Small business expert Denise O’Berry has been named a top “2011 Small Business Influencer.” O’Berry was one of 520 small business leaders nominated for the award of which 100 Champions were chosen.
Small Business Influencer 2011 honors companies, organizations and people who have made a significant meaningful and lasting impact on the North American small business market by providing products widely used by significant numbers of small businesses, influencing significant numbers of small businesses by being a thought leader, or by providing information or services of note to significant numbers of small businesses.
O’Berry has been helping small businesses succeed since 1996. Author of Small Business Cash Flow: Strategies for Making Your Business a Financial Success, O’Berry is a successful consultant, speaker and writer on small business issues. Her tools, resources and to-the-point tips have provided thousands of small business owners the help they need to keep their businesses moving in the right direction.
“What an honor to be nominated as a Small Business Influencer. I’m thrilled to be part of such an esteemed group of small business leaders who help keep the small business engine running.” said O’Berry. “Small business is so important to our country. I see small business owners struggle every day and am amazed at their continued enthusiasm and ability to overcome huge obstacles.”
More than 125,000 votes from the small business community were submitted along with voting from an expert panel of judges to determine this year’s champions. Small Business Influencer 2011 is an initiative of Small Business Trends and Small Biz Technology. The awards were sponsored by BlackBerry, Infusionsoft, and Sage.
All “2011 Small Business Influencers” will be honored at a gala event in New York City on September 13. To learn more about the award, please click here.