Atlanta, GA, August 12, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- AdvanceMe, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of Merchant Cash Advances, was recently named a Finalist for The 2009 American Business Awards in three categories: Executive of the Year - Financial Services, Best Overall Company of the Year and Marketing Campaign of the Year For a Service.
The American Business Awards (ABA) is the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S. are eligible to submit entries to the Stevie Awards – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
Finalists were invited to the annual gala on June 22 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The ceremonies were broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network and hosted by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network.
More than 2,600 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories, including Most Innovative Company, Best Management Team, Best New Product or Service, Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program, Best Corporate Environmental Responsibility Program.
Since its inception, AdvanceMe has provided nearly $1.5 billion in working capital to more than 25,000 businesses across all 50 states, helping businesses in more than 500 industrial codes. Its customers rely on funding from AdvanceMe to manage and build their businesses without their owners having to pledge personal collateral or being subject to mortgage liens associated with loans. Three out of four eligible businesses choose to do business with AdvanceMe again.
Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April through early May.
“Despite very tough economic conditions, many organizations and individuals continue to perform well,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of The Stevie Awards. “The results of the 2009 ABAs thus far are a testament to the resilience, creativity, and hard work of American organizations, executives, and workers.”
"Being named a Stevie Award finalist in not just one category, but three, is a tremendous achievement for AdvanceMe and its employees," stated Glenn Goldman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Capital Access Network, parent company of AdvanceMe. "Our team works hard every day to support small businesses and their owners. Recognition from such as esteemed organization encourages us to continue serving small businesses, helping them to not only survive but thrive."
Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba.
About AdvanceMe, Inc.
AdvanceMe, Inc. is the nation’s leading provider of Merchant Cash Advances to small and mid-sized businesses. Since 1998, AdvanceMe has made almost 60,000 fundings, providing more than 25,000 businesses in all 50 states with nearly $1.5 billion in working capital. Owners use AdvanceMe capital to renovate, purchase new equipment and supplies, fund advertising, manage unexpected expenses and seasonal downturns and free themselves from second mortgage liens and personal guarantees associated with loans. For more information about AdvanceMe’s innovative working capital solution, call toll-free 1-866-838-5097 or visit www.AdvanceMe.com.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
Supporting sponsors of The 2009 American Business Awards include High Performance Technologies Inc., John Hancock, Lifelock, RCN Corporation, Softpro, and Ultimate Software. Media sponsor is the Business TalkRadio Network. Localization partner of the 2009 Stevie Awards is Lionbridge.