Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS International, Inc. has been named among the Dallas Business Journalâ€™s â€œTop 25 Industry Leadersâ€ as part of their 2010 Women in Business Awards program.
According to the Dallas Business Journal, the Top 25 Industry Leaders award, new in 2010, was created to acknowledge women industry leaders who are affecting significant change in their professions. The final honorees were selected from a field of nearly 300 nominees. Each was chosen for making a difference in their profession and for having had a profound impact on their industries through their innovations and achievements. Unbeknownst to Monson, she was nominated for the award by the corporate team at FASTSIGNS International, Inc.
â€œI truly love what I do, having the opportunity to make a positive difference in peopleâ€™s lives,â€ said Monson. â€œI get to help franchise partners achieve the American Dream of business ownership, build wealth for their families, put their children through college and achieve their financial goals. Franchising is a proven, successful business model. I have the honor of leading a dedicated, passionate team at FASTSIGNS International, each of whom are committed to providing our franchise partners world-class leadership, support and service. I hope that along the way I am able to inspire others, especially women, to believe that they can achieve anything they put their mind to.â€