Phyllis Bergman Wins 2007 Enterprising Women of the Year Award

Englewood, NJ, April 03, 2007 --( Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women Magazine, has announced that Phyllis Bergman, president of Mercury Ring Corporation, is a 2007 Enterprising Women of the Year Award Winner. An active member of her community, Bergman has served on the board of directors of the prestigious Plumb Club, American ORT Federation and the Central Park Conservancy. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Jewelers Board of Trade, the American Gem Society, the Women’s Jewelry Organization and the 24 Karat Club of New York. Bergman is a member of the Women’s Presidents Organization and is a lifetime member of Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass.

The Enterprising Women of the Year Award honors the country's finest women entrepreneurs and their remarkable success. The award recognizes winners as leaders who have mentored and given back to other women in business, and have had a profound impact on their community. Award recipients were honored at a gala dinner on Feb. 23 at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

“Phyllis is an accomplished business leader who has earned the respect and admiration of her community,” said Smiley. “This award is a testament to her remarkable accomplishments, and we are proud to see her honored for her success and business acumen.”

“I am honored to be selected a winner of the 2007 Enterprising Women of the Year Award,” said Bergman. “Women business leaders are a powerful force in the business world, and I am excited to be a part of such an influential sector.”

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 or call (919) 362-1551.

About Mercury Ring Corporation:
Proudly taking its place as one of the remaining family-owned jewelry manufacturing companies, Mercury Ring was founded in 1944 and is currently operated by both the second and third generations of the Bergman family. The key to its longevity and success is flexibility, the ability to change with the times and reinvent its product line according to market trends. Another is output: a bridal collection that began with nine three-stone engagement rings and now boasts more than 700 designs! Giving a contemporary spin to the "We Do It Your Way" philosophy, Mercury Ring bases many of its designs on customers' requests, offering a variety of choices with every purchase. These include a mix and match of interchangeable ring components; combinations of metals; and a choice of size, price, and shape of diamonds. Mercury Ring's professionalism is reflected in every facet of the company's operation, from craftsmanship to customer service. For more information visit or call (201) 569-1070.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.

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Patty Briguglio