Women Who Achieve

Meet Women Entrepreneurs and Executives

As PNC proudly serves the financial needs of women in business, we often come across truly inspirational leaders. By sharing their stories of achievement here, we believe women entrepreneurs and executives will find new ideas and avenues for success in their own business.

Judy Doyle, Co-owner
Strings N’ Things
Cincinnati, OH

Strings Shop Strikes a Chord with Musicians

Many of Cincinnati’s most discerning musicians, including professionals and rising stars in local school districts, rely on Strings N’ Things, the violin shop owned and operated by Judy Doyle and luthier (violin maker) Jim Johnson.
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Mikki Paradis, President/CEO
PDI Drywall Inc.
Raleigh, NC

Putting Up — and Tearing Down — Walls

Mikki Paradis didn’t expect an easy path when she established PDI Drywall in Raleigh in 2005, shortly before graduating from North Carolina State University. She realized that the male-dominated construction industry might not be ready for a 23-year-old female entrepreneur.
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Susan Ardisson, Esq., CEO
bit-x-bit, LLC
Pittsburgh, PA

Identifying and Fulfilling Market Needs

One morning late in 2006, Susan Ardisson and her husband (both lawyers) were discussing an important legal development over breakfast. The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were about to be amended, setting new parameters for the collection, preservation and use of electronically stored information (ESI) as evidence in legal proceedings and trials. Susan saw an opportunity.
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