National Association of Professional Women Announces Jennifer Ann Amend, Restaurant Entrepreneur, a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year

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Jennifer Ann Amend is recognized as a NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

NAPW honors Jennifer Ann Amend as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Amend is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters.

Jennifer Amend has always been passionate about food and she has turned that passion into her career. A Restaurant Entrepreneur, Ms. Amend’s latest affiliation is with Artichoke and Olives, a fine dining establishment in Nebraska.

In her role at the restaurant, Ms. Amend expertly manages staff, oversees menu design and, perhaps most importantly, ensures that patrons have a delicious and enjoyable meal. In addition to her extensive real-world experience in the restaurant industry, Ms. Amend has completed the Food Science Course at Penn State University, a well-respected program in the field that offers “hands-on science dealing with real-world applications; small, friendly atmosphere; world-class internship experiences; excellent scholarship opportunities and 100% job placement.”

Ms. Amend is also a Certified Public / Private Mediator and a Certified Pilates / Yoga Instructor. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

Awards & Accomplishments: Certified Public / Private Mediator, Certified Pilates / Yoga Instructor, AOII Chapter Adviser, Panhellenic Adviser, Chaired Cedars Power of the Purse and Purse Snatcher Chair Hope In The Morning JDRF Gala committee, Alliance for a Healthier Generation committee member volunteer, Norris volunteer

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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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