Sioux Falls, SD, July 31, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Melvina J. Newman of Sioux Falls, South Dakota has been honored as a Women of the Month for June 2018 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of real estate. Each month women are featured to represent their professions and industries due to their expertise and success in their chosen specialty.
About Melvina J. Newman
Mrs. Melvina J. Newman is a Property Manager of the Prairie Tree Homeowner’s Association in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She manages the Homeowner’s Association. Melvina is responsible for bookkeeping and ensures all restrictions are adhered to by members.
Melvina started her career in the legal field as office manager and legal assistant. She then became Vice President of Finance for a chemical company, Financial Officer for Pure Water Specialists, Manager of a rural water system and South Dakota District Manager for the American Diabetes Association. Melvina was the owner of a drive-in restaurant and then owned her own floral and gift shop retail business. After many years in the retail business, Melvina knew it was time for a change. A customer suggested she look into management of a homeowner’s association as he felt her background would be a benefit.
Mrs. Newman obtained an A.A. degree in Business. She is affiliated with and served as Past President of the Cosmopolitan Diabetes Association-International. She has received many awards in Cosmopolitan International including Cosmopolitan of the Year in her Club and Federation, Member Community Service Award at the Club, Federation and International levels, and the Patrick J. Hodgins Award which is the highest Cosmopolitan award in the organization. Melvina won this prestigious award at the Club, Federation and International levels.
Melvina has also been a member of the Business and Professional Women, served as State President and served on several National Committees. She is a Member of the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, South Dakota Floral Association, South Dakota Advocacy Network for Families, Soroptimist International and served as Facilities and Registration Chairman for a National Women’s Conference. She has been recognized as the BPW Woman of the Year and received the YWCA Leader Award in the business category. She is listed in Who’s Who of American Women, and received first place in the BPW Individual Development Speaking Course in South Dakota and third place at National. Melvina has also served as a United Way Campaign worker, Public Relations Chairman of the Chamber and was the Judge for community activities including Future Homemakers, the Snowflake contest, Children’s Parade, YW Leader Awards, and Business & Professional Women business award.
Melvina believes that her organizational skills and her ability to balance work along with community involvement are two of her most outstanding qualities. She lists her father, George Laible as the person who most influenced her life/career.
“Believe in yourself, always do your very best, and reach for the stars.”—Melvina J. Newman
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