Awards reception recognizes top female entrepreneurs for their exceptional business acumen and ability to both influence and inspire within their respective industries
|Award recipients, 100 Black Men of South Florida representatives, Women President's Organization representatives and event sponsors. |
MIAMI, FL -- 100 Black Men of South Florida, Inc. (100BMSF), in partnership with the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), gathered on November 11 at the Law Offices of Bilzin Sumberg to honor 24 of South Florida’s most outstanding women leading successful businesses and nonprofits for the 2015 Women of Color Achievement Awards. Sponsored by UPS, CEO Space International and Xtreme Solutions, Inc., the event included a lively cocktail reception, hors d'oeuvres and gift bag items courtesy of Women in Business and the event’s sponsors.
"The 24 distinguished women honored with the 2015 Women of Color Achievement Award are all inspirational and exemplary role models for women in entrepreneurship and business everywhere. Their tremendous accomplishments are representative of the increasing impact women of color are making in the world of business,” said Stephen Hunter Johnson, President of the 100Black Men of South Florida.
All award recipients were identified by the 100BMSF in conjunction with the Miami chapter of the WPO. The selection criteria included successful operation of a woman-owned or led business that has reached annual revenues of at least $2 million for product-based businesses, or $1 million for service-based businesses. All companies have provided an increase in employment opportunities on a local, regional and national level and have significantly strengthened the economy.
Congratulations to the 2015 award recipients:
Ana Alleguez* - Alleguez Architecture Inc.
Jacqueline Butler* - Greater Miami Caterers, Inc.
Kristin Campbell - 40 Sports & Entertainment
Michelle Delancy - Hamilton Miller & Birthisel
Kathy Eggleston - Avenue of the Arts Executive Suites
Nakeitha Felder - Waist Gang
Adrian Foster - Foster Construction
Ramona Hall - Phillips Consulting Group
Garrie Harris - Alpha 1 Staffing
Gerri Lazarre - TriMerge Financial
Alejandra Leibovich* - How to Manage a Small Law Firm
Traci Lynn - Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry
Natasha Mayne - Maybe Law Group
Suzan McDowell - Circle of One Marketing
Angela Messam - Messam Construction
Jennifer Miller - Hamilton Miller
Bernadette Morris - Sonshine Communications
Burnadette Norris-Weeks - Austin Pammies Norris Weeks
Ann Pope - Ann Pope Consulting
Ania Rodriguez* - Key Lime Interactive, LLC
Michele Sutton* - Sutton Ferneries Inc.
Carol Ann Taylor - Miami to Go
Evie Weddle - Q-Logistix
Maria Wizel - Wizel Moreno