Kristine Pettoni Courageous Leadership Award

This award was created in 2020 to honor the legacy and life of Kristine Pettoni from our NextUp Atlanta Region. Kristine embodied a courageous leader in everything she did and represented from workplace to home. Kristine always found time to mentor, lead, use her voice, include others, and leave this world in a better place as she fought her battle with cancer. To learn more about Kristine‚Äôs life and legacy, click  here.


Award consideration is based on someone who has demonstrated resiliency, reveals vulnerability, confronts reality head-on, seeks feedback and listens, gives credit to others, and establishes higher standards for their team.

2024 Winner

2024 recipient coming soon!

Previous Winners

2023 Recipient

Cherish Kelley, NextUp Nashville

2022 Recipient

Dianne Galang, NextUp Anywhere

2021 Recipient

Rachel Doll, NextUp Toronto

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