Brenda Voted One of Top 200 Leading Moms in Business
We are pleased to announce that Brenda has been voted one of the top 200 mompreneur’s in StartupNation’s 2009 Leading Moms in Business Competition. The competition, sponsored by VerticalResponse, recognizes the achievements of mothers running outstanding businesses.
“I am honored to be recognized along with such an extraordinary group of business moms,” said Brenda. “Many of these businesses have inspired me along my journey, and it is my hope that my story will inspire other moms to create a business out of their life’s passion.”
Berg’s involvement in the juvenile products industry has also inspired her passion for children’s product safety. Currently the Vice Chairman of the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) Board of Directors, Berg is also a voting member of two American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) committees; setting safety standards for juvenile products. She also has lobbied on Capitol Hill for more consistent and viable safety standards and spoken to several groups about the importance of product safety standards and certifications. A little known fact compels her to speak out: most products are not regulated by mandatory standards.
“Moms across America were honored in this year’s ranking, showing that they’re capable of starting and running successful businesses while managing to balance family, career, home and self,” said Rich Sloan, co-founder of StartupNation.”Well over 600,000 votes were cast in support of several thousand contestants. What an incredible achievement to be named a winner, and what an inspiration for anyone looking to start their own business.”
StartupNation (www.startupnation.com) launched the first annual Leading Moms in Business Competition in January with the support of VerticalResponse (www.verticalresponse.com) to recognize the achievements of mom entrepreneurs across the US. Winners were selected and ranked according to public votes accumulated from January through March, 2009. The elite 200 win bragging rights, promotional support, and digital winner’s emblems recognizing their achievements as the Leading Moms in Business.