National Association of Professional Women Inducts Donna J. Schwarzbach, Owner of Blackbrook Associates, Property Management, Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Donna J. Schwarzbach selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

I'm pleased to recognize Donna with this important honor. Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Donna J. Schwarzbach as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. NAPW is the nation's leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 700,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

"I'm pleased to recognize Donna with this important honor,” says NAPW President Star Jones. “Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.”

“I got my start in the real estate industry 45 years ago,” said Donna J. Schwarzbach of Blackbrook Associates located in Ben Lomond, California. She learned the ins and outs of real estate from her mentor and realtor husband Eric E. Schwarzbach, Founder of Blackbrook Associates.

Seven years after joining her husband’s business, Ms. Schwarzbach obtained her real estate license as it was experiencing exponential growth. Today, Blackbrook Associates has become a provider of world-class property management service to the Santa Cruz County’s unincorporated areas known as Santa Cruz Mountains and the San Lorenzo Valley townships.

After her husband’s passing in 2009, Ms. Schwarzbach vowed to continue in the mission to always keep the client’s needs in front of everything else - with integrity, ethics and attention to details.

Awards & Accomplishments: California OREA Real Estate Appraiser, 1978-1987- Member of Grievance Committee -Chairperson-Santa Cruz Association of Realtors, 1978-1982-Board of Directors Santa Cruz Association of Realtors, 1966-1987-Founding Member of Ben Lomond Business Association


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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.

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