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Crone is Raintree Business Associate of the Year

Posted: Friday, June 24, 2016

Michelle Crone was chosen as the Raintree Business Associate of the Year for 2016. According to her nomination letter, Crone has worked in the community for more than 23 years and advanced her career with seven different promotions. She is a business associate with Wells Fargo Bank and is responsible for several locations in Indiana.

Education has always been a top priority to Crone where she has completed her Associates Degree in Business Administration Management from Indiana Tech in 2012. She is also very active in continuing education through American Business Women’s Association, completing the 21st Century Leaders, according to the news release.

Crone is also very involved in the community through serving as an Ambassador with the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce, receiving the 2009 Chamber Ambassador of the Year award; Huntington County Habitat for Humanity, chaired and participated each year in their annual Women’s Day Build, board president in 2009; Heritage Days steering committee; Indiana Dream Center, vice president, fundraising chair and chairman of the committee to open a Women’s Home. She is also a member of the Forks of the Wabash and Women of Magnitude Express Network League. Crone was the formation chair for the Express Network which chartered in 2015. She also has served as formation co-chair for the newly chartered Cardinal Crossroads Council 2016. In 2011, she was the National Women’s Leadership Conference co-chair; 2013 District V vice president and 2015 received the Top Ten American Business Women of ABWA.

The news release continued by saying that she brings positive energy and enthusiasm into her everyday life as a working woman, mother, wife and daughter. Serving on her chapter’s board for several years has helped her build a solid foundation with team work. She has developed skills as a team member by earning the respect and trust of her colleagues; taking on more responsibility and task then moving into leadership. She once said that she was the person who came into ABWA and stood in the corner, we are certainly proud and fortunate that she stepped up and started her ABWA experience.