GREENSBORO, N.C.–WithIt will present Margaret (Peggy) Traub, CEO and president of Adesso Inc., with its highest honor during the 2013 WOW Awards dinner and ceremony Jan. 27, 2013, at World Market Center–Las Vegas.
Traub will receive the Founders/Lifetime Achievement Award for her commitment to WithIt and its mission to advance the careers of female professionals in the home and furnishings industries. As one of the founders of WithIt, Traub has performed an integral role in building WithIt, from nascent nonprofit to professional network comprised of hundreds of successful professionals.
“Peggy’s commitment to WithIt has no limits,” said 2013 WithIt President Betty Lyn Eller, IMRE’s vice president – home. “She provides invaluable counsel to the board, year after year, and she supports the organization’s most vital initiatives, including, most recently, the relaunch of WithIt.org.”
In addition to Traub’s lifetime achievement honor, WithIt will formally present the 2013 WOW Awards recipients at the ceremony, which will kick off the Las Vegas Market, Jan. 28-Feb. 1, 2013. The winners are Kathy Ireland, Kathy Ireland Worldwide, who will receive the legacy award; Wright Global Graphic Solutions, which will receive the mentoring award; Cheminne Taylor-Smith, High Point Market Authority, who will receive the education award; Kim Knopf, Innovative Mattress Solutions LLC, who will receive the leadership award; and Kiersten Hathcock, Mod Mom Furniture, who will receive the future leadership award.