Meet the Finalists of the HME Woman of the Year Award

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Last week, the finalists for the inaugural HME Woman of the Year Award were announced, and the award will be presented at Medtrade on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Among 37 nominees, the following were selected: Rose Schafhauser, owner of Association Management, LLC.; Dr. Kirsten Davin, owner/president of Precision Seating Solutions, LLC.; Laurie Tomaszewski, chief sales and marketing officer of Handi Medical Supply; and Patty Mastandrea, chief operating officer, MedCare Equipment Company, LLC.

“These women represent some of the HME industry’s most passionate advocates,” said Christa Miehe, president of Essentially Women, a division of VGM Group, Inc. “Their responsibilities and years of experience vary, but they all have positively impacted their business, coworkers, customers, communities they serve and our industry through their relentless determination to better our industry.”

Learn more about the finalists, their successes and what it means for each of them to be nominated for the HME Woman of the Year award in the videos below.

Kirsten Davin

Patricia Mastandrea

Rose Schafhauser

Lori Tomaszewski


HME Woman of the Year Presentation Next Week!

The HME Woman of the Year will be presented on Nov. 1 during Medtrade in Atlanta at 8 a.m. Can’t attend in-person? Tune into the live broadcast on the VGM Group Facebook Page, Nov. 1 at 7 a.m. (CST).