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For Immediate Release: Nov. 22, 2016


Erin Musgrave
(530) 864-7014




Ann Sullivan, President of Madison Services Group, Inc. wins three gold Stevie Awards at prestigious award ceremony with women business owners from around the world


WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 22, 2016 Ann Sullivan, President of Madison Services Group, Inc. and Women Impacting Public Policy’s Chief Advocate, won three Gold Stevie® Awards including woman of the year, lifetime achievement, and PR campaign of the year at the 13th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.


The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run.  All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2016 awards received entries from 31 nations and territories. Sullivan won the top honor in all three of her nominated categories: Woman of the Year – Business; Lifetime Achievement—Business; and PR or Communications Campaign of the Year—Public Affairs.


“We are thrilled and incredibly proud that Ann has been recognized with not one but three significant Stevie awards,” said WIPP President Jane Campbell. “Ann’s leadership, expertise and proficiency is second to none. There is no one who deserves these honors more than Ann and Madison Services Group.”  


Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners Nov. 18 during a dinner event attended by more than 500 people at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.  The event was broadcast on Livestream.


More than 1,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 160 professionals worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.


“Each year we think the quality of achievements portrayed in Stevie-winning nominations couldn’t possibly get any better, and each year the amazing women who are recognized in this program prove us wrong,” said Michael Gallagher, Stevie Awards founder and president.  “We are thrilled and humbled to be able to recognize so many outstanding women in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and to share the stories of their achievement with the world.”


Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at





About Madison Services Group, Inc.

Madison Services Group, Inc. is a woman-owned government relations business specializing in the small business and entrepreneurial sector with offices in Washington, DC and Virginia. We work with associations, non-profit organizations, and corporations to assist them in developing and executing strategic plans centered on top-tier advocacy. 


Our approach is collaborative and our expertise based on our intimate knowledge of public policy. Our relationships run deep and our knowledge of the legislative and regulatory processes is unparalleled. We strive to ensure that organizations who work with us achieve desired outcomes and build their voice in Washington DC.


About Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP)

The Voice for Women in Business in our Nation's Capital, Women Impacting Public Policy, Inc (WIPP) is a national nonpartisan public policy organization that advocates for and on behalf of women business owners in the legislative processes of our nation, creating economic opportunities and building bridges and alliances to other small business organizations. Through WIPP, our collective voice makes a powerful impact on Capitol Hill and with the Administration. In 2016, WIPP partnered with the National Development Council (NDC) to provide support for WIPP’s coalition activities. In her role as Director of the NDC Washington office, Jane Campbell also serves as President of WIPP.


About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at


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