AMERICAN LASER CENTERS’ DR. KATHLEEN GILMORE NAMED FINALIST in the ANNUAL STEVIE® AWARDS FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS
October 21, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsFarmington Hills, Mich. – October 21, 2007 – Dr. Kathleen Gilmore, corporate medical director and vice president of American Laser Centers, was named a finalist in the Best Executive – Service Businesses – up to 2,500 Employees category in the fourth annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, presented by Infiniti.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as “the business world’s own Oscars.” (New York Post, April 27, 2005).
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word “crowned,” winners will be announced during a gala event at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Monday, November 12. Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S. and several other countries are expected to attend.
More than 800 entries were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories, including Best Executive, Best Entrepreneur, and Best Community Involvement Program. American Laser Centers is a finalist in the Best Executive – Service Businesses – up to 2,500 Employees category.
Dr. Gilmore has been recognized for her achievements as corporate medical director and vice president of American Laser Centers. Her recent accomplishments include the responsibility for training 800 laser technicians in more than 220 clinics nationwide performing more than 70,000 treatments per month and the development the company’s treatment safety protocol. In 2007, American Laser Centers was ranked No. 403 on the 2007 Inc. 500 list for fastest growing small companies in the United States and was also ranked the No. 1 fastest growing company in Detroit by Crain’s Detroit Business.
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.
“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.”
“Dr. Gilmore is a significant asset to our organization and this honor cements her status as a leading woman executive in our industry,” said Rich Morgan, CEO of American Laser Centers. “On behalf of the whole American Laser Centers team, we are thrilled Dr. Gilmore has been recognized for her professional efforts.”
Details about The Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/women.
About American Laser Centers
Headquartered in Farmington Hills, Mich., American Laser Centers is the largest and most successful laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation and cellulite reduction therapy company in the country. American Laser Centers offers clients laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation and cellulite reduction therapy treatments using state-of-the-art-technology under a doctor-supervised regimen. American Laser Centers is proud to offer the industry’s only written two-year guarantee for laser hair removal.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
Infiniti is the presenting sponsor of The 2007 Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Supporting sponsor is JetBlue. Media sponsor is Pink magazine. The Business TalkRadio Network will broadcast the ceremonies live nationwide.
Infiniti offers a full-line of luxury performance automobiles, including the G Coupe and Sedan, the M luxury performance sedan, FX premium crossover SUV, the QX full-size luxury SUV, and the upcoming EX luxury crossover inspired by coupe design. More information about Infiniti and its Total Ownership Experience can be found at www.Infiniti.com