co.
Shea McGee McGee & Co.
Kylee Middleton Piper & Scoot
Betsy Mikesell Beddy's


FASTEST GROWING UNDER 5 YEARS

WINNERS

Shea McGee McGee & Co.
McKenzie Bauer Thread Wallets

FINALISTS

Kylie Chenn Acanela Expeditions
Rachel Parcell Rachel Parcell, INC
Lindie Royall Little Poppy Co
Sarah Wilson Chip Cookies


INNOVATION IN TECHNOLOGY

WINNERS

Alison Wistner Upwell
Julie Eggington Center for Genomic Interpretation

FINALISTS

Kelsey Boyce Canny Kids
Andrea Ibanez Streemly
Linda Klug Airin


COMMUNITY & CULTURE

WINNERS

Sally Dietlein Hale Centre Theatre
Leah Barker Choice Humanitarian

FINALISTS

Gloria Mensah GK Folks Foundation
Jerilyn Pool QueerMeals
Cyd Tetro Women Tech Council
Ann Marie Wallace Women's Business Center of Utah

Tori A. Baker Salt Lake Film Society
Beccy Bingham Craig Beehive Bazaar
Natalie El-Deiry Spice Kitchen | IRC
Tanei Atagi Henry
Introducing Tomorrow / Provo Girls Summit


INFLUENCER

WINNERS

Christine Andrew Hello Fashion Blog
Cara Brook Maskcara Beauty

FINALISTS

Anna Macfarlane MARJ MEDIA
Ashley Reeves Ashleys Fresh Fix
Courtney Rich Cake by Courtney
Tiffany Roe Mindful Counseling

Susie Bulloch Hey Grill Hey, LLC
Sandy Chang Sandy a la Mode
Mindy Gledhill Mindy Gledhill
Destiney Green Mom Crush Monday


FOOD & RESTAURANT

WINNERS

Jen Castle Hell's Backbone Grill
Sarah Wilson Chip Cookies

FINALISTS

Missy Greis Publik Coffee
Lavanya Mahate Saffron Valley
Tami Mowen Steggell RubySnap LLC


STUDENT FOUNDER

WINNERS

Katie Apker KateMaxStock
Marissa Barlow Nani Swimwear

FINALISTS

Jeanna Ryan PreOv, LLC
Olivia Tuttle MAAME
Tobi Yoon ColoClean


ADVOCATE

Kimi Paluch
Ben Capell
Gavin Christensen