NAWBO Chapter Presidents Are Ready to Take 2019 By Storm
As soon as the holiday festivities ended and the calendars were turned to 2019, women business owners around the country hit the ground running with new strategies and goals to help take their business to the next level. Continue reading to discover how the following NAWBO chapter presidents plan to make 2019 the best year yet for their business and chapter.
“NAWBO-Philadelphia’s motto for 2018-2019 is Teamwork Makes the Dream Work! We are focused on strategically building our committees to work efficiently and cohesively. We are joining forces with our 501c3 to be more strategic in our efforts to increase our corporate partner’s participation. My company, Parmetech, Inc., will celebrate 28 years in January 2019. We are an office equipment technology solutions provider. We are also focused on having our teams work strategically to build new business opportunities and continue to build a strong foundation within our existing customer base.”
Parmetech Partners with ViewSonic to Deliver Best-in-class Innovative Visual Display and Smart Screen Technology Solutions
Parmetech, Inc. is proud to announce its recent partnership with ViewSonic Corporation, a leading global provider of visual solutions products for 30 years. As an innovator and visionary, ViewSonic keeps the world connected with a portfolio of professional level visual solutions that enhance the way we compute, collaborate, communicate and connect. Their products include LED monitors, interactive commercial displays, touch displays, projectors, thin client, zero client and smart displays.
Parmetech is thrilled to be partnering with Viewsonic which is a NMSDC certified company that shares their dedication to meeting the needs of their customers and delivering value with integrity, entrepreneurial spirit, and teamwork. Through this new partnership, Parmetech is able to offer customers the best in features and technologies for business and education solutions, helping people to work smarter, faster, and more efficiently.
100 Black Men of Philadelphia with the Women Presidents’ Organization Honor Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs
The 100 Black Men of Philadelphia held the 2017 Women of Color Achievement Awards in conjunction with the Women Presidents’ Organization on December 5, 2017.
The mission of the 100 Black Men of America Inc. is to improve the quality of life and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans.
Ten women from the Greather Philadelphia area were honored, including Ana Fernandez-Parmet, President of Parmetech, Inc.
Xerox Establishes Special Recognition for Managed Print Services-Savvy Channel Partners
Xerox has introduced a managed print services (MPS) accreditation program recognizing a select group of channel partners that demonstrate MPS expertise and revenue growth.
Within the Xerox MPS Accreditation Program, Master Elite distinction is the most prestigious level, acknowledging partners that have the greatest business performance and commitment to providing their SMB customers MPS solutions.
Master Elite-accredited Parmetech, Inc., a national reseller of technology hardware, software and related services based in Havertown, Penn., has been a Xerox partner for more than 10 years and is recognized for optimizing its customers’ print environments. Different in its approach from many dealers, Parmetech employs Xerox’s broad MPS portfolio and workflow automation solutions to solve SMB customer problems and reduce paper-laden tasks.
Ana Fernandez-Parmet Honored at 2017 Walnut Club Awards
Founded in 2015 as a non-profit, The Walnut Club is a community of forward-thinking, ambitious and supportive professional women. The Club curates resources, experiences, information and relationships. Members gain access to opportunities, knowledge and networks that foster professional and personal growth. The Walnut Club believes in the power of women helping women, as they champion each other to grow into their highest potential.
Held at the IATSE Ballroom on July 18, 2017, the awards celebration honored the achievements of female CEOs, Executive Directors of non-profits and C-suite executives in the Philadelphia region. Selected from over 100 nominees, Parmetech’s President & CEO Ana Fernandez-Parmet was one of the 42 outstanding women chosen as this year’s Walnut Club Award recipients.
Prestigious Awards Program Recognizes World’s Top Women Entrepreneurs
The annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognition programs for women business owners. To win, 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 of the honorees also serve as leaders of the key organizations that support the growth of women’s entrepreneurship. Ana Fernandez-Parmet was named a 2016 winner in the “over $5 milliion and up to $10 million in annual revenues” category.
Ana Fernandez-Parmet, President of Parmetech Inc., Honored at the 2016 Philadelphia Business Journal Minority Business Leader Awards
The Philadelphia Business Journal hosted the fifth-annual Minority Business Leader Awards honored the Philadelphia region’s top minority business leaders based on their demonstrated professional success and community over the past 12 to 18 months. This year’s nominees were all extremely qualified, making this year’s pool of winners the most competitive and difficult to select in the history of the awards.
Ana Fernandez-Parmet was among the 23 honorees, all of who have experienced dynamic paths to success, obstacles to overcome and unique talents that have made a mark on the Greater Philadelphia business community. Their professional accomplishments, community leadership, philanthropy, as well as awards and milestones, have brought forth quantifiable results in a wide range of industries.
14 Channel Partners Winning Big With Xerox
Xerox Channel Partner Operations (CPO) has created a value proposition that helps Channel partners expand into sources of profitable reveneu by connecting Xerox’s portfolio to their unique solutions so that together they can simplify how work gets done. Xerox provides the tools, but it is how the Channel Partners use them to create innovatie solutions and solve copmlex customer problems that keeps customers coming back.
At the May 2015 Parntering for Excellence Summit, Xerox recognized Channel Partners who went above and beyond – those that paired their tools with their own “special sauce” to do more.
Xerox recognizes channel partners who went above and beyond for their customers
2014 United States Channel Group Awards
– Xerox Authorized Dealer (XAD) of The Year – Mike Parmet, Vice President of Parmetech
Ana Fernandez-Parmet recognized as a 2015 SmartCEO Future 50 Award Winner
The Future 50 Awards program is the largest and most anticipated SmartCEO awards program of the year. This program recognizes the region’s fastest growing, mid-sized companies. These companies represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success.
Among the 2015 winners, chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth, is Ana Fernandez-Parmet, President of Parmetech.
Xerox Names Parmetech Top Reseller in the U.S. for Managed Print Services
This award is a great honor for the Parmetech team, especially with Xerox named as the industry leader in Managed Print Services by leading research firms – Gartner, IDC and Quocirca. We have been growing rapidly with Xerox. We became a Xerox Channel Partner in 2004, reached Platinum status in 2008 and became a Xerox Authorized Dealer Partner in 2013. Since 2009, we have experienced year-over-year growth in our Xerox MPS monthly pages, increasing by a total of 593 percent. Last year, we increased our staff by 40 percent to support our rapidly growing operations and deployments of Xerox’s Document Management Services and Solutions. We look forward to expanding our partnership with Xerox and taking our business to the next level,” said Ana Fernandez-Parmet, president of Parmetech.