I have been in the healthcare industry for my entire professional career.
Garden City, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2015
NAPW honors Mary Anne Hawrylak, OTR, CCM, Founder / President of Kingstree Group, Inc., as a 2014-2015 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Hawrylak is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and low 200 Local Chapters.
“I have been in the healthcare industry for my entire professional career,” said Ms. Hawrylak, who began working in pediatric OT after graduating from Temple University. Her responsibilities grew over time to include adult patients with brain injuries. She eventually decided to enter the insurance / cost containment arenas. She is the Founder / President of The Kingstree Group, Inc., a disability management firm serving clients in all 50 states that focuses on achieving positive outcomes and meaningful savings for its clients.
Since its founding in 1998, The Kingstree Group, Inc. has distinguished itself by offering early intervention and medical triage as standard practice, ensuring workers’ compensation costs are cut, programs are managed and loss ratios improved. The company's recent recognition as a SmartCEO 100 Best-Run Company bySmartCEO magazine is testament to the success of Ms. Hawrylak's vision. “When we began to see very large competitors trying to duplicate our model and emulate our business practices, we knew we were on the right track,” she said in an article in the magazine.
Ms. Hawrylak also shares ownership of a national translation company and a teen travel business. She recently helped her daughter in her inaugural efforts to launch her own brand, including international travel, fashion, jewelry and skin care. Additionally, she consults with the International Wellness Clinic in suburban Philadelphia on their anti-aging practice and natural skin and hair care lines.
Awards & Accomplishments: B.A., Temple University, Occupational Therapy; National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO); National Association for Female Executives (NAFE); Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC); development and expansion of the Young Friends Initiative
NAPW's mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.