Contestant's Case to Win
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Heather Lopez deserves to be considered a Leading Mom in Business as she strives every single day to help other moms and business owners to create their own successful businesses. Anyone who knows her, knows she's a natural connector, always looking for ways to collaborate with others to multiply the benefits. She also knows how hard it to start a business without a lot of cash, so she personally teaches and coaches business owners how to grow their brands without spending a fortune.
Heather is the owner & founder of Heather Lopez Enterprises, a firm dedicated to assisting businesses and brands to connect to their consumers via social media, branding, marketing, pr, & events. The firm specializes in working with small business owners, entrepreneurs, and moms.
Heather is the co-founder of the Super Mom Entrepreneur Conference & Expo and founded the Super Mom Entrepreneur Grant Fund, a conference and grant dedicated to helping moms grow their businesses through training, networking, and support. This conference was recently held in NYC and will be held again in Ft. Lauderdale in October 2011. With her conference partner Lucinda Cross & the Boogie Moms, Heather was able to award over $1000 worth of cash and services to 3 other mom-owned businesses last year. She heads a small business/ entrepreneurial branding social network, Become Better Brands. She is the founder of Happy and Healthy Mom.Com, which offers an online magazine, mommy expos, and a product review team for new & expecting moms, focused on the woman behind the baby. (Happy and Healthy Mom was on fire in last year's competition). She is the co-founder of the Blogginâ€™ Mamas Cruise Conference being held 4/29/11-5/2/11.
Heather Lopez Enterprises acts as the parent company to all of the aforementioned sites and events. It comes about as a culmination of over a yearâ€™s worth of Heatherâ€™s work both online & off. It serves to draw in all of Heatherâ€™s numerous sites & events into one central location, as well as to clarify the services that she offers. The firm also has other professionals that specialize in many different areas of need for business owners and entrepreneurs, especially moms who work from home.
Heather is a small business/nonprofit consultant and marketing professional, with over 10 years experience in business development and management. She possesses a BA in Psychology & Sociology, a Certificate in Nonprofit Management, and graduate education in Forensic Psychology. Heather is also a nonprofit consultant for the Florida Association of Nonprofit Organizations and currently serves as the Vice President of the Super Swimmers Foundation, a foundation dedicated to teaching children with Autism to swim. She credits her knowledge to past experience, including founding and serving as Executive Director of a 501 (c) (3) organization, small business workshops & books, other moms, and self-teaching.
Heather has appeared on MSNBC, NY1, and IFV News. She has been quoted in the Miami Herald, on CBS, several blogs, and has appeared on multiple internet radio shows. She was also recognized by The Work At Home Woman as one of the 20 Most Responsive Women to Follow on Twitter. Heather was elected as the Star Member of the Month for The Mom Entrepreneur last June, and currently serves as an ambassador for The Mom Entrepreneur.
A vote for Heather is a vote to support other moms NATIONwide!