Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 22, 2008
Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women Magazine has announced that Jayne Edison of Office Furniture Innovations is a 2008 Enterprising Women of the Year Award Winner. On a national level Entrepreneur Magazine recognized Jayne as one of the 50 fastest growing woman owned woman led companies in America.
Jayne Started OFI in April of 1999 working from her hall closet. During her first six weeks in business, Jayne won the bid for the Harris County Criminal Justice Center, which is the largest in Texas and the third largest Justice Center in America. In only six years, OFI became the Houston Business Journal's "Fastest Growing Woman-Owned Business in 2006" with a 464.7 percent growth rate in only 12 months. In January of 2007, the Houston Business Journal recognized OFI as the seventh largest office furniture dealership in Houston with over 15 million dollars in sales. Among OFI's accomplishments: the Harris County Criminal, Civil and Juvenile Justice Centers totaling over 40 floors of furniture and the 550,000 sq. ft. Federal Reserve Bank with Michael Graves and Associates, NYC.
OFI's mission statement, "It is not about me, it is about we." We could not have accomplished this without the support of a dedicated staff, the support of our vendors and most of all, our clients, who keep coming back for the best ... OFI!
Enterprising Women of the Year Award honors the country's finest women entrepreneurs and their remarkable success. The award also recognizes winners as leaders who have mentored and given back to other women in business, and have had a profound impact on their communities. Award recipients will be honored at a gala dinner on Feb. 29 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, FL, as part of a three-day celebration held in their honor.
"Our award winners are accomplished entrepreneurs who have earned the respect and admiration of their communities," Smiley said. "This award is a testament to each woman's remarkable accomplishments and we are proud to honor their business success. Every award winner is the president or CEO of a fast-growth company that has gone above and beyond to become a role model for other women in business."
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 chronicles 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. For more information, please visit http://www.enterprisingwomen.com or call 919-362-1551.
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