Aventura, FL — Upon receiving the 2023 NCA Women’s Leadership Group (WLG) Woman of Influence award, Audra Vogler, CEO of brokerage Hoffmann Vogler, said that she was “deeply honored.”
In presenting Vogler with the award last night during a ceremony at the State of the Industry Welcome Reception & Awards Ceremony, Emily Edmondson, sales director at Galerie USA, LLC,, and recipient of the 2022 award remarked: “Audra understands the vital importance of giving back to the next generation, and she values the relationships she has established with her mentees for the two-way exchange of knowledge and ideas.”
Vogler thanked her family and the whole candy industry for supporting her throughout her career. She said that the industry has awarded her with a lifetime of memories and connections,
A respected member of the confectionery brokerage community, Vogler has been a contributor to NCA’s strategic direction through participation on its Broker Advisory Committee. Her contributions were also recognized with her induction into the Candy Hall of Fame in 2019 and receipt of NCA’s 2018 Golden Candy Dish, recognizing outstanding broker achievements.
The award honors a woman in the confectionery industry who has demonstrated superior leadership and industry mentorship and has a proven record of growth, success and influence. Libby Taylor, former NCA vice-president of meetings and membership, was the award’s first recipient in 2021.