Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 20, 2011
Theresa Ulyatt, President, Smarter Systems, was named a Finalist in the Best Executive – Service Businesses – up to 100 Employees – Computer Services, Software & Technology category in the 8th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word “crowned,” winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Friday, November 11. Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S.A and several other countries are expected to attend. The presentations will be broadcast live on radio in the U.S.A. by the Business TalkRadio Network.
More than 1,300 entries – a record for the competition - were submitted this year for consideration in 75 categories, including Best Executive, Best Entrepreneur, Women Helping Women, and Communications Campaign of the Year. Theresa is a Finalist in the Best Executive – Service Businesses – up to 100 Employees category.
Theresa has extensive experience leading businesses and teams in highly competitive markets. As an advisor and coach to senior leaders within dynamic businesses, Theresa’s roles have centered on leveraging the deep and intrinsic value within an organization’s human capital. Barry Whaling, CEO, Smarter Systems, stated, “This is a tremendous honor, not just for Theresa, but for Smarter Systems. We couldn’t be more proud of Theresa and her accomplishments. She is the exact combination of experienced executive and quality leader that encompasses all that this award represents. The Smarter Systems team is united in congratulating Theresa on this great honor and achievement in her career.”
Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging.
Members of the six final judging committees will select Stevie Award winners from among the Finalists during final judging.
“Women entrepreneurs and executives continue to innovate, excel, and impress,” said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards. “Regardless of general economic conditions, the achievements of women-owned and –run organizations around the world remain high, and are reflected in this year’s impressive body of Finalists.”
Paul Patrick, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Smarter Systems, stated, “Knowing what I know of our Theresa, there are few who qualify more than she does for this award. She exemplifies excellence, creativity and initiative in business, and I am honored to work with her. A big congratulations to Theresa on being a finalist for such a prestigious award.”
Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at http://www.stevieawards.com/women.
About Smarter Systems
Smarter Systems (http://www.smartersys.com) is a leading systems integration company dedicated to providing its clients with custom audio/visual technologies, solutions and services. Based in the Carolinas, Smarter Systems’ partnerships are in the corporate, educational, medical, government and military industries. Smarter Systems specializes in a variety of applications, including conference room technologies, teleconferencing, twenty-first century classrooms and digital signage solutions. Uniquely positioned to best serve your needs, Smarter Systems offers the technical expertise, unmatched service and training, to help you create rooms that drive performance and success with award-winning products that facilitate distinctive moments in the classroom and workplace.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.stevieawards.com.
Sponsors and supporters of the 8th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business (as of October 12) include the Business TalkRadio Network, Coloredge, Infogroup, KeyBank | Key4Women, Melilea International Group of Companies, SDL, and Smart Reader Worldwide.