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Katie Wynn | Team Builder

By Karin Calloway   Katie Wynn, 33, of Augusta, is an organizational effectiveness consultant who works with individuals and teams within organizations to help team members better understand themselves, each other and then determine ways to work together more effectively. “I love what I do,” she says. She  and her husband, Rob, CFA, president of Wynn Capital, have three children ages 4, 3 and 9 months. She is a member of the Forest Hills Garden Club and Forest Hills Safe Kids Initiative, teaches Sunday School at Church of the Good Shepherd, is head coach for Girls on the Run...

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Merry Glenne Piccolino | Determined

By Karin Calloway   Merry Glenne Piccolino, 34, of Aiken, is the director of communications for the Aiken County Public School District. She and her husband, Ed, superintendent of the Aiken Golf Club, have two daughters, Isabella, 6, and Holland, 3. Their household includes many pets: a Bernese Mountain Dog, Clover, a Holland Lop Bunny, Rosie, a Guinea Pig and seven unnamed fish. Merry Glenne serves on the board of The United Way of Aiken County. Quality she admires the most: Positivity. Favorite food: Pizza. Life lesson: Walk in like you own the place. Hardest thing about being a mom: Balance. Favorite place...

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Linda Diebel | Focused

By Karin Calloway   Linda Diebel, 39, of Evans, is the operations director for Meybohm Realtors. She and her husband, Jeremy, senior manager-MTU in Aiken, have three children ages 12, 9 and 7 and an Old English Sheep Dog named Star. She as volunteered in the community as a youth soccer coach at The Family Y, at Golden Harvest Food Bank, as neighborhood captain for It’s Spooky To Be Hungry and more. Wanted to be when she grew up: An attorney. Dream job: Do you think my boss will read this? Favorite indulgence: Outlet malls. Quality she admires the most: Patience. Surprising...

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Catherine Harmon Toomer, M.D. | “Wonderlustful”

By Karin Calloway   Dr. Catherine Harmon Toomer, 50, of Aiken, is a family medicine physician at Barnwell Family Medicine and serves as county medical director with Hospice Care of South Carolina. She and her husband, Anthony L. Toomer, M.D. (a radiologist) have three children, ages 14, 16 and 30, and two grandchildren. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. and serves on the board of Naomi’s Fund (supporting pediatric cancer awareness, care and research). She enjoys playing the violin, painting, sculpture, singing, community theater and reading. Wanted to be when she grew up: A doctor (since I...

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Alyson Getchell | Curious

By Karin Calloway   Alyson Getchell, 37, is the manager of benefits and corporate education at University Health Care System. She and her husband, David, have two children, Emma Sue, 3, and Johnny, 1. Alyson serves on the board of the CSRA Society for Human Resource Management and is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Columbia County. She grew up in New Jersey and hasn’t been able to find a good version of her favorite food—Philly Cheesesteaks—in Augusta. Wanted to be when she grew up: Tinkerbell. First Job: I worked in a pizza shop. Dream job: That’s hard. I’d love to restore old homes...

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