Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) August 26, 2014
Star2Star Communications, makers of the World’s Most Scalable Cloud Communications Solution, announced that Star2Star Chief Marketing Officer Michelle Accardi-Petersen was named Business Woman of the Year by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
The Business Women of the Year awards are presented annually to the top business women in the Tampa Bay area. This year marked the 10th anniversary of the awards. A record number of nominations were received for this year's awards, which spanned nine categories. Nominations were narrowed down to 50 finalists by an independent panel of judges. Finalists and winners were acknowledged at an awards gala on Friday, August 22nd. Accardi-Petersen was honored in the “Young” category, which recognizes achievements of women under 40.
“We’re all very proud of Michelle”, said Star2Star CEO Norman Worthington. “She has overseen the rapid expansion of our marketing team while launching several important initiatives that are helping drive Star2Star to new heights.”
Accardi-Petersen is accomplished 20-year marketing veteran, and a world-renowned thought leader on next-generation marketing and communications strategies. She joined Star2Star Communications from CA Technologies, where she spent 16 years in progressive leadership positions, most recently as their head of Digital Marketing.
Founded in 2006 in Sarasota, Florida, Star2Star Communications delivers the World’s Most Complete and Scalable Cloud Communications Solution. Star2Star unifies customers’ voice, video, fax, instant messaging and presence management into a single, easy-to-use system. Star2Star’s award-winning, patent-pending Constellation™ Network overcomes the reliability and quality limitations of other communications technologies.
In the past four years, Star2Star was named to the Forbes Most Promising Companies list, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 twice, and the Inc. 500|5000 four times. Star2Star also recently received Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Award honoring the top private business job creators in the country.
Star2Star Communications solutions are sold through a diversified network of partners that include distributors, master agents, managed service providers and certified installing dealers. Available across North America, Star2Star systems are used by hundreds of thousands of business users, including large national chains with multi-location communications footprints.
Star2Star is a registered trademarks of Star2Star Communications, LLC.