Overcoming Mediocrity - Volume IIISTRONG WOMEN - These stories are meant to inspire and encourage women to realize their true potential.
As the President and Founder of the Dynamic Professional Women’s Network, Inc., Christie Ruffino is passionate about empowering and equipping women to create significant lives regardless of the challenges that they face along the way. Because of the many women who have built thriving businesses in her community, Christie has been dedicated to the continual evolution of the company ensuring that new benefits and opportunities are provided to her members each year.
The Dynamic Professional Women’s Network, Inc. (DPWN), is an industry exclusive networking organization designed to help women create partnerships with each other to generate ideas, alliances, and revenues within a structured referral generating format. There are referral chapters in many states, and each chapter has only one member from any business category. Since its conception, more than 1600 members have joined DPWN, recognizing it as a driving force behind the success and profitability of many of its members’ businesses.
In addition to working diligently to ensure the success of the Dynamic Professional Women’s Network and the DPWN Angel Foundation, Ms. Ruffino is a past Council Member of the Executives Breakfast Club, served two terms as a Board Director of the Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce, received a 2008 Special Judge’s Recognition for the Citizen of the Year award in Carol Stream, in 2009 was awarded a Distinguished Woman of Business Award from American Family Insurance with great pleasure and received her highest honor by being recognized as an Influential Women in Business in 2009 by the Business Ledger and the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and in 2010 with an Entrepreneurial Excellence Award.
Christie is now dedicated to helping others cash in on their unique strengths by offering them a process to easily discover, craft and deliver their personal story or message in a way that will build immediate intimacy, trust and loyalty with her “Personal Power Story Action Program”.
Overcoming Fear with a Giant Leap of Faith
The story of how and why the Dynamic Professional Women’s Network was founded by Christie Ruffino.