Movista COO and co-founder, April Seggebruch, was named today as the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Entrepreneur of the Year - Retail category in The 18th Annual American Business Awards®.
The American Business Awards are the USA’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the United States are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
Nicknamed “the Stevies” for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be virtually presented to winners during a live event on Wednesday, August 5.
More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year and App of the Year, among others. Seggebruch was nominated in the Entrepreneur of Year category for Retail.
More than 230 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners. “It’s clear that April is dedicated not only to her company and product, but to her employees as well, making her business accomplishments even more admirable,” said one of the judges.
“She is a visionary leader that has developed a successful business, strong culture and also gives back to nurture the next generation.”
“Movista is celebrating our 10th year in business this month,” said Stan Zylowski, co-founder and CEO of Movista. “We’ve learned and changed so much in a decade. April’s partnership, championship attitude, willingness to learn and natural talent for problem solving have helped build a solid foundation for our business. It’s what makes us who we are. She makes us great.”
“Despite the toughest business conditions in memory, American organizations continue to demonstrate their commitment to innovation, creativity and bottom-line results,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Gallagher. “This year’s Stevie-winning nominations are full of inspiring stories of persistence, ingenuity, resourcefulness and compassion. We celebrate all of their stories and look forward to showcasing them during our virtual awards ceremony on August 5.”
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