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Introducing 2018’s Paradigm Award Winner

Posted Friday, January 5th, 2018

Programs & Events, Member News, Member Spotlight

Since 1992, the Chamber has annually honored an individual woman for her professional achievements and commitment to Greater Philadelphia. The Paradigm Award is recognized as the most prestigious award for professional women in the region.

2018 Recipient: Wendy Hamilton

Wendy Hamilton, general manager of SugarHouse Casino, has been selected as the 2018 Paradigm Award recipient and 26th honoree. Wendy oversees 1,500 employees and day-to-day processes at SugarHouse including property amenities, human resources, marketing, and finance operations. Under her leadership, SugarHouse has sponsored numerous events around the city, such as Philadelphia’s annual New Year’s Eve Fireworks and the Mummers Parade. SugarHouse has also contributed over $8 million to local organizations.

Wendy is a proud native of Philadelphia and currently serves on multiple boards in the region, such as the Chamber, the Police Athletic League of Philadelphia, and Visit Philadelphia. Additionally, Wendy has received many other awards, such as a 2017 Emerging Icon by The Philadelphia Inquirer, the PAL Award from the Police Athletic League, and the Cornerstone Award from SmartCEO.  She has also been awarded the Woman Who Empowers Us Award from 95.7 BenFM, the Women’s Achievement Award from KYW Newsradio, and the Great Women of Gaming Award from Casino Enterprise Management.

Paradigm Award Luncheon
Wendy will be honored on Wednesday, March 14, from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm at Hyatt at the Bellevue. Tickets are available at chamberphl.com/paradigm2018.

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