NAWBO Houston's Woman Business Owner of the Year names Danya McIntyre Bogart as Finalist

October 25, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
HOUSTON, TX, October 25, 2011 2011 marks the 18th Annual Woman Business Owner of the Year Gala sponsored by the Greater Houston Chapter of NAWBO. WBOY is not about the size of the business, but the passion of the woman running the business! NAWBO takes pride in the fact that this is the only award given to women business owners by women business owners!

NAWBO works in conjunction with other organizations that represent women interests on the work environment such as WBEA and WBENC to create this year list. From the original the list of 20 candidates 10 finalist were choucen by the Greater Houston Chapter of NAWBO board of directors.

This year represents another strong field of women business owners and entrepreneurs. Houston hosts a dynamic business environment that fosters opportunities for all companies of all sizes and industries to grow and develop their businesses. The women business owners represented on this year's list embody the heart, soul and determination necessary to overcome recent economic challenges and still build their respective businesses.

"Since the beginning, the American entrepreneur has been characterized for being able to make their ideas come to life. These ladies are the embodiment of the American entrepreneurial spirit, they are out in the field everyday making things happen" said Lee Youngblood, Partner of McIntyre Youngblood Recruiting. These firms run by women are strong, emerging businesses that are creating jobs, goods and services in our local communities."

Lee also said "Danya is a clear example of what women today are capable of, she is not only a vital part of MYRecruting but she is also raising a beautiful family. Please join me in wishing Danya the best of luck in this year's WBOY awards."

Please join the celebration on Thursday, October 27, 2011
6:00 pm - Cocktails and Silent Auction
7:00 pm - Dinner and Program
The Houston Club, 811 Rusk Street

2011 WBOY Finalists:
Amberly Allen - Direct Innovations
Danya Bogart - McIntyre Youngblood Recruiting, LLC
Merill Bonarrigo - Messina Hof
Samina Farid - Merrick Systems
Julie Marie Irvin - Keystone Resources
Shelena Lalji - Dr. Shel Wellness & Medical Spa
Susie Murray - Susie Murray & Associates
Vicky Reynolds - Customized Concepts
Megan Salch - Tell Your Tale, LLC
Susan St. Germain - TransProject LLC

ABOUT - NAWBO is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries; and boasts over 7000 members and 80 chapters across the country. With far-reaching clout and impact, NAWBO is a one-stop resource to propelling women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.

ABOUT McIntyre Youngblood Recruiting, LLC, is an equal opportunity employer specializing in direct hire employment and temporary staffing of accounting, finance, legal, administrative and information technology (IT) professionals in Houston, Dallas and New Orleans. With 30 plus years of experience we are able to provide experienced candidates at all levels including management consulting. MYRecruiting is a certified Woman Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) and HUB qualified. McIntyre Youngblood Recruiting, LLC was named to Louisiana's Top Business List for 2009 and 2011by as a top emerging business.