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November 8, 2018 Two Central Penn Alumni Win Chamber Awards

Congratulations to two of our alumni for being honored with Catalyst awards from the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC. The 10 visionary leaders and businesses will be honored for creating positive change in the Harrisburg region at its annual Catalyst Awards celebration in December.

Athena Award Recipient
Kristal Turner-Childs, Eyes Wide Open LLC & Pennsylvania State Police

Krystal Turner -Childs

A motivational speaker and inspiration for women, Kristal Turner-Childs '17 has worked her way up through the ranks of the Pennsylvania State Police to her current role as Troop Commander. A trailblazer for women in a male-dominated world of law enforcement, Kristal’s accomplishments have allowed her to become the first African-American woman in the history of the Pennsylvania State Police to command a troop and the second African-American woman to obtain the rank of Major. Kristal is also the owner of Eyes Wide Open LLC, a company she developed to empower women to take charge of their physical, mental and spiritual health.

Emerging Business Leader of the Year Award Recipient
Mike Wilson, Members 1st Federal Credit Union

Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson '00, '04, has long been an active and engaged member of the Harrisburg community, both through philanthropy and business. Mike is an unconventional and entrepreneurial thinker with a unique style of marketing. Mike was recently named Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Relationship Officer at Members 1st Federal Credit Union, where he applies his knowledge of leadership and management to a $4 billion financial institution.