Dallas, TX, March 20, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Marsha Firestone, president and founder of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), has announced that Laurie Sprouse, president of Ultimate Ventures, Inc, was named Office Depot’s “Businesswomen of the Year” at the Success Strategies for Businesswomen conference held on Feb. 27 at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Dallas, Texas. The awards are presented to women who demonstrate outstanding leadership within the community, business or respective association. The winners are selected by Office Depot and a panel of distinguished women’s associations. WPO is a nonprofit membership organization for a diverse group of women presidents who have guided their businesses to at least $2 million in gross annual sales or $1 million for a service-based business.
“I am proud to see Laurie receive this award and be a part of such inspiring women,” said Firestone. “These awards highlights the 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.
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