Women Who Achieve

Meet Women Entrepreneurs and Executives

At PNC, we proudly serve the financial needs of women in business. We hope you will enjoy their stories of achievement and be inspired to find new ideas and avenues for success in your own business.

Dawn Gunning

Building a Family Tradition of Entrepreneurial Excellence

Gunning Mechanical Contractors
Pittsburgh, PA

As an increasing number of women choose to build their careers in the construction industry, Dawn Gunning says that the industry chose her. Although it wasn't Dawn's area of expertise, nor in her chosen field, she took the leap of faith when her dad asked her to come manage the finances of his two-year-old company.
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Yvette Donado


‘Queen of Bean’ Fires Up Manolo’s Chili

Manolo’s Best Farmstand Chili
Princeton, NJ

For all of her prior corporate business success, something still tugged at Yvette. She missed the excitement of being part of a startup. So when her husband, Mitch Wolinsky, asked her to join him in leading his new business, Manolo’s Best Farmstand Chili, she went all-in as co-owner and self-proclaimed “Queen of Bean.”
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Angela Sharpley

Adversity Strengthens Restaurateur’s Determination

Pipe’N Hot Grill
Cleveland Heights, OH

Angela Sharpley was a master hair stylist at an award-winning salon in Cleveland before realizing her dream of becoming a restaurateur. And while she built a loyal clientele almost immediately, a series of tragic events threatened her business and forced her to close the restaurant in 2014. But that wasn't going to stop her.
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Ideas & Insights

Insights and ideas to help you get the most out of your day and keep your business moving forward.

Growing Your Business

Money for Marketing: Do You Have It?

Learn how to put your hard-earned dollars where they can do the most good for your marketing budget and your small business.

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Manage Business Finances

Process Improvement: It Works for Small Business Financial Management Too

The Theory of Constraints can apply to any business process – including financial management.

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Manage Business Finances

From "Me" to "We": Rethinking How You Manage Small Business Finances

Are you so focused on business outcomes that you don’t see the bigger picture, like potential business opportunities? Learn to give up some control.

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