Garden City, NY (PRWEB) December 16, 2014
NAPW honors Ann A. Gierkowski as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. She 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 nearly 300 Local Chapters.
As Owner of Artann Express, Inc., a trucking and transportation company headquartered in Chicago, Ms. Gierkowski, who has an M.B.A. from Ashford University, expertly manages the day-to-day operations of the business. From logistics and scheduling to sales, staffing and finance, she has used the business skills she has honed throughout her professional career to expertly lead a company, helping it to become a force in the industry.
Established in 2006, Artann Express provides transportation services throughout the country. Using state-of-the-art refrigeration technology, the trucking company has the ability to safely transfer products such as fresh produce, meats, cheeses and pastries that need to be kept frozen and cold during transport for long periods of time. The company is known for its commitment to quality and its ability to transfer goods in a timely and reliable manner.
Ms. Gierkowski has been instrumental in building upon Artann Express’s excellent reputation and has grown the company’s fleet to more than 20 refrigerated trucks and trailors. She looks forward to overseeing the company’s expansion as it continues to service the entire continental US.
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.