Salo, LLC, Named No. 1 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Women-Led Businesses



[USPRwire, Tue Nov 13 2007] The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) and Entrepreneur Magazine have announced that Salo, LLC, led by Amy Langer, was named No. 1 out of the top 50 fastest-growing women-owned/women-led privately-owned businesses in the United States and Canada. Salo, LLC, a senior-level finance and accounting staffing firm, was included in the list of the Top 50 and Amy Langer was featured in an article in the November issue of Entrepreneur Magazine. She will be honored at a party for the top 50 on Monday, Dec. 3 in New York City.

Salo, which was launched in 2002, hit $9 million in sales after two years and had hit $32.1 million in sales by 2006. Sales for 2007 are projected to be over $40 million. Langer plans to expand the company into other niches within professional staffing. Salo has already opened two other companies under its umbrella: Oberon, which focuses on human resources placement, and Number Works, which focuses on junior-level accounting and finance staff.

The WPO is a nonprofit membership organization for a diverse group of women presidents who have guided their businesses to at least $2 million in gross annual sales or $1 million for a service-based business. With over 1,200 members and 75 chapters located across North America, the WPO has experienced rapid growth since its inception. Local WPO chapters are coordinated by a professional facilitator and meet monthly to share business expertise and experience in a confidential and collaborative setting. This year is the organization’s 10th anniversary.

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News Facts:

• The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) and Entrepreneur Magazine have announced that Salo, LLC, led by Amy Langer, was named No. 1 out of the top 50 fastest-growing women-owned/women-led privately-owned businesses in the United States and Canada.
• Salo, LLC, a senior-level finance and accounting staffing firm, was included in the list of the Top 50 and Amy Langer was featured in an article in the November issue of Entrepreneur Magazine.
• She will be honored at a party for the Top 50 on Monday, Dec. 3 in New York City.
• Salo, which was launched in 2002, hit $9 million in sales after two years and had hit $32.1 million in sales by 2006.
• Sales for 2007 are projected to be over $40 million.
• Langer plans to expand the company into other niches within professional staffing.
• Salo has already opened two other companies under its umbrella: Oberon, which focuses on human resources placement, and Number Works, which focuses on junior-level accounting and finance staff.

Quotes:
“The WPO and Entrepreneur Magazine are pleased to announce that Salo was named the No. 1 fastest-growing firm,” said Marsha Firestone, Ph.D., president and founder of the WPO. “Women-owned firms are growing at around two times the rate of all firms. Women like Amy are having a significant economic impact.”

About Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO):
The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) locally and internationally connects top women entrepreneurs at the million and multimillion-dollar level ($2 million in gross annual sales or $1 million for service-based business) for greater personal and professional success. In monthly meetings across the US and Canada, chapters composed of 20 accomplished women presidents from diverse industries and backgrounds invest time and energy in themselves and their businesses to drive their corporations to the next level. For more information, call 212-688-4114 or visit www.womenpresidentsorg.com.

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Women Presidents’ Organization, WPO, Women In Business, Marsha Firestone, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneur Magazine, Top 50, Amy Langer, Salo, LLC, senior-level finance and accounting staffing, Oberon, Number Works

Patty Briguglio
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