Stevies Women in BusinessThe Loughlin/Michaels Group has made the finalist list for two different categories in The Stevie Awards for Women in Business! Donna Michaels, president and founder of the Loughlin/Michaels Group, has been named a finalist for the Best Entrepreneur – Service Businesses – Up to 100 Employees category and the LMGPR Blog, The LMGPR Lounge, has been selected as a finalist for the Blog of the Year category.

The Stevie Awards were created to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and business people worldwide. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business was established in 2004 with the mission to raise the profile of exemplary organizations and individuals among the press, the business community, and the general public.

Donna has been recognized by multiple awards this year including being named one of The 2009 Women of Influence honorees and being named a finalist for The Stevies Awards, American Business Awards, for the Communications, Investor Relations, or PR Executive of the Year. Her leadership and dedication to public relations has fostered a successful agency team. The Loughlin/Michaels Group team has also been honored with three awards this year including earning a Hermes Creative Awards Gold Award, was a small agency runner-up for this year’s PRSourceCode Top Tech Communicators Awards and was recognized for the 2009 Best of San Jose Award in the Public Relations Counselors category by the US Commerce Association.

The entire LMGPR team contributes to our blog and we take great pride in what we post. Each team member brings a unique perspective to the world of public relations and to our agency environment. To be acknowledged as one of the best blogs by The Stevies Awards is a prestigious honor. Thank you to all of our avid readers and congratulations to all the other finalists!