Columbia, SC – Enterprising Women magazine has honored Columbia businesswoman, Lasenta Lewis-Ellis, with the 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year Award. The award, in its 14th year, is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognition programs for female business owners.
Lewis-Ellis, President and CEO of LLE Construction Group, LLC, received the award in the “over $1 million and up to $2 million in annual revenues” category. 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 key organizations that support the growth of women entrepreneurship.
Monica Smiley, Publisher/CEO of Enterprising Women, says, “The recipients of the 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year Award represent an amazing group of women entrepreneurs from across the United States and as far away as China, Egypt, South Africa, Uganda, the United Kingdom and Portugal. We could not be more proud to recognize their accomplishments as CEOs of fast-growth companies, community leaders, and role models and mentors to other women and girls.”