New York, NY, October 23, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) will honor its members at its 10th Anniversary Gala at the Beaux Arts landmark St. Regis Hotel in midtown New York on Wednesday, Nov. 7. WPO members, sponsors, partners and board members will attend the event in celebration of the organization’s growth from a single 20-member chapter in New York City to approximately 1,100 members and 72 chapters coast-to-coast and in Canada. The Entrepreneur of the Decade award will be unveiled at the event, and the following members will be honored:
Kay Phillips, Platinum I & Minneapolis I, ATEK Medical Manufacturing LLC for The Most Successful Turn Around
New York I for The First Chapter
Amy Langer, Minneapolis I, Salo LLC for WPO Fastest Growth
Sarah Bates, Michigan, Platinum II & Zenith, New Technology Steel for Success in a Non-Traditional Industry Award
Leslie Meingast, Vancouver, The Personnel Department for Global Growth
Amy Castranova, Rochester, Novatek Communications, Inc. for Rising Star
Toronto I for The First International Chapter
Marilyn Weber, San Antonio, Deaf Interpreter Services, Inc. for Innovation
Columbus Chapter for The Women Empowering Women Community Service Award
Paula Le Duc, San Francisco I, Paula Le Duc Fine Catering for Reaching Farther Together Award
The WPO, a nonprofit membership organization which has experienced rapid growth since its inception, was formed 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. Local WPO chapters are coordinated by a professional facilitator and meet monthly to share business expertise and experience in a confidential and collaborative setting.
“We are proud and very excited to be able to honor our outstanding members,” said Marsha Firestone, president and founder of the Women Presidents’ Organization. “Our members reflect our growth as an organization, as well as the growth of women presidents around the world. We are pleased to be able to celebrate our members’ exceptional achievements.”
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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