Sales and Marketing Executives Inc. of Sioux Falls (SME) has released its list of nominees for its Women of Excellence Awards.

Among the distinguished professionals nominated for the SME Women of Excellence Awards, is Davenport Evans Marketing Director Kristen Townsend, nominated for Excellence in Marketing. Attorneys and staff will join Kristen at the awards banquet April 23 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, where awards will be presented in the following categories: Excellence in Marketing, Excellence in Sales, Supporting Excellence, Entrepreneurial Excellence and Excellence Through the Decades.

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP, located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is one of the state’s largest law firms. The firm’s attorneys provide business and litigation counsel to individuals and corporate clients in a variety of practice areas. For more information about Davenport Evans, visit