Nevada Women’s Fund Salutes Women

Phyllis Freyer, vice president at Renown Health, chairwoman of the 2015 Women of Achievement Luncheon.

The Nevada Women’s Fund has named Phyllis Freyer, vice president at Renown Health, as the chairwoman of the 2015 Women of Achievement Luncheon. The event is scheduled for May 28, 2015 at JA Nugget.

“It is an honor to serve as the 2015 chairwoman of the Salute to Women of Achievement luncheon,” said Phyllis Freyer, vice president at Renown Health.

“As sponsors, businesses throughout the region recognize and pay tribute to women in their organizations who are making a difference in our community. This celebration is an opportunity to salute those women and recognize the businesses who encourage leadership and philanthropy,” Freyer added.

The annual luncheon serves as a recognition event for women in the region for their professional, personal and community achievements. Honorees of the Women of Achievement Luncheon will participate in a morning of professional development and activities followed by the recognition luncheon.

Freyer has 33 years of experience in healthcare and insurance including more than ten years with Renown. She is currently a system Vice President with responsibility for marketing, internal and external communications, and retail operations. She led the highly successful multi-year project to change Renown’s name in 2006.

Active in the community, Freyer has served on the EDAWN board and executive committee, the Nevada Women’s Fund board and is past chairman of the WIN board of directors. She has chaired numerous large community events including the American Heart Association Go Red luncheon and the 2012 WIN Lecture Series dinner.

Phyllis was honored in 2007 as a Nevada Women’s Fund Woman of Achievement and the American Marketing Association Marketer of the Year. She was a 2011 Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada Women in Leadership honoree and the 2012 A2N2 Thomas C. Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

In 2013, Phyllis was accepted into the Nevada Chapter of the International Women’s Forum which is a worldwide forum of preeminent women of significant and diverse achievement.

For more information about the Women of Achievement Luncheon, including nominating an honoree, visit or call 775-786-2335.

Established in 1982 the Nevada Women’s Fund (NWF) has been supporting women and families through the allocation of education scholarships to help northern Nevada women increase their chances for a self-sufficient future. NWF works to identify the issues that affect Nevada’s women and families and facilitate solution by recognizing and celebrating the outstanding achievements of women in our communities and providing them with the resources they need to become community leaders.

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