Listee Features — October 26, 2018


With a wide variety of interests, Barbara L. Hughes wore a lot of hats over the course of her career. She started as a chemist with the Pillsbury Co., but switched a year later to become an editor and reporter for the Sun Newspaper in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Six years after that, Ms. Hughes joined the American Lung Association of Hennepin County, where she quickly began making strides as the director of the environmental program. Her efforts eventually led her to be transferred to the American Lung Association of Ramsey County as the executive director and to the American Lung Association of Minnesota as the associate managing director. She retired in 1997. Ms. Hughes prepared for her endeavors by earning a

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Hardworking and passionate, Margaret Evans wore a variety of hats over the course of her career. She started as a systems engineer with IBM Corp., and then became a systems supervisor at the U.S. Naval Academy and the marketing director of Fawcett Publications. From there, Ms. Evans rose to vice president and client service director of Neodata Services and director of marketing and sales at Palm Coast Florida Data Ltd. She retired from the latter role in 2003. Ms. Evans prepared for her endeavors by earning a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University in 1960. She then obtained leadership positions with prominent organizations in her community, which helped her remain up to date with industry developments. Over the years, she

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Although Alice A. Baker Dailey started her career as a music and piano teacher in Texas, she ultimately decided to pursue her true passion: physical fitness. She got hooked on the subject when, as a dancer, she noticed people having health problems. Ms. Dailey started investigating, and quickly became fascinated by physiology and osteopathology. She used what she learned to open Alice Ann Baker Exercise: Therapeutic Conditioning in 1980 and to join Texas Instruments in 1984 and HealthCheck and International Athletic Club as an exercise physiologist in 1985. She then took her expertise to employers like the Region 10 Education Service Center, the Verandah Club, Goodbody’s, and the Crescent Spa. Her final role before retiring in 2010 was owner and

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Known for her integrity, trustworthiness, and competency, Anne Culton Ruzicka is thriving as a certified professional accountant (CPA). She started her career as the audit manager for Arthur Young & Co., after which she decided to step out on her own and found Ruzicka & Associates. Over the next four decades, Ms. Ruzicka served the company as a partner and vice president. She left in 2014, however, to pursue a position as the director of Kessler Orleans Silver, Ltd, PC. Today, Ms. Ruzicka is lending her services to Wipfli, LLP and Cetera Financial Servers and Predecessor Firms. She is the director of the former and a registered investment advisor for the latter. Her expertise lies in auditing and accounting for

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