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WPO Member Wins 2006 Enterprising Women Of The Year Award

Roz Alford Wins Prestigious Award.

Norcross, GA, February 17, 2006 --( Marsha Firestone, president of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), has announced that WPO member Roz Alford, co-principal of ASAP Staffing, LLC, Norcross, Ga., has received the 2006 Enterprising Women of the Year Award in the category for women who earn over $25 million in annual revenue. The Enterprising Women of the Year Award honors the country's finest women entrepreneurs and their remarkable success. The winners are also recognized as leaders who have had a profound economic impact on their community. Seventeen of this year’s award winners are WPO members.

Alford is founder and co-principal of ASAP Staffing, LLC and works in collaboration with major companies such as Equifax, Scientific Atlanta, Suntrust and BellSouth, providing Information Technology consultants to Fortune 500 companies. Through her philanthropic efforts, Alford has helped start the Partnership Against Domestic Violence to provide positions for battered women within the community. The project has been a successful venture with BellSouth and through the partnership ASAP has been able to provide jobs, insurance, training and clothing to these women.

“This year our members were represented in every category of the Enterprising Women of the Year Awards,” said Firestone. “Roz’s recognition is a tribute not only to her success, but also to her peers in the WPO who together helped her reach farther. We are so proud of her.”

About Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO):
The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) is a membership organization whose members are a diverse group of entrepreneurial women presidents who have guided their businesses to generate at least $2 million in gross annual sales or $1 million for a service-based business. Each WPO chapter of this nonprofit organization serves as a peer advisory group and empowers members to achieve increased business and financial success, as well as individual growth. Local chapters are coordinated by a professional facilitator who organizes meetings of the peer advisory group to focus on important business issues and cutting-edge business trends. The Women Presidents’ Organization is unique in that it connects top women entrepreneurs locally –and internationally – with greater personal and professional success. WPO member businesses have an average of $12 million in annual revenues, 113 employees and 18 years in business. For more information, call 212-688-4114 or visit the Web site at

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 chronicle 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.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
(919) 233-6600 • (919) 233-0300 (fax)
7406-H Chapel Hill Road
Raleigh, NC 27607

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