MEET THE HONOREES
The 100 Women to KNOW Across America Award, presented by JPMorgan Chase is a recognition that showcases the most influential, achieved, and honorable women in our society. Following a nomination and interview process, these women entrepreneurs, executives, creatives, and philanthropists have not only grown their dreams, but have created boundless opportunities for the next generation of female leaders. These women exemplify what it means to be high-achieving and ambitious on the next level and continue to pour into their communities as they do so.
Theresa Backes | Backes Wellness
Theresa Backes is a former fashion Senior Executive leading companies such as Francesca’s Collections, David’s Bridal, and Banana Republic. Shortly after retiring, Theresa decided to pursue her passion to improve the lives of her community by becoming a Wellness and Nutritional Counselor. She received her certification from Cornell University and founded Backes Wellness in mid-2022. Theresa is passionate to help women live longer and healthier lives.
What advice would you give your younger self?
You will accomplish great things in your life, proceed without caution.
What is your favorite quote?
“And though she be but little, she is fierce.”