Moms in Business Unite Conference Announces Award Finalists

The Moms in Business Unite Conference announced the finalists for its Mompreneur grant and My Man of the Year award, both of which will be presented at the September 15 event.

San Diego, CA, September 09, 2010 --( The 2010 Moms in Business Unite Conference, offering an array of opportunities to enhance the professional and personal lives of women in business, today announced the finalists for the Mompreneur grant and My Man of the Year award. The women vying for the Best New Product award, who will participate in the New Inventor Showcase at the September 15 event, were announced last week.

“We received nominations from all over the country, but these awards focus on San Diego, so all the finalists are local,” said Randa Cote, founder of SPE Solutions and Moms in Business Unite chairwoman. “We’ll be announcing the winners during the evening reception, which will be a festive way to wrap up the day of education.”

Congratulations go out to these award finalists:
Mompreneur Grant (awarded to a mom business owner with an innovative business idea who’s in need of capital to take her business to the next level): Danielle Couch, Painted Pals; Golsa Soraya, Sisters Wellness; Jennifer Humora, Mom2Mom Marketing; Jill Leech, Potty Tots, LLC; Kristi Nardini, Tazzini; Lisa Garcia-Ruiz, The Grant Hunter; Lucinda Cross, Corporate Mom Dropouts

My Man of the Year Award (presented to a man who truly makes a difference in a working mom’s life through inspiration, support and a proactive willingness to be an equal partner): Gabriel Kesselman (nominated by Jennie Kesselman, Kesselman Acupuncture); Greg Leech (Jill Leech, Potty Tots, LLC); Tom Nardini (Kristi Nardini, Tazzini); Gord Wildman (Rae Majors-Wildman, All the Way Success, Inc.)

Pre-registration for the second annual event, which will take place at the University of San Diego Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, will end on September 10. Onsite registration will be available at a higher rate. Learn more and register at

About Moms in Business Unite
The Moms in Business Unite Conference is the vision of five women entrepreneurs who united to empower and educate the growing number of women in business. The annual event, inaugurated in 2009, provides business education and solutions for establishing a balanced work and family life by bringing together accomplished instructors, relevant life and business topics, and a truly unique learning environment. It helps women and mom business owners pursue their entrepreneurial dreams by providing tools, resources, and guidance through the various stages of business ownership. Learn more at

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