The Launch Pad President & CEO, Ilene Rosoff Named Finalist for Business Woman of the Year

The Launch Pad founder and CEO, Ilene Rosoff, has been named as a finalist for the Business Woman of the Year Award by the Tampa Bay Business Journal for business leadership and community contributions.

Odessa, FL, July 26, 2009 --( The Tampa Bay Business Journal has named The Launch Pad founder and CEO, Ilene Rosoff as a finalist for 2009 Business Woman of the Year in the category of Technology. The award honors women executives in the Tampa Bay Area recognized for their outstanding contributions to their professions, their companies and their community.

“I feel incredibly fortunate and greatly honored to be part of a community of vibrant women who are fierce and focused, complex and brilliant and who have devoted themselves to the pursuit of building good business, good organizations and good community,” says Rosoff.

Founded in 1992, The Launch Pad has successfully navigated the fast-paced technology industry, emerging as one of the Tampa Bay Area’s 50 fastest growing, privately held companies and a leader in providing IT & Web services to businesses. In addition to establishing herself as an industry leader, Rosoff is recognized for her contributions to a number of community and women’s causes including the Bay Area Search and Rescue, Boys and Girls Clubs and Easy-to-GreenIT™ which includes a community outreach program GreenBack™ to recycle gently used computer equipment to local nonprofits.

The Tampa Bay Business Community will recognize Ms. Rosoff and the other finalists on August 21st at a black tie awards dinner emceed by Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio and Bridgette Mill, Publisher of the Tampa Bay Business Journal, who will announce the winner from each category and the overall winner of the 2009 Business Woman of the Year award.

About The Launch Pad:

The Launch Pad is a leading managed IT services provider to small- and medium-sized businesses and nonprofit organizations and an accredited member of the MSP Alliance. By delivering premier, fixed-fee managed IT infrastructure, data protection and software services, The Launch Pad offers a smart, worry-free way to run your office computer systems. When we manage your technology and connectivity requirements, you gain vital business advantages—increased productivity, enhanced infrastructure reliability, protection for crucial information assets and freedom to focus on your core business. Our goal is to manage your organization's technology so that you can pursue your vision.

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