Managing Partner of Career Partners International - Denver Honored with Nomination for Chamber's Most Prestigious Award!


Helen Oesterle Resnik is nominated for the ATHENA Award, the highest honor awarded by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce.

Chapel Hill, NC (March 27, 2012) – Helen Oesterle Resnik, Managing Partner of Resnik Partners, one of the original founding firms for Career Partners International, is a nominee for the ATHENA Award, the highest honor awarded by the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce. The award is given to the Colorado woman who best exemplifies exceptional professional achievement, devotion to community service and generosity in actively assisting other women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills.

I am so honored and thrilled to be among the nominees for this year's ATHENA award,” said Resnik.  “So many women have supported me in my career, I am incredibly grateful for everything I've gained by knowing and working with the fabulous women of Colorado.”

An expert in the field of leadership development and executive coaching, Resnik holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Denver. In addition to coaching both senior leadership teams and high-level executives individually, she has led the expansion of Resnik Partners’ practice globally with her colleagues at Career Partners International and serves on the Board of Directors of Rocky Mountain HR | People and Strategy and as the Vice-Chair for the Board of Advisors of Dress for Success Denver.

ATHENA Award finalists and the ultimate award recipient will be chosen by a special panel of business and community leaders and announced at a black-tie gala to be held on April 26 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Denver.

As one of just 23 outstanding women nominated for the award, Resnik joins a slate of prominent Colorado women recognized by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce. Past ATHENA winners include Mimi Roberson, President and CEO of Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center and Paula Herzmark, Executive Director of the Denver Health Foundation.

“Helen generously and tirelessly gives of her time and energy to help others succeed,” said David Hemmer, president of Career Partners International. “She is a well-deserving nominee and we could not be more proud of her!”


About Career Partners International

Established in 1987, Career Partners International is one of the world’s largest and most successful global providers of talent management solutions.  Organizations of all sizes and industries turn to Career Partners International to successfully assess, engage, develop and transition talent using the expertise of over 1600 professionals in the areas of assessment, executive coaching, leadership development and outplacement. With more than 200 offices in over 35 countries around the world, Career Partners International assures that its clients have local experts in talent development, career management, executive coaching, outplacement and career transition services. Additional information can be found by visiting

About Resnik Partners

Denver-based Resnik Partners is a talent management firm that helps organizations improve business performance through leadership development, executive coaching and career transition. Locally owned and operated, Resnik Partners offers services worldwide through Career Partners International (CPI), a global consultancy committed to delivering consistent, top-rated services through 69 top-tier global partners with more than 200 offices worldwide.  For more information call 303.832.0997, email or visit

About the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce

Since its creation in 1988, The Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce (CWCC) has played a significant role in growing business in Colorado. With the mission of creating an environment and the resources conducive to our members’ business success, the CWCC is the premier organization that provides opportunities and visibility for women in business through relationship development, education, mentorship, partnership and alliances. CWCC provides many opportunities to become more involved and build relationships. Events include; monthly luncheons (Downtown, DTC and a North Luncheon), business after-hours, business expos, workshops and a procurement series. There are seven leads groups as well as numerous committees available to members to build alliances, help launch successful events, expand their network and demonstrate their talents and commitment to others. For more information on the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, call 303.458.0220, e-mail or visit

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Corporate Contact:  Kim Mills, Career Partners International, Ph 919.419.8296

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