Women President Organization
Women President Organization

WPO Member Inducted Into 2006 Enterprising Women Hall Of Fame

Janice Bryant Howroyd Named 2006 Enterprising Women Hall Of Fame Inductee.

Raleigh, NC, May 08, 2006 --(PR.com)-- Marsha Firestone, president of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), has announced that WPO advisory board member Janice Bryant Howroyd, president and CEO of Act-1 Group, the largest woman-owned, minority-owned staffing company in the country, will be inducted into the 2006 Enterprising Women Hall of Fame. The Enterprising Women Hall of Fame is dedicated to the country's finest women entrepreneurs and their remarkable success. The elite inductees are also recognized as leaders who have had a profound impact on their community as well as the nation.

Howroyd has built her multimillion-dollar company by staying true to her beliefs as she successfully runs one of the largest privately-held companies in the world. She has crafted ACT-1 into an internationally recognized firm and continues to focus much of her energy on giving back to her employees, customers and community. Howroyd invests her personal time and energy to ensure that her management team is entrepreneurial in spirit and in vision as she continues to operate and grow a profitable company.

“Janice is an extremely accomplished business leader and a tremendous asset to the WPO advisory board,” said Firestone. “She is more than deserving of this honor, a great role model, and one we are proud to have on our team.”

About Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO):
The Women President’s Organization (WPO) connects top women entrepreneurs at the million and multi-million dollar level ($2 million in gross annual sales or $1 million for service-based business) – locally and internationally – with greater personal and professional success. In monthly meetings across the US and Canada, chapters composed of 20 accomplished women presidents – from diverse industries and backgrounds – invest time and energy in themselves and their businesses to drive their corporations to the next level. For more information, call 212-688-4114 or visit http://www.womenpresidentsorg.com.

About Enterprising Women Magazine:
Enterprising Women, headquartered in Cary, NC, is the nation’s only women-owned magazine published exclusively for women business owners that chronicles the growing political, economic and social influence and power of entrepreneurial women. The magazine provides a friendly meeting place, a public forum, and a national stage for the critical issues confronting women’s businesses and daily lives from the unique perspectives and experiences of entrepreneurial women.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
(919) 233-6600 • (919) 233-0300 (fax)
7406-H Chapel Hill Road
Raleigh, NC 27607

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