|By Marketwired .||
|June 18, 2014 11:00 AM EDT||
COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwired - June 18, 2014) - The National Association of Women Business Owners Orange County (NAWBO-OC), the premier organization for Orange County women business owners, today announced the names of the three outstanding business women who will be honored at the organization's 2014 Remarkable Women Awards Gala.
The three business women, who will be officially recognized at the dinner and awards ceremony on Thursday, October 16, 2014, are:
- Jeannie Lawrence, founder and president of Rancho Las Lomas, for Lifetime Achievement;
- Linda Kang, founder and president of KoreL Design Tiles, for Business Owner of the Year;
- Mahyar Ghassemian, founder and CEO of Ghassemian Law Group, APC, for Entrepreneur to Watch.
"This year's honorees perfectly exemplify the spirit of the Remarkable Women Awards," said Dee Elliott, incoming president, NAWBO Orange County. "Not only are they accomplished business women who have each founded and grown successful companies, they are committed to giving back through community and philanthropic involvement. In every aspect of their lives, these women are indeed remarkable."
"Every year, the most inspirational moments at the Remarkable Women Awards are when our honorees share their stories," added Penny Fox, NAWBO-OC 2014 Remarkable Women Awards Chair. "Our 2014 honorees have overcome obstacles, defied odds, survived and thrived on their respective journeys. From living with Bengal tigers to launching the first online sales of designer tiles through Costco, to combining physics and law to focus on the complex scientific and legal issues of large construction companies, our honorees' stories promise to move and inspire all who attend this year's awards."
Jeannie Lawrence, owner of Rancho Las Lomas, shares 32 acres of pristine orange groves and rose gardens with three Bengal tigers, two servals, two baby zebras, alpacas, koi and exotic birds. Well known for its lush grounds, historic architecture, and menagerie of wildlife, the ranch is one of Southern California's most sought-after special events locations, hosting over 150 events each year. Jeannie sits on the advisory board of The Rancho Las Lomas Wildlife Foundation, which creates educational programs for many local children's organizations.
Passionate about creating beautiful living and work spaces through great coverings and finishes, Linda Kang founded KoreL Design Tiles in 2006. Combining her education in business with her passion for creativity and art, Linda, sole owner of KoreL Design Tiles, designs and manages the manufacturing of tiles made from stone, metal, glass, ceramic, porcelain, wood, mirror, cement and more. Clientele include architects, designers, distributors, dealers, homeowners, and big box corporations including Lowes. In addition, KoreL was the first company to sell decorative tiles online when she launched a program with Costco in June 2006. Committed to serving and educating women and children in disadvantaged situations, Linda is actively involved in a number of charitable organizations including Kid Works and Orange County Rescue Mission.
Mahyar Ghassemian is the founder and CEO of Ghassemian Law Group, APC, a boutique law firm that focuses on construction, business and personal injury law. In addition to her law degree, Mahyar has a Master's degree in physics, which uniquely qualifies her to deal with construction issues that are heavily dependent upon expert analysis and testimony. Following tenures with several notable Los Angeles and Orange County law firms, Mahyar established her own firm in October 2011. Her philosophy of competence, integrity and compassion has allowed her firm to recognize substantial growth in the first three years. Mahyar gives back through her involvement with The Child Foundation, Women Helping Women, and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation, among others.
Remarkable Women Awards
The 2014 Remarkable Women Awards will be held Thursday, October 16 at the Irvine Marriott, and organizers expect more than 600 attendees at this year's event. Cocktails and silent auction begin at 5:00 p.m., with dinner and awards presentation from 6:30-8:30 p.m., and dancing immediately following until 10:00 p.m. Ticket prices ranges from $90 - $100 with tables starting at $900. Tickets can be purchased online at nawbo-oc.org or by calling 714-630-2983. Proceeds from the Remarkable Women Awards help support NAWBO-OC initiatives. For more information, please visit http://www.nawbo-oc.org/events/remarkable-women/
Founded in 1991, the National Association of Women Business Owners-Orange County (NAWBO-OC) is dedicated to providing business and professional development, informational resources, educational programs and workshops, networking and strategic relationships for nearly 300 members. NAWBO-OC is committed to empowering, encouraging and developing women-owned businesses by positioning its members for profits, power and the passionate pursuit of excellence. Visit www.nawbo-oc.org.
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