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Shell Brodnax and RESA Named as Stevie Award Finalist

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Author: Staging Career Center-Shell Brodnax (4 Articles)

Shell Brodnax President/CEO-RESA®, Staging Career Center Staging & Design Network Home Staging Industry Leader of the Year 2011 Stevie Award Finalists Best Executive Finalist 2010 Stevie Award Finalist Best Executive 2009 Central Valley Women’s Council of REALTORS® Business Woman of the Year 2007


 Stevie Award Winners to Be Announced in New York on November 13

Valley Springs, CA October 15th    Shell Brodnax, President/CEO of the Real Estate Staging Association® (RESA®) The trade association for professional home stagers was named as Finalist in the Best Executive – Non-Profit or Government – Up to 100 Employees category in the 6th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. More than 1,100 entries were submitted this year for consideration in 54 categories, including Best Executive, Best Entrepreneur, and Best Community Involvement Program.   


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 world’s premier business awards.

Stevie FinalistNicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word “crowned,” winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York on Friday, November 13.  Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S.A and several other countries are expected to attend.   The presentations will be broadcast live on radio in the U.S.A. by the Business TalkRadio Network.

“Many people have worked very hard at RESA® to grow our association and bring legitimacy to the Real Estate Staging Industry. I am very excited and an honored to be a finalist in the Stevie Awards, however I could not do what I do without the support of thousands of people that believe in RESA®.   This award is for every single member of RESA that has given their time, ideas and volunteerism in order to make RESA® what we are today. ” said Shell Brodnax President/CEO RESA®. 

Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging. Members of the Awards’ Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs will 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.” 

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 Shell Brodnax

Shell Brodnax is the President/CEO of The Real Estate Staging Association, the member run trade organization for professional real estate (home) stagers in North America. Shell is President of the Staging Career Center a service that provides business coaching to home stagers and she also offers business consulting and coaching through Shell Brodnax Consulting for small businesses outside of the real estate industry. For more information on Shell Brodnax or RESA contact Shell Brodnax or visit the RESA Web sites at www.RealEstateStagingAssociation.com   www.StagingCareerCenter.com www.ShellBrodnax.com or call 800-201-8687 or 209 623 5809.

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 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring organizations 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.

Sponsors of the 6th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business (as of October 9) include the Business TalkRadio Network, Covario, Inc., and KeyBank.

 Other Finalists Are

Best Executive – Non-Profit or Government – Up to 100 Employees
Leigh Ann Pusey, President and CEO, American Insurance Association, Washington, DC
Jaime Lyons, Senior Interactive Producer, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Farhana Huq, Founder and CEO, C.E.O. Women, Oakland, CA
Tanya Rodriguez, President, Frank Ski Kids Foundation, Atlanta, GA
Vikki Spruill, President and CEO, Ocean Conservancy, Washington, DC
Karen Meades, President, Ottawa Health Services Network Inc., Ottawa, ON Canada
Shell Brodnax, President/CEO, Real Estate Staging Association, Valley Springs, CA
Suzanne DiBianca, Chief Service Officer, Executive Director, and co-founder, salesforce.com Foundation, San Francisco, CA
Lesia Bates Moss, President, Seedco Financial, New York, NY
Julie Abrams, CEO, Women’s Initiative, Fremont, CA

Best Overall Company of the Year – Service Businesses – up to 100 Employees – All Other Industries
Camp Bow Wow, Boulder, CO
FoodnTable, Seoul, South Korea
KESDEE Inc., San Diego, CA
MAC Presents, Nashville, TN
PetRays Veterinary Telemedicine Consultants, The Woodlands, TX
PK Walsh, Needham, MA
ProTrials Research, Inc., Mountain View, CA
Real Estate Staging Association, Valley Springs, CA
Serenity Hospice & Palliative Care, Phoenix, AZ