NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kristina McCoobery, Managing Partner at inVNT, a global brand communications agency that creates and produces experiences for some of the world’s largest companies and trade associations, has been awarded the Gold STEVIE® for Female Entrepreneur of the Year. The award honors women who have affected positive change in their company and industry.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives and employees in the workplace. The 2014 awards received entries from over 22 countries.
Nicknamed the Stevie’s for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners on Friday evening during a dinner event attended by more than 400 people at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. The presentations were broadcast live across the U.S. and simulcast around the world, by Biz Talk Radio, and will be featured in a television special on Biz TV this January.
Kristina McCoobery brings over 20 years of experience to her work at inVNT, a global brand communications agency that creates remarkable moments that stir emotions, challenge convention, mindsets, competitors and the market. inVNT’s leading revenue generator since the company’s inception in 2008, McCoobery boasts an impressive track record of securing high-profile projects for the agency. She has managed and led teams producing programs for Fortune 100 and 500 companies such as PepsiCo, SC Johnson, Subway, Merck and Genentech. Her work has been recognized globally for numerous awards and accolades.
In 2013, McCoobery also assumed the role of head of operations at inVNT, and is presently responsible for implementing all strategic and business objectives, maintaining the company’s strong values, unique culture and ambitious vision. One of McCoobery’s greatest joys and accomplishments is her role as coach and mentor to inVNT’s next generation. She has contributed in no small measure to the 98 percent staff retention rate, which is a testament to her commitment and values.
“A truly formidable female leader and colleague, Kristina tirelessly drives results and has proved instrumental in moving our agency forward,” says Scott Cullather, Global Managing Partner, inVNT. ”We are delighted that she has been recognized amidst such impressive company, and wish to congratulate all the nominees.”
“In the 11 years of the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, we have never had as many impressive women entrepreneurs, organizations, and executives nominated as we did in 2014. Their stories of success and innovation will be an inspiration to women around the globe who dream of starting and growing a business and making a difference,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. “We congratulate all of this year’s Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners for their achievements.”
Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.
inVNT collaborates with brands and organizations to launch products, build brand allegiance, strengthen relations, create demand and align organizations with target audiences worldwide. Clients include PepsiCo, Merck, Grant Thornton, General Motors, Subway, ESPN, the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). inVNT’s offices are strategically located in New York, London, Washington, D.C., Detroit, San Francisco and Laguna Beach.
For more information, visit www.invnt.com.