Laura A. Schoppe Receives 2008 Women in Business Award

Apex, NC, August 09, 2008 --( Fuentek, LLC ( has announced that Laura A. Schoppe, president of the firm, was recognized as one of the Triangle’s most successful businesswomen by Triangle Business Journal at the “Women In Business Awards” event on August 6 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Twenty-five women were honored in nine different categories as outstanding leaders who have succeeded in their business professions and remained involved in the Triangle community. Triangle Business Journal received more than 160 nominations for the award, and Schoppe was one of three women to be recognized in the innovation category.

“I am proud to receive this prestigious award in the company of so many incredible businesswomen,” said Schoppe. “Women are a powerful force in the business community, and I am honored to be a part of such an influential sector.”

About Fuentek:
Fuentek, LLC is a consulting firm that provides intellectual property and technology management services. With a specialization in technology commercialization, Fuentek works with a wide variety of clients to identify promising technologies and assist them in converting their ideas and inventions into marketable products. Drawing upon its unique combination of technical, business and commercialization expertise, the firm has helped organizations around the world find the technology they need. Fuentek offers training workshops, guidebooks and instructional Web sites to help clients improve their skills in effectively managing their intellectual property. In 2005 and 2006, recognized Fuentek as one of the top 50 women-owned businesses in North Carolina. The firm is the largest NASA contractor in North Carolina. For more information, please call (919) 303-5874 or visit Fuentek’s Web site at

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