Proforma Owners Named Business Award Finalists
Gidget Tracy and Holly Ambrose, owners of Proforma businesses, were named finalists in the 2007 Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Nicknamed “Stevies” for the Greek word for “crowned,” winners will be announced during a gala event at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, on Monday, Nov. 12.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business recognize the accomplishments of women executives and business owners on an international stage. The awards are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards, and were hailed as “the business world’s own Oscars” by the New York Post in April, 2005. This year, more than 800 entries were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories.
“Being named a finalist in The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an important achievement,” said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards. “It means that independent business executives have agreed that the nominee is worthy of recognition. We congratulate all of the finalists on their achievement and wish them well in the competition.” Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging. Members of the awards’ Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs select Stevie Award winners from among the finalists during final judging.
Tracy is a finalist in the FastestGrowing Company of the Year category. She is co-owner and vice president of Proforma TCT Promotions, Houston, as well as a member of the Proforma Million Dollar Club and a new member of the Proforma Multi-Million Dollar Club. Tracy and her husband previously owned an independent promotional products distributorship and opened Proforma TCT Promotions in 2005.
Holly Ambrose is a finalist in the Technology Innovator of the Year category.
Ambrose has been president and owner of Proforma Global Printing & Design Solutions, Baltimore, since 2004. She has 15 years experience in the print industry and specializes in technology solutions.