National Association of Professional Women Inducts Paula DiNardo, Owner/General Manager of Al Gelato Chicago, Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Paula DiNardo selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to recognize Paula 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 Paula DiNardo as a 2016-2017 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in food sales. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a thriving eChapter and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

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

Self-motivated, results oriented and driven to succeed, Paula DiNardo is a seasoned professional who has constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence. Throughout her career, she has exhibited exemplary teamwork, expertise, integrity and dedication.

As Owner and General Manager of Al Gelato Chicago, Ms. DiNardo continues the work of Claire Sisco, who learned how to make gelato in Calabria, Italy. According to the company’s website, Ms. Sisco opened the shop in 1977 and “hand-crafted the best gelato and sorbet you could find.” The gelato that Al Gelato Chicago makes today uses the same nearly 40-year-old recipe.

In addition to gelato, Al Gelato Chicago sells gelato truffles, sorbet, gelato pops and spumoni. The shop also has a presence within area grocery stores and keeps up a wholesale division. When not working, Ms. DiNardo volunteers with the Chicago Food Initiative.

For her commitment to achieving success according to her personal standards of excellence, and for her outstanding accomplishments in enriching her position with her diversified proficiencies, Ms. DiNardo is being honored as a leader and role model for her profession.

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