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Local Business Gains National Recognition

March 31, 2011 download pdf

Local Woman-Owned Business Named among Nation’s Top 500, the nation’s leading multicultural business website, announced the Div500, the annual listing of the nation’s top 500 women-owned businesses. Ranging in revenue size from $5 million to over $1 billion, the companies listed on the Div500 represent the nation’s top company’s and challenge the long-held notion that women-owned businesses are small or insignificant.

For the seventh consecutive year, Headworks Inc. received national and local recognition, ranking 403 among the Nation’s Top 500 Women-Owned Businesses (Div500) and 36 among the Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses in Texas (Div100).

“The Div500 companies are the heroes of women-owned business in America,” said Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company that built “These are the women that have conquered the hurdles and made the sacrifices, building and strengthening their communities, providing jobs and helping to keep the fabric of the U.S. economy together.”

Headworks will be honored during a special awards ceremony at the country’s largest conference on diversity education and training, the “11th Annual National Business Awards Ceremony and Conference” held in Washington, D.C. on April 19-21, 2011, hosted by

“This award honors, inspires, and motivates our team, our customers, and the community we serve,” says Michele LaNoue, President and CEO of Headworks Inc., recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in the country.

Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness is the largest organization of diversity-owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. It also produces the country’s largest conference on diversity education and training for major corporations and small business. Its research on top businesses appears in Fortune, Forbes and numerous magazines and media publications.

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