Women President Organization
Women President Organization

Women Presidents’ Organization Members Win National Award

New York, NY, March 15, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Marsha Firestone, Ph.D., president and founder of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), has announced that 20 of the 44 winners of the 2007 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards are WPO members. The Enterprising Women of the Year awards are an annual tribute to North America's top women entrepreneurs by Enterprising Women magazine. The three-day tribute will be held at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Feb. 22-24.

The WPO winners include: Sepi Asefnia, SEPI Engineering Group, Inc.; Phyllis Bergman, Mercury Ring Corporation; Linda Bi, Chicago Expert Importers; Michelle Bunting, Horizon Pediatric Systems, Inc.; Annie L. Burton-Byrd, Signature Management & Realty, LLC; R. Yvonne Campos, Campos Inc.; Lynne Marie Finn, Superior Staff Resources, Inc.; Judith Flynn, Kevco Electric, Inc.; Naomi Glaser, Computer Car; Lee Ann Howard, Howard & O’Brien Associates; Julia Klein, C.H. Briggs; Patricia A. Laus, The Atlantic Club; Manuela Marcheggiani, Isomers Laboratories; Betsy Mordecai, MorEvents Inc.; Tina Rierson, QMF Metal & Electronic Solutions, Inc.; Taryn Rose, Taryn Rose International; Leslie Saunders, Leslie Saunders Insurance; Valerie Shondel, Selecto-Flash, Inc.; Susan Wilson Solovic, SBTV – Small Business Television; Shelly Sun, BrightStar Healthcare and BrightStar Franchising.

“It is a great honor to have so many members be recognized with this national award,” said Firestone. “This highlights the continuing significant presence and economic impact of our members among leading women entrepreneurs in their communities.”

About Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO):
The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) locally and internationally connects top women entrepreneurs at the million and multimillion-dollar level ($2 million in gross annual sales or $1 million for service-based business) for greater personal and professional success. In monthly meetings across the US and Canada, chapters composed of 20 accomplished women presidents from diverse industries and backgrounds invest time and energy in themselves and their businesses to drive their corporations to the next level. For more information, call 212-688-4114 or visit http://www.womenpresidentsorg.com.

About Enterprising Women Magazine:
Enterprising Women, headquartered in Cary, NC, 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 http://www.enterprisingwomen.com or call 919-362-1551.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.

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Patty Briguglio