Mixtroz Wins Women’s Business Enterprise Council South Rising Star Awardby Greater Diversity News August 9, 2019
Birmingham, Alabama – On Wednesday, July 31, Mixtroz was presented with the Rising Star Award by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC) South at their recent Power Luncheon. Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC) South is a regional partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the largest certifier of women-owned businesses (WBEs) in the U.S. and a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs.
“The Rising Star Awards recognize those newer woman-owned companies that evidence a strong growth trajectory, but also have a proven track record of innovation, extraordinary service provision and sustainability in their respective fields. Mixtroz hits all of those marks and we look forward to witnessing their future growth and success,” said Phala Mire, President and CEO, WBEC South.
Mixtroz is thrilled to have been awarded such an esteemed award. “Obtaining WBEC certification has been a game-changer for our business both in client acquisition and in enlarging our community. We have gained great cheerleaders, connectors and friends. It’s such an honor to be recognized by WBEC South!”, says Kerry Schrader, Mixtroz Co-founder and CEO.
WBEC South provides a nationally recognized certification program, the WBENC Certification, for the states of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and the Florida Panhandle. Mixtroz was certified and became a member of this distinguishable organization at the beginning of 2019.
Founded by mother-daughter duo Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons in 2015, Mixtroz is a software company that creates a community anywhere 50 or more people are gathered using the power of technology coupled with face-to-face engagement. In May 2018, the duo won a $100,000 investment from Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest® tour, which kicked-off their now fully funded $1 million pre-seed round. Impressed by the city’s progressive and inclusive approach to startups, Mixtroz relocated its headquarters to Birmingham, AL. Learn more at www.mixtroz.com.