Remarkable Ideas Competition Winners 2016

Great Dames announces the winner of the leading pitch competition targeting women-owned enterprises in the region. Dr. Kimberly Nalda, Founder of Kekindle Family Medicine emerged as the clear winner in a competition that included 36 contestants from several mid-Atlantic states.

The stakes were high with a winner package that included more than $25,000 in cash and services.  More importantly, the winner receives access to a custom-designed winner success team that includes business mentors, a brand and marketing consultant, a vocal impact consultant, and access to a rich portfolio of community and state resources focused on women entrepreneurs.

Delaware Cabinet Secretary of Health & Social Services, Rita Landgraf, announced Kimberly Nalda as the winning entrepreneur in a packed, standing room only crowd at Pizza by Elizabeths.

“We are thrilled that Dr. Kimberly Nalda is the Remarkable Winner in our competition, because she is creating an enterprise based on an innovative model that provides affordable quality healthcare to her patients.  She is responding to an important market and community need and her customers are benefitting.” said Sharon Kelly Hake, Great Dames CEO.

Rekindle Family Medicine is direct primary care practice dedicated to authentic, relational medical care for the whole family. Patients have unlimited doctor access, extended and relaxed visits, diagnostic and procedural services. Dr Nalda was inspired to create Rekindle Family Practice so she could focus on direct patient interaction.  Her business is very new, but she has created a lot of additional support and momentum through this competition.

Sharon Kelly Hake