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Outstanding Women in Business Recognized at NH Awards Ceremony

BySamantha Nguyen

May 28, 2024
‘Gray and Drociak from Class of ’99 Recognized with Prestigious Outstanding Women in Business Award’

Elizabeth Gray and Kristina Drociak were honored with Outstanding Women in Business awards from the NH Business Review in 2024. The ceremony took place on May 9th, where eight women were celebrated for their achievements and contributions in their respective fields.

Elizabeth Gray, the state director of UNH’s Small Business Development Center, has a background in business and politics in New Hampshire. She has served in various roles in state government before joining the SBDC in 2018. Her dedication to helping small businesses succeed has earned her multiple awards, including recognition as a member of the America’s SBDC board of directors.

Kristina Drociak, the director of public relations and digital strategy at Stonyfield, found her career path in public relations after reading a book by Stonyfield co-founder Gary Hirshberg during her junior year at UNH. She started at Stonyfield by answering phones and has worked her way up to her current role, where she works with both Stonyfield and Siggi’s. Her work has helped to establish Stonyfield as a leader in sustainable food products.

The Outstanding Women in Business Awards aim to recognize women who excel in their professional lives and serve as leaders and role models in their communities. Elizabeth Gray and Kristina Drociak are among those who have been recognized for their achievements

By Samantha Nguyen

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