2018 Women of Influence

Photography by Sonshine Portrait Design

They come from all walks of life and a variety of backgrounds. They are leaders in their fields and distinguished voices in the community, knocking down barriers on their paths to success. From engineering and education to art and entrepreneurship, they are making a positive difference in Greater Peoria—and using their influence to inspire the next generation. Introducing iBi's 2018 Women of Influence...

Banu Hatfield
Co-Owner, Zion Coffee Co
Bringing people together for meaningful connections and shared experiences
Cindy Loos
Vice President, Hanson Professional Services
Managing projects and clients, lifting others up and serving the community

Donna Carr Roberts
Artist in Residence, Bradley University
Finding the beauty within, expanding the arts on campus and in Peoria
Tana Utley
Vice President, Caterpillar Inc.
Problem-solving in industry and blazing a trail for future generations

Dr. Jamel Santa Cruze Wright
President, Eureka College
Leading a team that challenges students to be global citizens and servant leaders