National Association of Professional Women Inducts Lynda Opiela, President, Complete Home Bar, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

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Lynda Opiela selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to recognize Lynda with this important honor. Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Lynda Opiela as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in e-commerce. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting 850,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to recognize Lynda with this important honor,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.”

Lynda Opiela is President at Complete Home Bar, which specializes in wine and spirits for home parties. With extensive experience and education in both interior design and viticulture and enology, she brings her skill set to her own business where her talents can be utilized.

“Because I love to entertain at home with cocktails, wine, beer and food, I wanted to share my passion with others,” Ms. Opiela said.

Ms. Opiela worked as a freelance Interior Designer from 1989 to 2006. She specialized in historical restoration, murals and floral arrangements and worked on revitalization of historical homes and buildings, including her own family home. Her first foray into the wine business came in 2002, when she took a position as Sales Manager at Fox Estate Winery. That position catapulted her into opening The Wine Shop of Yakima in 2003. Upon selling her shop in 2005, she was offered the position of Tasting Room and Sales Manager at Bonair Winery. While working at the winery, Ms. Opiela educated the public about Washington and Rattlesnake Hills AVA Wines. After spending time in the business networking field from 2011 to 2014, she established Complete Home Bar in June 2014.

In her addition to her industry work, Ms. Opiela is a past member of the board of Wellness House Yakima. She previously was a member of the board and past Vice President of the Yakima Enological Society.

Awards and Accomplishments: Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Interior Design; Yakima Valley Community College, Viticulture and Enology

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NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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