Elaine Buxton Named 2010 Enterprising Woman of the Year

Cary, NC, March 31, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Confero, Inc. (www.conferoinc.com), a national customer experience measurement firm, has announced that Elaine Buxton, president, has been named a 2010 Enterprising Woman of the Year by Enterprising Women magazine. This award honors women business owners who have demonstrated that they have fast-growth businesses, mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship, and stand out as leaders in their communities. Many of the award recipients are also leaders in key organizations that support the growth of women’s entrepreneurship. Buxton won in the category of a business with between $1 million and $5 million in annual sales revenue. Winners were recognized at an awards celebration March 17-19 at the Marriott Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami.

“I am honored to be named a 2010 Enterprising Woman of the Year,” said Buxton. “Women business leaders are a powerful force, and I am humbled that my achievements are considered worthy to join this influential list. I thank Enterprising Women for this recognition, and for their continuous support of women’s entrepreneurship.”

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- Buxton was named as a 2009 Woman Extraordinaire honoree, distinguishing her as a leader, innovator, problem solver and inspiration to other business women in the Research Triangle region.

- In 2010, Buxton was elected president of the Mystery Shopping Providers Association (www.mysteryshop.org) board of directors. Additionally, she was elected to the Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina board of directors.

- Buxton is an Enterprising Women Advisory Board member. As a Board member, she provides advice to the publication’s staff to tailor the publication to meet the needs of entrepreneurial women.

About Confero, Inc. Customer Experience Research:
Confero, Inc. is a national customer experience measurement firm dedicated to helping clients provide outstanding service to their customers. The firm offers customer service mystery shopping evaluations, customer brand support services, customer satisfaction research, and employee incentive and recognition programs. Serving all of the United States and Canada, Confero utilizes more than 130,000 independently contracted mystery shoppers who provide accurate, objective feedback to help companies identify competitive opportunities and increase customer service accountability throughout their organizations. In 2009, Confero was ranked on Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 list, distinguishing the firm as one of the nation’s top 5,000 fastest-growing businesses. In addition, Confero ranked No. 51 on a 2009 Top 100 N.C. Small Businesses list. For more information, call (800) 326-3880 or visit www.conferoinc.com.

About Enterprising Women Magazine:
Enterprising Women 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. For more information, please visit www.enterprisingwomen.com or call (919) 362-1551.

Jill Mastrangelo
MMI Public Relations
(919) 233-6600

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