GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly Pettaway Willis, Ph.D., CEO and Founder of Cor'Rae Management Agency LLC and Kolorz of Cancer Presented by Cor'Rae, is being honored as a 2012/2013 Professional Woman of the Year by National Association of Professional Women. The prestigious distinction is awarded by the 400,000-strong membership of NAPW who join together to develop innovative business and social relationships.
Although Dr. Kimberly Pettaway Willis is the wife of a former National Football League player, she has never been one to sit on the sidelines. She is the CEO and Founder of two companies, holds a Doctorate in Sports Management concentrating in Sports Law and Marketing, and was recently chosen to represent women in the academia field at the Oxford Round Table discussions in Oxford, England.
Dr. Pettaway Willis founded her first company, Cor'Rae Management Agency, to help professionals in the entertainment industry better manage their careers. Working with a team of experts, Dr. Pettaway Willis helps clients realize their full potential, reach their professional and personal goals, and achieve the results they were after beyond their expectations. Under Dr. Pettaway Willis' direction, Cor'Rae continually delivers on its promise to clients that their 'dreams and desires become reality.'
But she doesn't stop there. Dr. Pettaway Willis founded her second company, Kolorz of Cancer Presented by Cor'Rae that specializes in cancer awareness and allows her to pursue her passion for helping those struggling with the disease. Kolorz of Cancer's unique and creative special events are designed to raise awareness about many different types of cancer through the use of models, color, informative discussions, and slide and video presentations. A portion of the proceeds from these events benefit the various types of cancer represented.
With a determination to help others succeed in their professional and personal lives, and a passion to raise awareness and funds for cancer research, Dr. Pettaway Willis works tirelessly to ensure the dreams of others come true.
Adrienne Pasquale, Dir. Membership Services
SOURCE National Association of Professional Women