Enterprising Women, the magazine for women business owners, has named Debbie Weaver as a recipient of it’s 2015 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards, an annual tribute to top women entrepreneurs from North America and around the globe. Weaver will be recognized at the 13th Annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards & Conference, March 29-31, 2015 at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA.
The annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognition programs for women business owners. Nominees must demonstrate that they have fast-growth businesses, mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship, and stand out as leaders in their communities. Many honorees also serve as leaders of the key organizations that support the growth of women’s entrepreneurship.
Weaver co-founded St. Louis-based Midwest Litigation Services, a court reporting and trial services provider, in 1988 with her late partner and mentor, Kelly Willis. With 49 full-time employees, 100 independent contractors, and 250 litigation service partners nationwide, Midwest has now expanded to 11 locations throughout Missouri, Kansas and Illinois providing seamless support service, regardless of client locations. Weaver currently serves as the President of the St. Louis Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). The Small Business Administration named Weaver as “Small Business Person of the Year” in 2002 and in 2001 Weaver was selected as one of St. Louis Business Journal’s “Most Influential Business Women”. Weaver also received the prestigious Women’s Justice Enterprise Award from Missouri Lawyers Media in 2010.
“It is an honor to be recognized and included in this incredible group of talented women business owners, entrepreneurs and leaders from throughout the world. I look forward to meeting and networking with my co-honorees at the celebration in March. ”, said Weaver.
About Midwest Litigation Services: Headquartered in St. Louis, with ten additional regional offices and over 250 nationwide affiliates, Midwest Litigation Services provides comprehensive court reporting and transcription services, video conferencing, litigation support and advanced trial/ technology services.
About Enterprising Women Magazine: Enterprising Women magazine headquartered in Cary, NC, is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2015. As the nation’s only women-owned magazine published exclusively for women business owners, Enterprising Women provides a friendly meeting place, a public forum, and an international stage for the critical issues confronting women’s businesses and daily lives, all from the unique perspectives and experiences of entrepreneurial women. To learn more, please visit, www.enterprisingwomen.com or call, 919-362-5151.
For additional information, please contact:
Lisa Herder, Director of Business Development
Midwest Litigation Services, Midwest Trial Services
711 North 11th Street
St. Louis, MO 63101