Women Who Achieve

Meet Women Entrepreneurs and Executives

At PNC, we proudly serve the financial needs of women in business. We hope you will enjoy their stories of achievement and be inspired to find new ideas and avenues for success in your own business.

Barbara Ryniec

Entrepreneurial Spirit Drives Innovation and Growth

The Kulkarni Group, LLC
Warrenville, IL

After working for 15 years as a restaurant manager, Barbara Ryniec decided it was time for a change. “Eighty-hour weeks are for the birds,” she says, “and every day was the same. I wanted a more dynamic and challenging career, with more personal freedom.” 
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Wendy Banks

CMT “Sizzle” Lights a Fire

Carolina Management Team
Asheville, NC

In 2003, Wendy Banks was excited about starting an industrial coatings company with her brother, engineer David Van Zee. She was not, however, excited about the stereotypes that pervaded the contracting industry.
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Christina Stratton

Holistic Approach Boosts ISM

ISM Spa and Privai
Asheville, NC

When Christina Stratton toured the United States as lead singer and songwriter for i5 (International Five), a pop band that opened for big names including NSYNC and Britney Spears throughout 2000, she found respite and inspiration in some of the nation’s top hotel spas.
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