The Stevie Awards for Women in Business announced today that Ilene Rosoff, CEO of The Launch Pad has been named an award finalist in the category of Best Entrepreneur – Service Business – Up to 100 Employees. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run – worldwide. More than 1,100 entries were submitted this year for consideration. Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word “crowned,” winners will be announced during a gala event in New York City on November 13th.
This has been a year of milestone achievements and recognition for Ilene and The Launch Pad. Named one of America’s fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine, The Launch Pad recently announced its intention to franchise early next year. For over 17 years, The Launch Pad has been providing better technology services to small and mid-sized organizations in Florida and more recently, nationally. Guided by Ilene’s visionary leadership, The Launch Pad’s success is not only marked by it’s own growth, but also the growth and success of it’s clients. With the 2010 franchise launch, The Launch Pad will package the model that has brought it such success and offer it to other technology providers around the country.