Barb Kyes of ActionCOACH Named Finalist for Tampa Bay Business Journal Woman of the Year

Barb Kyes is an ActionCOACH firm owner in Pinellas County, Florida.

Tampa Bay, FL, July 15, 2010 --( ActionCOACH is proud to announce that firm owner Barb Kyes has been named a finalist for the Tampa Bay Business Journal Woman of the Year Award for 2010. She is one of nine finalists in the business services category and one of 60 overall finalists culled from over 300 nominees. There will be a winner for each category and an overall winner. They will be announced at a gala at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay on Friday August 20.

Kyes began her career with ActionCOACH in 2007 as a co-founder of ActionCOACH Pinellas where today she is President and Managing Partner. It has been a busy year for Kyes, as far as awards are concerned.

In addition to being named a finalist for the prestigious Tampa Bay Business Journal Woman of the Year, Kyes has also been a finalist for the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Women of Distinction and her ActionCOACH office was also nominated for Business of the Year by the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, an award which was actually won by a company that Kyes’ firm recently coached.

Kyes’ ActionCOACH firm is also consistently ranked as one of ActionCOACH’s Top 10 branches and Kyes herself was named one of the Top 100 coaches in the ActionCOACH organization. Her firm has also experienced an incredible 466% growth in gross profit from this year’s second to third quarter.

Kyes attributes her success to ActionCOACH and the systems set up by Brad Sugars, founder of ActionCOACH, who will be visiting Tampa Bay for his Business is Booming tour on August 31.

“We follow the ActionCOACH system and that’s why we’ve had such great success,” she said recently, “Our strategies lead to greater focus and improved performance, both for our business and the businesses we coach. ActionCOACH works because we walk the talk.”

Barb Kyes brings a wealth of experience and talent to the ActionCOACH team in Pinellas County and as her award heavy 2010 proves, she is being noticed throughout the area.

ActionCOACH is the world’s leader in business and executive coaching. When Brad Sugars, Chairman and Founder, started the company in 1993, it was still in its nascent stages. By franchising the company in 1997, Sugars helped business coaching become more mainstream turning it into the second fastest growing category behind Information Technology. ActionCOACH specializes in coaching small to medium size business as well as executive teams and group coaching.

ActionCOACH is the world’s number one business coaching and executive coaching firm, with more than 1,000 offices in 26 countries. To learn more, go to

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